The Constitution is remarkably resilient. Changed an average of once a decade, the two-century old document has adapted to the times. Or has it? Compromises on the slave trade pushed an inevitable conflict back until civil war was necessary. Millions .
I have no reason to believe that Obama is either unpatriotic or anti-Christian. Rather, he is on the political left, a man who takes his ideology very seriously. Yes, he has taken a number of actions for purely political reasons, .
Leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine ended 17 hours of negotiation Feb. 12 in Minsk, Belarus, by signing a cease-fire agreement between Ukrainian forces and the Moscow-backed separatists. Representatives of the Organization for Security and Cooperation also accepted the agreement and .
In an unprecedented move and in a complete act of contempt for the changing world around us, Gov. Sam Brownback last week declared war on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. His executive order to strip the personal .
While attention has focused on the horrific acts of the Islamic State, another conflict is simmering that could be far more dangerous. ISIS has about 40,000 fighters. If President Barack Obama were prepared, working with nations like Jordan and Turkey, we .
Who do you trust most with your child’s education? If you’re following the Kansas Legislature, you’d be forced to conclude that many representatives believe your trust is best placed in the hands of a paid lobbyist with .
The hits just keep on coming. Or not. As legendary baseball manager and Kansas City native Casey Stengel put it while watching his hapless New York Mets, “Been in this game 100 years, but I see new ways to lose ‘em .
Austerity is difficult to implement — anywhere. In effect, it involves reducing government services. It can take many forms, such as cutting government-supported employment, educational and medical services and other activities. The focus here will be not on the economic .
In 2013 the American Civil Liberties Union published a 185-page research report providing credible evidence that racial bias is responsible for unequal black/white arrest rates for marijuana possession throughout the country. The report, “The War on Marijuana in Black and .
Although exceptions exist, diplomacy is generally run by a country’s executive and approved by the legislative part of a government. In the United States, the two branches have historically worked together and both knew what the other was doing. .
Gov. Sam Brownback’s plan to reduce payments to the state’s pension system undercuts the reforms he helped champion and would cost taxpayers billions of dollars. Surely there is a better way to pay for his tax cuts. In 2012, .
Based on the comments of President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron at a joint press conference Jan. 16, any action by Congress to even suggest new sanctions will lead the Iranians to withdraw from negotiations on a deal .
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