Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

Today is the last day of the KS legislative session, also known as sine die which I believe is Latin for “destroyed a state.”  The big question today is will they address the large elephant in the room that I have affectionately named Gannon? According to some, including Senate President Susan Wagle, the answer is …

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Somebody call MTV – Kansas lawmakers are on Spring Break 2016!  I don’t know where our Kansas lawmakers are headed for a little vacay, but one thing comes to mind when I think of Spring Break – sun, sand and a great music playlist. That’s why I put together a spring break playlist that sums …

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Dear Mr. Skiles, Dent County Commissioner,   Dent County is making a lot of news right now after you and the other commissioners in Dent County voted to lower the flags to half-staff.  I thought to myself, “did someone important die in Dent County?”   No.   The lowering of the flag was out of …

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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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Another day, another super weird situation in Kansas politics. First it was the 100 Republicans endorsing Paul Davis – Democrat for Governor of Kansas.  Hell must have been very cold that day, because I have no doubt it froze over when those Republicans (gasp) endorsed a Democrat for Governor.  Now we have this little gem …

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