At a White House press conference today President Obama and Energy Secretary Chu revealed several actions they claimed would promote energy efficiency while saving Americans billions of dollars annually. Some of the mandates include forced changes on energy conservation standards for household and commercial lighting and forced changes on incandescent and fluorescent lamps. My wife [...]
Who knew Darla Jaye from KMBZ’s 980 Live with Darla Jaye was running for public office? Many were wearing a variety of stickers at the Olathe Republican Party Picnic and Straw Poll on Saturday. Some stickers said “Draft Darla for U.S. Congress” — but she’s not really running. From Darla’s Facebook page on Sunday: I [...]
On a hot, 97-degree afternoon, almost 50 Modern Day Patriots from the Kansas City Tea Party met yesterday near the Johnson County Courthouse to protest the increased taxes, loss of jobs, and increased regulations in the “Cap and Trade” bill passed by the U.S. House on Friday.
Bob Weeks from the Voice for Liberty in Wichita has been a leader in seeking press credentials for the alternative media in Kansas. See his article today, Kansas alternative media shut out of legislative access. UPDATE: See video of Bob Weeks’ appearance on Kansas week on KPTS in Wichita:
A group of more than 60 protesters met outside the KMBC‘s studios in Kansas City to promote free market health care, and protest the ABC special “Prescription for America” being aired tonight. The group was made up of modern day patriots from the Kansas City Tea Party and the Kansas City Area 9.12 Project. General [...]
Attorney General Steve Six‘s office is providing training this week at four locations in Kansas on “Open Meetings” and “Open Records.” Today these training sessions were in Olathe and about 120 attended. Yesterday the training was held in Dodge City; sessions will be held in Topeka and Wichita on Thursday and Friday. The sessions were [...]
Last Friday Congresswoman Candice Miller (R-Michigan) attempted to make an amendment to H.R. 2868, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2009, to minimize the impact of new regulations on agriculture and farmers. The Democratically controlled committee voted “no” on her amendment along party lines. Farmers may now suffer increased regulations on any chemical product related [...]
The Kansas Republican Party met near Salina on Saturday for their summer meeting. Several Republican leaders addressed the group, including U.S. Senator Sam Brownback, who will be a candidate for Kansas Governor in 2010.
The Flint Hills Center for Public Policy today sponsored a luncheon near the Plaza in Kansas City, MO where Dr. Mark Hendrickson talked about “The Next Great Depression and the Attack of the Watermelons?” Hendrickson is a professor of economics and international business at Grove City College in Pennsylvania and is a contributing scholar with [...]
Tim Latham, a Lawrence High School teacher, was perplexed when his contract was not renewed since he had taught previously for 19 years without complaints. In fact, Latham had always received positive comments about his teaching. Former LHS students thought Latham was a good teacher and came to his support. Several of the students spoke [...]