By Will Rogers The press loves to label. When was the last time the media did a story on Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy? You probably won’t remember, because for the better part of two decades the media referred to it as “Mad Cow Disease.” And when Oprah Winfrey devoted an entire show to the subject in [...]
By Dick Meister
I hope we can all pause and reflect on the extraordinary life of a true American hero on Saturday (March 31). It’s Cesar Chavez Day, proclaimed by President Obama and observed throughout the country on the 85th birth dateof the late fo…
Hoyer: Republican Budget Represents a Bleak Future for America
Information, including an audio presentation, is available regarding sustainable development planning and U.N. Agenda 21 in Kansas.
Gov. Bill Haslam will release his budget amendment next week, an annual rite that usually signals the beginning of the end of the legislative session. But not everyone at the Capitol is happy with Republicans’ plan to adjourn before the … Continue reading →
Kinde Durkee, once California’s go-to Democratic political campaign treasurer, pleaded guilty March 30 in Sacramento to five counts of mail fraud stemming from filing false campaign reports to cover up stealing millions of contributions made to her clients — the largest campaign embezzlement scheme in state history
Durkee, 59, “routinely” defrauded at least 50 candidates, office holders and political groups of more than $ 7 million over more than a decade, according to federal prosecutors.
Under the deal, prosecutors recommend Durkee spend 11 and one-half years in federal prison. The maximum term under federal sentencing guidelines is 14 years.
She also agreed to pay restitution, including [....]
Robert Mortensen, a Green Hills business executive, announced his candidacy for the 20th Senate District on Thursday, becoming the latest in a string of Republicans to run for the open seat. Mortensen is the head of Camelot Care Centers of … Continue reading →