Following are remarks prepared and presented by John Todd on the passing of Bill Davitt.
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Today The Heritage Foundation launches The Daily Signal, a news, analysis, and commentary outlet.
Seeking to tell the story of the Kermit Gosnell, most prolific serial killer in American history, filmmakers Ann McElhinney, Phelim McAleer, and Magdalena Segieda ask for your help.
As Kansas Republicans decide who to vote for in next week's primary election, moderate senate incumbents and many newspapers urge voting for those Republicans who promote a “reasonable,” “balanced,” and “responsible” approach to Kansas government. When we examine the record of the coalition of moderate Republicans and Democrats that governed Kansas for the first decade of this century, we see legislative accomplishment that not many Kansans may be aware of.
While the Wichita Eagle criticizes those it calls "naysayers," it is the newspaper's editorial board itself that is harmful to the people of Wichita and their economic freedom.
The speaker at this Friday's meeting (September 3rd) of the Wichita Pachyderm Club is candidate for the United States Congress from the fourth district of Kansas Mike Pompeo.
This Friday (August 27) the Wichita Pachyderm Club will feature a presentation titled "Economic Forecast for the Wichita Area." The presenter will be Debra Franklin, Regional Labor Force Analyst at the Center for Economic Development and Business Research at Wichita State University.
The candidates for the Republican Party nomination for United States Congress from the fourth district of Kansas will participate in a forum this Friday in El Dorado.
Americans for Prosperity-Kansas, Wichita Chapter, will hold an informational tour of the Sedgwick County Register of Deeds Office on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at 11:30 am in the lobby of the
Sedgwick County Courthouse at 525 N. Main in Wichita.
As the debate over the funding of Kansas public schools goes on, sometimes facts get lost in the shuffle, and school spending advocates sometimes invent "facts" in order to score political points by criticizing those working to bring inconvenient facts to light.
From the November 2007 archives. Since then, the Wichita schools have a new superintendent, and Kansas has raised its minimum wage.
An article in The Wichita Eagle “Plan offers hope for city's troubled heart” (November 14, 2007) reports on the development of a plan named New Communities Initiative, its goal being the revitalizing of a depressed neighborhood in Wichita. The saddest thing in this article is the realization that there is consideration of a plan for large-scale government intervention to solve problems that are, to a large extent, caused by government itself.
This Friday, the Wichita Pachyderm Club presents Kansas State Representative Steve Brunk, Republican from Bel Aire, as the speaker. His topics will include proposed House Concurrent Resolution 5019, the REAL (Revenue Expenditure and Assessment Limitations) Act -- a state constitutional amendment dealing with revenue, expenditures, assessment, and limited government, the need to restructure the budget, and property tax reform.
Here’s a photo of the general session of the Americans for Prosperity Defending the American Dream Summit, October 3, 2009.
Hundreds of millions have already been spent for downtown redevelopment and what do we have to show for it? In contrast, look at the benign neglect the city has had on the thriving east and west sides of town where projects on Maize and Webb roads have prospered despite heavy property taxes.
One of the most important -- but most underappreciated, in my opinion -- cultural assets in Wichita is the Marcussen organ at Wichita State University and Wiedemann Recital Hall, which houses the organ.
It's not only the organ and recital hall, but the people who have been in charge of WSU's organ program and the Rie Bloomfield Organ Series, which brings in accomplished concert organists from around the world for a series of five or so recitals each year.
Here’s some video from the Wichita tea party held on Independence Day in 2009. Joseph Ashby is the speaker. Update: See more of Joseph’s speech…