<![CDATA[News Columns & Blogs | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you News Columns & Blogs. en-us Copyright 2015 The Kansas City Star Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:58:27 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:58:27 CDT News Columns & Blogs 60 Dave Helling: Rock ’n’ roll isn’t soothing Ted Cruz’s soul http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article16297328.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:07:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article16297328.html Dave Helling: Republicans struggle to recover from fallout over Tom Schweich suicide http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article16103921.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:26:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article16103921.html Mark Morris: Lessons for both sides in the courtroom, gleaned from a long career http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article16046078.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 22 Mar 2015 20:22:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article16046078.html Steve Kraske: New mandates would require you to vote and make you pass a civics test to graduate high school http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article15516311.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:41:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article15516311.html Dave Helling: Letter to Iran figures in 2016 U.S. Senate race in Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article15272063.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:35:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article15272063.html Dave Helling: Republicans, Democrats must shuffle the trading card deck http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article14645687.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:45:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article14645687.html Joe Robertson: Think your kids don’t like math? Try this http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article14527736.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 15 Mar 2015 20:04:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article14527736.html Steve Kraske: Katheryn Shields is on the comeback trail in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article14060279.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:08:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article14060279.html Dave Helling: Ferguson shows profits and public interest not always on the same page http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article13123262.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 15:51:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article13123262.html Mará Rose Williams: Ready or not, unions are coming http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article13040066.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 08 Mar 2015 17:16:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article13040066.html Steve Kraske: Let’s pause before we round up a scapegoat for Tom Schweich’s death http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article12872168.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:37:16 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article12872168.html Dave Helling: Digital divide will close when we fully understand the Internet http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article12509678.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:29:09 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article12509678.html Dave Helling: For the starship Government, bipartisan politics is the final frontier http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11942015.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:39:07 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11942015.html Mark Morris: Forgiveness is harder in practice than in theory http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11877386.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:30:48 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11877386.html Steve Kraske: Do we expect too much of our politicians? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11395940.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:55:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11395940.html Dave Helling: A modest proposal for a state of Bliss http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11158244.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:28:11 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11158244.html Breakfast oatmeal now comes ‘Sunny’ side up http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article16710611.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:37:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article16710611.html Steve Kraske: Remember the name Eric Greitens http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16580705.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:19:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16580705.html KC political consultant Jeff Roe rides out backlash to Tom Schweich suicide http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article16663127.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:54:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article16663127.html TheChat: Sen. Claire McCaskill offers Speaker John Boehner a hat tip http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16362101.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16362101.html Kansas’ Huelskamp, like Texas’ Cruz, uses the same Obamacare he loathes http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article16526291.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:49:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article16526291.html Steve Kraske: Remember the name Eric Greitens http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article16505027.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:30:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article16505027.html Jeb Bush gets good news in New Hampshire poll http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16398206.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:17:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16398206.html TheChat: Mike Parson again laments Missouri’s political culture http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16267814.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16267814.html During rush hour, left green arrow at 11th and Oak goes away http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article16348697.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:50:28 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article16348697.html Jackson County Legislator Crystal Williams is fighting breast cancer http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16255202.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:14:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16255202.html TheChat: Ben Carson refers to President Obama as a 'psychopath' http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16171412.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16171412.html Kansan arrested in DC abortion protest http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16314515.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:02:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16314515.html GOP uses magic asterisk to claim balance for federal budget http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16297025.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:18:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16297025.html 2 things you need to know about Ted Cruz TODAY http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16210184.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:22:20 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article16210184.html