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Thursday
February 29th, 2024
L&T Opinions Page
L&T Publisher Earl Watt   The candidacy of Josh Svaty has brought up one of the most divisive issues in not only Kansas politics but American politics as well, and it shows just how far from reality the argument has drifted. Svaty is running for the Democratic nomination for Kansas...

A SECOND OPINION, The Miami Herald   Haitian President Jovenel Moïse doesn’t have a mandate and he doesn’t have a coalition. What he does have is a mess on his hands. Destructive protests recently erupted after the government announced major increases in fuel prices, part of Haiti’s...

A SECOND OPINION, The Washington Post   Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to replace retiring Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on the Supreme Court comes at a tense moment. It could drastically shift the court’s tenuous ideological balance, and it comes not long after Senate Republicans...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR, The Mason Family   We want to express thanks to the community and to the city of Liberal for honoring Richard Mason.  Not only was he a much loved husband and father, he was a force for change in our community, just like the song he loved, “Change is Going to...

GUEST COLUMN, Dick Morris   At the NATO summit this week, President Donald Trump was absolutely right to criticize the German government of Chancellor Angela Merkel for the deal it cut with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin to build a natural gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea connecting...

GUEST COLUMN, Larry Phillips   Senate Minority Leader Chuckie Schumer (D-NY) stood on the Senate floor Monday afternoon preaching to all of us morons on what precedent means and why it is soooooo important for justices who sit on the United States Supreme Court. This man is not only a...

A SECOND OPINION, The Kansas Policy Institute   The timeless 1988 action move Die Hard teased the audience with classic Hollywood plot misdirection. What appeared to be an international band of criminals kidnapping corporate officials to gain the release of terrorists around the world,...

A SECOND OPINION, The Kansas City Star   Legislators in Kansas and Missouri are taking a hard look this summer at how their states might offer sports gambling. Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court authorized states to allow such wagering. The decision came too late for Kansas or...

GUEST COLUMN, Star Parker   As we enter into what surely will be another contentious confirmation process for a new Supreme Court justice, let’s consider underlying realities that deeply divide us and make it so hard to agree about how our Constitution should be interpreted and...

A SECOND OPINION, The Topeka Capital-Journal   As July began, Kansas lowered the costs of a state concealed carry license. Those wishing to purchase a license will now pay $112, instead of the $132.50 they had to fork over earlier. This was a good move by the Kansas Legislature, and an...

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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