It’s easy to take for granted something that happened earlier this week: A pool of well-qualified candidates filed to run for local offices in the Manhattan area. It’s very good, and those candidates are to be thanked for .
The IRS is one of those agencies Americans love to hate. It’s the “tax man.” We might like or need many of the things we pay taxes for, but we can still hold the collectors in contempt, if only .
It isn’t necessary to like either of the teams in the Super Bowl to get pumped up for that annual dose of Americana. And whether you’re watching because of or in spite of Deflategate, we’ll bet you’.
The occasion for the most recent gathering of old soldiers was the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge on Saturday. There were 26 veterans of that battle, joined by a handful of other area World War II veterans at .
We hope 2nd District Rep. Lynn Jenkins isn’t the only member of Congress making noise about President Barack Obama’s plan to scale back the tax advantages of a key middle-class college savings program. “It’s a tax increase .
Secretary of State Kris Kobach doesn’t think the justices on the Kansas Supreme Court hold a candle to those Kansans who are tapped for positions in the federal court system. The reason, he said, is that the way the .
We can understand the outrage and embarrassment someone would feel if a nude photograph or video of her — or him — that had been taken consensually but with the intent that it remain private were posted online by an angry ex-spouse .
President Barack Obama articulately expressed his political aspirations during his State of the Union address Tuesday night. Surveys indicate that the audience outside the Beltway gave him decent marks. Yet it is the audience inside the House chambers that will .
Other than the fact that he doesn’t go far enough, Gov. Sam Brownback deserves a little credit for his proposal to make further income-tax cuts contingent on revenue projections. Not surprisingly, some conservative legislators and lobbyists don’t think .
To the Editor: In 1886, Karl Benz patented the first car powered by a gasoline engine; thus began our love affair with oil. Today, every man woman and child in the United States is responsible for the consumption of more than .
There was plenty of reason for optimism at the weekend gathering in Overland Park of regional community leaders, as participants recognized that much of the planning in recent years has set the stage for significant progress on several fronts. Yet .
One day, perhaps, when we celebrate the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday anniversary, we’ll also be able to celebrate the eradication of racism and other forms of bigotry. Unfortunately, we’re not there yet. In the last .
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