<![CDATA[Yael T. Abouhalkah | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you Yael T. Abouhalkah. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:51:52 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:51:52 CDT Yael T. Abouhalkah 60 Free trash pickup goes on steroids in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article5000679.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 09:58:55 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article5000679.html Ten gifts for the Kansas City area’s naughty and nice leaders http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4919694.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:41:07 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4919694.html Alamo Drafthouse punks North Korea by showing ‘The Interview’ http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4865748.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:54:50 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4865748.html New Kansas jobs figures stun Sam Brownback, and not in a good way http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4668108.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:36:35 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4668108.html Twists and turns occur in Kansas City’s naming rights game http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4576492.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:51:45 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4576492.html More KC motorists can pull up to the pump for compressed natural gas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4501449.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:40:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4501449.html New figures reveal Sam Brownback isn’t shrinking Kansas government, he’s collapsing it http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4444783.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:29:18 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4444783.html Hallelujah: Johnson County reaches across state line to embrace a KC transit plan http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4424658.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:42:59 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4424658.html Pay attention to crucial Kansas City Council races and who wants to spend your tax money http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4409088.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:48:46 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4409088.html Sam Brownback’s $1.1 billion tax-cut blunder slams into Kansans http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4401709.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:33:39 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4401709.html Sorry, Royals fans, but Madison Bumgarner deserves Sports Illustrated’s top award http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4357926.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:57:36 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4357926.html Police Chief Darryl Forté delivers a candid message to KC’s protesters http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4293077.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 09:20:48 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4293077.html Without Michael Brooks, KC City Council candidates speak up for the arts http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4274290.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 11:53:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4274290.html KC’s bloody murder rate is finally improving, but not nearly enough http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4259889.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 14:08:59 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4259889.html Rams’ ‘hands-up’ gesture has a nation arguing about cops, race and crime http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4262061.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:30:23 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4262061.html The area’s after-Thanksgiving priorities: Jobs, schools and the urban core http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4160195.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:30:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4160195.html Cleveland cop kills 12-year-old black boy carrying fake gun, but why? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4163388.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:19:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4163388.html Arrogant leadership keeps damaging American Royal’s reputation http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4142115.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:01:24 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4142115.html Kris Kobach smells fame and money as he renews attacks on Obama and 'illegal aliens' http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4083675.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:59:42 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4083675.html Stunning new surge of jobs in Kansas will put big smile on Sam Brownback’s face http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4046156.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:55:20 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4046156.html U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler gives global warming a cold shoulder http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4029277.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:14:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4029277.html Ignore Ray Merrick’s foolish comments: Government workers in Kansas are not parasites http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4019000.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:48:52 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4019000.html KU basketball’s fraternity of fair-weather fans faces ugly wake-up call http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4012430.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:37:09 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article4012430.html Government employees produce nothing, says ignorant Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick of Johnson County http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3979541.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:22:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3979541.html Black power at KC’s upgraded Police Department headquarters http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3932347.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:40:41 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3932347.html Surprising poll results for building new Royals downtown stadium http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3895704.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:57:36 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3895704.html KC’s economic development crowd squashes Mayor Sly James’ reform of tax breaks http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3857170.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:14:52 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3857170.html Sam Brownback just sold Kansas voters a $1 billion black hole http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3734645.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09:35:12 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3734645.html Poll: Should taxpayers build a new downtown stadium for the Royals? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3726987.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:35:47 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3726987.html No, Sam Brownback, Kansans didn’t give you a mandate for more tax cuts http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3619154.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 11:16:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3619154.html Chiefs fans can howl, but Clark Hunt and NFL controlled 2015 London game http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3601989.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:07:48 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3601989.html Arrogance on Kemper Arena, plus Tuesday’s elections really matter to Kansas City’s future http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3582645.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:29:31 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3582645.html Gov. Sam Brownback seizes ugly victory over Paul Davis in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3570677.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 23:20:30 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3570677.html Sen. Pat Roberts slinks to victory in Kansas over Greg Orman http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3569154.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:24:55 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3569154.html Alarming new report: Sam Brownback’s policies blew $258 million hole in income tax revenue http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3542301.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 14:44:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3542301.html Ignore Bob Dole’s harmful pleas to re-elect Pat Roberts http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3537145.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 07:39:38 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3537145.html Kansas tax cuts fail again, as new revenue numbers plague Sam Brownback but help Paul Davis http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3498039.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:35:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3498039.html Now that the Royals’ season is over, let’s look at crucial elections that are almost here http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3451055.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:35:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3451055.html Apologies to Paul Rudd and Eric Stonestreet, but Royals are real World Series story tonight http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3438605.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:33:20 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3438605.html Johnson County mayors pen odd love letter to Pat Roberts http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3415655.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:25:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3415655.html Sam Brownback’s hypocritical attack on Kansas Supreme Court reopens ugly murder case wounds http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3342286.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:48:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3342286.html Kansas City parties on while woes mount for the St. Louis region http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3254116.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:47:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3254116.html Sam Brownback’s new race-baiting TV ad insults Kansans http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3221841.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:26:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3221841.html New jobs report shows Sam Brownback’s tax cuts still a costly failure http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3196928.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:12:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article3196928.html Frank White plans to watch World Series at home, and why that’s just wrong http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2954501.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:54:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2954501.html Shocking Kansas GOP sweep shaping up for Sam Brownback, Pat Roberts http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2929532.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:02:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2929532.html Ned Yost the ‘dunce’ outmanages Buck Showalter the ‘chessmaster’ http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2849725.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:47:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2849725.html Shine the Kansas City spotlight on sports, rankings and politics http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2812638.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:09:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2812638.html Thank Jackson County for saving the Royals, not Johnson County http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2690745.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 13:03:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2690745.html Kansas City vs. Baltimore: Which one is the better city? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2649401.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:15:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2649401.html Even after Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax cuts, jobs aren’t fleeing Missouri to Kansas in the KC area http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2625376.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 16:26:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2625376.html St. Louis Cardinals’ fans classless, racist reactions to Ferguson protesters (with video) http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2569242.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 09:02:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2569242.html Ted Cruz gives dreaded tea party stamp of approval to Pat Roberts http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2533081.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:52:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2533081.html Ned Yost will accept your apologies starting right ... now http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2527105.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:19:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2527105.html Ned Yost fools his critics as Royals beat Angels http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2492564.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:22:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2492564.html Buzzkill alert: Supporting Kansas City Chiefs, Royals comes with great costs http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2416278.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:42:28 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2416278.html New Kansas revenue figures same bad news for Sam Brownback’s campaign http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2404528.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:15:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2404528.html Jovan Belcher CTE finding exposes an ugly reality for fans of Kansas City Chiefs and NFL http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2299632.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:45:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2299632.html Sex toy sale in Kansas delights Democrats, but Republicans not so much http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2235061.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:51:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2235061.html Johnson County could use some new, vibrant political leaders http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2230402.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:07:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2230402.html Cranky John McCain, spacey Sarah Palin won’t save Pat Roberts in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2226502.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:20:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2226502.html Emma Watson’s powerful U.N. feminist speech draws ugly nude-photo threat http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2213799.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:12:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2213799.html Young Paul Davis visited strip club, but old Sam Brownback is ruining Kansas budget http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2201213.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:33:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2201213.html Roger Goodell has zero credibility on domestic violence solutions for NFL http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2171804.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:19:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2171804.html New Kansas jobs report bad news for Sam Brownback, good news for Paul Davis http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2164719.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:47:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2164719.html Kris Kobach’s shameful bid to protect GOP’s Pat Roberts embarrasses Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2163541.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:30:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2163541.html Civic leaders’ bluster can look a little arrogant http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2142819.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:30:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2142819.html This 49-word bombshell from Anheuser-Busch just sent chills down the NFL’s spine http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2128144.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:09:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2128144.html James Brown’s powerful speech about Chiefs’ Jovan Belcher, Ray Rice and domestic violence (with video) http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2086671.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:57:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2086671.html Don’t let Mariner Kemper and Neal Patterson seduce KC taxpayers on Kemper Arena http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2065350.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2065350.html New gloomy population forecasts add to Kansas City region’s woes http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2053393.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:03:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2053393.html Led by Sly James, gun-control allies battle GOP’s NRA lackeys in Jeff City http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2050077.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:06:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article2050077.html Ray Rice assault video kills his career, enrages fans, embarrasses NFL http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1905825.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:16:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1905825.html Panera says ‘no’ to guns, so NRA loses again http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1906930.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:31:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1906930.html Feisty Sam Brownback vs. Paul Davis debate shows clear differences for Kansans http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1710572.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 11:40:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1710572.html Aggressive Pat Roberts fends off low-key Greg Orman in Senate debate http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1716795.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 12:23:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1716795.html Pat Roberts hires new mud-slinging campaign manager http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1592060.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:27:33 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1592060.html Feisty Claire McCaskill targets hijinks of Kris Kobach, GOP in Roberts-Orman Senate race http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1549291.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:37:53 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1549291.html From the grave, Luke Bresette’s message of forgiveness rings true http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1499402.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:18:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1499402.html Bullies in the Kansas Legislature plague Johnson County http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1440868.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:49:05 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1440868.html Quit whining about Brownback’s appointment of conservative Supreme Court justice http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1342262.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1342262.html KC fire union president’s misleading attack on Mayor Sly James http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1342017.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:36:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1342017.html Surprise plan emerges to solve KC’s ambulance billing mess http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1327610.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:38:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1327610.html Dan Cofran’s ‘basics vs. bling’ message insults Sly James and KC voters http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1310111.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:52:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1310111.html Sorry, naysayers: KC’s crime rate actually dropping in 2014 http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1302095.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:58:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1302095.html KC’s silly bid for a Super Bowl http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1293676.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:32:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1293676.html Sorry, America, but Japan is better on guns, transit and health care http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1263694.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:45:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1263694.html Media now part of the problem in Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1262016.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:28:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1262016.html New jobs reports shows Brownback’s tax-cut promises still failing http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1246852.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:41:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1246852.html Say goodbye to powerful women in KC area counties http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1245917.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:08:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article1245917.html Paul Krugman vs. Stephen Moore: Kansas is at the center of feud after tax cut errors http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article829117.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article829117.html Heritage Foundation economist defends Sam Brownback, attacks Paul Krugman, but then ... oops http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article800237.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:10:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article800237.html Stop defending the Kansas City area’s anemic growth in jobs http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article791713.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:05:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article791713.html Red, white and blue-in-the-face Americans rage against immigrant kids http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article780292.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:35:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article780292.html Gary Pinkel’s right: It’s time for MU and KU to play again http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article778555.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:37:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article778555.html Is the GOP’s Jan Meyers cunning or confused? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article758641.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:59:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article758641.html Triple whammy: New, dismal jobs reports for Brownback, Nixon and KC area http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article749515.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:28:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article749515.html Japanese delegation visits KC, emphasizing need for strong relationships http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article744856.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:33:35 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article744856.html KC Fire Department’s report card doesn’t yet merit $370 million tax http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article741240.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:03:23 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article741240.html Gun-toting teachers and open-carry folly vetoed by Jay Nixon http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article728828.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article728828.html