Editorials

From the drone’s-eye view many of us have on cable news, the thousands of Haitians — families, pregnant women, children, babies — milling around under a Del Rio bridge are an urgent problem to be…

The Docking State Office Building was designed with someone like Don Draper in mind.  Its design is straight out of “Mad Men.” The ventilation system was even conceived with smokers in mind. But it’s current…

It is not every community that you can go to a city commission meeting and have an art criticism class break out. But as you’ve surely surmised, Lawrence is not any community. Thus, city commissioners…

During and after the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, Republicans roundly blamed President Joe Biden for leaving our Afghan allies vulnerable. This was a valid, though highly hypocritical, criticism, since the peace deal negotiated…

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft effectively admitted last week that his party has concocted from whole cloth the assertion that election fraud was rampant in the 2020 election and therefore justifies the draconian new…

“It’s better late than never.” We echo that sentiment of a new Missouri law aimed at making sure mental health care is covered by insurance at the same level as physical health. The Missouri Independent…

Before the polls had even opened Tuesday morning, Larry Elder blamed voter fraud for what he sensed would be a losing campaign to unseat California Gov. Gavin Newsom in a recall election.  Elder was the…

It’s time to have a chat about Texas. Yet again decisions made in the Lone Star State are affecting the Sunflower State. Frankly, it’s getting old.  This time, it’s restrictions on abortion access are causing…

A majority of Americans sighed in relief Thursday when President Joe Biden announced that about 80 million Americans — including those at large-scale industries, health care workers, federal employees and  contractors — will be required…

Of course the pro-gun-regulation activist and former ATF agent President Joe Biden nominated to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives couldn’t pass Senate muster. What do you expect, a critic of Big…