Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

KS Abortion Bill Provides No Exemption for Rape or Incest I wish I could write an April Fool’s post. I can’t seem to come up with anything funny to write about with what happened in Topeka today. As expected, the Senate advanced the restrictive abortion bill 2253. http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/measures/hb2253/ I just want to focus on one […]

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So it’s over.  50% of the country is celebrating and the other 50% is trying to figure out what the hell happened.  Let the campaign analysis begin.  Mittens lost.  Did Obama out campaign him?  Did his own party blow it for him?  Was it Sandy’s fault?  Christie’s fault?  The flag pin’s fault?  My fault?  Mitt […]

Kansas made the national news yet again this week. Was it for our amazing ability to be innovative and create new jobs? No. Was it because we are tops in the nation at providing a 1st class education to all of KS children? No again. Could it be that our KS reps were hard at […]

I’m taking off my bejeweled thong from yesterday and putting on my more serious thinking cap today.  There was a story out today that a young girl, 16 year old Amina Filali from Morocco was raped and then by Moroccan law was forced to marry her rapist.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-17379721 In conservative parts of Morocco, it dishonors […]

Dear State of Kansas: In my free time, I love to read restrictive abortion legislation. Tonight, it was between your house bill 2598 and the latest People Magazine. Sure enough, your HB 2598 proved to be more thrilling than Kim Kardashian’s latest love interest. As thrilling as it was, there are some things I think […]

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