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Immigration Is Still a Thorny Issue

Lee’s Summit, June 17, 2014 – Immigration to the United States is often the greatest hope for many living outside our borders, and in many cases it is their last hope to give the next generation a chance to do… Continue Reading →

Binge Watching TV, Is It Just an Old Trend New Again?

Binge, noun, a short period of time when you do too much of something. On demand TV and especially Netflix have ignited the fuel of binge watching television shows, gone are the days of switching out DVD’s and in are… Continue Reading →

FIFA and the Cost

As the FIFA World Cup is underway in Brazil there have been protests in the streets crying out against the $11 billion spent to bring the event to the country. Eleven billion dollars is a lot for any country to… Continue Reading →

On the Origin of Socialism

After the industrial revolution, the economy of nearly all European countries changed dramatically. The prevailing new system: capitalism. If you are an American reading this, you probably think you know capitalism, but the American economic system is actually a mixed… Continue Reading →

The Desertion in Iraq: An Interview with a Soldier

Today, parts of Iraq are under siege. The attackers are a group called the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The group originated in Iraq in 2011, according to The Economist, and has since appended Syria to its name… Continue Reading →

Reaching Out for the Stars

  In recent years, NASA, has ramped up deep space exploration. Granted, we haven’t been sending people out into the far flung reaches of space, but we have been looking, watching, and waiting. Missions like Kepler, Opportunity, and Hyugens have… Continue Reading →

The Fate of Film: Could It Be Like Vinyl?

Vinyl. Audiophiles all over the world claim that vinyl records have a superior sound: richer, fuller, and warmer. Vinyl was the medium of sound for decades. From the birth of recorded music up until magnetic tape was invented. Even after… Continue Reading →

AP photographer hits White House: ‘Once we lose access, we’ll never get it back’

By Paul Bedard | MARCH 19, 2014 AT 11:44 AM Topics: White House Washington Secrets Barack Obama Media Newspapers Transparency   The Associated Press has stepped up its attack on White House efforts to block coverage of events involving President… Continue Reading →

Do Government Agencies Answer To Voters?

LEE’S SUMMIT, DECEMBER 20, 2013 – A few weeks ago, with the Affordable Care Act debacle (Obamacare as is the vernacular) , my wife and I were discussing why I’m so against the idea of Health and Human Services running… Continue Reading →

Health Exchange Early Withdrawal Or The Grinch who stole Christmas

Lee’s Summit, December 16, 2013 – The problems with the Health Care Benefit Exchanges are far more serious than just the Federal Government’s site not accepting enough applications.  The Washington Healthplanfinder – the official ACA-Compliant Health Benefit Exchange for the… Continue Reading →

Snow Update, Public Meetings, New Businesses

Snow Update: With snow expected in the metropolitan area early in the morning on Sunday, Dec. 8, the City of Lee’s Summit will have a 10-person snow removal crew reporting to work at 11 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7.  The… Continue Reading →

State Senator Will Kraus – Capitol Report

Veterans Day Monday, Nov. 11, the United States will celebrate Veterans Day to honor those who have served their country in any military capacity. Originally proclaimed as Armistice Day by President Woodrow Wilson in 1919, the day is also celebrated… Continue Reading →

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