Editorials

My parents were married for 46 years. Right up until my dad died 10 years ago, he lived by a simple maxim: On all matters, big and small, my mother was right. When she embarked…

Dear Sen. Moran, During our childhood, you and I grew up near each other. You in Rooks County, me in Phillips County. Though you are a year older, we may have even lined up on…

Welcome winter. My, how we’ve missed you. Igloos and ice skates. Frozen mustaches. Glistening fields of white. Rolling blackouts.  OK, we could do without the latter. This prolonged arctic blast is one for the books, …

 Evidence is building that the American economy badly needs a jolt close to what President Joe Biden and Democrats seek to give it, which is far more than the limp $600 billion relief plan Republicans…

If there is a silver lining to dark and brooding clouds of rolling blackouts amid bone-chilling temperatures and a dangerous snowstorm, it’s that those blackouts are protecting Texas from a larger calamity. No one likes…

Just before 7 a.m. Tuesday, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner reported that 1.37 million customers — businesses and households — in the Houston region still had no power. “I know people are angry and frustrated,” he…

The Kansas Legislature has decided to wade into the fraught issue of schools and COVID-19 — by looking to undermine public education. As The Topeka Capital-Journal’s Andrew Bahl wrote last week: “The debate over education…

Approximately one year from now, the world’s athletes are expected to gather for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in a country that the U.S. government officially considers to be engaged in genocide. That country, China,…

The only redeeming factor from the weeklong impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump is that it’s over.  The politics of today meant Democrats had the Sisyphean task of convincing Senate Republicans they should put…

Should Kansas high school students pass a civics test in order to graduate? No. Like more than a few ideas emanating from the Legislature, this is a cranky letter to the editor masquerading as public…