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If capitalism is so great, why are we borrowing money from the communists?
Save the post office. Do away with the union.
I work in the private sector. I have neither a pension nor a 401(k). Why do I have to pay for the retirement of people in the public sector?
Does it really matter which political figures are for or against same-sex marriage? When any state takes a stand on it, someone goes to the courts to see whether the vote is acceptable. The courts have the final say.
We have a momentous decision this fall. We need to throw out the current president. He is clearly incompetent to do anything but campaign. We need serious, adult, rational leadership – leadership that tells us what we need and not just what we want.
As I think about the coming presidential election, I see our president’s imperfections. Then I consider the alternative. President Obama has my vote.
I keep waiting for that news story of the day when Obama comes to take the Republicans’ guns. NRA members: What happened with that?
The irony is obvious: State government trusts owners to decide whether customers can carry loaded guns into their businesses, but not lit cigarettes.
Why would any business owner want to drive away two-thirds of the public (nonsmokers) to accommodate the remaining one-third?
When Kansas needed money, the Legislature raised the sales tax, taking a higher percentage from low-income families. Now it wants to cut income taxes, which will most benefit high-income families. I’ll bet if the new tax cuts cause deficits, the state will raise the sales tax again.
I own one of those businesses set to benefit from paying no state income tax. Personally, I’m thrilled. Intellectually, I’m baffled. I doubt most businesses suddenly will need to hire. I’m all for job growth, but why not target the tax benefit to achieve that outcome?
I am getting fed up with these “build a model” projects assigned by lazy teachers who would rather look at glued toys than read student essays. The projects put pressure on families that aren’t well-off. And because the school hasn’t had a class on model building, guess who does the project?
Wichita should change its nickname from the Air Capital to the Barking Dog Capital. It would be nice if our city leaders would enact some barking dog ordinances with some teeth.