<![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 2014 The Kansas City Star Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:42:18 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:42:18 CDT Opinion 60 Lee Judge cartoons: May-December 2014 http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorial-cartoons/lee-judge/article375438.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 18:37:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorial-cartoons/lee-judge/article375438.html Editorial: Unfair criticism of employees by Speaker Merrick http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article4152940.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:00:18 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article4152940.html Ferguson pays a high price for mistakes by Prosecutor Bob McCulloch and Gov. Jay Nixon http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4148433.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:02:35 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4148433.html Educators say unity, inclusiveness and nonviolence offer the best path to improve America http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article4147008.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article4147008.html Benjamin Corn: Remembering Kalman Levine, whose lasting advice was ‘Hear your calling’ http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article4147881.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:00:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article4147881.html Readers sound off on immigration, Secretary of State John Kerry and Wal-Mart http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article4148476.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:04:23 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article4148476.html Arrogant leadership keeps damaging American Royal’s reputation http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4142115.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:01:24 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4142115.html Anger over Ferguson grand jury outcome in Michael Brown death must be channeled toward justice http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4129691.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:58:19 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4129691.html Monday Poll results: Readers divided on Obama’s immigration action http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4147734.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:59:38 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4147734.html Leonard Pitts Jr.: Bill Cosby, serial rapist? That’s a lot to forgive http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article4123553.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article4123553.html Charles Krauthammer: While U.S. cuts emissions, China gets a 16-year pass http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article4121904.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article4121904.html Police, National Guard did too little to protect Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article4140041.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:39:36 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article4140041.html Educators at national convention discuss ways that Ferguson should change the U.S. http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article4001523.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article4001523.html Kris Kobach smells fame and money as he renews attacks on Obama and 'illegal aliens' http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4083675.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:59:42 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4083675.html Minister sees more than one kind of protester, and response, in Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article4150922.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:01:36 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article4150922.html Kansas City Public Schools get perfect score on audit http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article4141860.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:50:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article4141860.html Slain civil rights workers, Alvin Ailey (posthumously) among recipients of Presidential Medal of Freedom http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article4121221.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:16:37 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article4121221.html Some thoughts about comics and crosswords http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article4059284.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article4059284.html The Monday Poll: Do you approve of President Obama’s actions on immigration? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4054911.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4054911.html Letter of the Week: The fight against pancreatic cancer http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article4059303.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article4059303.html New postmaster general faces lots of turmoil as more cuts loom nationwide http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4078748.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:33:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4078748.html October brings good jobs news in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4078691.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:27:01 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4078691.html Upon further review, Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick has a point about state employees http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article4051259.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article4051259.html Readers share thoughts on Social Security, clean water and war http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article4052676.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article4052676.html Jonah Goldberg: Jonathan Gruber flap about Obamacare reopens not-so-old wounds http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article4051313.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article4051313.html A downtown baseball park is a looong way in the future http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4052659.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4052659.html Greg Orman: Despite Obama’s action, real immigration reform remains in the future http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article4047233.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:22:29 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article4047233.html The moral wisdom of President Obama’s executive action http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article4049393.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:12:55 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article4049393.html Aimee Patton: Political difference creates an uncanny bond http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4053194.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:36:57 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4053194.html How many ways does the world work to deceive? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-paul/article4052344.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:19:33 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-paul/article4052344.html Readers share thoughts on Fox News, F. Glenn Miller Jr. and climate change http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article4051284.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:55:09 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article4051284.html Even without the Keystone XL pipeline, the U.S. oil industry is thriving http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4052221.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:17:38 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4052221.html Even Obamacare’s friends are beating it up http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article4049619.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:30:49 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article4049619.html Stunning new surge of jobs in Kansas will put big smile on Sam Brownback’s face http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4046156.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:55:20 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4046156.html Kris Kobach gins up fears about Obama, immigrants with 'ethnic cleansing' scenario http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article4038339.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:47:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article4038339.html Readers share thoughts on Bishop Finn, F. Glenn Miller Jr. and the Keystone pipeline http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article4037226.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:48:11 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article4037226.html Chris Koster, does it feel good to step out into the sun? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article4036617.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:17:37 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article4036617.html Congress should extend a tax credit to boost renewable wind power http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4037305.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:49:38 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4037305.html Attorney General Chris Koster ups Missouri’s ethics ante http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4037290.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:49:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4037290.html Michael Gerson: President Obama’s immigration shortcut is short on legitimacy http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article4037006.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:41:07 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article4037006.html Frugal family to Gov. Sam Brownback: Don’t get us mixed up in your budget mess http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article4034422.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:12:13 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article4034422.html U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler gives global warming a cold shoulder http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4029277.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:14:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4029277.html Ignore Ray Merrick’s foolish comments: Government workers in Kansas are not parasites http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4019000.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:48:52 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4019000.html Kathleen Parker: The pope is for the resurrection — of nurturing families http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article4019068.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:52:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article4019068.html Readers share thoughts on same-sex marriage, City Union Mission and F. Glenn Miller Jr. http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article4019794.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article4019794.html Michael Brooks should depart from the Kansas City Council as soon as possible http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4019871.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:27:20 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4019871.html Rekha Basu: Public assets shouldn’t be sold to the highest bidders http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article4020054.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:35:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article4020054.html The enduring reach of hatred claims victims in Jerusalem and the Kansas City region http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4019927.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:30:23 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4019927.html The mild winter that was forecast may be history now http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article4014631.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:11:33 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article4014631.html KU basketball’s fraternity of fair-weather fans faces ugly wake-up call http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4012430.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:37:09 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4012430.html As the nation awaits a grand jury decision in Ferguson, a group pulls the sheets off the Ku Klux Klan http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article4004895.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:10:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article4004895.html Did ‘ignorant’ in opinion column headline go too far? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article4001640.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:51:39 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article4001640.html With world watching Ferguson, Gov. Jay Nixon needs to get a grip http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article4000751.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:10:37 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article4000751.html Elizabeth Alex: Help save lives on World Toilet Day http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article4001431.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:42:42 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article4001431.html Editorial: Johnson County helped Roberts, Brownback win http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article4002537.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:34:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article4002537.html Readers share thoughts on protected species, faith and Kemper Arena http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article4001488.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article4001488.html Here’s one possible fix for Kansas City’s Kemper Arena, offered by its original architect http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3998647.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:26:48 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3998647.html The Monday Poll results: Tweak Obamacare, don’t repeal http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4001389.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:40:59 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article4001389.html Study to investigate gay community’s interaction with Kansas City area police http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3996250.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:33:47 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3996250.html Government employees produce nothing, says ignorant Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick of Johnson County http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3979541.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:22:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3979541.html Brownback administration can’t sugarcoat Kansas poverty count http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3985816.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:48:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3985816.html Costly renovated Kansas City police headquarters should serve public well http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3985773.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:44:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3985773.html Readers express views on schools, Ebola, college http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article3985685.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:38:44 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article3985685.html Leonard Pitts Jr.: Some thoughts as we wait to see whether Ferguson burns http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article3985454.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:29:36 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article3985454.html Homelessness of children in U.S. at record high, center report finds http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3980521.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:42:07 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3980521.html Peter Kassig’s remarkable life undiminished by sickening death http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3979619.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:29:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3979619.html Letter of the Week: Guns, abortion and saving lives http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article3940563.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article3940563.html Mariner Kemper: American Royal’s commitment to tradition and the future is real http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article3940618.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article3940618.html The Monday Poll: What’s next for Obamacare? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3940797.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3940797.html Pluses of the Affordable Care Act mount, but so do attacks http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3940683.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3940683.html Jonah Goldberg: Democrats’ loss is not a win for Hillary Clinton http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article3939367.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article3939367.html Readers share thoughts on Obamacare, guns and the Kansas budget http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article3938898.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article3938898.html Tornadic budget cuts are whirling toward Kansas, and the consequences are unclear http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article3939336.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article3939336.html Climate change deal with China will cut pollution and protect health http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3938969.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3938969.html The fire next time … may engulf Ferguson, Mo. http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article3932962.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:25:23 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article3932962.html Blake Hurst: Farmers grow in rock star status during the fall harvest http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article3937593.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article3937593.html Listening post is open on Nelson-Atkins plan for connections and urban vibrancy http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-paul/article3937767.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:43:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-paul/article3937767.html Readers share thoughts on the Kansas budget, Ebola and the Keystone XL pipeline http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article3937422.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article3937422.html Good for KC Council members, who hit pause on Kemper demolition and seek new options http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3933107.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:40:41 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3933107.html President Obama’s bold immigration plan will boost America’s future http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3935247.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:05:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3935247.html Bruising, costly court fight ahead on same-sex marriage in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3932690.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:01:09 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3932690.html Community engaged in conversations on ways to improve Kansas City Public Schools http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3933304.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:57:34 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3933304.html Black power at KC’s upgraded Police Department headquarters 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http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article3920032.html Fast-food joints target children more in black, rural areas, a new study finds http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3916382.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:48:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3916382.html Lower gasoline prices leave more cash in consumers’ pockets http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3915966.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:26:12 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3915966.html Surprising poll results for building new Royals downtown stadium http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3895704.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:57:36 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3895704.html When maps don’t seem to match the text http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article3847238.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:58:57 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article3847238.html John Kass: The stupid virus and the smart economist http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article3858490.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:27:15 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article3858490.html Kathleen Parker: After President Obama’s spiteful legacy, election mandate is to restore public trust http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article3857862.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:21:07 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article3857862.html KC’s economic development crowd squashes Mayor Sly James’ reform of tax breaks http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3857170.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:14:52 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3857170.html Readers share thoughts on the Middle East, Congress and roundabouts http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article3860293.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:45:25 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article3860293.html Despite what Sen. Pat Roberts says, Kansas farmers enjoy plenty of perks http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3858511.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:27:45 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3858511.html Big questions loom for the American Royal plan http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3858121.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:24:01 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3858121.html Northeast area of Kansas City is home to Missouri’s largest tree http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3819411.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:38:21 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3819411.html Police, community groups lining up to keep protests peaceful ahead of grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., shooting death http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3802991.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:10:48 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article3802991.html