Editorials

The man who gunned down 10 in a Boulder bloodbath had purchased his weapon, an AR-15 type assault weapon, only six days prior. Only 10 days prior to that, the city of Boulder lost a…

If anything good is to come from the DUI and wrong-way driving allegations against Kansas Senate Majority Leader Gene Suellentrop last week, perhaps it’s this: Senators may now be more focused on a bill boosting…

An annual wealth tax, levied on those who make more than $50 million a year, could solve a number of festering problems, from raising revenue for pandemic relief to slowing a democracy-disrupting concentration of power.…

Kansas stands to make money if it were to expand Medicaid this legislative session. That’s because the federal government’s new $1.9 trillion rescue plan includes $16.4 billion to entice the dozen states, including Kansas, that…

In a courtroom in a well-barricaded tower in downtown Minneapolis, a judge this week — and for days to come — is presiding over jury selection for the trial of Derek Chauvin. Needed are more…

Joel Campbell is running for the Topeka City Council. He’s also a former member of the Proud Boys, a right-wing extremist group that was involved in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol building on Jan.…

A new report released by Stop AAPI Hate revealed that since March 19, 2020, there have been 3,795 hate incidents targeting Asian Americans. That figure barely scratches the surface as most hate crimes go unreported.…

Attorneys General Eric Schmitt of Missouri and Derek Schmidt of Kansas are at it again. The two have co-signed a letter to the Treasury Department expressing outrage that the new COVID-19 bill blocks states from…

Kansas legislators are devoting a considerable amount of energy to seeing that transgender youths are banned from participating in school and intramural sports. The danger of such activities? None proven. But that’s not stopping Republican…

Let’s check in with Kansas Sen. Roger Marshall, our tour guide for a trip to the U.S.-Mexico border over the weekend. “There is nothing humane about what we have going on right now at our…