A Nov. 14 Opinion Line comment asked: “What gives any judge, Supreme Court or otherwise, the power to overrule the will of the people?” The answer, if grade school education has any impact anymore, is the Constitution of the United States.
Local media recently reported the possibility of closing a local homeless shelter, the Inter-Faith Inn, because of a lack of funding. The members of Advocates to End Chronic Homelessness are very concerned about the impact of closing this shelter.
Gov. Sam Brownback and his oil industry puppets have told us there is not enough evidence that the surge of oil fracking and deep-well injections is responsible for the enormous increase in earthquake activity. Whom are they trying to fool?
The Wichita Eagle and Kansas.com are giving away tickets to the men’s basketball game against Newman University on Sunday at Charles Koch Arena. Take our quiz and you'll be entered in a random drawing for tickets.
Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer should not be looking for ways to finance his solutions to Wichita’s problems. The voters overwhelmingly shot down the Wichita City Council plan, and we have an election coming in April.
I was never more proud of Wichita than I was Saturday during the Veterans Day parade. I would like to thank the organizers of the parade and all the people who made the parade a big success. It was a very special day.
As long as you aren’t poor and don’t ride the bus, need job training, drive our streets or drink water, a “no” vote on the sales tax was no big deal. As long as you aren’t disabled or poor, who cares if Brownback ruined Medicaid by privatizing it and wants to do the same to Medicare?
The majority of people want an immigration bill. It seems wrong to me that a small group can wield so much power over the rest of us. The bill should be allowed to be debated and voted upon. Those who object can vote “no.”
The upcoming election is critical for families like ours that include a person with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). We fear that if Gov. Sam Brownback is re-elected, his Medicaid managed-care experiment called KanCare will further imperil the lives of our loved ones.