Kobach is Wrong for Kansas

Dear America, Many of you have seen the Jim Crow style politics of Kris Kobach while he’s been our Kansas Secretary of State. You’ve seen this form of discrimination in voter I.D. laws and proof of citizenship requirements in several states. You’ve seen established, credible newspapers regularly report Kobach’s ties to white nationalist groups and…

Open Letter to Kansas House Education Committee

After reviewing the formal complaint lodged against Representative Winn, I could not silence my ‘mommy voice’ and so this is the result. As my close friends know, I’m the Mother Hen of our group. I hope the Topeka Capital-Journal prints it.  To Mr. Highland, Mr. Merrick, and fellow members of the House Education Committee, I…

Forget the Hype, Join the Fight!

I’m very befuddled with you Kansas. What is it about the National Organization for Women that scares you so? I’ve talked with folks on several occasions– politicians and pundits, workers, parents, and students. As soon as I mention NOW, they distance themselves from me. Literally. I have people immediately stop talking with me, even when it…

Common Core and Common Enemies

While we the people try to keep up, the GOP schemes to keep us under the boot. Public Education needs an overhaul, but Kansas Republicans would chuck it all out the window for a cheap labor force.