Kansas City Roundup: Liz Calls MAGA 'Enemy Of Constitution' & More Holiday Fun

For our uncultured Kansas City denizens, we offer just a bit of context as hottie Sommer poses with artwork by Kaws and seems to be doing her very best to pique the interest of her fans in contemporary culture. 

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We gather top headlines, community news and a few more interesting links to start Monday morning.

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Celebrate Far Less Tasty Flightless Birds

March of the Penguins kicks off at the Kansas City Zoo

The Penguins have broke free from their enclosure, but it's all for one of the Kansas City Zoo's favorite winter traditions.

KC Always Dealing With Developers

$38M Hyatt House hotel could land financing through O'Reilly, Lotus venture - Kansas City Business Journal

A new joint venture could help the project team behind the hotel on Broadway in Downtown by securing needed financing. And a Kansas City agency soon could transfer approved incentives for the 154-room Quality Hill project, which could restart construction after more than two years of delay (and a lot of litigation).

Heartland Talks Marriage Equality

What Congress' same-sex marriage bill means in Missouri and Kansas

A bill that would enshrine recognition of same-sex and interracial marriage into law passed the U.S. Senate this week, with support from Republican Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt. That's despite a last minute plea from Missouri's Secretary of State to vote against the legislation.

Golden Ghetto Gesundheit

Johnson County health experts see spike this month in respiratory viruses

Ask almost anyone and they'll tell you there's some kind of bug going around. Charlie Hunt, interim director of the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, says it's there are three culprits. "We're seeing a much earlier increase in respiratory illnesses," Hunt said.

Local Legacy Of ALMOST

What Tony Romo said during Kansas City's loss to Cincinnati about Chiefs as a dynasty

CBS analyst Tony Romo explained during the first quarter of Cincinnati's 27-24 win Sunday against Kansas City that he sees the Chiefs as a "dynasty in the making." "Andy Reid and Patrick Mahomes - they have a 10-win season streak of eight in a row, OK," Romo said during the broadcast.

Offering Celeb Fashion Advice

Sommer Ray Forgets Important Piece Of Clothing In NSFW Video

Sommer Ray is heading into the weekend with a very sexy vibe! The fitness model shared a topless video with her followers lucky enough to catch it. Sommer is a whole vibe as she checks herself out in the mirror and tussles her hair.

White House Demonstrates Resilience Despite Haterz

Joe Biden's Actually Not-at-All-Bad Year

2022 is ending on a higher note for Joe Biden than we might have expected. But now he faces a 2024 reelection decision and all the steps he must take to show he's still electable, especially if his opponent is DeSantis rather than Trump.

GOP Legacy Attacks MAGA Again

Liz Cheney seizes on Trump's call to terminate Constitution

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Sunday condemned former President Trump as "an enemy of the Constitution" after he called for terminating the document over unfounded claims of mass electoral fraud in the 2020 presidential election. "Donald Trump believes we should terminate 'all rules, regulations and articles, even those found in the Constitution' to overturn the...

Show-Me Future Of GOP

Hawley, Cruz, Rubio emerge as champions of GOP populism amid Trump's decline

Sens. Josh Hawley (Mo.), Ted Cruz (Texas) and Marco Rubio (Fla.) are emerging as the new champions of conservative populism at a time when many Republicans think former President Trump's grip on the party is slipping. All three GOP senators voted with almost the entire Senate Democratic caucus to give seven days of paid...

Fate Of Republic At Risk. Again.

Why SCOTUS Could Be About to Unleash Frankenstein's Monster

In Moore v. Harper -scheduled for oral argument on Wednesday, Dec. 7-the Supreme Court will decide whether to resurrect the previously dead "Independent State Legislature Theory"-in a way that some commentators believe may pose "an existential threat to our democracy" and could enable "the Republican blueprint to steal the 2024 election."

Crypto Confessions Coming Soon

Sam Bankman-Fried says he WILL testify before the House

The founder of failed crypto exchange FTX has been summoned by the House Financial Services Committee about the multi-billion dollar meltdown SBF responded Sunday to the invitation, saying that he would testify but may not be ready by the selected date of December 13 Bankman-Fried stands accused of funneling customers' funds from FTX to his other crypto trading firm, Alameda Research The U.S.

Iran From Virtue Cops

Iran to disband morality police amid ongoing protests, says attorney general

The move would mark a concession to protestors but it has not been confirmed by other authorities.

War Machine In Motion

Ukraine aid and stealth bombers: Pentagon lays out consequences if Congress can't pass a budget deal

Operating under a short-term spending bill is nothing new to the Pentagon, which has seen CRs 13 out of the last 14 years. Every year, DoD leaders warn that the stopgap measure - which limits funding to the previous year's levels and bars the department from starting most new programs - erodes military readiness and puts key programs at risk.

Hottie Shares Career Backstory

'I'm an adult star and people always have same misconception about my job'

A successful Australian porn star has revealed the issues she has with the adult entertainment industry. Charlie Forde, 33, from Melbourne, is a vet who eventually turned to porn - and she was awarded Best Newcomer at the Australian Adult Awards after doing sp.

EPIC 80s Band Redux Offer

Win Front Row Tickets To TOTO at Uptown Theater

When you make your year-end gift to The Bridge today, you will be automatically entered to win 2 front row tickets to Toto on Wednesday, March 29 at Uptown Theater.

Cowtown Holidays On Track

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returns to Kansas City following two-year hiatus

JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, slowly but surely, made its way to Union Station to greet hundreds of people, anxiously awaiting the return of a Kansas City holiday tradition.

Forecast For Now, Then Flurries

FOX4 Forecast: Cloudy but mild this week

After a cloudy weekend, the trend continues this week. Overcast skies will stick around, but temperatures in general stay near normal for early December. Monday will be the warmest of the week around 50. Then daily rain chances will build to a washout on Thursday. Up to one inch of rain is possible this week.

Post Malone - Wrapped Around Your Finger is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.