oxymoron (Patricia Davis)

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All counties in Kansas allowing same-sex marriage licenses, but state not yet allowing name changes, joint tax returns

I'm not a lawyer, but I like the juicy, sassiness of a Writ of Mandamus: A (writ of) mandamus is an order from a court to an inferior government official ordering the government official to properly fulfill their official duties or correct an abuse of discretion.

July 1, 2015 at 9:32 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Supreme Court declares nationwide right to same-sex marriage

Love is love. Today is a wonderful day for the power and the persistence of love. And on this rainy, cloudy day, the sun truly is shining in Kansas and the rest of the 49 states of America.

June 26, 2015 at 10:25 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawmakers, frustrated by failure of tax bill, mulling what to do next

Perhaps it is time for the people of Kansas to step up and begin a recall of our legislators and our governor. Several of these behaviors seem to apply: conviction for a felony, misconduct in office, incompetence, or failure to perform duties prescribed by law.

June 11, 2015 at 12:23 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Editorial: Get practical

I read this article with tears streaming down my cheeks. Kansans are better than this.

June 4, 2015 at 8:03 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas GOP senators propose taking break amid deadlock on tax talks

Every person who votes for this escape hatch needs to be "postcarded" by people who believe that Kansas can do better than this.

June 2, 2015 at 7:32 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas lawmakers gravitate toward raising state's sales tax

Or, I might add, Dick Cheney.

May 15, 2015 at 6:54 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

New city report says 27th Street may need $200K in traffic calming

As a 40 year resident of Indian Hills, I obviously think addressing traffic on 27 St. is long overdue. I think a minimum would be to install sidewalks so that children and other pedestrians can walk on both sides of the streets from Louisiana to Iowa. Perhaps then adding those cameras that track speed and issue tickets to those who continue to think it's really a smart idea to travel in excess of 30 miles an hour in a residential neighborhood. Heck, there might be enough ticket revenue to pay for the sidewalks.

May 11, 2015 at 8:24 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Farmer in line to become Lawrence's next mayor, but uncertainty remains ahead of Tuesday's vote

Time for Lawrence to rethink its government structure and to end this arcane method of electing a mayor.

April 13, 2015 at 2:25 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

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