There’s a renewed interest in Fort Smith, Arkansas’ famous Hamgin’ Judge, Isaac Parker. He wasn’t just the “Law West of Fort Smith.” Before his time as a dispenser of frontier justice, he was a Congressman with a progressive streak. Learn ore about his fascinating life before his tenure at Court!
Are you a fan of Congressional term limits? Maybe, not so much? Well, in this episode of Within The Realm we talk to a Political Science professor about the issue. He’s studied it since the beginning of legislative term limits back in the 90s. Hear his take on term limits and their effect on governing.
Arthur was a mover and shaker. He was an innovator in the advertisement and insurance businesses, making a comfortable living for himself. He had a vision; connecting Kansas City to the Gulf of Mexico, a vision he saw through. Many towns including were built along his new rail line, two of which bore his name. He was a Captain of Industry – and he owed it all to the…voices.
Open Mic Night. Nervous performers pouring their heart and heart into music. The RINO, a venue in North Kansas City, hosts an open mic with a twist. The emphasis at Song Lab is original music and many KC Metro songwriters have answered the call. Organizer Ben Wendt set out to create a community for songwriters and performers. He took Monday night, the slowest night for the associated bar/coffeehouse, and turned it into a wild ride of original music every week. Hear about it here:
It’s a passion, not just for the buzz but for the company of like minded souls that enjoy an evening of conversation and whiskey. An old hometown friend has built an extensive collection of whiskeys and teaches me about some of the finer points about his favorite drink!