Editorials

  • Executive orders 12/18/2014

    This country's immigration system is broken, or at least that appears to be the prevailing wisdom of most anybody legally residing here. How to fix it ...

  • Young at heart 12/17/2014

    The author Gabriel Garcia Mðrquez might be credited with coining the phrase "Age isn't how old you are but how old you feel," yet we would ventur ...

  • Big banks win again 12/16/2014

    As expectations of the U.S. Congress are abysmally low, we rejoice in the fact members were able to piece together a funding bill that allows the fede ...

  • Flying Hays later 12/14/2014

    The item at Thursday's Hays City Commission meeting that garnered the most attention was one that hadn't even made it to the agenda. And even though ...

  • Allowing torture 12/12/2014

    In post-9/11 America, many aspects of our lives have changed. Most generally, citizens have ceded much of their right to privacy in exchange for incre ...

Columns

  • Governing vs. giving 12/18/2014

    It's the season for giving. That doesn't mean it's the season for government. Government creates loyalty in the minds of citizens by pretending t ...

  • Adapting to change 12/17/2014

    Without question, agricultural research is one of the most vital investments we can make to feed our increasing population and protect our planet. A ...

  • Newman provides western Kansas education 12/17/2014

    Last month, Patrick Lowry, Hays Daily News editor and publisher, penned an editorial critical of Dodge City Community College President Don Woodburn. ...

  • Securing the future of aerospace in Kansas 12/16/2014

    Safeguarding our nation means both a strong national defense and a strong economy. The aerospace industry is where these two priorities combine. In to ...

  • The future with Brownback 12/16/2014

    Gov. Sam Brownback: Fiendishly clever -- or not. Boy, how often do you get to write that about a governor? Here's how this shakes out. Brownback ...

Readers Forum

  • No right to misbehave 12/18/2014

    No right to misbehave In the preamble to the Bill of Rights of our Constitution, there is a charge to "insure domestic tranquility." I don't think ...

  • Pompeo deserves thanks 12/18/2014

    Pompeo deserves thanks As a Montgomery County farmer and president of Kansas Farm Bureau, I'm writing to thank Rep. Mike Pompeo for introducing a b ...

  • Attack on Pearl Harbor 12/18/2014

    Attack on Pearl Harbor The attack on Pearl Harbor by the Imperial Japanese Navy occurred Dec. 7, 1941. Ninety minutes after the attack began, 2,008 ...

  • Christ's role 12/18/2014

    Christ's role There is a story told of an old man building a bridge across a deep chasm. A young man happened to pass by and asked the old man, "Why ...

  • Brownback's 'vision' 12/17/2014

    Brownback's 'vision' On Nov. 12, Gov. Sam Brownback announced his "Long-Term Vision for the Future of Water Supply in Kansas." While I believe the " ...

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