Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 House Bill 2178 failed to garner the necessary number of votes to override the governor’s veto in the Senate. T…

Dear Mr. President, let me take you back to 1979.

In a flurry of statehouse drama rarely seen, Gov. Sam Brownback vetoed the monumental tax bill Wednesday morning. Within a few hours, the Hous…

“ ‘It Can’t Happen Here,’ which came out in 1935, was a frightening book written for frightening times. Sinclair Lewis published the novel as …

“Fake News!” shouts our president, calling out CNN, the New York Times and others.

For the last two years, the tax debate has been whether or not to put the LLC’s and others back on the tax rolls. This year’s debate is not ab…

We are in the final days before we reach the halfway point of the session, which is called turnaround. It means the bills that were passed out…

Nobody likes us. Everyone’s out to get us. We can’t buy a break.

Gotta wonder just how many legislators will schedule public meetings to report to constituents on progress of the 2017 Kansas legislative sess…

It was Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman who made famous the adage, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Professor Friedman could h…

Dear Mr. So-Called President:

During the Cold War’s absurd “drop and cover” phase, my third-grade teacher gave me a Civil Defense booklet to occupy me when my classwork was…

What Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton and Bernie Sanders and various music and movie stars couldn’t do — awaken the progressives among Democra…

In typical liberal fashion, the mean weenie left has called Donald Trump’s cabinet horrible things. “Corrupt nitwits.” “Career criminals.” “Gr…

The Kansas State Capitol is a beautiful, breath-taking building. From the solid limestone foundation to the top of the dome, this structure ex…

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Ironically, it also is the month we celebrate Valentine’s Day with our significant others. S…

As a resident of the community, I was pleased to learn Manhattan is set to host the first Senate Agriculture Committee farm bill hearing — a f…

Republicans promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But now they are hesitating.

We are getting closer to the halfway point in the session with a whole lot of work to do. This past weekend, I participated in the Hays Area C…

Remember the days when if Republicans had majorities in the Kansas House and the Kansas Senate and the guy sitting in the governor’s office wa…

Kansas farmers and ranchers always have faced challenges in their livelihoods. It comes with the territory.

Ordinary black people cannot afford to go along with the liberal agenda that calls for undermining police authority. That agenda makes for mor…

White terrorism is not as bad as Muslim terrorism.

Anyone thinking of excluding immigrant students from K-12 public schools can drop that idea. The U.S. Supreme Court has held such a policy unc…

Republicans once were married to balanced budgets and conservative money management, but now they have run off with something new: the seducti…