This week I lost my best friend and mentor. Ken Draper passed away at the age of 89.
ACCORDING TO LIZ - Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema were not able to tank the Inflation Reduction Act which the Senate passed last weekend, but they sure haven’t helped reduce inflation.
ACCORDING TO LIZ - People are hanging on tenterhooks over what Kyrsten Sinema might extract from the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 in order for Democrats to successfully move the bill through the Senate.
THE VIEW FROM HERE - The most important element in human survival is our brains’ Neuroplasticity. Group Rights, however, kills brain cells, thereby making us dumber and less able to solve problems.
GUEST COMMENTARY - Generally when Kansas makes the national news it’s not for a reason left-leaning Kansans are proud of.
THE VIEW FROM HERE - Similar to how we call all tissues, Kleenex, and all acetylsalicylic acid Aspirin, we tend to call all short-term rental agencies Airbnb.
RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR - The war in Ukraine must end urgently. The longer it continues, the greater the ghastly consequences will be and more challenging the obstacles to peacemaking.
PERSONAL CHOICE - I want to talk about Kansas.
IMMIGRATION REFORM - The American public overwhelmingly supports legal immigration, with deep divisions on whether this path is “easy”.
THE VIEW FROM HERE - Julius Caesar was stabbed to death on the Ides of March in the year 44 B.C.E. Less well known is that the Ides of March was the date when Romans were to settle up their debts.