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Gov. Sam Brownback submitted his budget on a wing and a prayer Wednesday. The budget includes a $600 million increase in school funding — with no way to pay for it. Administrators have their fingers…

“Farm country is God’s country,” President Donald Trump told members of the American Farm Bureau at their national convention Monday afternoon in Nashville.We like to think so, but actions speak louder than words. If Mr.…

As much as Oprah Winfrey is to be respected for her success as an actress and multimedia mogul, she is not presidential material and the overnight rally for her candidacy would only indicate that Americans,…

Like it or not, public sentiment for legalizing marijuana is decidedly pro. In a Gallup poll last fall, 64 percent of Americans said marijuana should be made legal. Even among Republicans, a majority, 51 percent,…

When I was brainstorming up Humanity House, I thought I had everything figured out. I believe in myself. I believe in others. I think things through, move pretty quickly, follow plans well, and usually things…

This is a shout-out for millennials, today’s scapegoat generation.Lost productivity? This is what millennials, those age 18 to 34, hear ad infinitum: “These  young’uns just don’t know how to work.”Lagging sales? “In my day, we…

“Chilly out,” I said as way of a greeting.“Chilly!,” the clerk grumbled. “It isn’t chilly, it’s cold!”I had no argument. I snatched up an egg-biscuit, and high-tailed it for my car, which I’d left running…

It was refreshing to hear U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran say that if Congress were to approve an overhaul of U.S. infrastructure that he would expect the country to pay for the upgrades, rather than add…

Brrr.“Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming that our Country, but not other countries, was going to pay TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS to protect against. Bundle up!” said our president…

This past week remodeling construction began on the new Humanity House office building at 110 East St. If we work at a breakneck pace we will be in the first phase of the office before…