News Notes

July 22, 2022

Toddler grabs gun and shoots self in the leg in east Wichita.

1st US polio case since 2013 identified in NY.

Brutal heat from Phoenix to Boston triggers alerts.

NASA photos reveal Lake Mead at lowest point since 1937.

Wichita police officers suspended after racist, homophobic texts.

July 4, 2022

Fed’s inflation fight made tougher by state relief efforts. Bloomberg columnists, reminding us that the only way the Fed knows to fight inflation is to hurt the people at the bottom of the economy, so obviously, when states like California try to help them cope with inflation, the Fed’s just going to have to try harder.

July 3, 2022

Officer who killed unarmed man in ‘swatting’ incident promoted.

July 2, 2022

George Will: Business beware, ‘stakeholder’ capitalism is progressivism. Of course, Will doesn’t mean that as a compliment, but the companies are public inventions, so why shouldn’t they consider the interests of workers, customers, and the public, as well as the greedy and often short-sighted “owners.”