Forbes recently named Emporia one of the best affordable towns in America to start a small business. The Onion says it’s a great town for leaving and never looking back. Which is it? Both, writes Michael Smith in last week’s column.
After the fifth– yes, fifth–ruling in Gannon v. Kansas, Michael Smith suggested that it’s time for a fresh start on school funding, in last week’s column.
More Guns, Less Crime author John Lott has responded to Michael Smith’s newspaper column. Read Smith’s response to Lott here.
In last week’s column, Michael suggested that the debate over gun rights and gun control could use a more factual basis.
Michael explains what he means by that in this week’s column.
In last week’s column, Michael Smith again debunked the legend of widespread voter fraud and discussed the right ways to fix elections.
With Gov. Brownback’s probable departure to take a new job, the IK crew took the opportunity to share our thoughts on his legacy.
Michael Smith argued for the end of magical thinking in policymaking, in last week’s column.
The latest twists and turns with Kris Kobach and the “SAFE” Act are discussed in Michael Smith’s latest column.
In last week’s column, Michael Smith reviewed district data and surveyed local clergy about Representative Marshall’s invocation of scripture, and his health care priorities.