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University of Kansas to Offer Course on ‘Angry White Men’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 10:00am 4/4/2019 at 10:00am

You know who’s going to take this course? People who already have this world view. Nothing will be learned by anyone.

Campus Reform reports:

KU offers ‘angry white male’ course

The University of Kansas is offering a course on angry white men and the role of “dominant and subordinate masculinities” as they connect to...

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Kansas House of Representatives Passes Bill Which Would Expand Campus Carry Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 29, 2019 at 8:00am 3/29/2019 at 8:00am

The bill not only lowers the age for who can carry but also recognizes permits from out of state.

Campus Reform reports:

Kansas lawmakers pass a bill that’s sure to trigger gun control advocates

The Kansas House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would expand the number of college students who are legally...

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Report: Pompeo Discussing Running for Kansas Senate Seat in 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 5:30pm 1/21/2019 at 5:30pm
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Politico reported on Sunday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo supposedly met with experienced Republican strategist to discuss running for the Kansas senate seat in 2020.

Republican Sen. Pat Roberts said he will not run for re-election in 2020.

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Women’s Studies Prof Sues School for Allegedly Retracting Employment Offer Over Pregnancy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 8:00am 1/9/2019 at 8:00am

She claims the school changed its mind when she started asking about childcare.

The College Fix reports:

Women’s Studies department rejected professor because she was pregnant: Lawsuit

A professor of women’s studies is suing a university after, she claims, the women’s studies department there retracted its employment offer after learning of her pregnancy.

Evangeline Heiliger...

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Six States Win $839 Million Judgment in Obamacare Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 2:00pm 8/26/2018 at 2:00pm

Despite the fact Obamacare hasn’t been “repealed and replaced” as promised by GOP members of the Congress, six states have just won a multi-state lawsuit against the tax policies implemented by Obamacare.

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Kansas Sheriff Deputy Killed, Another in Critical Condition in Shooting Near Courthouse

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 15, 2018 at 3:43pm 6/15/2018 at 3:43pm
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One Kansas sheriff deputy died and another is in critical condition after a shooting near a courthouse in Kansas City, KS. From CBS News:

One sheriff’s deputy has died and another is hospitalized after a shooting near...

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Kansas Democrat Andrea Ramsey Drops From U.S. House Race Due to Sexual Harassment Allegations

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 15, 2017 at 2:56pm 12/15/2017 at 2:56pm
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Democrat Andrea Ramsey from Kansas has decided to drop out of the race to challenge Rep. Kevin Yoder’s (R-KS) seat due to sexual harassment accusations. She even had the back of Emily’s List. From The Kansas City Star:

Andrea Ramsey, a Democratic candidate for Congress, will drop out of...

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U. Kansas Turning Point President Wants ‘Divisive Rhetoric’ to End on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 28, 2017 at 10:30am 8/28/2017 at 10:30am
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On Saturday, I blogged how professors at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln harassed the president of the university’s chapter of Turning Point, a conservative organization, as she recruited new members.

Alex Dwyer, the president of the University of Kansas’s chapter, spoke out about the collapse of campus activism

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Report: Kansas Welfare Reforms Reduced State Welfare Recipients By 78%

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 1:00pm 8/27/2017 at 1:00pm
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Kansas governor Sam Brownback (R) has implemented a series of welfare reforms that have helped Kansas individuals and families leave welfare for better-paying jobs.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Welfare reform implemented in Kansas caused individuals to reenter the labor force while earning higher incomes, according to a report from the Foundation for...

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Republican Wins Kansas Special House Election

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:00am 4/12/2017 at 7:00am
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Kansas Treasurer Ron Estes won the special election in the 4th district against Democratic civil rights attorney James Thompson. Estes won with 52% of the vote.

Democrats tried to spin the win into a positive because the margin of victory was small. Naturally, many members of the political media...

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Three House Special Elections To Watch: Kansas, Georgia, Montana

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 6:30pm 4/8/2017 at 6:30pm
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As we learned from Scott Brown’s (R-MA) supermajority-breaking special election win in January of 2010, special elections can and sometimes do serve as harbingers for midterms.  There are three upcoming special elections to replace House members who have joined President Trump’s cabinet, and each is turning out to be unexpectedly challenging...

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