We return to a TKC bloggy tradition for late night denizens of the discourse as the "new normal" reveals that political leverage via social media can tip the balance of power.
Accordingly, tonight we pay tribute to this week's Kansas City winners.
Check-it . . .
Qadhafi Outplays Mayor Q
A homeless leader with a bold street name earned free lodging for his allies at the expense of taxpayers. The mayor calls it "de-escalation" whilst his fiercest critics claim that the compromise was nothing more than capitulation on the city's dime.
Council Lady Teresa Loar Warned Kansas City Of Homeless Crisis
Remember not so long ago the Northland Council lady took a great deal of heat for consideration of a panhandling ordinance. The effort to help authorities deal with homeless, junkies and beggars was met with a great deal of criticism and didn't earn the support it needed. Don't mistake her intent for cruelty, it's worth remember that Council Lady Loar has been at the forefront in helping to build accommodations for homeless veterans.
Accordingly, given the current crisis underway, the council lady deserves credit for listening to residents and small biz owners about a problem that has only worsened.
Northeast News Reminds Nation That Newspapers Need Community Support
The bold print gambit of this neighborhood news outlet paid off with support and coverage across the nation. Moreover, it reminded Kansas City that newsprint still has its place and remains a vital niche mode of mass communication that can be effective at bringing together communities.
Accordingly . . .
Local life continues as the discourse and the metro struggle to emerge from the pandemic.
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.