<![CDATA[As I See It News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/ en-us Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:08:11 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:08:11 CDT As I See It 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com What if Prince had a will? Protect your legacy after death http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article80974832.html#storylink=rss Prince’s estate valued at millions of dollars will work its way through the courts because he had no will

Everyday Americans can take steps to ensure that what they accumulated in wealth will be passed on to the rightful people

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Tue, 31 May 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Unfinished lives remembered on Memorial Day http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article80481337.html#storylink=rss Iraq and Afghanistan are the wars shaping today’s young people

For those who made the ultimate sacrifice, others must dedicate their time to making a difference

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Sun, 29 May 2016 12:09:00 CDT

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Is Turkey still a model country? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article80126867.html#storylink=rss Turkey just 10 years ago appeared to be a model for establishing democracy in a Middle Eastern country

But a lot of things have changed since then, especially in the world of politics

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:50:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article80126867.html
KC praised as leader in U.S. in improving kids’ reading ability http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article79585477.html#storylink=rss Mayor Sly James’ Turn the Page KC initiative wins Pacesetter Award

Program pushes to knock down more barriers to reading proficiency

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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Green energy spurs jobs growth in Midwest, U.S. http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article78917697.html#storylink=rss Kansas, the overall clean jobs number is more than 27,000

In Missouri the number has increased from 40,000 to more than 52,000 in the last year

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Sun, 22 May 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Why are the British people so angry about Angelina Jolie? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article78653177.html#storylink=rss The Hollywood star spoke the truth about refugees and isolationism recently

But lots of people don’t want to hear the sad truth

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Thu, 19 May 2016 14:41:21 CDT

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City Hall giveaways to developers hurt Kansas City schools http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article78090217.html#storylink=rss The Grand Reserve Hotel project is slated for a City Council vote

The Traders on Grand development also seeks city help

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Tue, 17 May 2016 13:00:00 CDT

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Uber is a good way to get around, but it comes with problems too http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/article77308587.html#storylink=rss Uber has had problems in Turkey and countries across Europe

I have enjoyed using Uber in Kansas City and meeting friendly drivers

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Thu, 12 May 2016 17:45:01 CDT

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Ban firearms from college campuses, hospitals in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article76845847.html#storylink=rss Law to allow more guns on college campuses jeopardizes safety

Guns create a severe public health hazard

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Tue, 10 May 2016 18:27:05 CDT

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Della Lamb helps immigrants earn American dream http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article76190512.html#storylink=rss Syrian family among the latest to be resettled

Immigrant families come to America filled with hope

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Sun, 08 May 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Some companies boosting pay for low-wage workers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article75357502.html#storylink=rss Missouri legislature was wrong in reversing Kansas City Council action

Low wages make is difficult to keep good workers

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Tue, 03 May 2016 13:45:00 CDT

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How would Donald Trump’s ‘unpredictable’ America reshape the world? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article74528022.html#storylink=rss GOP front-runner Donald Trump laid out contradictory foreign policies Wednesday

While talking about “peace,” he also promised to build a bigger military

In reality, the “unpredictable” America he wants is not a positive idea

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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:30:18 CDT

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Reopening the Woodlands racetrack a bad move for Wyandotte County http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article73977672.html#storylink=rss Kansas City, Kan., community has enjoyed growth and quality developments

Kansas Legislature and Unified Government should reject efforts to restart dog and horse racing

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Water, sewer line coverage in KC in homeowners’ interest http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article73419827.html#storylink=rss National League of Cities program is administered by Utility Service Partners

Currently more than 12,000 Kansas City families have signed up for the program

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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 07:32:00 CDT

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Freedom of speech is not a laughing matter in Turkey http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article73184167.html#storylink=rss Protected speech in the U.S. open to lawsuits elsewhere

Insulting a foreign head of state could spell trouble in some countries

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 17:11:24 CDT

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Missouri lawmakers unfairly targeting state parks system http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article72687892.html#storylink=rss One bill would require the state to sell 4,200 acres along the Eleven Point River

Another measure would allow ATVs up to 5 feet wide and weighing a ton on the Katy Trail

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:36:45 CDT

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Families shouldn’t avoid end-of-life care conversations http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article71446617.html#storylink=rss National Health Care Decisions Day on Saturday is an opportunity for discussions

No one can predict the future, so the time to talk about health care choices is now

Carol Quiring is the chief executive officer of Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice in Kansas City

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 18:05:09 CDT

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Divine direction helps community heal after tragedy http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article70778282.html#storylink=rss A daughter, a sister, a wife, a mother, an aunt, a friend, a business owner, a faithful servant of God shows strength

SevenDays: Make a Ripple, Change the World begins Tuesday in the Kansas City area

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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 10:00:00 CDT

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Civil rights tour of South opens eyes of Kansas City area students http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article70053892.html#storylink=rss Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy and University Academy students visit museums and the Edmund Pettus Bridge

Young people learn from the experiences of civil rights marches

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Tue, 05 Apr 2016 13:31:54 CDT

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Together with Mets fans, we’re blazing a path to American civility http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article68830777.html#storylink=rss Howard Goller, a lifelong fan of the Royals, ventured to the Mets’ Citi Field and learned New York fans can be verbally abusive, win or lose

The Royals’ run to World Series glory offered a chance for a small step forward for fans everywhere

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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 15:08:04 CDT

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Tim Keck: Osawatomie State Hospital may see changes as it celebrates 150th year http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article68307772.html#storylink=rss Osawatomie State Hospital opened in November 1866

Since then, many generations of Kansans have supported the state hospital, its patients and employees

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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 07:07:00 CDT

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Hannah Becker: Young farmers are essential to ensure future food supply http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article67604692.html#storylink=rss As economists predict future food shortages, the nation should be concerned over a dearth of young farmers

Student loan debt is just one obstacle for younger ag entrepreneurs

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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 17:10:41 CDT

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Sam Weller: 'Fahrenheit 451' forever: a literary classic’s uncanny cultural longevity http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article66235462.html#storylink=rss Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” is a “Big Read” selection at Mid-Continuent Public Library

His biographer reflects on why the little book became a perennial success

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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 17:26:05 CDT

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Jay Dow: Better option missed in action against MU Professor Melissa Click http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article65434637.html#storylink=rss Melissa Click during black student protests last fall contributed to stereotype of university instructors

Professional relationship between staff and students needs to be maintained

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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 11:05:04 CST

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Michael Middleton: University system touches people, boosts economy all over Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article64830302.html#storylink=rss The four Missouri campuses provide the talented workforce that is critical to the state’s employers

The Kansas City campus makes important strides in health sciences, bioscience research and other fields.

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Tue, 08 Mar 2016 16:54:57 CST

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Rick L. Armstrong and W. Terrence Kilroy: Independent reviews ensure integrity after police shootings http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article63430552.html#storylink=rss Police shootings must prompt unbiased and independent reviews

Current system ensures a culture of honesty, integrity and accountability

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Tue, 01 Mar 2016 17:49:56 CST

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Robert Day: Why Bernie Sanders is no Eugene McCarthy http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article62764407.html#storylink=rss Sold on Eugene McCarthy’s idea to end the war

But wary of Bernie Sanders’ promises to young voters

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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 17:24:16 CST

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Azani S. Fitten: In Europe, being an American counts more than skin color http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article62031887.html#storylink=rss Studying abroad opens eyes of UMKC student

Ancestors’ country of origin mostly lost for African Americans

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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 09:00:00 CST

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Robert Reys: Too much testing, too little control for math teachers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article60714611.html#storylink=rss Teaching math gets harder each year, especially in Missouri, because of mandated tests

Testing companies win, but students and teachers lose

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 09:00:00 CST

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Glenn North: ‘How to Mourn a Brown Boy,’ a poem http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article60145561.html#storylink=rss Glenn North, a Kansas City writer, delivered a poem recently in honor of Rosilyn Temple

Temple is the mother of a murder victim and the founder of the anti-violence organization KC Mothers in Charge

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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:48:16 CST

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