Local government shouldn’t pick winners. Instead, institute a five-year property tax moratorium for all business capital improvements in the greater downtown area. Then watch Adam Smith’s wonderful “invisible hand” work.
I’m tired of seeing my tax dollars thrown out the window. Take back every dime in incentives given to Learjet. It has reneged on its promise.
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An updated library is probably the best asset any city can have, and people are whining about it. However, they did not see any problem of changing the name of an airport.
To Elon Musk: If you need space to test the Hyperloop, please consider Kansas. To borrow a line from Hutchinson: “You’ll love our space.”
Obama’s version of the Hunger Games: Let prisoners go, then hunt them down with drones.
Taking second place to ISIS won’t turn out well. We’d better get serious about defeating them soon.
Kansas had better be careful regarding full-strength liquor in supermarkets and convenience stores. If this passes, Kansas will get perilously close to joining the 20th century, as all other modern states have done.
The school-finance “reform” is just Gov. Sam Brownback’s rearranging of the deck chairs on the ship of Kansas that’s going down.
If the teachers really wanted smaller classrooms, then they and their liberal buddies would be pushing to get rid of illegal immigrants and their children. How much school-finance money is spent educating these children?
So Brownback says that Kansas is “going to show the way for America.” All I’ve got to say to the rest of America is: “Run! Run as fast as you can!”
A falling birthrate is the response of both humans and animals who find themselves in a threatening environment in which survival is less certain. We have reached that point sooner in Kansas.
I see Kris Kobach is at it again with new voting proposals to “help” the voters. Hogwash – just more ways to promote more Republican votes for candidates many voters do not care about.
Voting a straight party line is what our state and federal legislators have settled into, and look at the deadlocked mess they have created. Failing to acknowledge that someone outside of your party can have an intelligent thought is ridiculous to everyone but our secretary of state.
Is there no such thing as a G-rated movie for children anymore? Nearly all kids’ movies end up with a PG, usually because of the writer’s insistence on including rude humor or needless violence in the story.
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