Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

Kansas City has Obama fever!  In the last 24 hours he landed in KC, ate some BBQ and now he’s giving a speech about the economy in Midtown. 100 lucky people are watching that speech. Strike that 99 lucky people are watching that speech. How do I know?  Because I had a ticket and I’m […]

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Dear Gov. Brownback,   My mother always taught me that when someone gives you a gift, it is always good manners to send them a thank you note.  That is why I am writing you today – to thank you.  Now you and I have never seen eye-to-eye so why would I be sending you […]

I was reading the headlines overnight when something unusual caught my eye… “Obamacare tanking” “Obama changes mind on insurance” “Oprah: Skinny, Naked and Screaming on your dress” Hold it.  Stop at #3.  Oprah is a lot of places – she’s on my magazines, she’s on my television and most recently she was on a movie, […]

Kansas City based Hallmark Cards is in hot eggnog over changing a popular Christmas carol lyric on one of their ornaments. From their website: Hallmark created this year’s Holiday Sweater ornament in the spirit of fun. When the lyrics to “Deck the Halls” were translated from Gaelic and published in English back in the 1800s, […]

Today’s post isn’t a letter to anyone.  It is just a post about my thoughts.  I think like 99.9% of all Americans, conservative and liberal, regarding the government shut down….I am o-v-e-r-i-t! Here’s my list of thoughts in no particular order on this Monday: 1.  Even I am sick of talking about the shut down […]


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