<![CDATA[Cass County Opinion News |]]> https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/ en-us Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:02:41 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:02:41 CST Cass County Opinion 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Letter to the editor: Reader weighs in on the Ray-Pec bond issue https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/article205083189.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:38:56 CDT https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/article205083189.html New USS Missouri submarine serves as reminder of state pride, soldiers’ sacrifice https://www.kansascity.com/opinion/article200688709.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:00:00 CST

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Is it fine? Really? A mom questions her children’s sincerity sometimes https://www.kansascity.com/opinion/article198221314.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 06 Feb 2018 20:45:00 CST

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Value of volunteering is immeasurable for the community https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/article188275924.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:01:58 CST

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After 46 years of marriage, parsing wife’s hidden meaning to words remains key to bliss https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/article188078939.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:22:57 CST

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Citizens’ right to carry firearms comes with a responsibility to do so safely https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/lsjournal/article186885988.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Nov 2017 13:14:47 CST

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Don’t forget to count your blessings this Thanksgiving https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/article184559743.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:30:32 CST

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‘Jakes Blues’ comes out of retirement (temporarily) for a great cause https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/article182009951.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:28:54 CDT

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Don’t get distracted by tax cut, reform talk https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/lsjournal/article180966506.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Oct 2017 01:47:58 CDT

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Random thoughts and the evolution of road trips https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/article176810756.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:36:00 CDT

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Grudgingly acknowledging a touch of class in collegiate sports https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/article174158536.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:58:13 CDT

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Vacation Bible School is no vacation https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/article163945007.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:40:58 CDT

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Wake up, folks or apathy wins again https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/article162580463.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:08:06 CDT

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Renaming a fountain accomplishes nothing https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/article159782809.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Jul 2017 16:21:35 CDT

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The boys of summer https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/article158287129.html#storylink=rss I thoroughly enjoy watching baseball. The other evening my favorite baseball player struck out twice, collected one base hit, an RBI and a run scored. The team managed to knock off a previously undefeated team and move up one in the league standings.

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People will be people and chimps will be chimps https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/article158287099.html#storylink=rss You may recall a television show called “Kids Are People, Too” that ran on ABC from 1978 to 1982. I took great delight in reminding our oldest son that the title of the show contained absolutely no truth at all. I would constantly tease him when the show was airing that kids are not people. People are people, kids are just kids, they aren’t really people yet, I would tell him.

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Television offers us a glimpse at far-away natural wonders https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/article158287094.html#storylink=rss You might not expect a naturalist, an outdoorsman and a lover of the good old days like me to brag on television.

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It is time to show some respect https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/article158287069.html#storylink=rss All the news outlets and social media have been abuzz this past week over the ill-conceived antics of Kathy Griffin. This is not the proper forum for recounting the rude, tasteless and disrespectful photo of her and the Trump mask that was posted online. We’ve all aware and have probably fully discussed what we have seen and heard.

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We must look at the positives after state audit https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/article158287059.html#storylink=rss Harrisonville alderman addresses state audit.

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State audit worth every penny https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/article158287064.html#storylink=rss Harrisonville mayor discusses recent results of state audit

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We need to be able to laugh at ourselves https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/article158287054.html#storylink=rss There was an interesting little bit in the news last week about a junior high school awards event that brought some unwanted consequences. Apparently, teachers involved in the academic honors program at Anthony Aguirre Junior High in Channelview, Texas, near Houston decided to hold a mock ceremony.

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Slow down, you move too fast https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/article158287049.html#storylink=rss Before I spend much energy discussing the driving habits of others, I feel that it is extremely necessary to confess. I have, in the past, received more than one traffic citation, all for the offense of exceeding the posted speed limit.

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For what it’s worth https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/opinion/article158287044.html#storylink=rss I had to look it up. I could remember that it was a song recorded by Buffalo Springfield and that it was recorded about 50 years ago, but I could not for the life of me remember the name of it. “For What It’s Worth” contains some catchy lyrics that some might even think are applicable today.

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