Michael Ryan

Michael Ryan is Executive Editor of The Lion. A Kansas City native, he’s been an award-winning reporter, editor and opinion writer at newspapers in Kansas, Missouri, Georgia and Texas.

Hawley fires back after columnist implies he wants white male theocracy in form of ā€˜Christian nationalismā€™

Is the far-left now trying to ā€œButkerā€ Josh Hawley? Much as liberals pilloried Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker for advancing traditional values in a May 11 commencement address,… Read More

July 11, 2024
Kansas AG wins broad injunction blocking Biden Title IX rules imposing biological males on girlsā€™ sports

Yet another federal judge, this time in Kansas, has blocked the Biden administrationā€™s sweeping Title IX changes that force federally funded schools to allow biological boys and men on girlsā€™… Read More

July 3, 2024
Rabid far-left has its followers spiraling toward authoritarianism, taking country with it

I write this today with compassion and concern welling up within me: Liberal leaders in politics and their misleaders in the media seem to be in the throes of an… Read More

July 2, 2024
Biden debate dumpster fire exposes biggest hoax in U.S. history

This was nothing less than the unveiling of the biggest hoax in American political history. President Joe Bidenā€™s fiery crash and burn on the CNN presidential debate stage Thursday night… Read More

June 28, 2024
Missouri congressman makes emphatic pitch for arrest of AG Garland

News reports say itā€™s unlikely the House will vote to arrest Attorney General Merrick Garland for contempt of Congress Friday, but a Missouri congressman has made a powerful case for… Read More

June 27, 2024