<![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 Olympics helped forge friendships among nations http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article98142467.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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World went a little crazy during my five months in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article97922232.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:35:37 CDT

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Focus in KC must be on improving schools for all students http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article97434112.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Dialogue Institute provides insight in KC area on Turkey http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article96776277.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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The Refugee Team at Rio Olympics gave the world a message of hope http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article96506337.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:02:23 CDT

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Job opportunities for young people in KC area construction http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article95962622.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Budget cuts shortchange mental health services http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article95375747.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Aug 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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WikiLeaks cables show U.S. diplomats warned the government about Gulen http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article95169017.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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More resources needed to battle the opioid epidemic http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article94614137.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Aug 2016 14:00:00 CDT

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Deviations to Plaza area plan frustrate involved residents http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article94044772.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Aug 2016 14:53:00 CDT

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Waving around a constitution can lead to real changes http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article93776067.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 16:07:49 CDT

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Payday lending traps low-income families in tragic cycle of debt http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article93346342.html#storylink=rss Charities that aid low-income families also are hurt by payday lenders

Food pantries feel the financial stress created by payday lenders as do health care facilities

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Tue, 02 Aug 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Community mental health safety net is at risk in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article92688252.html#storylink=rss People needing help to be treated for mental illness have few options

Repeated funding cuts in Kansas threaten vital services for residents

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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Hieronymus Bosch’s ‘Temptation of St. Anthony’ is a priceless gift for Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article92436692.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:44:08 CDT

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Valuing black lives connects to concept in U.S. revolution http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article91975222.html#storylink=rss The Black Lives Matter movement merits a quiz to help people better understand the message

The American Revolution was similar in seeking to overcome unjust treatment

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Traffic stops of minorities should concern more police http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article91382752.html#storylink=rss The Blue Springs Police Department has taken steps to address the problem

More law enforcement agencies in Missouri should do as well

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Police officers are brave public servants for the community http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article90602762.html#storylink=rss Law enforcement officers risk their lives daily for others

Awards that police receive is only part of the story

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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After a deadly failed coup, Turkey’s future is still vague http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article90382362.html#storylink=rss The coup attempt failed in Turkey, but the near future does not promise any better conditions for freedom and democracy

President Erdogan is talking about bringing back the death penalty that was abolished more than a decade ago

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Kansas raid on pensions only worsens problem http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article89967337.html#storylink=rss Tax cuts that Gov. Sam Brownback and the Republican-controlled Legislature approved payment delays to the Kansas Public Employee Retirement System

Taking from KPERS worsens the retirement system for public employees in the Sunflower State

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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Helping honeybees thrive again takes united effort http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article89132742.html#storylink=rss “Colony collapse disorder” partly caused by overuse of pesticides

Allowing dandelion growth will help feed honeybees

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Youth With Vision takes action against teen smoking in KC http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article88565857.html#storylink=rss Kansas City organization receives Group Youth Advocates of the Year Award

Raising the age to 21 for tobacco sales is an important way to curtail smoking

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Community’s support essential to counter sexual assault http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article87820672.html#storylink=rss Stanford University case points to need for justice

People must speak up to aid victims and prevent attacks

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Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:54:48 CDT

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Our fears divide us in American conflicts http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article87291222.html#storylink=rss The Main Street mentality and Liberal Arts/Social Science/Disadvantaged Coalition groups are different

Each, however, must work to overcome its fears and conflicts with the other

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Sun, 03 Jul 2016 12:07:00 CDT

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Cuts to physicians with KanCare patients are unjust http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article86420347.html#storylink=rss Doctors who accept KanCare are to receive a 4 percent cut in payments starting July 2

The reduction affects every hospital, physician, dentist and pharmacist in the state providing services to KanCare patients

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Lawmakers must do more to end the fear of gun violence http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article85853687.html#storylink=rss The mass shooting at the gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., this month makes people fearful

Lawmakers need to do more to prevent mass killings and gun violence

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:43:00 CDT

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Xenophobia becomes dangerous new normal in world politics http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/article85633202.html#storylink=rss From Europe to the United States, many politicians are acting the same way

Germany’s rising political party is following in the footsteps of the country’s most dreadful era

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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:00:14 CDT

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Kansas must fix school funding for kids’ sake http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article85319662.html#storylink=rss Gov. Sam Brownback called the special session of the Kansas Legislature to fix the funding formula for public schools

The Kansas Supreme Court is not guilty of overreaching by insisting on legislative action

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:00:00 CDT

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EPA pushing outdated, costly ethanol fuel http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article85115802.html#storylink=rss Senate Bill 657 would affect Missouri even more, making car owners 100 percent liable

Increased ethanol use drives up cost of feed for livestock, food costs for consumers

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Federal regulations will hurt payday loan operations in U.S. http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article84455987.html#storylink=rss Payday loan industry speaks out against government action

Small businesses give consumers better option when people face a financial pinch

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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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A journalist in love with freedom and his madonna http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article84213262.html#storylink=rss Sabahattin Ali, author of “Madonna in a Fur Coat,” has an inspiring story

The book has sold nearly 1 million copies in the last 10 years

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