TOPIC 1: TRYING TO MAKE THE SALE TO YAEL
A Twitter conversation between Mayor James and Yael (detailed in last Thursday’s column) reveals Yael is undecided about supporting the August 7th sales tax proposal. At one point, the mayor asks Yael if has a better idea about how to get things done.
TOPIC 2: THE VOTE FRAUD SQUAD
The August 7th primary will be the first large-scale test of the photo I.d. law in Kansas. Critics claim there’s no need for the law and it’s simply a GOP ploy to suppress the votes of some Democratic constituencies.
TOPIC 3: EXTREME PUTDOWN!
The op-ed pages of the Star last Sunday were replete with pleas to Kansas voters to support “moderate” candidates on August 7th. In addition to the Star editorial, there was also a column by Steve Rose on a similar topic. Rose says electing moderates to the Kansas Senate is the only way to stop “extremism” by “radicals” in the Kansas House and supported by Governor Brownback.
TOPIC 4: POLL-ARIZED
A new Gallup Poll shows confidence in television news at its lowest point since 1993. And, the poll was taken before two major networks misreported the Supreme Court ruling on Obama care.