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  • Meatless Mondays -- forget about it 11/26/2014

    Eliminate meat from my diet? No way. Just the thought of it leaves a bad taste in my mouth. Be honest: Have you ever thrown a couple of pounds of ...

  • Cosby, serial rapist? That's a lot to forgive 11/26/2014

    Wow. Just ... wow. So what's next? Will it turn out Mother Teresa was a pornographer? Or Mr. Rogers a meth head? Is Billy Graham running a pro ...

  • Giving thanks for blessings as Kansans 11/25/2014

    As Americans celebrate Thanksgiving this week, families and friends come together to reflect, give thanks and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast. ...

  • Local fixes to local problems? 11/25/2014

    What's wrong with this sentence: Voter turnout at spring elections for school boards and local government offices is too low, less than turnout at fal ...

  • Pipeline politics 11/24/2014

    Talk about being in the middle of Middle America. Last week I'm in bitterly cold Nebraska -- Omaha, to be exact -- visiting with my wife Colleen's f ...

  • They killed Peter Kassig 11/24/2014

    What, in the name of God? It is a question that demands asking, that haunts this most recent atrocity. Ordinarily, it is only rhetorical, somethin ...

  • Going from bad to good on election night 11/23/2014

    Sometimes our biggest mistakes teach the greatest lessons. Pundits, pollsters and reporters in Kansas all learned an important lesson about our state' ...

  • Free Speech can be shield or a sword 11/23/2014

    Bill Cosby's career has been deeply rooted in the possibilities and protections provided by freedom of speech. The legendary comedian and actor's ca ...

  • Obama vs. Us 11/21/2014

    Suppose you saw a person driving his car on the wrong side of a highway, against the traffic. Would you call him a stupid or incompetent driver? You s ...

  • Really smart conservatives love public debt 11/21/2014

    Sometimes I'm asked, "Hooper, what's it like living there in the far-right hinterlands, a liberal amidst the conservative herd?" "Interesting," I r ...

  • Control freaks in the U.S. 11/20/2014

    Control freaks want to run your life. They call themselves "public servants." But whether student council president, environmental bureaucrat or memb ...

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