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Insight from Caleb Stegall
It's a day to celebrate cranks and crazies and Carrie Nation. It's Kansas Day. Caleb Stegall welcomes you to the middle of the country, where, if you're sane, you're completely surrounded by people who aren't, and have no plans to be soon.
The bailout of Wall Street is the triumph of the wealthy establishment, right and left, over what we used to call the 'working class.' Today, it's called the middle class and it includes most Americans. Caleb Stegall finds a lesson—and a hero—in Kansas' past.
Curtains up on the Kansas Commission on Judicial Performance, a Topeka parody of a democracy where only the lawyers vote. Caleb Stegall reviews the passing charade.
Which is better for Kansas (and the country): Democrats who are conservatives and defend conservative principles? Or Republicans who pretend to be conservatives but abandon conservative principles? Caleb Stegall explains why the choice is so simple.
Political elites have made typical Kansans the enemy. According to the Sierra Club, for example, "There is no place in Kansas worth preserving.” Caleb Stegall says it's time Kansans fought back.