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Kansas Democrats outline opposition to governor's budget

If you are talking about "it's", it is being properly used. It's is the contraction of it and is. Its is the possessive.

If you get rid of the contractions, the sentences will read "It is for the children", etc.

He does have a typo in "It's and investment." It should read "It's an investment."

January 23, 2015 at 11:57 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Editorial: Step one

It is surprising that Brownback hasn't tried to get rid of him yet.

January 11, 2015 at 9:14 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas Democratic Party chairwoman to step down

Reid was not the problem. Anything that the Republicans proposed also had as part of it that the ACA be defunded. That was a non-starter and as long as the Republicans would do this, Reid was not going to put the proposal on the table. If they didn't like the ACA the way it was, they should have proposed how to fix it. They were not fixing it, nor did the have a replacement.

A couple of English fixes that would make reading easier would be:
In line 2 it should be "Obama threw", "threw" is the past tense of "throw".
In the last line the word that you are looking for is "anemic".

I'm sorry, but both of us are proofreaders. We don't reply just to fix spelling errors, but if we reply for other reasons we may also propose some structural fixes.

January 1, 2015 at 10:36 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

What chain restaurant would you like to see come to Lawrence?

We liked Red Lobster quite well in the early years of our marriage, the '60s. They then took a wrong turn. Every few years we have tried them again, but don't seem to have made an improvement.

December 22, 2014 at 1:35 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Judge sets February trial date in odd Kansas ID theft case

This why we have very little fraud--not nearly enough to warrant thousands being disenfranchised to catch a very small number. Most of those in this country illegally won't take the chance of getting caught.

December 19, 2014 at 9:01 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

TV options abound for cord-cutters, old-school and newfangled alike

Is her name Lindsey Fallon or Lindsey Frye?

December 7, 2014 at 10:57 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Your Turn: State official outlines mental health plans

In-patient and community based care are not defined but it appears to us that the in-patient versus community based care may be a problem for the schizophrenics who are on medication in a controlled environment and seem almost normal. Then they are turned out on their own and soon stop taking their medication. The whole cycle starts over again and again and again ...

December 3, 2014 at 7:24 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Trusting regents

I hope that when you typed those efficiency reports your typing/proofreading was better than when you comment here. The name is "Bangerter", not "Bagerter".

November 26, 2014 at 11:04 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas secretary of state Kobach to seek expanded power

The interesting thing is that his prevention of voters from voting prevented more Republicans than Democrats. Not horribly surprising when you consider it. There are so many more Republicans in the state. His voter suppression may have caught a higher percentage of Democrats, but it was bound to catch some Republicans also.

November 21, 2014 at 9:50 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansans listen closely to Obama's immigration speech

Never mind the fact that the bills he sat on contained a poison pill, namely defunding the ACA. If they really wanted to have those bills passed they would have left out the defunding of the ACA.

November 21, 2014 at 6:13 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

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