There's an "adult entertainer" running for Prez who isn't getting a fair shake and our blog community believes she deserves further consideration.
WE: The porn star (really) running for president
YT: PORNSTAR FOR PRESIDENT
Reason: John McAfee and Porn Star Cherie* DeVille Running for President in 2020, Maybe as Libertarians - The antivirus-software pioneer is flying the crypto flag, while the adult actress is running on weed, Net Neutrality, and #MeToo.
Rapper Coolio would've made the ticket complete for #TBT . . .
But he was bowed out of the contest.
Nevertheless, this inspiring news of Democracy in action leads us to local links closer to home to start the morning. Have at it:
Kansas City Tech Saves East Side???
Kansas City is looking to take its Smart City project east. On Wednesday, city officials put out a request for proposal seeking partners for an expansion of Smart City, starting with the Prospect Avenue corridor. "We are building a 21st-century city for our 21st-century residents," Bob Bennett, the city's chief innovation officer, said in a release.
Brookside Serves As Bank For Crooks
Kansas City Police say they do not know what was taken during an armed robbery at the CVS at 63rd and Brookside, Wednesday night.
Golden Ghetto Forgiveness
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After being caught on camera, an Overland Park package theft ended with a remorseful thief returning stolen items and leaving a note. The handwritten letter asks for the homeowner's forgiveness. "I know what I did was wrong and there's nothing I can do to change what has already been done," it said.
Kansas City Dust Bowl Coming Soon
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Tornadoes always grab the headlines for the devastation they bring to communities, but droughts almost never get noticed until it's too late. And by then, they're usually impacting the national economy. You may not realize it by looking at all the green grass and foliage on the trees, but Kansas City is on the edge of an expanding drought right now.
JoCo Enclave Paying For Good Times
MERRIAM, Kan. - The city of Merriam, Kansas is offering to reimburse up to $200 to residents who throw block parties. The idea is to bring people together, allow them to enjoy the summer weather and meet their neighbors. Bryan Dyer, Community Development Director for the city of Merriam, said the project is partially a way to promote safety.
Celebrate Hipster Anniversary
This Saturday, June 9, marks the 18th annual West 18th Street Fashion Show, which makes this year its golden birthday (or something like that). Tickets are...
Kansas City Fútbol Renaissance - Again
The U.S. men's soccer team won't be in this summer's World Cup in Russia, and the organization is trying to figure out how to re-enter the world's consciousness. In that, Kansas City plays a prominent role -in more ways than one. Let's start with the team's friendly at Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia on Memorial Day, when the U.S.
Up, Up and Away by The Fifth Dimension is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .