Columns

  • Anti-Semitism alive, dangerous in America 4/20/2014

    Frazier Glenn Miller's mantra was: "I hate all Jews." It was repeated time and again by the well-known white supremacist at rallies, in publications a ...

  • Abolition of teacher tenure out of place 4/20/2014

    Earlier this month, the Kansas Legislature jumped into a heated, national debate: teacher tenure. Challenging tenure and the unions that defend it has ...

  • Equality in discipline 4/18/2014

    George Leef, director of research for the North Carolina-based John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, authored a Forbes op-ed article t ...

  • Earth daze 4/18/2014

    2Of course, some things got better because of government: We passed environmental rules that got most of the filth out of the air and sewage out of la ...

  • Unequal pay among genders 4/17/2014

    How can pay be unequal for male and female teachers of identical experience when there is only one uniform pay scale at each unified school district? ...

  • Fighting for Kansas veterans 4/17/2014

    More than a quarter of a million veterans call Kansas home, including more than 50,000 in the First District alone. In my own family, eight uncles hav ...

  • Dress for safety 4/16/2014

    What's today's fashionable farmer wearing to work? If you guessed any of the high fashions featured in GQ, Vanity Fair or Esquire, guess again. Lo ...

  • Does losing due process create inadequacies? 4/16/2014

    Nearly a week ago, the Kansas Legislature passed and sent to Gov. Sam Brownback a bill that provides court-ordered equity funding for public schools. ...

  • Waiting on revenue estimates 4/13/2014

    While most Kansans with real lives are wondering whether the lawn mower will start this year, a bunch of us Statehouse habitues will be waiting to see ...

  • Newman proud to be in western Kansas 4/14/2014

    Recent articles in various outlets have highlighted possible four-year higher education options coming to western Kansas. It seems a good time, actual ...

  • Wake up, people, and see the danger we’re in 4/13/2014

    This is a column about campaign finance reform. And your eyes glazed over just then, didn’t they? That’s the problem with this problem. Am ...

  • Patronizing paychecks 4/13/2014

    In a move as surprising as limos at a state funeral, the GOP has misplaced their ticket for the clue train. Yes, again. Just when you think they get i ...

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