Opinion

Politics, not people, should determine how Kansas’  state and Congressional district maps should be drawn, the plaintiffs argued Monday. And the fact that Republican lawmakers hold a supermajority in both the Senate and the House…

He may play one on TV but Tucker Carlson is no fool. When the Fox News commentator stares into the camera on his talk show and rants for 10 minutes that President Biden’s immigration policies…

Once again, the truism that hate speech fosters violence has been tragically reconfirmed, this time in Buffalo, New York. A white supremacist’s rampage Saturday that killed 10 was fueled by so-called replacement theory, the far-right…

Dear editor, Only 18% of Humboldt’s students are proficient in mathematics according to the Kansas Department of Education. Shouldn’t the School Board be focused on improving achievement instead of a $17 million building project? Sincerely,…

While a few serious issues continue to be debated in committee and the courts, basically the 2022 legislative session is a wrap. And once again, Medicaid expansion didn’t pass. True, the legislature agreed upon an…

Congratulations, graduates. With a diploma in hand, you are about to discover how much you thought you knew about the real world and how little you actually know. There’s no need to feel bad. This…

“If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there, does it still make a sound?” The essence of the popular conundrum is not the travel of sound waves, but if the fact…

Prior to my time as secretary of commerce, you could see me under the dome of the Capitol leading rallies with a pickle jar in my hand talking about the need for Medicaid expansion. Why…

It wasn’t so long ago when Missouri was a purple state, up for grabs by whichever party did the best job capturing voters’ imaginations. The state was split down the middle politically as recently as…

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a yearning for regular times that’s understandable and unstoppable. That reality, however, requires doing more to minimize COVID-19’s spread than the strategies employed so far at 2022’s high-profile…