TOPIC 1: HAIL TO THE CHIEF!
Kansas City now has its first African-American Police Chef, Daryl Forte. There’s a long history of antagonism in Kansas City between the police and the African-American community.
TOPIC 2: CLAIRE-LY VULNERABLE?
National pundits say Senator McCaskill is vulnerable as she faces re-election in 2012 for a variety of reasons. Among them, her early support of Obama and a controversy over taxes owed on a private airplane.
TOPIC 3: CULT-IVATING VOTERS?
An evangelical leader, a supporter of Governor Perry, says Mormonism is a “cult” and Governor Romney is not a true Christian. Reverend Robert Jeffress’ comments came at the “Values Voters” gathering last weekend.
TOPIC 4: FREE-DUMB OF THE PRESS?
A Johnson County Community College student journalist has filed a lawsuit against the school. It involves fees the school proposed for e-mails the student wanted for a story he was researching for the college newspaper. The college administration said it would cost 47-thousand dollars to prepare the materials. The student claims the state’s Open Meeting Law is being violated.