Congress began debating a proposed law last week to standardize genetically modified food labeling across the country. Cargill believes this bipartisan bill introduced by Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, is needed to avoid confusing consumers with labels that change from state to state.
Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., complained about the report on use of enhanced interrogation techniques being “flawed and partisan.” How he can present that view with a straight face, when even the most ardent supporters of EIT seem unable to defend it, is an incredible display of hypocrisy.
President Reagan and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, while they were still in office, both blindly extolled the “virtues” of unfettered capitalism. But the Bible had a wholly different take on the matter, calling it “greed.”
Public-service employees are justified in their anger at House Speaker Ray Merrick, R-Stilwell. However, we know exactly where Merrick stands. The person who continues to bamboozle the public is Gov. Sam Brownback.
To say that police officer Darren Wilson will not face the consequences of his actions clearly suggests little if any regard for judicial process. It implies that retribution should be had without the benefit of lawful process.
While matrimony to the ancient Romans referred to property inherited from one’s mother, in modern English it simply refers to marriage and so does not by any means describe “a young woman seeking to become a mother.” Indeed, many couples – both heterosexual as well as homosexual – do not have plans to bring children into the world.
Our governor declared during the campaign that there was no problem with the state’s budget. Does he really believe that? Or could he have meant that if the revenue is less than the budget, we’ll just cut the budget, making the government small enough to be worth the revenue we have?