‘Son of Rambow’ sets the artist free

**1/2I love movies about the power of movies.Believe me, I'm not a film critic because I think there's a lot of money in it. I ...


Green Lawn Envy

"A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken."~ James ...


Is Sebelius just the ‘other woman’ in the VP race?

[On The Huffington Report][1] Adele Stan fires back at the contention that Sen. Hillary Clinton is the only woman Sen. Barack Obama can or should ...


Phill Kline for Shawnee County D.A.?


Kline is everywhere.Or, it seems, at least in Johnson County and now, Shawnee County.A letter from Republican incumbent Shawnee County District Attorney Hecht called Kline--the ...


Time magazine cites Perkins as among best sports executives

Time Magazine is asking readers to rank the 35 [best and worst sports executives of 2008][1].And guess who's the only college sports administrator to make ...


Notebook: Kansas Regents Admissions Task Force

So, I know what you're thinking. How can I get the information from a six hour meeting without having to go attend it? Simple! Take ...


Women Priests Ordained

I'm a fan of Eileen Roddy. And her post commemorating Nelson Mandela on his 90th birthday is no exception. After contrasting Mandela's ideals of freedom ...


Spendy rubber vs. really pricey gas

The other day I looked at my back tire and saw the pink casing was showing through the black tread.I needed new rubber, badly, so ...


Take a Poll! Vote for Jenkins or Ryun for GOP 2d Dist. Congress


early, vote as often as the software will let you vote! Who gets to face Democratic U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda in November general election? Will ...


Sebelius Ranks #1 on CBS Veepstakes List


Gov. Kathleen Sebelius is rated number on CBS News' latest ranking of potential running mates for Sen. Barack Obama. (Hat tip to Hog House Blog!)An ...


Barn Swallow Cafe

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Congratulations to Andrew W. Applegarth who "thought this was the easiest riddle so far." saw the post last night, and knew right where he needed ...


Sebelius Likes Republicans As Long As They’re Not Democrats


just struck me as odd.Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley have sent a letter of support for Democrat Kelly Kultala in the ...


Introduction (Earth 2 - The 50 Minute War)

On the earth (Earth2) in the following story, President George H. W. Bush was reelected in 1992 with Ross Perot taking enough votes from Democrat ...


Boyda Bloc Twitters the Second District


pro-Rep. Nancy Boyda blog Boyda Bloc has an interesting post on the Kansas Second District's use of social media and the number of "friends" she, ...


Just About and More…..

Today marked the 90th birthday of one of my heroes - Nelson R. Mandela, the first democratically elected State President of South Africa, and Nobel ...


Treasure Hunt #6 - The Brass Chalice


Arabella was a princess of middling standing in English nobility during a time of ambition and treachery and usurpations. It was England in the 16th ...


More than $13,000 worth of construction equipment reported stolen

Law enforcement reportBurglaries and thefts reported ยข A 28-year-old Lawrence man reported construction equipment and tools were stolen between Monday and Tuesday in the 800 ...


Kline Needs $300K to Run for JoCo D.A.?


The Pro-life blog has a plea from a reader saying that Johnson County D.A. Phill Kline needs to raise $300,000 in a week for ...


Sixth Street traffic light project proposed in budget

A small portion of Sixth Street may become less of a stop-and-go proposition for motorists, if commissioners approve City Manager David Corliss' recommended capital improvement ...


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