Kris Kobach in recent weeks has had the “open mouth, insert foot, embarrass Kansans” routine down quite well. And the smug secretary of state did it again Wednesday.
*Caution: The governor’s plan — which he refused to discuss Tuesday — may or may not involve layoffs of state employees, may or may not require deep budget cuts to state services, may or may not cripple the Children’s Initiative Fund in Kansas, and may or may not be approved by the Legislature in 2017.
Thank goodness for our extended global warming phase. On a balmy Monday, I finished the third of four large fall garden projects in our east Kansas City backyard.
Political neophyte Eric Greitens will take over as Missouri’s governor in January. One of his first orders of kowtowing to Big Business: Get aboard the GOP train to pass an anti-union, anti-worker, right-to-work law.
As the latest unhinged Twitter rant from Donald Trump rattled around Sunday in America — “millions of people voted illegally!” — some on social media helpfully posted a suggestion:
How to get rid of an incompetent Trump once he becomes president in 2017.
Reports circulating Friday provide more evidence that Kansas lawmakers in both parties are tired of waiting for Gov. Sam Brownback to show some spine and leadership on fixing the broken state budget.
Is Gov. Sam Brownback asking Kansans to forgive him for the horrible job he’s done in running state government? That’s one way you could take his decision on Wednesday to issue a proclamation declaring “A Week of Reconciliation.”
OK, yes, it’s actually more likely just a lame public relations effort tied to Thanksgiving. And many Kansans — thought not all — didn’t respond so kindly to it on Twitter and Facebook.
Six weeks ago tonight, I began Yael on the Trail with crucial assistance from Emily, my software-savvy daughter. My intent at the time was to write a lot of local opinions, mostly about the 2016 elections.
Shawnee Mission School District officials have told employees they shouldn’t wear safety pins in school buildings. As a result, all hell has broken loose this week, continuing into Wednesday.