A ballot effort to remove reproductive rights from the Kansas Constitution lost by 18 percent in Kansas’ primary election. 59 percent of Kansas women and the men that love them voted NO, party affiliation be damned.
Development does not necessarily mean more and bigger, but rather growth and change. Change is part of development that should bring about enduring progress for the community, not just immediate gain for some.
There are twenty-seven words in the second amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Tragically, the selective misinterpretation of these words by the National Rifle Association, pseudo originalists, politicians of both parties and those who fail to consider our history has resulted in unspeakable tragedy for our country and our citizens.
The Republican Party and the Democratic Party have each played critical roles in America for a very long time. It is a balancing act, if you will, that has by and large kept the country moving forward without veering too far in one direction or the other.
Our Founding Fathers chose a republican form of government. In this form of government the power is held by the people and elected representatives are required to help all people, not just a few. To further guard against tyranny, our Founders also established three coequal branches of government
On January 6, 2022, Congress would remember what happened on that day one year ago. The members sought to pay respect and say thank you to the Capitol Police, the District of Columbia police, and others who defended the United States Capitol.
Mark Twain once observed that history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes. This is certainly true concerning the recent performance of our economy. Historically, our economy does much better under Democratic presidents than Republicans.
According to Mark Twain, “It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.”
Nathaniel Hawthorne also observed “No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true.”
January 6, 2021, started out as an exciting day. President Biden’s victorious election was about to be certified by both Houses of Congress in a mostly ceremonial procedure presided over by Vice President Mike Pence.
The Republican Party, also known as the Grand Old Party, decided in 2020 that they would have no platform other than to ”enthusiastically support the President’s agenda.” The understanding was that any Republicans who refused to support Trump’s lies and his efforts to undermine our democracy and Constitution would be punished by Trump’s base and, in turn, by the party; and that is exactly how it has played out through the…