Over and over, the Republican Party declares itself to be “the party of small government.” But which party is trying to use the powers of big federal government to tell the people and the states what they can and cannot do? You guessed it —
Kenneth Vogel and Tarini Parti of Politico have come out with a scoop: the people behind the 2012 privatize corporate presidential election effort called Americans Elect are regathering their forces to sway a U.S. Senate race in Kansas. Private equity tycoons Peter Ackerman and Thomas
Yesterday, a shadowy political action committee gave tens of thousands of dollars to a cheesy Washington D.C. political consulting firm called Candidate Command to send letters to large numbers of voters in the first congressional district of Kansas, telling them that U.S. Representative Timothy Huelskamp
Yesterday saw a rare warping in the physical dimensions of space, when U.S. Representative Doug Collins rose to give a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives. The speech was entitled, “We’re Not In Kansas Anymore, Toto”. Learned readers will already know that
Let the voters in Yoder’s district hold him accountable because he’s voted against greenhouse gas limits that would prevent future devastating droughts like the one his constituents are currently suffering through. Skinny dipping, though, is simply not politically relevant.
Schlingensiepen and McCollough are themselves pursuing a nasty path of Christian theocracy as they state that it is unacceptable for anyone in public office to “abuse” the Bible, to cite their holy text in a way that they don’t approve of. That’s establishing a religious test for public office, which is specifically prohibited by the Constitution.
On January 17, Independent Political Report reported a rumor that petitioning for Americans Elect to qualify as a political party in Kansas had been completed: The petitioner grapevine has it that Americans Elect petitioning has been completed in Arizona and Kansas, but Nevada is the
What if I told you that a government report indicates a high probability that somebody will release a contagious virus in Kansas in the future? How would you react to this bioterror alert? What if I told you that the U.S. government could do something
By placing the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas instead, the Department of Homeland Security will be placing agricultural disease pathogens right next to the plants and animals they are adapted to infect.
Pro-war Christian fundamentalists like to say that the military is defending our freedoms, but the truth seems to be that Christian fundamentalists have usurped power within the military to attack Americans’ freedoms.
Kathleen Sebelius seems a much more attractive candidate for Vice President than Hillary Clinton. She isn’t divisive. She’s strong, yet dignified. She shares Obama’s Kansas roots, and would bring Electoral College victory by adding midwestern states to the classic blue Democratic territory.