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  • Sentencing reforms make us smarter on crime 2/26/2015

    Criminal justice reform is an idea whose time has finally come. Eighteen months after launching the Smart on Crime initiative, we can report overall f ...

  • Kochs and unions 2/26/2015

    Lots of people sure hate the Koch brothers. The Kochs get death threats like this: "If I had a chance to murder a Koch brother in cold blood, I woul ...

  • Agriculture can do the job 2/25/2015

    Agriculture is losing producers. No one will argue that point, but larger, more efficient producers are replacing those lost in this highly competitiv ...

  • Brownback's first date OK 2/24/2015

    You grown-up guys out there are going to remember the times when, on a coat-and-tie outing, your girlfriend ordered chicken at the restaurant and you ...

  • Toward a transhuman future? 2/23/2015

    The Woodman of Oz kept replacing lost body parts with metal prostheses until all the original parts were gone. Should Dorothy have worried the Tin Man ...

  • Schools still struggle with religion 2/23/2015

    A lawsuit filed in Swainsboro, Ga., recently uncovers yet another rural school district living in a time warp -- a 1950s world where teachers still le ...

  • Sacking the school finance formula 2/22/2015

    When Gov. Sam Brownback spoke to Kansans in his State of the State address last month, he called for a school finance formula that "should reflect rea ...

  • Beheadings and Bill O'Reilly 2/22/2015

    Blessed are those who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven." Matthew 5:10 My heart has been heavy for ...

  • 2/20/2015

    Today's liberals are not racists, but they often behave that way. They would benefit immensely from considering some of the arguments in award-winning ...

  • Kansas the Fruitcake State 2/20/2015

    It was once called the Sunflower State. A neighbor walked by the other day and took note of the two Davis/Docking for Governor signs still in my ya ...

  • The credit hour is not dead 2/19/2015

    At the end of last month, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching released its study of alternatives to the credit hour: "The Carnegie ...

  • No gatekeepers 2/19/2015

    For years, people assumed encyclopedias had to be created by professionals. Then Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales attempted to create an encyclopedia wit ...

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