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Swampyville’s - Ask the Politically Correct!

Ask the Politically Correct! Question: In that Social Security and Medicare will be insolvent in a few years, what will happen to those who are currently receiving it? Intellectual Resolution: You shouldn't concern yourself with trivial matters. The exterminators of the cerebrally functioning have a solution for ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Valentine’s Day Deep Dish Pizza

Happy Valentine’s Day, folks. Hope you’re planning on a meal tonight with a loved one. If you’re going to make it meatless, may we suggest a meat-free adaptation of a recipe we’ve had here or there on Lawrence.com? This recipe originally appeared in my Valentine’s night in ... Continue reading

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Anna Undercover: We’re Engaged!

"...life is like a song..." -Etta James *[Ring custom-made by Niche Jewelry, Olathe, Kansas.]* Continue reading

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Wife, meet mistress: Happy Valentine’s Day!

The other night, I was working ahead a bit on today’s pages, and I noticed the date was Feb. 14 and wondered, out loud, if I had still time to get my sweetie something for Valentine’s Day. A co-worker chuckled at my plight, then suggested I bake ... Continue reading

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Discussing Frank Martin, Tyshawn Taylor and predictions for the Clash on the Kaw

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Kansas State on Monday night at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan. Tom, this is just speculation from the outside, but how secure do you think Kansas State coach Frank Martin's job is following all ... Continue reading

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In Plain Sight 2/13/2011

Previous: IPS 2/6/2011 Next:IIPS 2/22/2011 hujiko has done it again. See the end of this post for the answer. In the past, on occasion, I have made the subject very hard..impossibly hard, at least from the first image. Or two. Or three. This is one of those ... Continue reading

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Big 12 teams hitting massive road blocks; main difference between KU, K-State: post men

Distinct tiers have separated Big 12 Conference basketball teams this season. Let's call tier 1 the elite: Texas, Kansas. Tier 2 — NCAA Tournament hopefuls: Texas A&M, Baylor, Missouri. Tier 3 — NCAA Tournament bubble teams: Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas State, Oklahoma State. Tier 4 — Thanks for ... Continue reading

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Better than brownies

The only dessert Mr. Meat and Potatoes will eat is a pan of brownies. But, as I've said before, I get tired of making brownies. I doctor them up every way I can think, and still, ugh, it's another brownie. So this year for Valentine's day we ... Continue reading

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“Pay go”

It has been my experience that the LJW does a good job of trying to balance opinions across the spectrum of the main stream. However, on occasion in my humble opinion they stray. This morning’s editorial is a case in point. It is accurate but from my ... Continue reading

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Real, not? Big, little?

If you don't spend too much time surfing using StumbleUpon, i feel justified in doing it for you. Occasionally I find something that is fascinating. Without saying more, I'll just provide the video and let you figure it out. Watch it, Watch it in the highest definition ... Continue reading

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Recap: Here’s why Iowa State’s 14 three-pointers didn’t keep things close

Note: Here is a listing of definitions for some terms used in this blog. Also, feel free to ask questions in the comments section below if something doesn't make sense. Kansas coach Bill Self might want to market this. The Jayhawks' 89-66 victory over Iowa State could ... Continue reading

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You’ll find great deals and Extra Bucks at CVS this week

If you’re headed to CVS this week, you’ll be in store for some good deals. Lots of bogo or buy one get one half off items. You can also earn extra CVS bucks on certain products as well. Here’s a sampling of what you’ll find: Revlon cosmetics ... Continue reading

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Walgreen’s Jumbo Pack Diapers $2.50/each

This week at Walgreen's they have a BOGO sale on their store brand diapers. Good...but it gets better: There is a Walgreen's Infant Care Pamphlet out now with several different coupons in it. This includes a $2/1 W Brand diapers coupon. Use this with the BOGO sale ... Continue reading

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Without Thomas Robinson and Josh Selby, will KU still roll against Iowa State?

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Iowa State on Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. Tom, what impressed you about Iowa State guard Diante Garrett during his first game against KU this season? **Tom Keegan:** He played with so much ... Continue reading

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Next up for KU: Iowa State; catching up with Fred Hoiberg and Diante Garrett

Yes, Iowa State takes a 1-8 Big 12 Conference record into Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday to take on a Kansas team that it hasn't defeated in the past 10 meetings. No, the Jayhawks shouldn't have any trouble at home, and anything less than a victory would be ... Continue reading

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Navigating the new Facebook pages

That old cliche about change being the only thing that's constant? As we've seen time and again, that's definitely true for Facebook. True to form, the social network rolled out another major upgrade Thursday without any advance notice - this time, the target is Facebook pages, and ... Continue reading

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Evaluating each KU player’s defense in Big 12 play

If you haven't checked it out yet, David Hess is doing some great Kansas defensive analysis on his blog, Audacity of Hoops. Hess has started a "Project Defensive Score Sheet" where he breaks down every defensive possession of KU games to give us a better understanding of ... Continue reading

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Senator Rand Paul rallies to shut down The Bureau of Indian Education and The Bureau of Indian Affairs.

The new kid on the block, Senator Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, The toast of the Tea Party, has decided the United States government would be better off not supporting The Bureau of Indian Education,The Bureau of Indian Affairs and Indian Health Services. Quite frankly we wish we could ... Continue reading

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Cliff’s Notes: Bill Self press conference, 2/10/11

Here is the Cliff's Notes version of Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self's comments at his press conference today. If you want to get live updates from each week's press conference, be sure to follow us on Twitter (@kusports). Full audio has been posted. • **Josh Selby ... Continue reading

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Record Low Temperatures: Global Warming and Koch Brothers Suspected as Causes

All across the nation several localities set new record low temperatures this week, clearly more evidence in support of human caused Climate Change. These records are even more damning of the Koch brothers, who clearly are doing this in order to deceive the public into thinking that ... Continue reading

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