Syndicated Columnists

Syndicated Columnists

Kathleen Parker: A failure to communicate

It doesn’t seem to bother Trump’s supporters that he has hit a few snags — court rulings halting his travel restrictions; the dismissal or withdrawal of a top official here and there. Or that there seems to be an irregular relationship between Trump’s and Vladimir Putin’s “people.”

Syndicated Columnists

Seth Abramson: Megaphones for all in the digital age

Seth Abramson, an assistant professor of English at the University of New Hampshire and a former lawyer, writes: “the digital age has given each of us a megaphone, a claustrophobically tiny room in which to use it, and the ability to disappear into an angry puff of smoke the moment we hear anything we dislike or say something to a stranger we have no interest in vouching for even a moment after we’ve said it.”

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More reaction to the shooting at Austins Bar & Grill

Still in shock over the shooting Wednesday night in Olathe, people were stopping by to drop off flowers Friday at a makeshift memorial in the parking lot of Austins Bar & Grill in South Olathe. "I see this as one man's hate," said Linda McCoy, a lifelong resident of Olathe. "It's heartbreaking, it's not who we are," said McCoy.
Tammy Ljungblad The Kansas City Star
More reaction to the shooting at Austins Bar & Grill 1:58

More reaction to the shooting at Austins Bar & Grill

Widow of Austins Bar & Grill shooting victim speaks 2:55

Widow of Austins Bar & Grill shooting victim speaks

Mayor of Olathe and addresses the shooting at Austins Bar & Grill 1:35

Mayor of Olathe and addresses the shooting at Austins Bar & Grill

Yoder calls for stricter immigration laws 2:23

Yoder calls for stricter immigration laws