Editorials

  • Right to hunt 1/25/2015

    The state of Kansas currently has 20 specific liberties enumerated in its Bill of Rights. They give constitutional protection to high-order entitlemen ...

  • Kiwanis generosity 1/23/2015

    If the Kiwanis Club of Hays reflects the kind of community service provided by the umbrella organization, Kiwanis International easily will be going s ...

  • The state economy 1/22/2015

    This might be the closest thing to an admission we'll get from Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback that his fiscal experiment is failing. "My budget proposal ...

  • Spring elections 1/18/2015

    Are you thoughtful? Engaged? A problem-solver? Do you ever worry about the future we're creating for the next generation? Ever wondered how to best gi ...

  • Kobach is back 1/16/2015

    With the 2015 legislative session under way, we knew it would only be a matter of time before Secretary of State Kris Kobach made his presence felt. A ...

Columns

  • Today's fierce urgency is voter mobilization 1/25/2015

    Having begun in August, the continuous protests in Ferguson, Mo., now represent the longest period of active protests in the United States since Dr. K ...

  • Duke, Muslims and politics of intimidation 1/25/2015

    What began as a gesture of interfaith hospitality ended badly recently when Duke University suddenly canceled plans to begin broadcasting the Muslim c ...

  • Pipeline: Foreign profits, American risk 1/23/2015

    Media coverage of the Keystone XL pipeline is coalescing around a single narrative. It goes like this: Environmentalists oppose the pipeline because o ...

  • Social Darwinist 'Christianity' -- Chapter 3 1/23/2015

    "Ayn Rand's followers and Christian rightists, based on a mutual attraction to aggressive free enterprise often find themselves on the same side of is ...

  • Restate of the union 1/22/2015

    President Barack Obama sure is consistent. His State of the Union address sounded like his other speeches: What I've done is great. America is in a mu ...

Readers Forum

  • Repurposing Washington 1/20/2015

    Repurposing Washington One thing Hays has in common with my hometown, Great Bend, is a rich Volga-German heritage. About every other week when I was ...

  • March for Life 1/20/2015

    March for Life The 42nd annual March for Life will kick off Thursday at the National Mall in Washington. This is the largest peaceful rally to assem ...

  • More with Les 1/16/2015

    More with Les There is a resident, or should I say half-time resident, of the area who appears to be obsessed with the notion The Hays Daily News ha ...

  • Understanding Hooper 1/16/2015

    Understanding Hooper I can understand Bob Hooper's link between Social Darwinism and Capitalism, but totally disagree with him to tying this to Chri ...

  • 'Wall Street' a waste 1/14/2015

    'Wall Street' a waste I saw "The Wolf of Wall Street," which has no redeeming social virtue whatever. Seldom do I see a movie that has so little to ...

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