Editorials

  • Labor Day 8/31/2014

    Remember when Labor Day was the traditional end of summer? One last hurrah such as a family get-together or a quick get-away and then fall began? Th ...

  • Flexing muscles 8/29/2014

    A recent public opinion survey must have the military-industrial complex drooling. For a supposedly peace-loving nation, there's a growing segment of ...

  • Senate campaign 8/28/2014

    Kansas is attracting a lot of national attention this election cycle, primarily because of a deep fissure dividing the state Republican Party. The tea ...

  • Right to be heard? 8/26/2014

    One of the traditions of the Kansas State Fair, at least during election years, has been to provide the first gubernatorial debate of the campaign sea ...

  • Festering wound 8/24/2014

    People who live in the small rural communities of Kansas rely on the critical access hospitals that serve their hometowns. Yet, keeping those hospital ...

Columns

  • An erosion of authenticity 8/31/2014

    These three little words work magic in marriage and in politics, but Kansas voters should never expect to hear Gov. Sam Brownback utter them: "I was w ...

  • Blasphemy, free speech and the 'black mass' 8/31/2014

    Nothing does more to erode public support for the First Amendment than public stunts deliberately designed to offend people of faith. Think Fred Phe ...

  • Blacks must confront reality 8/29/2014

    Though racial discrimination exists, it is nowhere near the barrier it once was. The relevant question is: How much of what we see today can be explai ...

  • The leadership scam 8/29/2014

    Twenty years ago, a few colleges and universities had some minor "leadership" programs. Usually based in business schools, students were experienced b ...

  • Green monster 8/28/2014

    Thanks, Environmental Protection Agency. You've required sewage treatment plants, catalytic converters on cars and other things that made the world cl ...

Readers Forum

  • An obvious ploy 8/25/2014

    An obvious ploy Since a perceived national security threat arises from having unaccompanied Latino children cross the boundary of the U.S. and Mexic ...

  • Not-so-beautiful sunset 8/25/2014

    Not-so-beautiful sunset I have been watching the progress the county has made on its "special projects." It receives the city's half-cent sales tax ...

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