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  • Embarrassing economists 10/24/2014

    So as to give some perspective, I'm going to ask readers for their guesses about human behavior before explaining my embarrassment by some of my fello ...

  • It can't get crazier (wanna bet?) 10/24/2014

    Not long ago, a fact-challenged pseudo-conservative wrote to warn us that our problems (no thanks to Hussein Obama) are taller than 14,505 foot Mount ...

  • Digital distractions 10/23/2014

    Laptops, Tablets, MacBook Air, Trios. The list of expensive electronic devices K-12 schools are buying to achieve so-called "1-to-1" broadband media a ...

  • Federal persecutors 10/23/2014

    A group of Washington overlords -- federal prosecutors -- sometimes break rules and wreck people's lives. President Barack Obama might soon appoint ...

  • Needing the past in the future? 10/22/2014

    Republicans and Democrats resemble one another too closely for voter comfort these days. Whatever their own political leanings, voters would prefer mo ...

  • In praise of hunting 10/22/2014

    During the early days of our country, settlers hunted out of necessity. While farming and trading provided them with a great deal of food, it wasn't e ...

  • What is a CID? Will it work for mall? 10/21/2014

    The Community Improvement District program was passed by state legislation in 2009. The CID program is designed as a tool to help finance public and p ...

  • Judging importance on the ballot 10/21/2014

    Some of those folks whose names are down a ways on the ballot -- say, at the Kansas House of Representatives slot -- are starting to wonder just what ...

  • The sins of the father are visited 10/6/2014

    Autumn, and an old man's fancy turns to -- horror. Bailey was a nice guy. Everybody thought so, especially his clients. Bailey was an insurance ad ...

  • The age of cynicism 10/18/2014

    In Hays, it is green, thanks to a surprising abundance of rainfall and lower summer temperatures. The season of change is evident in areas besides the ...

  • The most important election in your lifetime 10/19/2014

    Do elections matter? The short answer is an emphatic "Yes," even though it's easy to be cynical and disillusioned. In 1974, state Senate President R ...

  • Keeping unfounded reports from 'going viral' 10/19/2014

    So, how scared should we be about the worldwide Ebola virus crisis? For nearly all of us, the answer to that question will come through what we see, ...

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