It almost seems impossible for me to believe that I am living in the year 2020. I was born in the mid 1900s. When I was a child, the thought of seeing the year 2000 always seemed like a fantasy.
A proposed deal between Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and Republican Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning to expand Medicaid will be good for Kansas, perhaps adding coverage for 150,000 people.
This year will test just how short voter memories are in Kansas. Will Kansans keep rejecting Brownback-era politics? Or, will they buy those politics again, attractively repackaged and reframed? With the Kansas Legislature reconvening, that test starts now.
Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla’s run for Kansas’ 2nd District congressional seat should be praised, and not because we’re deciding to endorse early. No, her run should be praised because of the importance of giving voters a choice.
There was a time in my life when I thought installing a new door kit was a pretty simple thing. Just take out the old one, put in the new one. Nice little half-day job that makes the place look better and the wife feel more like fixing up a batch of homemade biscuits. Good stuff, Maynard.
Another Christmas has come and gone and a new decade has begun. December just seems to arrive earlier and go by a little faster every year. I am never ready for the holiday season to end.
There’s a reason that we have a nonpartisan, independent judiciary system in Kansas. And a recent decision by a Shawnee County judge over the Kansas Department of Health and Environment improperly issuing permits for hog farming proves the point.
With Illinois legalizing recreational marijuana, Kansas is increasingly an island of weed Puritanism in the Midwest. As more states create legitimate marijuana economies, what do we know about the black market marijuana economy in Kansas? Could legalization tame it?
By now certainly you’ve heard of the unfortunate episode in Herington. It’s been all over the news, nationally and even internationally. That’s because it’s very much a story of our time — fakery, social media, and amped-up conflict as a result.
Addressing the British Parliament in 1982, President Ronald Reagan outlined a plan for placing the Soviet Union and Marxism-Leninism on the “ash heap of history.” It is an objective President Trump might pursue against the mullahs in Iran, who are subsidizing terrorism in the Middle East and…
... Yet even in the land of the First Amendment and nearly 250 years into the American experiment, telling the truth — or simply seeking it — remains a revolutionary act.
I have observed an interesting fact regarding the closure and subsequent reopening of the west bridge on U.S. Highway 166. My husband, a farmer and wonderful steward of the land has always carried a big trash bag in his truck. When he sees trash discarded on our road he stops his vehicle and…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists think they’ve figured out how to make a century-old tuberculosis vaccine far more protective: Simply give the shot a different way.
Pity poor Republicans. They have only one argument left to defend Donald Trump for abusing the powers of the presidency by inviting a foreign power to intervene in an American election, the one transgression our Founding Fathers feared most. Even now that he’s covered in disgrace as only the…
On Dec. 24 the Cowley CourierTraveler posted an editorial submitted by another local Cowley resident entitled “Do presidents lie.” In the editorial the submitter listed five falsehoods that our previous President Obama told in his eight years in office. He should not have told even a single …
What would you do when presented with a 3-month-old baby who suffered a ghastly 31 fractures at the hands of a “caretaker”? Would you say, “Whatever we do, let’s not charge him with child abuse”?
A Public Forum letter in Tuesday’s CT is headlined “Do presidents lie?” The writer says, “Trump haters keep saying that ‘He lies.’ Please list some of them — I missed hearing any.”