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December 09th, 2022
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A SECOND OPINION, The Lawrence Journal-World   The rebukes keep coming for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, but it remains to be seen if his missteps will affect his candidacy for governor. Last week, U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson found Kobach in contempt for failing to inform...

GUEST COLUMN, Star Parker   Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Jordan has confirmed that he is looking to run for House speaker when current Speaker Paul Ryan departs at the end of the year. This puts Jordan up alongside the other principal candidates, current Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy,...

A SECOND OPINION, The Kansas City Star   When an excellent, deeply committed visual arts and theater teacher in rural Kansas, where recruitment is especially challenging, feels he has no choice but to leave the state after receiving a series of threatening letters about his sexual...

GUEST COLUMN, John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau   When you think of Kansas farmers and ranchers the words resilience and resolve come to mind. This is especially true as they look another year of drought squarely in the face. Most crop and livestock producers believe 2018 is...

A SECOND OPINION, The Kansas Policy Institute   Facts keep getting in the way of the education lobby’s contention that money drives academic achievement, and the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is the latest instance. Despite spending $1,159 per-pupil less than...

GUEST COLUMN, Dick Morris   Now, everyone has their own prosecutor. For the left, there is Robert Mueller. For the right, the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia. Which investigation will prove more potent and powerful? My money is on the U.S. attorney. Mueller has run into a wall...

L&T Publisher Earl Watt   I was the youngest in my family growing up, and I remember the first time I thought I was going to get someone in trouble for calling me a name. I ran into the kitchen where my grandma was getting supper ready and told her about being called a name. The look...

GUEST COLUMN, John Richard Schrock, Education Frontlines   “Boo-Ek-Ka” is one of the most popular cars in China. That is how Buick is pronounced in Chinese. Many consider it to be the equivalent of the Mercedes—but more economical. In the United States, General Motors considered...

second opinion Topeka Capital-JournalApril 14 There will be an ornery inclination among some lawmakers to block a revision that is needed in the K-12 school finance plan recently approved by the Legislature.The required change stems from an error in the funding process that was worded into the...

guest column Walter V. WendlerPresidentWest Texas A&M University America’s universities are the best in the world. This is so for many reasons, but primary among them is that we live in a free and open society. Two and one-half centuries of freedom and individual independence have allowed...

GUEST COLUMN, Ganon Evans, Kansas Policy Institute

 

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MY PERSPECTIVE, Gary Damron

 

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