Opinion

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a yearning for regular times that’s understandable and unstoppable. That reality, however, requires doing more to minimize COVID-19’s spread than the strategies employed so far at 2022’s high-profile…

How on earth does one spark controversy from that blandest of government creations, the internal working group? One way is to give it a scary, Orwellian name like the Disinformation Governance Board. That is the…

Last week’s rains and cold had us wondering if we could ever put winter wear away only to be followed by this week’s scorching temperatures.  Our region’s unpredictable weather is part of its charm —…

I recently gave a lecture to students at the University of Colorado about my childhood experiences as a refugee survivor from the days of the Holocaust. Aside from relating my story, I had a message…

Long before she became governor, Laura Kelly advocated eliminating the sales tax on food. In 2012, 2015 and 2016 then-Sen. Kelly introduced various measures — including a constitutional amendment — to phase out the punitive…

Can I get something on the record? I love moms. I really love moms. A caring mother provides the best chance, sometimes the only chance, a young person has of turning into a responsible, self-reliant,…

The European Union is about to deliver its biggest economic blow yet to Russian President Vladimir Putin: cutting off all E.U. imports of Russian oil. It won’t happen overnight. The proposal unveiled on Wednesday calls…

Campaigns to remove books from schools and libraries in the United States have increased dramatically in recent years. This book-banning frenzy has risen to such absurd heights that a recent headline read: “Florida rejects 41%…

Last week, Moderna became the first manufacturer to officially ask the Food and Drug Administration to approve its COVID-19 vaccine for children under 6 years old.  As with all things COVID-19, sentiments about vaccinating kids…

It was a dramatic moment for U.S. involvement in the Ukraine war. Nancy Pelosi, one day after her surprise meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv, told the press in Poland on Sunday: “America…