<![CDATA[Barbara Shelly | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you Barbara Shelly. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:06:13 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:06:13 CDT Barbara Shelly 60 Worry not about that deer on your sidewalk http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article4158944.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:52:50 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article4158944.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 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 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 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 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 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 For these Kansas City mothers, the homicide number never changes http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3921877.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:34:33 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3921877.html Kansas election hangover: Deep budget cuts needed due to Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax cuts http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3728634.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:14:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3728634.html In election night speech, Tom Schweich rips Missouri government corruption http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3603647.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:52:12 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3603647.html Kansas GOP scrapes bottom with new mailers on behalf of Gov. Sam Brownback http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3502815.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:44:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3502815.html Chris Koster flunks the smell test, but so do Tim Jones and Catherine Hanaway http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3480187.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:21:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3480187.html Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon can’t ignore clemency petition on behalf of 14 women http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3424888.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:30:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3424888.html Act of drive-by cowardice kills Kansas City, Kan., girl http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3405749.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:43:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article3405749.html Gov. Sam Brownback’s folly: How Dan Doyle’s business and 191,000 others don’t pay Kansas income taxes http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3326556.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:19:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3326556.html Chris Koster’s egg lawsuit busts its budget http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3209963.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:15:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3209963.html Sam Brownback aims low in nasty final debate http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3200833.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:35:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article3200833.html The relentless lies of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2915118.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:46:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2915118.html Tragic death of Teresa Kellough in midtown is compounded by silence http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2641022.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:09:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2641022.html Pat Roberts fails to scare anybody with Harry Reid talk; Greg Orman shines in debate http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2602368.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:02:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2602368.html Chris Koster’s foolish egg lawsuit gets scrambled http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2539981.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:30:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2539981.html Greg Orman pinpoints U.S. Senate’s coolest caucus http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2486342.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:17:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2486342.html Inside the feud over the Kansas health care compact law http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2247323.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:38:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2247323.html What U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts might be thinking http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2217008.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:32:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2217008.html Lawsuits show how online payday lenders fleece consumers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2156945.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:39:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2156945.html Marriott may be copping out, but tip the housekeeper anyway http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2114288.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:05:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2114288.html Kris Kobach finds controversy in Kansas this time http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2064681.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:52:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2064681.html Is Missouri whitewashing response to Brandon Ellingson’s drowning death? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2043669.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:09:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article2043669.html Journalists Steven Sotloff, James Foley lived bravely, died at the hands of cowards http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article1517005.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:47:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article1517005.html Journalist Steven Sotloff lived bravely, died at the hands of a coward http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article1432895.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:33:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article1432895.html Homicides and disrespect fed the fury of Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article1224050.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:04:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article1224050.html Nixon, McCaskill, other pols stake out turf in Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article1221256.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:24:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article1221256.html Seniors are collateral damage in Kansas voter suppression law http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article1193718.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:39:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article1193718.html Missouri and Kansas politicians support the right to pander and to blame President Obama http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article1168238.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:49:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article1168238.html Brownback’s Kansas downgraded again, but the mythmaker rolls on http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article1161217.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:50:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article1161217.html Cheers to the KC City Council and its open carry ban http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article855675.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:20:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article855675.html Missouri road tax increase is a study in bad behavior http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article842460.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:21:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article842460.html Freedom Inc. tells despicable lie on streetcar vote http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article840179.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:16:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article840179.html Sickening violence involves children at home and abroad http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article798402.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:30:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article798402.html Obamacare subsidy ruling cause for worry, not panic http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article782860.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:27:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article782860.html Missouri’s governor as goalie: A look at two Jay Nixon vetoes http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article756377.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:44:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article756377.html Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon should veto sneaky cigarette bill http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article704937.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:18:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article704937.html Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoes move to exploit captive deer http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article690453.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:11:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article690453.html Three stories to make us cherish our rule of law http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article670352.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:10:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article670352.html Grandview murder leaves question: Where does a juvenile get a gun? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article663857.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:58:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article663857.html Too many ‘firsts’ for Bishop Finn, Kansas City diocese http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article656339.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:08:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article656339.html U.S. churches turn a blind eye to persecution of gays overseas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article629867.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:22:33 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article629867.html Missouri harms families with bungled school transfer policy http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article615899.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:32:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article615899.html Brave Sudanese mom jailed for being a Christian deserves way out of Sudan http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article603922.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:41:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article603922.html Cross Koch? Then cross off support from Kansas Chamber of Commerce http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article584240/Cross-Koch-Then-cross-off-support-from-Kansas-Chamber-of-Commerce.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:41:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article584240/Cross-Koch-Then-cross-off-support-from-Kansas-Chamber-of-Commerce.html Lobbyists Dave Trabert and Mike O’Neal get first dibs at Kansas schools ‘efficiency’ commission http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article516835/Lobbyists-Dave-Trabert-and-Mike-O’Neal-get-first-dibs-at-Kansas-schools-‘efficiency’-commission.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:21:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article516835/Lobbyists-Dave-Trabert-and-Mike-O’Neal-get-first-dibs-at-Kansas-schools-‘efficiency’-commission.html Rocker Ted Nugent talks up Kris Kobach, a ‘dear pig killin friend of mine.’ http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article496146/Rocker-Ted-Nugent-talks-up-Kris-Kobach-a-‘dear-pig-killin-friend-of-mine.’.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:13:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article496146/Rocker-Ted-Nugent-talks-up-Kris-Kobach-a-‘dear-pig-killin-friend-of-mine.’.html Louise Redford’s story of resilience and a life well lived http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article490764/Louise-Redford’s-story-of-resilience-and-a-life-well-lived.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:49:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article490764/Louise-Redford’s-story-of-resilience-and-a-life-well-lived.html Rex Sinquefield calls Jay Nixon “an idiot” for being fiscally responsible http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article437037/Rex-Sinquefield-calls-Jay-Nixon-“an-idiot”-for-being-fiscally-responsible.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 30 May 2014 11:33:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article437037/Rex-Sinquefield-calls-Jay-Nixon-“an-idiot”-for-being-fiscally-responsible.html Isla Vista rampage won’t change the gun debate http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article433185/Isla-Vista-rampage-won’t-change-the-gun-debate.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 29 May 2014 16:58:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article433185/Isla-Vista-rampage-won’t-change-the-gun-debate.html The feats of footsteps just keep getting better http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article399638/The-feats-of-footsteps-just-keep-getting-better.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 May 2014 17:03:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article399638/The-feats-of-footsteps-just-keep-getting-better.html Gov. Jay Nixon: Gamblers and legislature shortchanged schools http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article394510.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 May 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article394510.html Here’s why there’s no Medicaid expansion for Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article289120/Here’s-why-there’s-no-Medicaid-expansion-for-Missouri.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 18:58:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article289120/Here’s-why-there’s-no-Medicaid-expansion-for-Missouri.html The Missouri Senate after dark: What got traded and why http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article357068/The-Missouri-Senate-after-dark-What-got-traded-and-why.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 13 May 2014 10:23:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article357068/The-Missouri-Senate-after-dark-What-got-traded-and-why.html Chris Koster playing it safe on marriage challenge http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article356336/Chris-Koster-playing-it-safe-on-marriage-challenge.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 12 May 2014 15:22:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article356336/Chris-Koster-playing-it-safe-on-marriage-challenge.html Missouri Medicaid denial is one amazing disgrace http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article353349/Missouri-Medicaid-denial-is-one-amazing-disgrace.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 08 May 2014 16:28:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article353349/Missouri-Medicaid-denial-is-one-amazing-disgrace.html Tax cuts gone bad? Hey, not my problem http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article351217/Tax-cuts-gone-bad-Hey-not-my-problem.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 06 May 2014 12:02:28 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article351217/Tax-cuts-gone-bad-Hey-not-my-problem.html Rex Sinquefield, patron saint of lost causes? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article348192/Rex-Sinquefield-patron-saint-of-lost-causes.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 May 2014 17:28:53 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article348192/Rex-Sinquefield-patron-saint-of-lost-causes.html The Missouri legislature’s road to ruin http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article347735/The-Missouri-legislature’s-road-to-ruin.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 18:10:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article347735/The-Missouri-legislature’s-road-to-ruin.html Texting away our best manners and memories http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article346782/Texting-away-our-best-manners-and-memories.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:24:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article346782/Texting-away-our-best-manners-and-memories.html Hold the applause on Kansas school finance bill http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article346168/Hold-the-applause-on-Kansas-school-finance-bill.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:33:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article346168/Hold-the-applause-on-Kansas-school-finance-bill.html Kansas regents double down on repressive social media policy http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article345549/Kansas-regents-double-down-on-repressive-social-media-policy.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:46:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article345549/Kansas-regents-double-down-on-repressive-social-media-policy.html Research to reality, a life-and-death quandary http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article345541/Research-to-reality-a-life-and-death-quandary.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:53:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article345541/Research-to-reality-a-life-and-death-quandary.html Would you share your DNA info to advance medicine? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article345135/Would-you-share-your-DNA-info-to-advance-medicine.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:24:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article345135/Would-you-share-your-DNA-info-to-advance-medicine.html Give Kathleen Sebelius credit — she survived the furnace http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article344818/Give-Kathleen-Sebelius-credit-—-she-survived-the-furnace.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:35:53 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article344818/Give-Kathleen-Sebelius-credit-—-she-survived-the-furnace.html Up in the sky! It’s reality, untethered in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article344795/Up-in-the-sky-It’s-reality-untethered-in-Kansas.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:12:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article344795/Up-in-the-sky-It’s-reality-untethered-in-Kansas.html Dirty tricks in the Hickman Mills school board race http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article344389/Dirty-tricks-in-the-Hickman-Mills-school-board-race.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 12:58:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article344389/Dirty-tricks-in-the-Hickman-Mills-school-board-race.html Kansas Senate school bill deserves an ‘F’ http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article344240/Kansas-Senate-school-bill-deserves-an-‘F’.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:46:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article344240/Kansas-Senate-school-bill-deserves-an-‘F’.html Missouri legislature at work: Please do not disturb with facts http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article344202/Missouri-legislature-at-work-Please-do-not-disturb-with-facts.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:13:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article344202/Missouri-legislature-at-work-Please-do-not-disturb-with-facts.html The Missouri Senate and the inconvenient poor http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article343484/The-Missouri-Senate-and-the-inconvenient-poor.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:21:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article343484/The-Missouri-Senate-and-the-inconvenient-poor.html Missouri Senate on Medicaid expansion: Go find something else to do http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article343272/Missouri-Senate-on-Medicaid-expansion-Go-find-something-else-to-do.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:11:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article343272/Missouri-Senate-on-Medicaid-expansion-Go-find-something-else-to-do.html Flight 370 tragedy: Why do we still hide the answers in the Black Box? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article343161/Flight-370-tragedy-Why-do-we-still-hide-the-answers-in-the-Black-Box.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:19:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article343161/Flight-370-tragedy-Why-do-we-still-hide-the-answers-in-the-Black-Box.html The intrigue of Malaysia predates missing airliner http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article342844/The-intrigue-of-Malaysia-predates-missing-airliner.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:03:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article342844/The-intrigue-of-Malaysia-predates-missing-airliner.html Judge’s ruling a boost for Kris Kobach’s crusade to restrict voting http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article342855/Judge’s-ruling-a-boost-for-Kris-Kobach’s-crusade-to-restrict-voting.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 13:01:33 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article342855/Judge’s-ruling-a-boost-for-Kris-Kobach’s-crusade-to-restrict-voting.html More Americans like Obamacare; the GOP still hates it http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article342216/More-Americans-like-Obamacare-the-GOP-still-hates-it.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:40:05 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article342216/More-Americans-like-Obamacare-the-GOP-still-hates-it.html Kansas GOP: It’s my party and I’ll close the primary if I want to http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article341688/Kansas-GOP-It’s-my-party-and-I’ll-close-the-primary-if-I-want-to.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:03:26 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article341688/Kansas-GOP-It’s-my-party-and-I’ll-close-the-primary-if-I-want-to.html Watch who’s watching your school district http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article341530/Watch-who’s-watching-your-school-district.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:51:01 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article341530/Watch-who’s-watching-your-school-district.html Audit details Hickman Mills School District shenanigans http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article341025/Audit-details-Hickman-Mills-School-District-shenanigans.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 18:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article341025/Audit-details-Hickman-Mills-School-District-shenanigans.html Kansas GOP takes aim at party switchers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article341201/Kansas-GOP-takes-aim-at-party-switchers.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:41:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article341201/Kansas-GOP-takes-aim-at-party-switchers.html No permit required, and gun homicides spike in Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article340552/No-permit-required-and-gun-homicides-spike-in-Missouri.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:16:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article340552/No-permit-required-and-gun-homicides-spike-in-Missouri.html The origins of craziness in the Kansas Legislature http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article339718/The-origins-of-craziness-in-the-Kansas-Legislature.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:56:37 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article339718/The-origins-of-craziness-in-the-Kansas-Legislature.html A child snatched, a community’s worst nightmare http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article339642/A-child-snatched-a-community’s-worst-nightmare.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:17:13 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article339642/A-child-snatched-a-community’s-worst-nightmare.html Missouri study argues for stronger gun-licensing laws http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article339366/Missouri-study-argues-for-stronger-gun-licensing-laws.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:42:54 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article339366/Missouri-study-argues-for-stronger-gun-licensing-laws.html Is comeuppance ahead for predatory colleges? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article339046/Is-comeuppance-ahead-for-predatory-colleges.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 17:42:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article339046/Is-comeuppance-ahead-for-predatory-colleges.html A break in Jefferson City gridlock? You never know http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article339040/A-break-in-Jefferson-City-gridlock-You-never-know.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 17:25:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article339040/A-break-in-Jefferson-City-gridlock-You-never-know.html Mayor Sly James: Get the murder numbers down http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article338824/Mayor-Sly-James-Get-the-murder-numbers-down.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:45:18 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article338824/Mayor-Sly-James-Get-the-murder-numbers-down.html On health care, divining the truth as we want it http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article338489/On-health-care-divining-the-truth-as-we-want-it.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 16:45:45 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article338489/On-health-care-divining-the-truth-as-we-want-it.html Another infuriating for-profit college story http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article338448/Another-infuriating-for-profit-college-story.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:16:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article338448/Another-infuriating-for-profit-college-story.html Would you like a short-term loan with your stamps today? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article338269/Would-you-like-a-short-term-loan-with-your-stamps-today.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:02:38 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article338269/Would-you-like-a-short-term-loan-with-your-stamps-today.html A stunning rebuke to Missouri’s top prosecutors http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article337689/A-stunning-rebuke-to-Missouri’s-top-prosecutors.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 18:33:16 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article337689/A-stunning-rebuke-to-Missouri’s-top-prosecutors.html Kit Bond sees the light on Medicaid expansion http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article337249/Kit-Bond-sees-the-light-on-Medicaid-expansion.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 10:46:48 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article337249/Kit-Bond-sees-the-light-on-Medicaid-expansion.html ‘Tis the season for pomp, politics and preaching http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article337188/‘Tis-the-season-for-pomp-politics-and-preaching.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 17:03:05 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article337188/‘Tis-the-season-for-pomp-politics-and-preaching.html Five signs that Gov. Jay Nixon really is a Democrat http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article337033/Five-signs-that-Gov.-Jay-Nixon-really-is-a-Democrat.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 21:35:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article337033/Five-signs-that-Gov.-Jay-Nixon-really-is-a-Democrat.html A man of contradictions who touched many lives http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article336644/A-man-of-contradictions-who-touched-many-lives.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:06:15 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article336644/A-man-of-contradictions-who-touched-many-lives.html Gov. Sam Brownback’s ‘American renaissance’ has a nice ring, but http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article336542/Gov.-Sam-Brownback’s-‘American-renaissance’-has-a-nice-ring-but-….html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:11:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/barbara-shelly/article336542/Gov.-Sam-Brownback’s-‘American-renaissance’-has-a-nice-ring-but-….html