Ruckus is a lively roundtable about the big ticket issues that face our community today. Moderator Mike Shanin leads the ensemble of conservatives and liberals as they duke it out over whose view will stand.
State of the Union
The president delivered his State of the Union address Tuesday evening. We will discuss style, substance and reaction. GOP response will be offered by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels.
Mitt Takes a Hit!
In the GOP presidential race, Newt Gingrich scored a major victory over Mitt Romney in the South Carolina primary last Saturday. We will discuss the state of the GOP race and the four remaining candidates.
In his budget outline, Kansas City, Missouri, City Manager Troy Schulte has proposed significant cuts to the Fire Department. The Chief claims such cuts would violate national safety standards. Yael has been critical of the Fire Department’s budget and staffing for several years.
Speaker Should Stick to Speaking!
Kansas Speaker Mike O’Neal has sent a couple of controversial e-mails about the Obama family that have gone “viral.” Despite his apologies, a group of ministers has collected 30,000 online signatures calling for his resignation.