The Wizard may rule Oz, but it's not too late to pull back the curtain.
States should follow Oregon and California's lead here and do more to ensure that their citizens are able to be heard, and my home state of Kansas is no exception - though they may need to recall Kris Kobach first.
Tax-cut proponents predicted an economic boom, not meager growth. When Governor Sam Brownback signed the tax cuts into law, he said they would provide "a shot of adrenaline into the heart of the Kansas economy."
A group of Kansas Christians have started an online petition, adding to the mounting pressure against Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's Executive Order 15-07 which bars the state from accepting Syrian refugees.
Perhaps the most important thing I set out to do was to give a few young people, who happen to be transgender, some hope that they could live authentically and make it in this world.
If anyone had a legitimate question about the racist underpinnings of Kobach's anti-immigrant activism, his association with white nationalists certainly clarifies things.
With threats to life on all sides, both natural and man-made, childhood in the Kansas Territory was far from being a sheltered, protected existence. The contrast to the cosseted up-bringing of many of today's children is striking.
Holy product placement. Millions of us watched the monumentally popular Pope Francis drive off in his four-door Fiat 500S. Don't you assume this car w...
Should two brothers who were convicted of a horrific murderous crime spree be tried in court together and sentenced to death in one combined sentencing hearing? Alternatively, does justice mandate erecting a wall between their two cases and holding separate individualized hearings?
Justices Scalia and Alito argued that the death penalty must be constitutional. But Justices Breyer and Ginsburg countered that, as currently practiced, the death penalty in its totality may likely be cruel, unusual, and wholly unconstitutional.
I'm not so sure about some people's ability to separate zombie fact from zombie fiction. The only fact that exists about zombies is that there are no such things as zombies. I thought that was the one thing we could all agree upon.
Brown said that he understood that he was responsible for violations by people in his program, but then went on to say that SMU was being punished too harshly by the NCAA. Well, yes, that seems reasonable, if you are Larry Brown.
The University of Kansas overreached when it expelled a student who posted profane, insulting tweets about his ex-girlfriend while under a no-contact order, the Kansas Court of Appeals ruled Friday.
When I bought my house, which the bank owns but kindly allows me to pay for, I was thrilled to have a big yard with lots of beautiful trees. Apparently, the trees don't feel the same, which is why, after a recent storm, the oak was on me.
Monday marks the release of the "biggest, most important step" the Obama administration has taken to combat climate change: the U.S. Clean Power Plan. Clean energy leaders, health experts, and advocates in Kansas City joined together in celebration at Berkley Riverfront Park on Saturday in anticipation of the plan.
Arrested, cuffed and booked, I was close enough to share the same breath as the lower depths of modern day America. Child molesters. Rapists. Murderers. Nazis. Gangbangers. Drug dealers. Thieves. Recidivists. Taxpayers. Voters. Citizens. People who were just like you and me.