Donald Trump has disparaged immigrants, disabled persons, Muslims and war heroes without paying a price, so it’s little wonder that his remarks about Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl this week registered as no more than a small blip on a very large screen.
People with disabilities in Kansas shouldn’t have to leave their families, burn through their finances or fight themselves to exhaustion to be able to live safely and fully. That is the unfinished part of Finn Bullers’ story.
After state auditor Tom Schweich took his own life last Feb. 26, as the pressures of his Republican primary race for governor mounted, people called for an end to the politics of destruction in Missouri. They may as well have been shouting into a hurricane.
The University of Missouri system is in a rough patch. But an entire system shouldn’t be defined by ex-president Tim Wolfe’s grievances or by the infamous video of an enraged assistant communications professor, Melissa Click.
ALS robbed Michelle Melland, 50, of Kansas City of her ability to move, speak and breathe on her own, but not of living a fulfilling life. Using eye scan technology, blinking her eyes to write words, Melland writes a weekly book review and posts reviews to her blog, "Book Thoughts from Bed."
Tammy Ljungblad and Eric AdlerThe Kansas City Star
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