Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary

Kansas Democrats shouldn’t forget their working-class roots

Democrats have found a new base — professional, suburban women. However, they had better not forget their working-class roots. Here in Kansas, Democrats won big last year with Gov. Laura Kelly and Congresswoman Sharice Davids. Paul Davis nearly defeated Steve Watkins to flip the 2nd District as well. All three candidates ran solid campaigns — but their appeal was to different blocs of voters.

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President Trump is right to go after Chinese tech company

President Trump has been angling to give China’s tech industry a good punch in the mouth for quite some time. Before Trump was president – when he was still just an entertainer, crafting pro-America riffs as he polished his set between tarmacs – the would-be commander-in-chief became increasingly sure about two things: America needed a wall across its southern border with Mexico and China needed the label of currency manipulator.

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Second thoughts about charter schools

Everyone loved Ralphie. He seemed the perfect dog for my son’s family — just the right size and age. He was good-natured, house-trained and playful. He went home with the family the day they first saw him at the rescue center.

KU players Dedric Lawson, K.J. Lawson and Devon Dotson talk about the Jayhawks’ 78-53 win over West Virginia

KU players Dedric Lawson, K.J. Lawson and Devon Dotson talk about the Jayhawks' 78-53 victory over West Virginia at Allen Fieldhouse on Feb. 16, 2019