Long after other cities had sparked their urban cores to new life, Kansas City created a couple of key plans that were in sync, one from the private sector called the Sasaki Plan and one from the mayor’s office known as the River-Crown-Plaza.
It should do it now, before the Washington Redskins are forced to change. The team should change names because it will make the ownership and city look progressive. The franchise should do it because, incidentally, it’ll make money for the team. But mostly the Chiefs should change its name because it's the right thing to do.
“The payday loan industry spreads money around Jefferson City like butter, and this is only the latest attempt to protect their 400 percent interest rate on payday loans,” frustrated State Auditor Tom Schweich said in 2012.
Birth control is the gateway drug to women’s equality. Plan your family — plan your future. When somebody else’s ‘religious freedom’ gets in the way of that maybe it’s time for a ‘Freedom From the Other Guy’s Religion’ amendment. My rights matter. Science and facts matter.
Birth control is the gateway drug to women’s equality. Plan your family — plan your future. When somebody else’s ‘religious freedom’ gets in the way of that it’s time for a ‘Freedom From the Other Guy’s Religion’ amendment.
Win two tickets to Buzz Beach Ball Sept. 5 at Sporting Park PLUS get a meet & greet with the artist of your choice: Weezer, The 1975, Ume, Bear Hands, the Mowgli’s, Broods, J Roddy Walston and the Business or Meg Myers.
I tweeted four-letter words expressing my unhappiness at the U.S. Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling. So what can I do? What can you do? What could we all do if we thought the decision was wrong? Use another four-letter word that does matter — vote.
In Missouri, we have a chance on Aug. 5 to protect all of our family farms by passing Amendment 1. If voters approve it, Missouri will be protecting farms that raise food organically and growers that provide food for local farmers markets.
Abroad, much of the world’s understanding of American values is gleaned from our exported TV/movie culture. When people in other countries see sexual violence in shows like “Criminal Intent” or “Law and Order,” what do they make of us?
The reality is that crony capitalism restricts access to opportunities to all but the well connected and reduces consumer choices. A homegrown brand of crony capitalism was recently highlighted in a lawsuit filed on behalf of 250 independent cabdrivers against Kansas City.
Hampton Stevens writes: Medical marijuana is now legal in 21 states. Colorado and Washington have legalized recreational marijuana use. Yet more change is badly needed. Our society is still expending enormous resources to prosecute the pointless war on weed.
Dale Irwin writes: Employees and consumers are learning the hard way these days that they cannot get a job, a loan, a car, a home, a credit card or even a cellphone without unknowingly signing away their Seventh Amendment right to a jury trial.
A man walked up to Mom and without a word slipped $100 into her hand. He smiled into her shocked face and walked out of the store. She doesn’t know who he was. I do. He was all the goodness she’s ever done coming back to her on the moral loop of the universe.
My mom raised three kids, sometimes giving up A for B, and then settling on C but we were happy. Still, I did not comprehend her sacrifices until my wife, Tina, left me with our children to attend a wedding.
Y’all know who I feel bad for? Cliven Bundy. I feel like he needs a black friend. Yeah, I know he’s got that one black bodyguard. But, frankly, that guy’s done a crappy job or Cliven wouldn’t be in so much dang trouble.
A petition was started that received 1,750 signatures to prevent Michelle Obama from speaking. What the heck? Are you kidding me? What’s the problem? Did I mention it’s the first lady? I applaud their activism, but here’s the deal. They created a stir for the four people who wouldn’t get to come to your graduation, and those people aren't exactly crying about it.
On my farm, genetically modified seeds have cut my use of insecticides and herbicides, saved fuel, saved labor and drastically reduced soil erosion. Those successes have been repeated all across the Corn Belt.