The Supreme Court struck down Obamacare's mandatory Medicaid expansion as an unconstitutional commandeering of the states, setting off bruising battles over the issue in state capitals. No place has been more brutal than Maine, where a liberal attack group actually sent out a mail piece criticizing Dale Crafts, a wheelchair-bound state legislator, because he "failed to stand up to Gov. LePaige."
And now, an open letter to all you new grads. Congratulations. Good job. Way to go. Bet you thought this day would never come. And if memory serves, it probably almost didn't. Anyhow, welcome to the real world. And please be aware that we use that term very loosely.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by TLC Pet Setters at the Chamber Board Room, 1125 Williams, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Karmi Green with greeters Cindy Parr and Regan Ochs. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook had 40 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 105-92 on Tuesday night to tie the Western Conference finals at two games apiece.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his league-leading 11th goal of the season, and the New York Red Bulls ended a three-match losing streak with a 1-1 draw against Sporting Kansas City on Tuesday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Collin McHugh held light-hitting Kansas City at bay over seven innings and the Houston Astros beat the Royals 3-0 Tuesday night for their first four-game winning streak since last September.
This week's meeting of the Barton County Commission has provided much to think about. Listening to the county administrator, ABBB auditors and the county's software provider elaborate on the reconciliation and record keeping issues in the Treasurer's Office was nauseating.