The Man about Town: March for Life

Although Kansas City serves as a rich, diverse haven for publicly accessible  and interesting events, it is not the only city that does so. Among other cities that are hosts for such events, there is Washington D.C., home to a massive, free event that was open to the public: the annual March for Life.  There were numerous extraordinary, iconic, and nationally-recognized speakers, among them, a … Continue reading The Man about Town: March for Life

The Man about Town: “The Elephant and Donkey in the Room”

Howard Dean, former DNC chair, reclines in his seat, looking over at the other people in the room.  Nearby, company leader and independent politician Greg Orman glances about at Danny Diaz, Jeb Bush’s campaign manager, and independent politics advocate Jacqueline Salit.  Meanwhile, political science professor Beth Vonnahme prepares to respond to verbal moves from the once-U.S. Ambassador to Portugal Alex Katz.  The bell has not … Continue reading The Man about Town: “The Elephant and Donkey in the Room”

The Man about Town: “Cuz”

A young man around your age is academically skilled, middle class, and part of a loving family.  He also has plans to become a firefighter.  But after a few weeks of peer-influence, poor decisions, he finds himself given an adult trial and is thrown in jail for over a decade with grown men.  How could this happen? The young man’s name was Michael Allen, and … Continue reading The Man about Town: “Cuz”