THE TKC WEEKLY POWER RANKINGS!!!
Few of us have the endurance or strength to run with Justene Jaro but Kansas City is still overrun with powerful players . . . Here's a look at our weekly ranking of the local elite . . .
Let's do this quick and dirty . . .
Freedom, Inc. - Now earning record donations (More than $100k) having moved forward from ethics trouble. Once again this group is one of Kansas City's most important power brokers.
Councilman John Sharp - Behind the scenes he's moving more legislation forward and sparked the KC Ordinance against Westboro this week.
Mayor Sly - Smiling his way toward reelection and an agenda with no opposition.
Rep. Todd Akin - He demonstrated that he has a surprising amount of Kansas City support this week.
Gov. Jay Nixon - The only Democrat on steady ground in the Show-Me State.
Eric Chaloux - Keeping the Water Dept. in check once again this week.
John Landsberg - Kansas City's mainstream media referee.
Frank Boal - A strong move this week from the sports dude, on social media he as calling for fans to stay home and avoid enduring Kansas City Chiefs losses.
Mike Shanin - Still a top Kansas City talker.
Steve Vockrodt - Almost always authoring the latest insight from Kansas City's business community.
KANSAS CITY TRENDS
KCMO Homicide Uptick - As the homicide numbers continue to rise, numbers indicate that Kansas City is one of the most deadly cities in the nation.
Crappy Local Bands - The dream dies hard.
White Dudes On The School Board - A new trend put on blast this week that's sure to inspire more fighting.
Pointless Political Arguments - At an all time high this weekend as we pretend our votes count.
Chubby People Happy For Colder Weather - The overweight get a break from sweating in public so much.
As always, this list has been compiled according to scientific TKC polling and market research data and it's a weekly comprehensive guide to local powerful people.