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Lawrence, KS, which is now affectionately known as Obamaville, KS, apparently continues their efforts to show that a police department can work with a community in a way that isn't so ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 10:54 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
In normal circumstances, a news conference held by a state party as a fluff piece wouldn't earn a lot of attention. When Kansas House Republicans join together in the state capital to urge ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 04:10 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
There is no love lost between John Boehner and Tim Huelskamp. The ongoing fight has led to committees being stripped and an effort to sideline the Kansas Congressman - a topic of ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 05:50 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Payless Furniture Outlet in Lawrence, Kansas has finally, once and for all, closed their doors. But not before a few final shots could be thrown at the town they leave behind. Lawrence, KS, one of ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 324 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 03:26 PM PDT with 263 Recommends
I'm nyhcmaven84 , an entrepreneur and writer very active on Alternet. Former tax advisor who was disturbed by the massive wealth disparity I saw and became morally opposed to the system I had to ...
by nyhcmaven84
Comment Count 152 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 06:31 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
When I applied to be a Cultural Agent and read the fine print about hosting an Imagining, I was already thinking about what was next because often times we have these events, they feel good, you get ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
by Pule4Puna
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 04:05 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
We live in a small town in north central Kansas. It's no surprise that religion is important here. And by definition a baccalaureate ceremony is based in religion. But we did not expect what ...
by I am a Patriot
Comment Count 67 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 07:24 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
I just read this here on Kos and I feel like I might vomit. I know Chloe Hough and I can assure you, she is anything but "arrogant, ignorant, and stupid." She's one of the most thoughtful, ...
by Edward L Cote
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 02:16 PM PDT with 82 Recommends
Governor of Wyoming, Matt Mead. The Support the Dream Defenders group at Daily Kos has sent Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") requests to 21 Red State governors or legislators on the ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
“I'm spending money I desperately need on fees instead of diapers, my kid's allergy medicine, toilet paper… Sure, I can go elsewhere and avoid fees, but then I'd be out the cost of gas or the ...
by aluquetta
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 05:15 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
If there's one good thing about social media, it's illuminating how much hatred there is in the Republican Party for ordinary Americans, particularly those who question or challenge Republican ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 303 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 12:11 PM PDT with 319 Recommends
Chloe Hugh was in the middle of her final shift at Boss Hawg's Barbecue in Topeka, Kansas when Governor Sam Brownback and his family sat down in her section. Upset by Brownback's repeated assault on ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 70 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 09:01 AM PDT with 273 Recommends
One of the less reported trends in America over the past 20 years or so is the indirect establishment of a flat tax, when one aggregates federal, state and local taxes. This has been accomplished by ...
by rvanheertum
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 03:52 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Ok, so photo ID is the law of the land in many states. The NCSL places state-level voter ID laws in one of the following categories: From Wikipedia Strict photo ID in effect: Georgia, Indiana, ...
by stophurtingamerica
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 01:53 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
If there is one name that has been uttered more often than Freddie Gray's over the past week, it has been that of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. We know that the criminal, heartless Right Wing ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
When Levi Ross was diagnosed with Cancer things looked bleak. A High School Senior looking forward to his future, the diagnosis of a form of spinal cancer called epitheliod sarcoma had put his ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 02:40 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Chanute, KS isn't one of the first names you'd think of as an area of the state with a progressive, populist attitude. Ensconced in small Neosho County, Kansas, Chanute is more famous for the ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 63 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 10:38 AM PDT with 175 Recommends
I saw on PoliticusUSA that the Koch Brothers' problems with the IRS have a big reason behind them. They don't control it with their billions of dollars, and now they're about to be investigated for ...
by jgsf1987
Comment Count 146 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 05:14 PM PDT with 354 Recommends
You never know what you'll get at a meetup of Kossacks. How many will actually show in person, how many will be conflicted out, and how will the meeting go? In a day that had shifts of persons ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 55 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 10:34 AM PDT with 94 Recommends