<![CDATA[Opinion, letters, editorials from in Wichita, KS | The Wichita Eagle]]> http://www.kansas.com/opinion/ en-us Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:00:35 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:00:35 CST Opinion 60 Need law enforcement new training center http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article29900518.html#storylink=rss However strained the relationship between Sedgwick County and the city of Wichita at the moment, both urgently need a new joint law enforcement training center.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:06:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article29900518.html
Is Koch political network about righting injustices? http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29901394.html#storylink=rss Charles Koch’s comparison of his political network to those who fought for civil rights and other “freedom movements” didn’t go over well with some.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:05:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29901394.html
Davis Merritt: Political debates are ultimate unreality show http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article29900353.html#storylink=rss Several top presidential candidates saying “no, thanks” to television debates could leave only the rubble of a failed 20th-century system of selecting national leadership that, regrettably, carried into the 21st century’s communications environment.

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Letters on county budget, Westar rate hike, police shootings, machine gun rental http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article29900761.html#storylink=rss What’s happening to our county? Based upon the proposed Sedgwick County budget, no one can trust the county to keep its agreements.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:03:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article29900761.html
Opinion Line (Aug. 4) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article29901076.html#storylink=rss To the family of Kaiser Carlile, the Liberal Bee Jays baseball family, and all who knew and loved that little guy, I offer my heartfelt sympathy. I hope that a permanent memorial of some kind will be displayed at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, along with the tributes to other NBC stars.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:02:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article29901076.html
Opinion Line Extra (Aug. 4) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article29901223.html#storylink=rss The fact that Donald Trump is rising high in the Republican Party tells you all you need to know about the Republican Party.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:01:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article29901223.html
Convoy of Hope a huge success http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29867173.html#storylink=rss Thanks are due the organizers, volunteers and businesses that made Saturday’s Convoy of Hope such a success.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:45:17 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29867173.html
McClatchy Cartoons for the week of Aug. 3 2015 http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorial-cartoons/article29860516.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 12:25:18 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorial-cartoons/article29860516.html Kansas views on Brownback facts, teacher exodus, unlicensed teachers, Bioscience Authority http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article29711923.html#storylink=rss Gov. Sam Brownback’s sloppy – or calculated – misuse of various figures to illustrate his administration’s successes is taking a toll on his credibility.

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:07:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article29711923.html
Kansas’ nullified same-sex marriage ban remains http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29712619.html#storylink=rss The Kansas Constitution, as amended in 2005, still says: “Marriage shall be constituted by one man and one woman only. All other marriages are declared to be contrary to the public policy of this state and are void.” So now what?

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:06:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29712619.html
Letters on Richard Ranzau, American dream, U.S. health care http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article29712205.html#storylink=rss I was extremely disappointed in Richard Ranzau’s performance as County Commission chairman, especially his “ugly moment,” as noted in an Eagle editorial.

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:05:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article29712205.html
Opinion Line (Aug. 3) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article29712535.html#storylink=rss The Sedgwick County commissioners want less government. Let’s give ’em that. Make Wichita its own county. But there is already a Wichita County, so we can name it Layton County – for the excellent work City Manager Robert Layton is doing.

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:04:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article29712535.html
Opinion Line Extra (Aug. 3) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article29712808.html#storylink=rss If the American voter doesn’t wake up soon about billionaire tyranny, David and Charles Koch will in a few years become our true leaders.

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:03:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article29712808.html
Dubious, bogus and utterly phony headlines http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29712691.html#storylink=rss Overcrowded GOP Field Forces Iowa to Construct Massive Town Hall Stadium

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:01:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29712691.html
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Police brutality is a problem for all http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article29711812.html#storylink=rss Perhaps one answer to “What can I do?” is this: Broaden the discussion, recognize that this “black” problem is in fact a human rights problem, help those who may feel removed – or safe – from police violence to understand that they are neither.

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More budget Band-Aids http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article29708905.html#storylink=rss Kansans can’t be blamed for being skeptical, and wary about what other state budget cuts or surprises might arise before fiscal 2016 ends next June.

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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:07:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article29708905.html
Could county live on non-Wichita dollars alone? http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29709481.html#storylink=rss The Sedgwick County Commission is newly drawing bright lines between the county and city of Wichita, including by backing away from city-county funding partnerships on planning, economic development and alternative corrections.

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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:06:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29709481.html
Letters on county cuts, KANSEL, health department, consolidation http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article29709049.html#storylink=rss Proposed budget cuts by Sedgwick County for 2016 have the potential to limit city of Wichita plans and services next year.

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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:05:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article29709049.html
Opinion Line (Aug. 2) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article29710804.html#storylink=rss Another break? How much of the year does Congress actually work?

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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:04:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article29710804.html
Debbie Gann: Reauthorize Ex-Im Bank http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article29708812.html#storylink=rss There was a time in recent memory when Congress and the American people would rally around efforts to promote U.S. manufacturing jobs. This was especially true for “Made in the USA” products that could be sold overseas. The belief was that American workers should be given every opportunity to compete with foreign businesses on a level playing field.

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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:03:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article29708812.html
John H. Wilson: Licensed teachers better for students http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article29710618.html#storylink=rss As a decades-long teacher educator, I am offended by Gov. Sam Brownback’s assertion that students in our public schools actually benefit by having teachers who have not been licensed.

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David Brooks: The great capitalism debate http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article29710345.html#storylink=rss We are clearly heading toward another great debate about the nature of capitalism.

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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:01:00 CDT

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Challenging, criticizing executives routine for Ranzau http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29709256.html#storylink=rss Sedgwick County Commissioner Richard Ranzau routinely challenges and criticizes business executives who come before the commission as part of proposed economic development partnerships with the city.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:07:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29709256.html
Dole blames dysfunction on lost art of friendship http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29709688.html#storylink=rss Former Kansas Sen. Bob Dole said one of the reason for the current gridlock and dysfunction in Washington, D.C., is the lost art of friendship.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:06:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29709688.html
So they said http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29709937.html#storylink=rss “The things that make Wichita so unique are not the roads.... Anybody that I’ve ever talked to that knows about Wichita or why they like Wichita don’t tell me, ‘Well, I like the road going to X.’” – Sedgwick County Commissioner Tim Norton

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:05:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29709937.html
Letters on Iran deal, public health cuts, pension scheme, animal cruelty, arena noise http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article29707882.html#storylink=rss Rekha Basu’s July 27 commentary was filled with false hope and ignored facts concerning Iran. You would think she were a member of Congress.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:04:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article29707882.html
Opinion Line (Aug. 1) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article29708221.html#storylink=rss We all know what happens when Tehran says “no” to this administration: President Obama surrenders. He is desperate to cement his legacy. In his desperation to get a deal, he has capitulated. Any self-respecting leader would walk away from it.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:03:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article29708221.html
Doyle McManus: What are the options on Iran? http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article29710474.html#storylink=rss If Obama’s deal with Iran is something of a gamble, his critics’ proposed alternatives are gambles, too, and their outcomes would be even less certain.

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Pompeo trying to make law http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article29589763.html#storylink=rss In a Congress that launches many bills just for show, Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, is actually trying to make law.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:06:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article29589763.html
Kansas serves as warning to other states http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29590627.html#storylink=rss Kansas was again cited as a warning for other states considering income tax cuts.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:05:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article29590627.html