Columns

  • Medicaid expansion a win-win for Kansas 7/31/2014

    Health-care facilities large and small are baffled by Gov. Sam Brownback's unwillingness to join 25 other states in accepting federal dollars to expan ...

  • Speak from the heart 7/30/2014

    Life experiences teach plenty to those willing to learn. From the time I was a small boy, I remember my dad, uncles and grandfather talking and debati ...

  • The power of punctuation 7/29/2014

    I never will look at a comma in the same way. Sure, there are lots of exciting punctuation marks that convey powerful emotion and strength, thus tra ...

  • Running for the wrong bus 7/28/2014

    It's a revealing video. Not in the sense of physical nakedness. No, what is naked in that clip is a kind of political opportunism that has become all ...

  • Old Old Mexico -- Culture and content 7/28/2014

    If we took any negative stereotypes to Mexico City, they were rapidly dispelled. We didn't get sick, weren't threatened or abused, found it relative ...

  • The defining issue of economic recovery 7/27/2014

    The defining issue in upcoming state elections is each candidate's position regarding "the path of our economic recovery." So wrote Republican state r ...

  • In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done? 7/27/2014

    Last week, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria -- the extremist movement now occupying large swaths of territory in the region -- forced the last Chri ...

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