Friday, February 08, 2019
Kansas City Weekly Power Rankings
Tonight we consider classic hottie Jordan amid the constant cowtown will to power . . .
Lifehacker: How to Control a Conversation, According to a Dominatrix
And to conclude this work week of big talk and sketchy numbers here's a glimpse at people who challenged the status quo and posed important questions to the powers that be . . .
Council Triumvirate Talking New KCI
This week the new airport "deal" was announced despite the lack of any real agreement. Turns out it was mostly a campaign stunt and cynical attempt to trick supporters into the illusion of progress. Even worse, the new KCI price tag is now the earning tragic Hollywood accounting treatment that doesn't include financing charges over the long term.
Thankfully, Council ladies Loar & Hall along with Councilman Scott Wagner seem to be a bit more skeptical about promises from the airlines and this week worked to read the fine print and uncover more of the costly deets.
Show-Me Patrick Tuohey Arguing Policy
On one of our favorite weekly talk shows, this KC Conservative denizen challenged chamber honcho Jim Heeter more boldly than anyone has in the past 20 years. Finally, there are tough questions directed at this town's elite who now confront a critical election and public referendum on the development agenda that has overtaken 12th & Oak for nearly a decade.
Cat Reid Reports New KCI Hot Mess
The work of this journalist on the new airport has consistently been some of the best reporting we've seen citywide. Cat Reid has quickly become one of Kansas City's best resources for reliable info about municipal issues and more locals are starting to take notice of this face.
And so . . .
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, trends and our times.