Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

It’s Sunday afternoon. My plan was to curl up on the couch with the new best seller “Shattered” to understand what went wrong with Hillary’s campaign. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4405698/Inside-Hillary-Clinton-s-doomed-campaign.html Every day since Trump won, I’m like… I went up to the local Barnes and Noble to buy my copy. “I’m here for Shattered,” I said at the info …

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Last week’s close race between Thompson and  Estes in KS 04 has all of Kansas buzzing about the future of other seats.  Paul Davis announced he’s throwing his hat in the ring for Lynn Jenkin’s 2nd district seat http://cjonline.com/news/local/state-government/2017-04-12/democrat-paul-davis-initiates-campaign-rep-lynn-jenkins-2nd Loved this announcement. The Governor’s race – buh-bye Brownback.  Can’t come soon enough.  So who’s running? …

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It’s the beginning of the year and we all know what that means-tax season. My sweet grandmother was an accountant and she would always affectionately announce this time of the year by saying, “It’s fucking tax season.” Sweet Beverly could swear like a sailor. Anyway, the reason I bring this up is not to bum …

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Dear Congressman Yoder, I am writing in response to your As I See It article in the KC Star that was published on January 4th. http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/as-i-see-it/article5360631.html For those that don’t remember – Congressman Yoder caused a shit storm when he added language to the 1,600 page spending bill to overturn the Dodd-Frank banking regulations all …

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