Book Review: The Walking Dead- Rise of the Governor (author by Robert Kirkman, Jay Bonansinga) (reviews on Goodreads) In the Walking Dead universe, there is no greater villain than The Governor. The despot who runs the walled-off town of Woodbury, he has his own sick sense of justice: whether it’s forcing prisoners to battle zombies in […]
By John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau During the last decade, growth of U.S. agricultural exports to the European Union (EU) has been the slowest among this country’s top 10 export destinations. If U.S. farmers and ranchers had an opportunity to compete, trade with the EU could become a growth market for them. “Regulatory barriers have […]
Representative Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) released his upcoming Town Hall schedule. These local events allow Kansans the opportunity to visit one on one with the Congressman and share their concerns about the future of the nation. When Congressman Huelskamp took office in January 2011, he promised to continue the tradition of Senators Pat Roberts and Jerry […]
by Linda K. Beech As soon as trick-or-treaters finish their holiday haunting, Halloween candy will disappear from stores and something else will fill the shelves. Do you know what comes next? Yes– Christmas!! Unbelievably, on a business trip to Manhattan in the last week of August I was surprised to see a large craft store […]
Kansas Democratic Party Chair Joan Wagnon issued a statement following the release of a Survey USA poll of Kansas voters that showed Sam Brownback’s disapproval rating spiking to 58%, a ten point increase since SurveyUSA’s last Kansas poll in July of 2012: “Sam Brownback can’t hide from the truth: his policies are hurting Kansas families […]
Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural Derral & Sheila Sommerfeld – Classic Reproduction Wagon Works By Ron Wilson, director of the Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development at Kansas State University. As the sun sets over the pastoral Flint Hills, a remarkable scene comes into view: Across the hillside comes a set of covered […]
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has released a new public service announcement that urges tough talk about the rules of driving a car. The ads show parents telling children to slow down and be careful since before they could walk, so there’s no point to stop warnings kids when they start driving.
Stacy Campbell K-State Research & Extension Control annual weeds now ahead of corn and sorghum Fall control of winter annuals now lessens headaches in spring Fall control of difficult weeds makes sense With row crop harvest underway, it’s time to start planning your fall herbicide applications to control winter annual broadleaf weeds and grasses ahead […]
by Rich Pottorff, Doane chief economist & Washington analyst Congress finally passed a bill that reopened the government, at least temporarily, and raised the debt ceiling enough to allow the government to pay its bills for a few months. The continuing resolution will fund the government until January 15th and the debt ceiling will allow […]
By John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau The end of agriculture in America is near. American agriculture will soon lose its competitive edge. So say some agricultural opponents. They also think that…. The high costs of producing food in America, compared with the costs in other countries, are pushing American producers out of business as foreign […]
You thought it was rough at Arrowhead for Chiefs games? This Jets fan is caught on tape punching a woman during Sunday’s Jets Patriots game.
(AP) — The president and CEO of The Associated Press says that governments that try to force citizens to decide between a free press and national security are creating a “false choice” that weakens democracy. Gary Pruitt said Saturday that the U.S. Justice Department’s secret seizure of records of telephone calls to and from AP […]
The Meatless Monday Campaign, aimed at cutting meat, dairy and egg consumption by 15 percent, is accused of misrepresenting its number of participants, especially in the categories of schools, food service and restaurants. The Meatless Monday Campaign gained traction in recent years, but is ready to celebrate its 10-year anniversary. An investigation by the Animal […]