- Editorial: Guns, speech
- May 23, 2013
- Various loopholes may limit the impact of a bill that bans the use of state funds to promote or oppose gun-control measures, but the measure reflects a disregard for free speech that should concern Kansas residents.
May 20, 2013
- Go-Getter: Book club
- With summer approaching along with the free time and hot weather it brings with it, it’s the perfect time to join or even create your own book club. By Rebekka Schlichting
- The Fashion Column: Fashion in the streets
- It’s about that time again for Kansas City’s annual fashion spectacle, also known as the West 18th Street Fashion Show.
May 19, 2013
- Behind the Lens: Website helps teach photography basics
- Camerasim.com explores the mechanics and functions of a digital single-lens camera in a unique way.
May 18, 2013
May 23, 2013
- Opinion: Appointments negate NLRB actions
- Early in an opinion issued recently by a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Judge A. Raymond Randolph says: “Although the parties have not raised it, one issue needs to be resolved before we turn to the merits of the case.” The issue he raised but could not resolve — that is up to the Supreme Court — illuminates the Obama administration’s George Wallace-like lawlessness. It also demonstrates the judiciary’s duty to restrain presidents who forget the oath they swear to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution.”
- Opinion: Why gay role models matter
- Mark Carson was shot in the face because he’s gay. His alleged killer, 33-year old Elliot Morales, is said to have confronted Carson, 32, and a companion, in New York’s Greenwich Village last Friday night, yelling antigay slurs. When Carson walked away, Morales reportedly followed and shot him. Morales was arrested by police after a foot chase.
May 22, 2013
- Opinion: Syria rebels seek bargaining power
- It’s a rule of thumb in Middle East conflicts that whenever peace talks are announced, each side steps up the fighting so it can grab as much territory as possible before the cease-fire lines are drawn.
May 21, 2013
- Opinion: Amid crisis, Europe resists extremism
- It hardly qualifies as breaking news that Europe is in the middle of a deep and protracted economic contraction. When a story, no matter how shocking, goes on for years, the natural inclination is to let it fade to the background of our awareness. But a visit to Spain — even to one of the cities where the economic tragedy does a good job of hiding behind hordes of tourists and beautiful architecture — is a reminder of the extent of the disaster that has befallen Europe, until recently one of the world’s most prosperous regions.
May 21, 2013
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