School district blasted for adding $85,000 administrative position

By   /  August 27, 2014  /  Education, Kansas, News  /  No Comments

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Redundant, wasteful and ridiculous are a few of the ways current and former school board members are describing the creation of a new administrative position within Liberal USD 480.

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Fairfax: 17 voted twice in same election

By   /  August 26, 2014  /  Kansas, Maryland, News, Virginia, Voter Fraud  /  No Comments

TRACKING VOTES ACROSS STATE LINES: Fairfax Election Board Secretary Brian Schoenemann has sent evidence of dual voting in Virginia and Maryland to state and federal prosecutors.

Want a real-life example of voter fraud? Fairfax County election officials say they have 17 — and they’re providing names to local, state and federal authorities for prosecution.

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Week in Review: Union bullying and police militarization

By   /  August 22, 2014  /  Kansas  /  No Comments

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It’s finally Friday, right everyone? But before the weekend zips by, take a moment and glance backward. You know the drill, check out our week in review.

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By the numbers: Military hardware in the hands of Kansas cops

By   /  August 21, 2014  /  Kansas, News  /  No Comments

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The federal government’s now-infamous 1033 program has played a huge part it placing military surplus equipment into the hands of local law enforcement. But while the ramifications of such actions are on full display in Ferguson, Mo., the Sunflower State isn’t immune from the trend of police militarization.

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Teacher says union resorting to bully tactics in wake of decertification

By   /  August 20, 2014  /  Education, Kansas, News, unions  /  No Comments

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The doom and gloom predictions of the state’s largest teachers union have not come to pass more than a year after Deerfield USD 216 faculty opted to boot out the Kansas National Education Association, according to teacher Doug Crandall.

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KS Week in review: Omissions and muzzles

By   /  August 15, 2014  /  Kansas  /  No Comments

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In many ways, the government is a bit of a necessary evil. But just because we need it around doesn’t mean it’s an all-knowing, benevolent force for good. Curious what governmental foibles have cropped up in the Sunflower State? Take a look back at our week in review for a recap.

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