<![CDATA[Opinion | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you Opinion. en-us Copyright 2015 The Kansas City Star Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:58:03 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:58:03 CST Opinion 60 Lee Judge cartoons: January-June 2015 http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorial-cartoons/lee-judge/article5293890.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:45:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorial-cartoons/lee-judge/article5293890.html To your health: Kansas City has a new focus on well-being http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article17134073.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article17134073.html Kansas City needs simple rules to let Uber, Lyft and others compete for passengers 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http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article17144321.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:31:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article17144321.html Readers share views on child abuse, Missouri roads and ride-hailing services http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article17128820.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article17128820.html Latest fiscal follies in Kansas deliver bad news to Sam Brownback and lawmakers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article17090180.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:32:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article17090180.html Spence Jackson’s death a sad coda to shocking events in Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article17021429.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:13:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article17021429.html The Star’s recommendations to boost Missouri school districts on Election Day http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article17008802.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:10:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article17008802.html Good teachers draw all resources into learning in Kansas City school district’s push for full accreditation http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article17036027.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:11:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article17036027.html Mindy Corporon: How to heal and make a ripple by reaching out http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article17036540.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article17036540.html Monday Poll results: How should KC regulate ‘ride-hailing’ services like Uber and Lyft? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article17040737.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:01:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article17040737.html Readers share views on the April 7 election, child safety and Uber http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article17044937.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article17044937.html Sylvia Burwell’s fight against opioid abuse deserves bipartisan support http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article16944956.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:33:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article16944956.html Kansas City schools superintendent honored, says he plans to stay as the district’s leader http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article17157752.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:07:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article17157752.html Baby boomers likely to fill Arrowhead Stadium for Rolling Stones concert in June in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article17105477.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:16:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article17105477.html Wyandotte County lawmaker right to speak out on immigration bill in Kansas Legislature http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article17109203.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:58:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article17109203.html Woe to the one who raises the issue of racism in the Kansas Legislature http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article17053673.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:53:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article17053673.html Raising tobacco tax in Missouri would benefit early childhood education http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article17009372.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:51:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article17009372.html Census shares gender data in closing hours of Women’s History Month http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article17042792.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:20:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article17042792.html Editorial: Pick incumbents in Olathe and Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17041745.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:11:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17041745.html Indiana law comes under heavy fire from groups opposed to discrimination http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article16924508.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:05:28 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article16924508.html Leonard Pitts Jr.: Before ‘conversation on race’ in America, we need education on race http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article16934534.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article16934534.html Vote ‘yes’ on KC questions to sell parkland and impose payday loan fee http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article16944353.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:29:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article16944353.html Readers share views on liberals, campaign financing, Screenland http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article16941413.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article16941413.html Charles Krauthammer: In handicapping the GOP field, Rubio, Bush, Walker have best odds in race so far http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article16934165.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article16934165.html Pope Francis hugely popular among Americans http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article16921703.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:29:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article16921703.html Letter of the Week: End child abuse http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article16533218.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article16533218.html Joelouis Mattox: We all must work together to overcome racism http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article16845521.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article16845521.html