<![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 webmaster@wichitaeagle.com Here’s what Trump really wanted to say (wink, wink) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/article91471642.html#storylink=rss ‘Lyin’ Ted’ is back in draft of a speech that puts the real Donald on full display

Hillary? The worst ever. At everything.

When America has a president who’s a winner, America will win all the time

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Will Kansas election be like Lucy and football? http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article91391592.html#storylink=rss For election cycle after election cycle, moderate Republicans across the state put the football down, only to pull it away, leaving gullible Kansans flat on their backs.

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GOP convention didn’t achieve unity http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article91382807.html#storylink=rss In Cleveland, the Republicans achieved not unity, but only a rough facsimile.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:04:00 CDT

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Letters on GOP elephant, money trees, Keith, abortion http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article91383252.html#storylink=rss Apparently, Asian elephants have a natural system for choosing a leader from their group. In doing so, dominance did not translate into leadership.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:03:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article91383252.html
Opinion Line (July 23) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article91383477.html#storylink=rss Donald Trump easily demonstrates that no amount of factual evidence will sway someone from deeply held beliefs.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:02:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article91383477.html
Opinion Line Extra (July 23) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article91410042.html#storylink=rss We learned from Benghazi that our military and consular personnel may be left on the battlefield for political expediency with a president and presidential hopeful like Obama and Clinton, respectively.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:01:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article91410042.html
Endorsements for Kansas Senate http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article91143882.html#storylink=rss The following are The Eagle editorial board’s recommendations for the Aug. 2 primary for Kansas Senate.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:04:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article91143882.html
Letters on police cookout, Trump’s bigotry, liberal values http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article91144417.html#storylink=rss It’s imperative that we understand why African-Americans mistrust police, and why police throughout America are on edge. So what can be done? America should look to Wichita.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:03:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article91144417.html
Opinion Line (July 22) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article91144637.html#storylink=rss I see Donald Trump as the only remaining option to change our country in a positive way and save the USA.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:02:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article91144637.html
Opinion Line Extra (July 22) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article91144847.html#storylink=rss It’s obvious that Republican voters want to change their party away from the past few years of their hard-line stands on issues, but is the moody Trump the right person for this switch?

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:01:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article91144847.html
Endorsements for Kansas House http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article90890692.html#storylink=rss The following are The Eagle editorial board’s recommendations for the Aug. 2 primary for Kansas House.

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:04:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article90890692.html
Letters on mental health cuts, Trump’s personality, J.C. Moore http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article90891182.html#storylink=rss Funding to help identify the mentally ill and treat them with evidence-tested strategies should be fully supported by our legislators and our governor. Instead, they drastically savage mental health treatment programs and let everyone carry guns concealed and openly.

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:03:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article90891182.html
Opinion Line (July 21) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article90892352.html#storylink=rss Melania Trump’s address at the Republican convention proves that foreigners aren’t just stealing our jobs, they’re stealing our speeches.

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Opinion Line Extra (July 21) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article90892712.html#storylink=rss I’m tired of movies that are good until the end and then turn out to be a dud. And it’s because they want to set us up for a sequel.

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:01:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article90892712.html
We cannot remain in this place of incoherence, fear, racial resentment – and rage http://www.kansas.com/opinion/article91019307.html#storylink=rss Someone will have to make sense of police officer’s death to little Mason Jackson

They can start by saying rage only rends and destroys

We have to be better than that

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:52:11 CDT

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Stop messing with Sedgwick County Zoo http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article90624332.html#storylink=rss The negotiation deadlock between the nonprofit Sedgwick County Zoological Society and county government is bad for the community and its premier attraction. And the prospect of a Jan. 1 county takeover of the zoo’s day-to-day operations is just nutty.

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:07:00 CDT

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Grid a helpful guide on whom not to vote for http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article90626292.html#storylink=rss Though many incumbent legislators are trying to distance themselves from Gov. Sam Brownback, his tax and spending policies didn’t happen on their own. They were approved by the Legislature.

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:06:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article90626292.html
Roberts, Pompeo showed leadership on food labeling http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article90626787.html#storylink=rss One certainty of the long fight over labeling of foods made with genetically modified crops is that a state-by-state hodgepodge of laws would drive up costs for farmers and consumers.

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:05:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article90626787.html
Letters on sowing death, love, Walters, Dennis, voting guide http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article90624917.html#storylink=rss Our culture teaches “life doesn’t matter” while we loudly proclaim that it does in the city square. If we keep sowing death, we will continue to reap death.

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:04:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article90624917.html
Opinion Line (July 20) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article90625457.html#storylink=rss If you like Sam Brownback, you’ll love Mike Pence. One more decision that calls into question Trump’s judgment.

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:03:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article90625457.html
Opinion Line Extra (July 20) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article90626892.html#storylink=rss The real JV teams reside in the White House and the State Department, not ISIS.

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:02:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article90626892.html
Pence will be the salt to Trump’s pepper http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article90623657.html#storylink=rss Gov. Mike Pence has the temperament critics say Donald Trump lacks. He is an evangelical Christian, which should appeal to that base whose members have been troubled by Trump’s marital history, his rhetoric about women and his unfamiliarity with Scripture.

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:01:00 CDT

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McClatchy editorial cartoons for the week of July 19, 2016 http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorial-cartoons/article90514107.html#storylink=rss Visual views offered by cartoonists from around the McClatchy network

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:02:26 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorial-cartoons/article90514107.html
Wichita leading on the arts; state losing funding http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article90388257.html#storylink=rss The city of Wichita deserves high praise for keeping up its long-term commitment to cultural funding, despite the Great Recession and other pressures. Its support is in impressive contrast to that of the state, which just cost Kansas arts groups a year of regional grants and still risks losing its federal funding as well.

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Police barbecue was positive step forward http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article90389412.html#storylink=rss Sunday night’s barbecue at McAdams Park was a great event, as neighborhood members and Wichita police officers got an opportunity to meet and visit with one another.

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:06:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article90389412.html
Kobach’s performance ‘a blight on true democracy’ http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article90389912.html#storylink=rss A New York Times editorial Monday didn’t mince words about Kris Kobach, calling his performance as Kansas’ secretary of state “a blight on true democracy.”

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:05:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article90389912.html
The day of GOP’s democracide arrives http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article90387212.html#storylink=rss Barring a surge of common sense and moral courage, the Republican Party this week will make Donald Trump its candidate for leader of the free world.

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:04:00 CDT

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Letters on listening, life jackets, Alessi, Peterjohn, Tabor http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article90388787.html#storylink=rss Americans have retreated to their emotional corners and have barricaded the door. No facts, no new information gets in, but occasionally something ugly oozes out.

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:03:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article90388787.html
Opinion Line (July 19) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article90389042.html#storylink=rss Future President Trump says exactly what needs to be said exactly the way it needs to be said. If you find you’re are taking exception to that, perhaps you are not as American as you’d like to think yourself to be.

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:02:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article90389042.html
Opinion Line Extra (July 19) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article90389962.html#storylink=rss Why would someone eating at a restaurant ask what religion the owner is? Is this a question we should be asking store clerks, cashiers, waitresses, etc., as we go about our daily lives? Of course not. Why would anyone care?

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:01:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article90389962.html