The greatest missing persons mystery in American history is not D.B. Cooper or Joseph Force Crater or even the Roanoke Island colony.
No, the greatest missing persons mystery in American history happened sometime between the end of 2008 and the beginning of 2009 when somewhere between 15 and 30 million Republicans all quietly vanished without a trace.
▪ The state lost 5,600 jobs from June to July.
▪ The unemployment rate jumped to 4.1 percent from 3.8 percent in June.
▪ Over the last year, Kansas has actually shed 4,500 jobs.
▪ The Sunflower State's "growth" rate over that 12 months is a minus 0.3 percent -- 5th worst in the nation. Only Wyoming, North Dakota, Louisiana and Oklahoma were behind Kansas.
▪ Kansas had employment of 1,395,700 in July 2016 -- or a stunning 600 fewer jobs than when Brownback's second term started way back in January 2015.
▪ Finally, Kansas is nowhere close to adding the 2,000 jobs a month that Brownback had pledged during his re-election campaign in 2014. read more
In a series of tweets, Valenti lamented the daily barrage of attacks and threats online by people who are threatened by feminism, while also slamming law enforcement for not taking online threats seriously.
She also hammered social media companies who did little to police vicious and threatening commenters. read more
A man there had to have his leg amputated after contracting the unidentified virus. It's now the second case this year, after the city saw eight in 2015. read more
GOP stole the House with old trick in a brilliant modern form.
In the past, gerrymandering had been an incumbent protection racket, a means of mischief, something that both parties did. What the Republicans did in 2010 and 2011helped along by Citizens United, a brilliant plan, and technological advances that made map-making amazingly preciseturned gerrymandering into a blunt-force weapon for partisan control.