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Thursday
February 29th, 2024
L&T Opinions Page
A SECOND OPINION, The New York Times   The European Union’s decision to fine Google $5.1 billion for abusing its dominance in the smartphone business unearthed some dubious corporate practices, but the penalty and an order for Google to change its practices are, regrettably, unlikely...

A SECOND OPINION, The Orange County Register   In the recent indictment by special counsel Robert Mueller of a dozen Russian intelligence officers, there is an alarming detail. “In or around July 2016,” the indictment states, “(Anatoliy Sergeyevich) Kovalev and his co-conspirators...

A SECOND OPINION, Dave Trabert, Kansas Policy Institute   The 10 highest paid Olathe school administrators received an average 13 percent pay increase last year according to data provided by the district in an Open Records request. The district’s total payroll increased by 8.5...

GUEST COLUMN, Larry Phillips, Kismet   An acquaintance recently asked me if I really believed another U.S. Civil War or revolution was on the horizon. Naturally, I told him “Yes.”  He followed my answer with, “Why?” I told him it’s something the left thinks it can win because of the...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR, Tammy Sutherland-Abbott, Seward County   Only one candidate for governor is a consistent conservative, who has a track of fighting for our conservative values. A track record of cutting spending, standing up for the Second Amendment and advising...

A SECOND OPINION, The Topeka Capital-Journal   Driving on the Kansas turnpike? Get ready to pay more — in some cases a lot more. According to the Kansas Turnpike Authority, those paying cash in passenger vehicles will fork over 12.5 percent more beginning Oct. 1. For those driving...

A SECOND OPINION, The Kansas City Star   Kansas state Sen. Barbara Bollier has never tried to look like something she is not. The Mission Hills Republican votes her district, which is moderate, and speaks her mind, conveying not only talking points but on occasion, original thoughts. Weird,...

GUEST COLUMN, Star Parker   It is rare these days in Washington to see bipartisan support for anything, let alone for a major issue with far reaching implications for the nation. This is why the bipartisan passage in the House, 360-59, of the First Step Act to reform our federal...

GUEST COLUMN, John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau   Going into the first week of July, most Kansans are experiencing the dog-days of summer – blistering heat, strong southerly winds and a few scattered showers. In most fields across our state, the corn crop is holding its own and...

my perspective Gary DamronLiberal Last week we laid out some approaches to faith and talked about what a difference it makes to be a person of faith. In the early days of the church, the lives of new believers were so profoundly impacted they were accused of acting drunk. Onlookers “all...

GUEST COLUMN, Kim Baldwin, Kansas Farm Bureau

 

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MY PERSPECTIVE, Gary Damron

 

As we've reviewed individual letters of several authors of the New [ ... ]

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