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December 09th, 2022
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A SECOND OPINION, The Topeka Capital-Journal   Measures clearly must be taken to prevent the Kansas Department for Children and Families from obscuring evidence related to deaths of children in foster care, as well as reports that 70 children on average were missing from their foster care...

MY PERSPECTIVE, Gary Damron   In the mid-1700s our country experienced what George Whitefield called the Great Awakening. The spiritual phenomenon cut across denominational and racial lines, unifying lower- and middle-class people of various groups from Georgia to Massachusetts. ...

A SECOND OPINION, The Lawrence Journal-World   Kansas lawmakers have a crucial school finance deadline looming, but they sure aren't acting like it. It's bewildering that, facing a looming deadline on a complicated school finance bill, Kansas legislators are wasting time on an effort to...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR, Jennifer Schellenberg, Minneapolis   I’m a female restaurant server who has worked in the industry for over 17 years. I make a decent living off my tips--$35 an hour on average. I’ve had my fair share of creepy customers who have said inappropriate things....

GUEST COLUMN, Dick Morris   Continuing her campaign rhetoric, in which she called then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s voters a “basket of deplorables,” former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton rolled out a bill of particulars this week enumerating their exact sins. In...

GUEST COLUMN, Star Parker   Writing last week about the opioid crisis, I suggested that, as we consider policy options for dealing with the problem, we consider that at least some part of it may reflect a spiritual, moral crisis in the country. I noted that casualties from opioids show...

GUEST COLUMN, John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau   Unless something changes in the moisture situation, Barb Downey and husband, Joe Carpenter will not burn their grassland in the Flint Hills this season. The ranch couple report no (moisture) run-off event in more than a year on...

GUEST COLUMN, Walter V. Wendler, President of West Texas A&M   That’s what they used to call it: on-the-job training. In the professional discipline of architecture, it was common for people to become architects by being an apprentice in an architectural office. After 12...

A SECOND OPINION, The Kansas City Star   It’s not often that the Kansas Legislature, which is comprised mostly of Republicans, smiles on a new tax destined to affect tens of thousands of consumers. But that’s exactly what’s happening now as the House Taxation Committee, with bipartisan...

L&T Publisher Earl Watt   After many discussions about wastewater treatment and possibilities of creating one plant in partnership with National Beef or creating a city-only plant, it appears that Interim City Manager Cal Burke is requesting the city build a city-only plant. Like any...

GUEST COLUMN, Ganon Evans, Kansas Policy Institute

 

This year’s underperformance in job growth [ ... ]

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MY PERSPECTIVE, Gary Damron

 

As King David was about to “go the way of all the earth”, he [ ... ]

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