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Professor getting death threats over NRA tweet, colleagues support his free-speech rights

Guth probably isn't being completely honest in his tweet. Sounds like he's really angry about the 2nd Amendment. The NRA teaches gun safety and responsibility---- members know this. My guess is he isn't a member, just a smear merchant--- which is his right. KU has a problem on their hands and there is no easy answer here. Guth put them in an uncomfortable position.

"The blood is on the hands of the #NRA. Next time, let it be YOUR sons and daughters. Shame on you. May God damn you."

I'd love to hear his thoughts on Planned Parenthood. Some of their clinics perform illegal abortions. The Constitution protects the right to abortion and the right to bear arms.

September 24, 2013 at 8:05 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas to reimpose work requirement for food assistance

Fraud exists. Try to reduce it without harming those in need. Work requirements are not inherently evil. If government can't thread this needle, let charity do it. Otherwise, stop the accusations when people who pay for welfare programs believe fraud and waste to be contrary to the public interest. Fraud diminishes public resources and robs those with legitimate and pressing needs.

Helping those in need is honorable. Enabling unnecessary dependency isn't.

September 5, 2013 at 8:21 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

About 100 people rally against policies of Brownback and legislative majority

These attacks are funny! More please!

May 5, 2013 at 7:40 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

About 100 people rally against policies of Brownback and legislative majority

Unemployment is relatively low. Books are balanced. I understand political differences, but who has been hurt exactly? 100 people don't like limited government and a stronger private sector. I get that. That debate will never go away.

May 4, 2013 at 9:22 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Opinion: KU's stunning loss comes down to karma

Karma? How about letting Tharpe play the point? I may never say this again: Coach Self made poor decisions in putting the right players in the right positions. EJ is the best/worst example.

It was unfair to have EJ play the point this year. It held back the team and made him an easy target for criticism. He isn't cut out for the position and Tharpe, while not perfect, was the better choice. That has been clear for some time now.

Loyalty is a wonderful trait but even that has its limits.

March 30, 2013 at 9:26 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Elijah Johnson reclaiming role as Jayhawks' driving force

Was this written months ago?

February 13, 2013 at 8:52 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Opinion: This KU loss looks, sounds different than others

This is't EJ's fault. He does the best he can. The problem is he isn't very good in any phase of the game. At this point, the coach might want to consider sitting him down for his own good and the good of the team.

February 10, 2013 at 7:51 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Opinion: Could KU be too nice?

As our coach says, they are soft. Physical talent is rendered meaningless if there isn't a hard-edged competitive (mean) streak. Hating losses is more important than enjoying wins.

I think Tom makes a good observation. In fact, I think he's right.

February 8, 2013 at 7:23 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Democrats decry Brownback tax plan; Republican leader says it may get altered

The KS unemployment rate is approximately 5.5%. The national average is 7.9%.

Our economy is strong and positioned to become stronger.

States with no income tax (Florida, Texas, Tennessee, for example) tend to grow faster, create more jobs and have fewer people depending on government for their existence.

The gloom and doom comes from high tax States like California.




Facts are stubborn things. This is a debate worth having. Let's look at other States and study their experiences before declaring defeat. So far, it appears those States that move to lower income taxes do a better job of balancing their budgets and create more and better jobs. Which, of course, leads to a broader and deeper tax base.....which keeps governments operating.

February 2, 2013 at 9:13 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Brownback signs bill blocking use of Islamic law

I support women's rights. Anything that minimizes their rights I am four square against. I am also pro-gay rights. Anything that diminishes their rights has no place in our law. I am familiar with Sharia law. From my reading, it is hostile to women and gays.

May 26, 2012 at 7:37 a.m. ( | suggest removal )