Tag: Kansas blogs

  • Journalism’s obituary, in advance

    Referring to an article on the Drudge Report, a local Wichita blogger writes “According to this report on June 24th 2009 the ‘Free Press’ died without a whimper. It rushed head long into suicide.”

  • Kansas blogger prone to exaggeration

    Jason Croucher, writing in the Kansas Jackass blog, says that we’re spending trillions on the Iraq war and little domestically. Is this really the case?

  • We really don’t know what Kansas taxes should be — except lower

    Today’s edition of the Kansas Jackass blog has a post written by Jason Croucher that criticizes Americans For Prosperity because the group doesn’t like taxes. That’s not quite accurate, as Croucher himself says he doesn’t like paying taxes. Instead, the post seems to argue that we have to pay taxes because they’re there, and we…

  • Kansas budget drama unnecessary

    Kansas news reports and blogs are still trying to decide who won last week’s showdown between Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius and Republican legislative leaders. GOP message lost in drama provides an example. But as reported on this blog (Sebelius’ Proposed Cuts Not Likely Enough, Kansas Governor Not Facing Reality of Budget Crisis) and in other…

  • Kansas voter data difficult to use

    At the Kansas Meadowlark, Earl Glynn has an article that illustrates some of the difficulties that researches face when working with voter data. I haven’t done nearly as much of this as Earl has, but I can tell you there have been times when I’ve been quite frustrated with voter data that I’ve received. I’ve…

  • Kansas Jackass spotted at Kansas days

    Through several methods, including excessive tweeting and plain old gumshoe work, the identity of the anonymous blogger Kansas Jackass was deduced.

  • First Amendment Defense Thorny Issue for Kansas Ethics Commission

    The Kansas Meadowlark is covering a case before the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission that has free speech implications. The Meadowlark’s report is First Amendment Defense Thorny Issue for Ethics Commission.

  • What impact do Kansas voters have on judges?

    Recently a Kansas blog covered a political event and wrote this in a post titled Defending America Summit Brought out the Wingnuts: Stephen Ware, Professor at the University of Kansas Law School: “What’s unusual about Kansas is about how little the people’s wishes matter. There are no checks and balances in the judicial selection process.”

  • And the basis for your criticism is?

    A blogger in Kansas has an issue with a talk given by Jonah Goldberg at Americans For Prosperity’s Defending the American Dream Summit in Wichita. As it turns out, the basis for the criticism is …, well, let the speaker himself explain. See the post titled Well-Named.