Now: @mcclatchy Opinion Editor and @KCStar editorial page editor; past: @WSJ White House correspondent; always: intense Kansas Jayhawks fan and marathon runner
Our @KCStar headline on says it all. Kansas City has waited 50 years for this moment.
A @KCStar investigation uncovered a fatally flawed system that puts many foster kids on the path to prison or homelessness and seldom prepares them for adult life. This fundamental failure demands action and raises the question: How can we let this happen?
The absolutely heartbreaking case of a 3-month-old who suffered 31 fractures revealed how outrageously outdated Kansas' child abuse law is. Will lawmakers finally change this woefully inadequate statute? from @KCStarOpinion
Trump's budget bears a strong resemblance to Kansas' failed policies. This won’t end well. Our @KCStar editorial:
Among the questions @realDonaldTrump declined to answer as he walked out: Was this a terrorist act? Do you denounce the white nationalists?
Two young brothers from Overland Park set up a lemonade stand in the summer heat so that they could donate the proceeds to help migrant children. Why haven't some of our national leaders shown the same humanity in addressing the crisis at our border?
Kris Kobach's advice to Dreamers: "Go back to your home country. Get in line."