Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

You bought the turkey, the potatoes and the green beans in anticipation of Thanksgiving 2014. It’s the day before Thanksgiving and you’ve got everything ready.  There is one thing, however, that has your anxiety building.  It’s not if you will be able to get the right ratio of green beans to crunchy onions or if …

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I know it’s been a few days since the controversial immigration speech by President Obama. I owe you fellow political nerds an apology, because I’ve been meaning to write about this, but I’ve been super busy managing the insanity which is my life right now. I’ve got 13 coming for an awesome Patton Friendsgiving, I’ve …

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Dear Rep. Merrick, Wow. That was the first word that came into my mind after I read your interview regarding budget cuts in the state of Kansas.  Here is what you said that prompted my response: “Government employees produce nothing. They’re a net consumer. And you got that cost forever and ever and ever because …

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This is the story about two people and something that is almost unheard of these days.  This is the story about a politically opposite friendship-one conservative and one liberal who don’t agree on anything, but still manage to have an amazing friendship. Our friendship start years ago when Obama was elected to his second term.  …

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Dear people of Kansas,   We all know that the election is over and Brownback is set to govern for another term. Now that it’s over, we’ve got ourselves a little problem.  It’s no biggie really – just a teeny, tiny  problem.  In case you haven’t heard, we are broke.  I’m not just talking a …

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