<![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 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 Bill Self is no jerk, because he’s staying at KU (so far) http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article728643.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:09:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article728643.html Locked, loaded and loony: Rick Perry and Sean Hannity are on Mexican border patrol http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article704257.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:54:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article704257.html Verrückt media reviews today could be brutal or breathless http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article695307.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 00:45:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article695307.html Who has the guts to make big changes KC region needs? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article699832.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:11:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article699832.html City that’s 88 percent white shamed by racist Obama outhouse float http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article680979.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:36:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article680979.html Google Fiber teaches Overland Park who’s boss http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article679970.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:10:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article679970.html On further review, Target’s decision is a victory for gun lovers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article667797.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:54:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article667797.html Trying to get excited about Kansas City’s costly streetcar plan http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article665038.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:07:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article665038.html So long, U.S. soccer ‘fans,’ see you in four years http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article659045.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:49:33 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article659045.html Davis attacks, Brownback suffers as new tax-cut problem slams Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article649505.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:18:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article649505.html Stunning job losses in Kansas undermine Brownback’s re-election plan http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article630326.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 01:05:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article630326.html Gutsy move in St. Louis will help overturn Missouri’s gay marriage ban http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article624486.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:27:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article624486.html Johnson County’s reputation as an economic superstar is overrated http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article616049.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:04:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article616049.html Good solution emerges in Leawood’s ‘Free Little Library’ controversy http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article609642.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:47:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article609642.html After Chastain victory, KC acts like sore losers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article607067.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:21:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article607067.html Pugnacious potential Sprint CEO and his shameful ‘raping you’ comment http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article586338/Pugnacious-potential-Sprint-CEO-and-his-shameful-‘raping-you’-comment.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 00:21:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article586338/Pugnacious-potential-Sprint-CEO-and-his-shameful-‘raping-you’-comment.html Gun lovers finally can pack heat at Kansas Capitol http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article583012/Gun-lovers-finally-can-pack-heat-at-Kansas-Capitol.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:16:33 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article583012/Gun-lovers-finally-can-pack-heat-at-Kansas-Capitol.html Three KC area politicians who can’t lose (unless they do) http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article577231/Three-KC-area-politicians-who-can’t-lose-unless-they-do.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:55:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article577231/Three-KC-area-politicians-who-can’t-lose-unless-they-do.html Kansas City could lose ‘Sprint Center’ and much more in T-Mobile merger http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article566966/Kansas-City-could-lose-‘Sprint-Center’-and-much-more-in-T-Mobile-merger.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:05:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article566966/Kansas-City-could-lose-‘Sprint-Center’-and-much-more-in-T-Mobile-merger.html KU student basketball fans get schooled by rich Jayhawk donors http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article560325/KU-student-basketball-fans-get-schooled-by-rich-Jayhawk-donors.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:08:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article560325/KU-student-basketball-fans-get-schooled-by-rich-Jayhawk-donors.html New report destroys Gov. Sam Brownback’s bid to blame President Obama for Kansas budget crisis http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article535698/New-report-destroys-Gov.-Sam-Brownback’s-bid-to-blame-President-Obama-for-Kansas-budget-crisis.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 11:47:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article535698/New-report-destroys-Gov.-Sam-Brownback’s-bid-to-blame-President-Obama-for-Kansas-budget-crisis.html ‘Mom and apple pie’ issues are getting tougher to find in the Kansas City area http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article527809/‘Mom-and-apple-pie’-issues-are-getting-tougher-to-find-in-the-Kansas-City-area.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 16:12:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article527809/‘Mom-and-apple-pie’-issues-are-getting-tougher-to-find-in-the-Kansas-City-area.html Tea party’s Milton Wolf dreams of being Pat Roberts’ nightmare for Kansas Senate seat http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article521972/Tea-party’s-Milton-Wolf-dreams-of-being-Pat-Roberts’-nightmare-for-Kansas-Senate-seat.html1#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:58:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article521972/Tea-party’s-Milton-Wolf-dreams-of-being-Pat-Roberts’-nightmare-for-Kansas-Senate-seat.html1 Yael T. Abouhalkah: Westboro Baptist protest of gay principal backfires http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article511836/Yael-T.-Abouhalkah-Westboro-Baptist-protest-of-gay-principal-backfires.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 20:39:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article511836/Yael-T.-Abouhalkah-Westboro-Baptist-protest-of-gay-principal-backfires.html Las Vegas killers were 2nd Amendment gun cowards http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article507686/Las-Vegas-killers-were-2nd-Amendment-gun-cowards.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:01:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article507686/Las-Vegas-killers-were-2nd-Amendment-gun-cowards.html Ignore NRA fantasy world: Good guy with pepper spray stops bad guy with gun http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article495106/Ignore-NRA-fantasy-world-Good-guy-with-pepper-spray-stops-bad-guy-with-gun.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:04:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article495106/Ignore-NRA-fantasy-world-Good-guy-with-pepper-spray-stops-bad-guy-with-gun.html Sam Brownback’s tax cuts now full-blown disaster for Kansans http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article448813/Sam-Brownback’s-tax-cuts-now-full-blown-disaster-for-Kansans.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:41:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article448813/Sam-Brownback’s-tax-cuts-now-full-blown-disaster-for-Kansans.html Leawood says no to Hy-Vee, but tax break mania still infects the area http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article426982/Leawood-says-no-to-Hy-Vee-but-tax-break-mania-still-infects-the-area.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 28 May 2014 17:49:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article426982/Leawood-says-no-to-Hy-Vee-but-tax-break-mania-still-infects-the-area.html Good (and bad) tax ideas keep local voters very busy http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article393791/Good-and-bad-tax-ideas-keep-local-voters-very-busy.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 May 2014 17:51:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article393791/Good-and-bad-tax-ideas-keep-local-voters-very-busy.html ‘Glass Labyrinth’ is better, bigger than ‘Shuttlecocks’ http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article394489/‘Glass-Labyrinth’-is-better-bigger-than-‘Shuttlecocks’.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article394489/‘Glass-Labyrinth’-is-better-bigger-than-‘Shuttlecocks’.html Chipotle fires back at gun lovers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article382312/Chipotle-fires-back-at-gun-lovers.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 16:55:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article382312/Chipotle-fires-back-at-gun-lovers.html Honest 10-year-old Tyler Schaefer soon could be $10,000 richer http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article394470/Honest-10-year-old-Tyler-Schaefer-soon-could-be-10000-richer.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article394470/Honest-10-year-old-Tyler-Schaefer-soon-could-be-10000-richer.html KC’s streetcar expansion now faces huge challenge: winning votes http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article394450/KC’s-streetcar-expansion-now-faces-huge-challenge-winning-votes.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article394450/KC’s-streetcar-expansion-now-faces-huge-challenge-winning-votes.html Kansas City’s love affair with millennials hits a few rough spots http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article358753/Kansas-City’s-love-affair-with-millennials-hits-a-few-rough-spots.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 14 May 2014 15:39:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article358753/Kansas-City’s-love-affair-with-millennials-hits-a-few-rough-spots.html Reckless attacks by Limbaugh, Coulter, Will on #BringBackOurGirls campaign http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article356997/Reckless-attacks-by-Limbaugh-Coulter-Will-on-BringBackOurGirls-campaign.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 13 May 2014 08:55:23 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article356997/Reckless-attacks-by-Limbaugh-Coulter-Will-on-BringBackOurGirls-campaign.html Uber kicks off KC service with Jamaal Charles in the back seat, but Mayor Sly James is not amused http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article353821/Uber-kicks-off-KC-service-with-Jamaal-Charles-in-the-back-seat-but-Mayor-Sly-James-is-not-amused.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 May 2014 08:55:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article353821/Uber-kicks-off-KC-service-with-Jamaal-Charles-in-the-back-seat-but-Mayor-Sly-James-is-not-amused.html KU’s Bill Self gets it right, this time in the classroom http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article353017/KU’s-Bill-Self-gets-it-right-this-time-in-the-classroom.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 08 May 2014 10:18:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article353017/KU’s-Bill-Self-gets-it-right-this-time-in-the-classroom.html There’s no end in sight to KC area’s love of higher sales taxes http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article352424/There’s-no-end-in-sight-to-KC-area’s-love-of-higher-sales-taxes.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 07 May 2014 16:58:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article352424/There’s-no-end-in-sight-to-KC-area’s-love-of-higher-sales-taxes.html KCI task force offers bold vision that’s far from a done deal http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article352123/KCI-task-force-offers-bold-vision-that’s-far-from-a-done-deal.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 07 May 2014 11:38:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article352123/KCI-task-force-offers-bold-vision-that’s-far-from-a-done-deal.html Kicking clergy out of Senate chamber caps ugly 24 hours in Jefferson City http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article351229/Kicking-clergy-out-of-Senate-chamber-caps-ugly-24-hours-in-Jefferson-City.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 06 May 2014 12:17:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article351229/Kicking-clergy-out-of-Senate-chamber-caps-ugly-24-hours-in-Jefferson-City.html Bring on the GOP’s bogus Benghazi hearings http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article350331/Bring-on-the-GOP’s-bogus-Benghazi-hearings.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 05 May 2014 11:58:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article350331/Bring-on-the-GOP’s-bogus-Benghazi-hearings.html New evidence shows why Sam Brownback’s reckless ‘blame Obama’ excuse won’t work http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article348673/New-evidence-shows-why-Sam-Brownback’s-reckless-‘blame-Obama’-excuse-won’t-work.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 May 2014 17:10:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article348673/New-evidence-shows-why-Sam-Brownback’s-reckless-‘blame-Obama’-excuse-won’t-work.html In new border war, Jay Nixon cancels unfair Kansas-like tax cuts in Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article348376/In-new-border-war-Jay-Nixon-cancels-unfair-Kansas-like-tax-cuts-in-Missouri.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 May 2014 11:30:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article348376/In-new-border-war-Jay-Nixon-cancels-unfair-Kansas-like-tax-cuts-in-Missouri.html Foolish tax cuts flushing Kansas and Sam Brownback down the drain http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article348069/Foolish-tax-cuts-flushing-Kansas-and-Sam-Brownback-down-the-drain.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 May 2014 12:13:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article348069/Foolish-tax-cuts-flushing-Kansas-and-Sam-Brownback-down-the-drain.html Big tax breaks for Burns & McDonnell have low points and high points http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article347902/Big-tax-breaks-for-Burns--McDonnell-have-low-points-and-high-points.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:45:28 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article347902/Big-tax-breaks-for-Burns--McDonnell-have-low-points-and-high-points.html KC Zoo’s new ‘free day’ program is a winning idea http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article347869/KC-Zoo’s-new-‘free-day’-program-is-a-winning-idea.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:51:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article347869/KC-Zoo’s-new-‘free-day’-program-is-a-winning-idea.html From Oklahoma murderer to national martyr http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article347835/From-Oklahoma-murderer-to-national-martyr.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:30:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article347835/From-Oklahoma-murderer-to-national-martyr.html In huge victory for clean air, U.S. Supreme Court rejects GOP’s ‘war on coal’ argument http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article347584/In-huge-victory-for-clean-air-U.S.-Supreme-Court-rejects-GOP’s-‘war-on-coal’-argument.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 12:40:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article347584/In-huge-victory-for-clean-air-U.S.-Supreme-Court-rejects-GOP’s-‘war-on-coal’-argument.html FBI probe could threaten Sam Brownback’s re-election in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article347330/FBI-probe-could-threaten-Sam-Brownback’s-re-election-in-Kansas.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 08:32:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article347330/FBI-probe-could-threaten-Sam-Brownback’s-re-election-in-Kansas.html Missouri’s gun-happy bill would endanger innocent lives in KC http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article346934/Missouri’s-gun-happy-bill-would-endanger-innocent-lives-in-KC.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:21:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article346934/Missouri’s-gun-happy-bill-would-endanger-innocent-lives-in-KC.html Five special runners took five different paths to Boston Marathon’s finish line http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article346631/Five-special-runners-took-five-different-paths-to-Boston-Marathon’s-finish-line.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:43:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article346631/Five-special-runners-took-five-different-paths-to-Boston-Marathon’s-finish-line.html Embrace Kansas City’s low costs to attract people and jobs http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article346525/Embrace-Kansas-City’s-low-costs-to-attract-people-and-jobs.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:25:35 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article346525/Embrace-Kansas-City’s-low-costs-to-attract-people-and-jobs.html Shame on Missouri GOP’s sham attempt to impeach Gov. Jay Nixon http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article346538/Shame-on-Missouri-GOP’s-sham-attempt-to-impeach-Gov.-Jay-Nixon.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:17:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article346538/Shame-on-Missouri-GOP’s-sham-attempt-to-impeach-Gov.-Jay-Nixon.html A warm welcome for marathoners in Boston Monday http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article345999/A-warm-welcome-for-marathoners-in-Boston-Monday.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:20:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article345999/A-warm-welcome-for-marathoners-in-Boston-Monday.html Boston Strong was more than a motto at this marathon http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article346156/Boston-Strong-was-more-than-a-motto-at-this-marathon.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:47:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article346156/Boston-Strong-was-more-than-a-motto-at-this-marathon.html Yet another reason to like the Boston Marathon http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article345727/Yet-another-reason-to-like-the-Boston-Marathon.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:59:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article345727/Yet-another-reason-to-like-the-Boston-Marathon.html Kansas City is living down to its high-crime reputation http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article345271/Kansas-City-is-living-down-to-its-high-crime-reputation.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:02:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article345271/Kansas-City-is-living-down-to-its-high-crime-reputation.html Suspect hated Jewish people, yet only Christians were murdered in Johnson County rampage http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article345104/Suspect-hated-Jewish-people-yet-only-Christians-were-murdered-in-Johnson-County-rampage.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:41:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article345104/Suspect-hated-Jewish-people-yet-only-Christians-were-murdered-in-Johnson-County-rampage.html A year after Boston Marathon bombing, KC area runners look ahead to special 2014 race http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article345032/A-year-after-Boston-Marathon-bombing-KC-area-runners-look-ahead-to-special-2014-race.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:04:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article345032/A-year-after-Boston-Marathon-bombing-KC-area-runners-look-ahead-to-special-2014-race.html A week of shame finally ends for MU’s athletic program http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article344893/A-week-of-shame-finally-ends-for-MU’s-athletic-program.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:14:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article344893/A-week-of-shame-finally-ends-for-MU’s-athletic-program.html Ousting a felon like James Tindall from office shouldn’t be this hard http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article344852/Ousting-a-felon-like-James-Tindall-from-office-shouldn’t-be-this-hard.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:45:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article344852/Ousting-a-felon-like-James-Tindall-from-office-shouldn’t-be-this-hard.html ‘Just say yes’ crowd seeks wins on KCI and streetcar expansion http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article344697/‘Just-say-yes’-crowd-seeks-wins-on-KCI-and-streetcar-expansion.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:27:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article344697/‘Just-say-yes’-crowd-seeks-wins-on-KCI-and-streetcar-expansion.html It’s KC vs. Rochester in Final Four of America’s worst downtown ‘parking craters’ http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article344479/It’s-KC-vs.-Rochester-in-Final-Four-of-America’s-worst-downtown-‘parking-craters’.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:42:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article344479/It’s-KC-vs.-Rochester-in-Final-Four-of-America’s-worst-downtown-‘parking-craters’.html