Whether it’s limiting the role of moderates on important committees or denying them opportunities in party leadership, the result is Johnson County’s constituents and their values are under-represented.
Prosecutors’ decisions — which crimes to prioritize, what charges to bring, whether to offer plea bargains — are essentially unreviewable. We trust them to exercise this power because they are subject to elections.
While we agree that those in the White House have abdicated their role as leaders, we recognize that local leaders are the ones best equipped to enact meaningful and expedient solutions to climate change.
These should not be controversial measures. Unfortunately, the Republican brand is currently so synonymous with anti-voting stances that everyone I have encountered in my two years of anti-Crosscheck advocacy has assumed I’m a Democrat. (I’m not.)
The city’s Park and Recreation Department determined that there would be a demand for the service but ultimately recommended against signing an agreement with BikeWalkKC to operate a bike share program.
The FCC has placed control over the internet into the hands of big cable oligopolies like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T, imparting a massive blow to all digital denizens who are not majority shareholders of a major ISP.
How is family separation, inflicting life-long psychological trauma, consistent with your Judeo-Christian ethics and welfare when our economy is so dependent on cheap immigrant labor and we are a nation of immigrants?
Every new home built in Johnson County adds to the flooding on Indian Creek, as has happened too many times near 103rd Street and Wornall Road, leaving part of the Indian Creek and Tomahawk trails closed in early August.
Praying with the monks is a transcendent experience. At the abbey and in the yawning farm lands surrounding it, silence is cherished and revered — not in a punitive, restrictive way, but as in the tranquil, soft opening of a door.