Hacked and leaked e-mails from the head of the Democratic National Committee to other high-level operatives within the organization show there was a concerted effort within the DNC to eliminate Bernie Sanders from the race.
On one hand we have a key state legislator making a highly questionable assertion that is insensitive, inflammatory and offers no chance of improving the problem. On the other we have an important Wichita public figure who has adopted a positive, constructive activity that offers a solution to that same problem.
Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay identified poverty and race relations as root issues affecting relationships between police and African-Americans. Wichita Circles Network is a unique initiative that addresses both issues.
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.
As we consider the murders in Dallas and around the nation, most of the discussions are around political moves that need to be made. I believe the issues are deeper than politics can touch. The issues are spiritual in their core.
All I want to know is whether candidates support the governor’s current disastrous policies, or whether they will work tirelessly to end the fiscal nightmare from which we can’t seem to wake. It is the only issue that really matters for the people of Kansas.
The ICT Chalk Talks public engagement initiative kicked off Friday at lunchtime next to the Pop-Up Urban Park. Organizers have turned the facade of the Caldwell- Murdock building into a community chalkboard. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle)