TOPIC 1: IT HAD TO HAPPEN!
Last weekend, three teens were shot on the Country Club Plaza. Mayor James and other black leaders were in the area trying to assess the extent of the problem caused by large throngs of teens “hanging out” there. Now, he and they know. The mayor says he is working on solutions.
TOPIC 2: DO WE NEED A KINDER, GENTLER (Peter) KINDER?
A former stripper and “entertainer” says that in the mid-90s, she performed private dances (lap dances?) for then state-Senator Peter Kinder. She alleges that, on occasion, he would become aggressive during the dances and try to push her down to his groin. Tammy Chapman asserts that Kinder, now Lieutenant Governor, is not fit to hold public office. Kinder, the front-runner for the GOP gubernatorial nomination next year, says her story is wrong, the woman’s comments are bizarre and this is a Democratic Party effort to derail his campaign.
TOPIC 3: IT SEEMS TO ME I’VE HEARD THIS SONG BEFORE.
The mayors of Kansas City, Missouri, and the Unified Government of KCK are pledging to work together in a spirit of cooperation, not competition.
TOPIC 4: AND NOW THERE ARE THREE?
After the Iowa Straw Poll and Rick Perry’s entrance into the presidential campaign, some analysts say the GOP race is down to three: Michelle Bachmann, Rick Perry and Mitt Romney.