Lee Judge

Lee Judge

The Monday Poll results on a summer of violence

Americans are still trying to make sense of the killings last week of five police officers in Dallas and two police-related shootings of black men, one in Louisiana and the second in Minnesota. The Monday Poll received almost 600 responses to statements about the incidents. The most dismaying result: 69 percent were pessimistic or very pessimistic about the current state of the nation’s future.

Lee Judge

David Brooks: The Joe Biden formation story

Every presidential candidate needs a narrative to explain how his or her character was formed. They need a storyline that begins outside of politics with some experience or life-defining crucible moment that then defines the nature of their public service.

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Hundreds protest Trump at ‘Not My President’ rally in Kansas City

Hundreds of Kansas City residents protested President Donald Trump on Monday at a Not My President rally near the Country Club Plaza. The rally, like past events, became a lighting rod for a host of complaints about Trump and was organized by a local mother and daughter with a Facebook page.
Shane Keyser The Kansas City Star
Hundreds protest Trump at ‘Not My President’ rally in Kansas City 1:08

Hundreds protest Trump at ‘Not My President’ rally in Kansas City

Royals catcher Salvador Perez gets hit by Lorenzo Cains backswing 0:40

Royals catcher Salvador Perez gets hit by Lorenzo Cains backswing

Ian Kennedy on moving his family to KC and setting goals 2:36

Ian Kennedy on moving his family to KC and setting goals

Linwood YMCA/James B. Nutter Sr. Community Center grand opening 1:16

Linwood YMCA/James B. Nutter Sr. Community Center grand opening