Opinion Columns & Blogs

Opinion Columns & Blogs

How Kobach survives his way to the top

As the contest to be Kansas’ next elected governor begins, the probability that the best known and disliked Kris Kobach will be the winner is stronger than probably 60 to 70 percent of Kansas voters would prefer. Here’s how that Bizarro World outcome could unfold.

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GOP spending bonanza screams for budget reforms

There’s plenty to hate about last week’s GOP surrender on the federal budget. According to Citizens Against Government Waste, this nearly $300 billion extravaganza is “a 14-percent annual spending increase over current levels.” This exceeds 2017’s 2.1-percent inflation rate nearly seven-fold.

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The bad parent caucus

Here’s a thought: The next politician to express sorrow over the slaughter of students at a school without offering any specific remedy should be run out of office, for cowardice and failure to protect American children.

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President Trump fails another test of decency

Departed presidential secretary Rob Porter knows exactly what he did or did not do to a pair of ex-wives and a live-in girlfriend. He may or may not consider what he did abusive; sometimes abusers justify their acts as part of strong disagreements, or maybe a bit of rough sex, or perhaps deserved by the victim. Sometimes they do not, or prefer not to, remember anything at all. And sometimes they are unfairly accused.

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