Political pledges apparently have about the same value as professional sports contracts. That is to say, they’re not entirely worthless, but neither are they worth much. The three remaining Republican candidates — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Ohio Gov. John Kasich .
The Kansas Supreme Court ought to be able to decide without all the political maneuvering by Democratic and Republican lawmakers whether the Kansas Legislature’s response to the court’s order to make school funding more equitable passes muster. Yet .
Kansas State University, Manhattan and the entire state are losing an outstanding and visionary leader with KSU President Kirk Schulz’s acceptance of an offer to become president of Washington State University. If it seems as if President Schulz and .
We offer a handful of thoughts about Jerry Moran’s decision, announced last week at a town hall meeting in Cimarron, that the Senate should hold hearings on President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland. First, although it .
A generation ago, Radovan Karadzic was a household name. So, more appropriately, was his nickname: the “Butcher of Bosnia.” He did his butchering — or at least ordered and presided over it, during the Bosnian War, which lasted from 1992 to 1995. On .
Sen. Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, a couple of genuine smearmasters, don’t imperil national security when they take cheap shots at each other’s wives. About the only good it does is give Americans one more piece to file .
President Barack Obama gets high marks for the handling of his visit to Cuba. He could have had the typical whitewashed VIP visit most foreign heads of state experience. He didn’t. He accomplished all we might have hoped for .
There’s a whole lot of Kansas in the Sweet 16. We’re not just talking about the Kansas Jayhawks, who are the overall top seed in this year’s NCAA basketball tournament. Certainly that’s something worth crowing about, as .
The Republicans who control the Kansas Legislature think they’ve got it tough. They’re saying they may never be able to meet the Kansas Supreme Court’s demands that they equitably fund education. That’s embarrassing. It amounts to .
In recent months, Fort Riley has sounded more neighborly than ever. We’re about to see the extent of that neighborliness, and we want to encourage everyone involved to make the best of it. Riley County Police Department officials last .
President Barack Obama has done his duty in choosing the moderate and highly qualified federal appellate Judge Merrick Garland as his nominee for Supreme Court justice. Now the GOP-held Senate should fulfill its duty and at least give Garland a .
Across the country, for people who care about such things, this is Sunshine Week. Most people take for granted the idea that our government operates out in the open. Oh, they have a vague idea that some information is kept .
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