Kansas Politics

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber: After Charlottesville – more important to 'change statutes than statues'

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National Politics

ANALYSIS: Steve Bannon's dismissal is the canary in the coal mine dug beneath the Trump White House

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Domestic Terror

ANALYSIS: Donald Trump endorses Charlottesville alt-right tactics with 'all sides' violence responsibility claim

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Foreign Affairs

OPINION: Trump's Korea Gambit: Lost and Loaded

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Net Neutrality

ANALYSIS: Another Trump oxymoron? "Restoring Internet Freedom" by destroying net neutrality

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National Politics

EDITORIAL: Enough is enough. Time for a different kind of 'remove and replace'

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National Politics

ANALYSIS: "It sure as hell wasn't an accident" – Political response turns violent

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Kansas Politics

Kansas Senate passes K-12 funding formula bill AND a tax bill – but is the school funding Constitutionally adequate?

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Kansas Politics

ANALYSIS: KS Legislature faces an impossible choice: K-12 adequacy or lower taxes – they can't have it both ways

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Kansas Politics

EXPLAINER: Kansas K-12 school finance formula – Local Option Budget (LOB) and equalization

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Kansas Politics

Kansas House vote on 3-tier income tax bill fails 53-68 as Dems wait for better deal

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National Politics

ANALYSIS: Rosenstein's revenge? Special Counsel appointed without notifying Trump

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Kansas Politics

Kansas Senator Jim Denning announces $81 'utility fee' to fund schools

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National Politics

EDITORIAL: Donald Trump – the Dunning-Kruger president

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Kansas Politics

Current iteration of tax bill dies in KS Senate as Democrats want more money for K-12 school funding

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Kansas Politics

User's Guide to the Kansas Legislature wrap-up session

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National Politics

First Look ANALYSIS: Trump Tax 'Plan'

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Kansas Politics

Republicans hold on to Kansas 4th US House seat – but only by single digit margin

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Kansas Politics

Kansas Senate version of 'flat tax' plan is more regressive than House version

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Kansas Politics

Kansas House fails to override Brownback veto on Medicaid expansion bill HB 2044

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Kansas Politics

New Kansas House 'flat tax' plan is major change from last proposal

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Kansas Politics

Kansas House Committee shapes new K-12 school funding formula in marathon committee session

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Kansas Politics

The American Health Care Act goes down while ACA goes forward in Kansas

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Kansas Politics

Kansas Senate committee takes up Medicaid expansion bill HB 2044 with 'Proponent' testimony

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Kansas Politics

Kansas Senate committee hears 'Opponent' and 'Neutral' testimony on Medicaid expansion bill HB 2044

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National Politics

ANALYSIS & OPINION: The AHCA is 'fake healthcare' which reduces federal health dollars by more than $1 trillion

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National Politics

OPINION: The American Health Care Act is 'fake healthcare' designed to hide massive tax rate cut near 5% for the 1%

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National Politics

OPINION: A President falls for his own supporters' fake news and undermines the nation

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Kansas Court

Kansas Supreme Court finds school funding inadequate (again)

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Kansas Politics

Olathe Kansas rallies around victims after local gunman expressed anti-immigrant screed before shooting three men

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Kansas Politics

Adam W. Purinton with a record of diligent voting as registered Republican espoused anti immigrant rhetoric before shooting

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Kansas Politics

Not so fast fellas! Kansas House amends Medicaid expansion to HB-2044 and passes with veto proof majority

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Kansas Politics

Well played John Barker! Motion to Table kills KS Medicaid expansion bill w/bit of trickery

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Kansas Politics

Kansas House votes to override Brownback veto of tax increase HB-2178 but Senate falters

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Kansas Politics

Kansas Legislature [finally] does its job and passes a critical tax bill

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Kansas Politics

Kansas HB-2065 Medicaid expansion bill 1st day hearing redefines 'neutral'

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Kansas Politics

Kansas HB-2065 Medicaid expansion 2nd day hearing – Proponents represent breadth of KS healthcare infrastructure

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Kansas Politics

HB-2065 Medicaid expansion bill 3rd day hearing – Opponents represent Gov. Brownback & national political groups

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Kansas Politics

KS House committee hearing on HB-2074 to extend campus carry prohibition

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National Politics

'Indivisible' constituents visit Kansas Congressman Kevin Yoder's office

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National Politics

'Indivisible' constituents struggle to express concerns to KS Sen. Pat Roberts

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National Politics

"A lie told once remains a lie but a lie told a thousand times becomes the truth"–J. Goebbels

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National Politics

EDITORIAL: 'And now for something completely different'

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Kansas Politics

Kansas Tax Revenue Stairway to Budget Hell

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Kansas Politics

Stunted job growth in Kansas correlates with state income tax cuts and sales tax increases

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Kansas Politics

A Tale of Two Rallies, Part 1: Kansas People's Agenda Rally

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Kansas Politics

A Tale of Two Rallies, Part 2: Kansas Chamber of Liberty Rally

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Facebook Doesn't Tell Users Everything it Really Knows About Them

kNOw Privacy

Facebook Doesn't Tell Users Everything it Really Knows About Them

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Decision 2016

Surprise: Trump's Advisor on Wall Street Regulations is a Longtime Swamp-Dweller

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Decision 2016

No Trump, No KKK, No fascist USA! – Green Day

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The Family Budget-to-Federal Budget Comparison - a False Analogy

Federal Spending

The Family Budget-to-Federal Budget Comparison–a False Analogy

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Decision 2016

The Malaise in the Land is becoming Anarchy in the Land

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Decision 2016

How the digital revolution affected the economy and led to the Trump effect

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Decision 2016

Death of the Democratic Party

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Decision 2016

Route 66: A sad journey through the heart of Trumplandia

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Decision 2016

Now the Ungoverning Begins

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Decision 2016

EDITORIAL: Democracy Hacked (to pieces)

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Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban on Personally Identifiable Web Tracking

kNOw Privacy

Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban on Personally Identifiable Web Tracking

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Decision 2016

Moral Foundations Theory and the rise of Authoritarianism

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Decision 2016

EDITORIAL: Trump Supporters Need Not Apply

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Kansas Politics

Kansas Legislators—insanity is defined by continuing to do the same thing and expecting a different result

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Kansas Politics

Kansas Republicans lost the revenue bet—big time.

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Decision 2016

EDITORIAL: Call this democracy?

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Police Killings

Kansas City bred police killer could be your neighbor

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Kansas Politics

Kansas, now it is becoming a revenue disaster.

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Kansas Politics

Kansas, it is a revenue problem.

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A Malaise in the Land

National Politics

A Malaise in the Land

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Kansas Politics

Lest we Kansans forget

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Kansas Politics

WANTED: Legislators that will do their jobs

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Thomas Frank

National Politics

Thomas Frank — 'Listen, Liberal!'

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PHOTO ESSAY ‐ Snatches of Irony: Trump rally in KC

Missouri Politics

PHOTO ESSAY ‐ Snatches of Irony: Trump rally in KC

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Vladimir Putin calls Assad's bluff

Syrian Civil War

Vladimir Putin calls Assad's bluff

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While Brownback fiddles Kansas 'Berns'

Kansas Politics

While Brownback fiddles Kansas 'Berns'

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Resisting the call of the Wild Turkey

Turkish Attack

Resisting the call of the Wild Turkey

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Kansas 2016 State of the State Address

Kansas Politics

Kansas 2016 State of the State Address–'experiencing technical difficulties'

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Un-regulation: A 10 Year Plan

Kansas Gun Laws

Un-regulation: A 10 Year Plan

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A Saudi Sandbagging of World Stability to Bring In the New Year

Saudi Arabia

A Saudi Sandbagging of World Stability to Bring In the New Year

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Mesopotamia On Fire

Islamic State Beliefs

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The real implications of the Bernie Sanders – Hillary Clinton data debacle

Storm Cloud

The real implications of the Bernie Sanders – Hillary Clinton data debacle

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Robert Reich – Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few

The Economy

Robert Reich – Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few

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The Angry Birds Approach to Understanding Deficits in the Modern Economy

Federal Spending

The "Angry Birds" Approach to Understanding Deficits in the Modern Economy

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And Now... Off to War Again?

Islamic State Terror

And Now... Off to War Again?

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Iraq: We Broke It, So Now We Own It

George W. Bush

Iraq: We Broke It, So Now We Own It

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9/11 Hijacked: Tragedy Turned into Opportunity

9/11 Hijacked

9/11 Hijacked: Tragedy Turned into Opportunity

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Neocons and Zionism: A Festering Wound

Neocons and Zionism

Neocons and Zionism: A Festering Wound

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Democratic Ostriches and Republican Vultures

U.S. Policy

Democratic Ostriches and Republican Vultures

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Media Malpractice and Political Platitudes

Media Malpractice

Media Malpractice and Political Platitudes

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Borders Imposed from Abroad

Borders Imposed

Borders Imposed from Abroad

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Borderless Brotherhood: A Rejection of the Existing World Order

Borders Redrawn

Borderless Brotherhood: A Rejection of the Existing World Order

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Syria: Humpty-Dumpty of the Middle East

Syria

Syria: Humpty-Dumpty of the Middle East

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Iraq: U.S. Fell for the Iranian Gambit

Iraq

Iraq: U.S. Fell for the Iranian Gambit

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Religion: Islam is a Politico-Religious System

Religion: Islam

Religion: Islam is a Politico-Religious System

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Extremism: A Sunni Return to the 7th Century

Religion: Extremism

Extremism: A Sunni Return to the 7th Century

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Regional Gamesmanship and Surrogates

Syrian Civil War

Regional Gamesmanship and Surrogates

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International Interests Fuel the Fires

Syrian Civil War

International Interests Fuel the Fires

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Saudi Arabian ruling succession by agnatic seniority is at an end

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian ruling succession by agnatic seniority is at an end

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Where Do We Go From Here?

Middle East

Where Do We Go From Here?

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Rewind: Important Stories From the Archives

Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid Expansion

Kansas health care providers offer Medicaid expansion option designed to draw Republican support

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Opposition to Medicaid/KanCare expansion plan is organized by Washington DC political activists

Medicaid Expansion

Opposition to Medicaid/KanCare expansion plan is organized by Washington DC political activists

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Black Lives Matter' protesters shut down Interstate –December, 20, 2014

Policing

Black Lives Matter' protesters shut down Interstate –December, 20, 2014

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The 47 Pander Bears let the Big Bad Wolf blow up our foreign policy house

Iran Negotiations

The 47 Pander Bears let the Big Bad Wolf blow up our foreign policy house

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The Blue Team versus the Black Team: Let's stop this nonsense

Policing: Opinion

The Blue Team versus the Black Team: Let's stop this nonsense

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Kansas Republican Health Care Compact is a Radical Effort to Privatize Medicare in Kansas

Kansas Healthcare

Kansas Republican Health Care Compact is a Radical Effort to Privatize Medicare in Kansas

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Questions Kansans should all ask our Senators and House Members about the Health Care Compact

Kansas Healthcare

Questions Kansans should all ask our Senators and House Members about the Health Care Compact

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The media has been getting it all wrong: Craig Hicks is just a garden variety gun fanatic

Gun Control

The media has been getting it all wrong: Craig Hicks is just a garden variety gun fanatic

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The Republican Party is trying to turn Kansas into the Gunflower State in 2014

Gunflower State

The Republican Party is trying to turn Kansas into the Gunflower State in 2014

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The Republican Party is trying to turn Kansas into the Gunflower State 'Experiment' in 2015

Gunflower State 2

The Republican Party is trying to turn Kansas into the Gunflower State 'Experiment' in 2015

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American Tribalism and the Wahhabi Caliphate: An Economic Justice Story

American Tribalism

American Tribalism and the Wahhabi Caliphate: An Economic Justice Story

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