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Kansas Republicans hold to hard-right stance; ACLU and League of Women Voters 'communists,' Kobach says

Thank you, Melinda. I saw this on Kobach's page before I read your comment here. I also reposted your comment on my Facebook page because I figure your comment and mine will be deleted from Kobach's Facebook page. Kobach already removed my husband's comments from yesterday.

February 21, 2016 at 8:23 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

16-year-old murder suspect Jaered Long pleads not guilty to killing his grandmother

Wow. Have you ever heard of being innocent until proven guilty?

December 31, 2015 at 4:26 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Audit finds Kansas social services computer system is past due, $46 million over budget

Do you suppose Accenture LLC donated to Brownback's campaign?

December 20, 2015 at 8:06 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas Lt. Gov. Colyer visits refugee camps with GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson

So, who should I believe? Gov. Brownback's supporter or this?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/s...
"Almost half of Syrians would choose to permanently leave their country if they could, according to a Gallup survey released Monday. "

November 30, 2015 at 5:29 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Letter: Award questioned

You have no idea why he was given the award, so why are you calling the people who selected Clinton insane? Also, what are you categorizing as illegal activities?

Check this out: http://clinton5.nara.gov/WH/Accomplis...

November 30, 2015 at 10:31 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Letter: Award questioned

I don't know if David Upchurch will see this, but I found it interesting he could enumerate Clinton's failings, but overlooked his accomplishments. Rather than list them all here, I refer you to this: http://clinton5.nara.gov/WH/Accomplis...

I was not a fan of Bill Clinton's when he was in office, but I learned to respect him later. If you had listened to his speech, you should have been inspired. His comments about Bob Dole were filled with praise and respect. You also would have learned what the two of them did for the families of people killed in 9/11. You would have seen a person who avoided partisan comments, but instead talked about positive things.

Perhaps if you had heard the speech you would know why he was given an award. I'm sorry you missed it. Then you might have been more informed before you wrote this letter.

November 30, 2015 at 10:26 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Numbers show achievement gap between Lawrence high schools

It's time for parents to step up and realize the impact they have on their children. Schools cannot be expected to do everything for students. No matter how many programs you have in place, no matter how extensive a staff you have to help students, they all have to go to their home environment at the end of the day. Too many parents rely on educators to fill in the gaps, and they cannot do it all.

November 8, 2015 at 8:37 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kobach defends speech to group labeled as 'white nationalists'

Well, we don't have to move to Syria to have our rights trampled upon. It's happening here when people starting treating others similar to how people are treated in Middle Eastern countries. I do not fear immigrants who want to live here. I fear those who are ignorant of what is appealing about this country--the right to live as we want. I have not seen any Muslims trying to get us to put down mats and pray in schools. Yet Pseudo-Christians want to force their beliefs on the rest of society. And why limit your discrimination to Muslims?

November 5, 2015 at 9:01 a.m. ( | suggest removal )