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Hearne: The Trouble with Harry — I Mean — Harley

Bear with me… A long time ago – like nine years – during the early years of KC Confidential there came an irritating, irascible comments section dude named Jojo. Talk about rude and offensive, this dude made just about everybody’s skin crawl. He was a train wreck … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Tim, Who? KCPD Tweets, Royal Odds & Mark Alford

Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine was in town for a fund raiser in Brookside and stopped by Jack Stack BBQ in the Crossroads.  He was greeted by a long line of people at the host stand…who had no idea who … Continue reading

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Glazer: Trump Train Explodes

Donald Trump has accepted the Republican Parties presidential nomination… And despite some of the so-called media pundits, his speech was a SMASH HIT. FINALLY, TRUMP IS AND CAN BE PRESIDENTIAL. Trump redefined the Republican Party; it’s now his party. He … Continue reading

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Lefsetz: Crooked Hillary or Bust?

She didn’t obey the rules… That’s another thing the working class believes in strongly – right and wrong – respecting the law. And the funny thing is, most of us consider ourselves working class, or middle class. Be sure to … Continue reading

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Valentine: Muhammad Ali was Donald Trump of His Day

Refrain for a moment from cherry picking the beautiful things Muhammad Ali said… Consider instead the total of Ali’s words. By far, most of what he said was basically, “I am the best.” The second most common thing was, “I will publicly ridicule those … Continue reading

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Glazer: Does Louis CK Hate KC & Love Stanford’s

Comedy super star Louis CK will be at Sprint one July 7th… Louis did an interview with the Kansas City Star this week wherein he explained that he didn’t hate Kansas City as he’d ranted a while back on late night … Continue reading

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Glazer: Hillary’s in Trouble With a Capital T(rump)

Hillary Clinton was considered a shoe in to become President of the United States… Then a funny thing happened. As in, Donald Trump. And now while most of her following still think Hillary will win – she’s still the favorite in Vegas – … Continue reading

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Hearne: The Incredible Lightness of Newspaper Editorializing

Newspaper editorial pages have been slobbering over presidential candidates forever… As in well over 100 years, but who’s counting? Hardly anybody these days except Hillary Clinton, John Katich who’ve been cleaning up this election cycle in the outdated game.. Take the Indianapolis Star‘s non-endorsement … Continue reading

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Glazer: Ladies & Gentleman, the Next President of the United States

Well folks, it’s over… Donald Trump is gonna be the Republican nominee for president of these United States. Tuesday night sealed the deal! Trump not only won all five eastern states but crushed it. He took down Ted Cruz and for … Continue reading

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Glazer: Will Republican Party Dirty Dealings Dump Trump?

This just in… Following tomorrow’s final Super Tuesday, Donald Trump should be the presumptive Republican nominee for president. Ah, but not so fast. Because it’s likely his delegate count will be near 1000 of the needed 1237 to insure his nomination. So like him … Continue reading

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Jack Goes Confidential: ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ Foretells—and Beyond

The fantastical world of Snow White and the Huntsman expands this weekend by revealing how the fates of huntsman Eric and Queen Ravenna are dangerously intertwined… Turns out that long before the evil queen (Charlize Theron) was believed to be … Continue reading

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Glazer: ‘President’ Trump (Who Else?) Weighs in on Terror Plot Early

Another day, another terrorist attack… Today’s went down in the Brussels airport and subway with more than 38 killed and 170 injured.  A suicide bomber hit the airport terminal and shortly after another explosion took place at Brussels subway. Naturally Isis … Continue reading

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Valentine: This is Washington; How Can I Disconnect You?

Hello this is Washington, how can I disconnect you? It flew under most people’s radar. The United States paid $500 million into the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund last week. It was the first payment of the $3 billion the … Continue reading

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Glazer: The Best ‘Sports Season’ in Kansas City History?

Hail to the chief! Future Hall of Fame head coach Bill Self has navigated Kansas back to No. 2 in the nation and is on the verge of a number 12, Big 12 title. It was just a few weeks ago that KU lost … Continue reading

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Lefsetz: NFL, Coldplay, Super Bowl Out of Touch

And the winner of the night? HONDA! For offering free Uber rides home, at least in SoCal, where I was watching. You make the most of an opportunity. The advertisements were so busy being clever that they missed their target. … Continue reading

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Glazer: Battle of the 2016 Election Bulge Goes Forward

Nobody expected Donald Trump to win Iowa a few weeks ago… He was just too outside the box for conservative and religious based Iowa. However, Trump’s gotten so much media coverage and the polls had him ahead going into Monday’s voting. … Continue reading

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Hearne: Trapped in a Time Warp (Almost)

I spend almost more time online than I do sleeping… Maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but you get the idea. I drive a 2016 Volkswagen GTI, listen to mostly alternative rock and engage in the ridiculous pastime of online dating. … Continue reading

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Glazer: Don’t Look Now but Trump, Sanders Matchup Could Happen

While Donald Trump is walking away with the Republican nomination, something else not expected is brewing… Bernie Sanders according to most polls is now leading or tied with Hillary Clinton in Iowa and New Hampshire. Wow. Could this end up … Continue reading

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Glazer: This Week’s Playoff Picks!

I’ve backed New England QB Tom Brady for the past year… He’s without question the best quarterback of the Super Bowl Era. I think Denver’s Peyton Manning is great. However he just isn’t the same old Peyton. Time and injuries have brought … Continue reading

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Glazer: Chiefs Can Win, Game May Be Decided Early

Pretty much everyone has jumped in on how the Chiefs could beat the Patriots today… Sure they could. However even with their 11 game win streak, a playoff win and solid play, the football / sports /media world still doesn’t … Continue reading

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