Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

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It wasn’t long ago that here in Kansas we had a problem with welfare recipients taking cruises on the tax payer dime.  The welfare checks would come out and like clockwork, our most disadvantaged would grab their iPhone 6s, dial-up Carnival Cruise Lines pushing each button with their freshly manicured nails.  That’s when our lawmakers …

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We are all well aware that the state of Kansas has been undergoing major cuts to education as a result of the drastic Brownback tax cuts that left the state with a serious revenue problem. The state responded to the education funding crisis by implementing a block-grant funding bill that has still left Kansas schools …

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Dear Clay, I had to reach out to you.  It is rare that you and I have something in common, but we did the other day when we both read the story about the Topeka waitress who served Governor Brownback at the Boss Hawg restaurant. The waitress crossed out the tip line and wrote, “Tip …

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Brownback signed one of the most restrictive abortion measures in the nation three weeks ago in a private ceremony. In keeping with the theme that a woman’s private health decisions shouldn’t be private, Brownback decided that his private ceremony shouldn’t be kept private either and is taking his signing ceremony on the road for a …

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Kansas is soooo broke…   Audience – How broke are we?   We are so broke that we need to come up with $400 million dollars more in spending reductions or tax increases to balance the budget.   I wish this was a joke, but it isn’t.   All the lawmakers quoted in the news …

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