Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics


The Kansas Supreme Court issued a decision this morning that found Kansas lawmakers were funding Kansas public schools at unconstitutionally low levels. The Kansas Supreme Court decided Thursday to give the state until June 30 to enact an “equitable” school funding formula. If it doesn’t, the state’s public schools won’t open for the 2016-2017 school …

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If there is one thing you can say about our Kansas lawmakers – they aren’t lazy.  When they set their minds to something there is no stopping them.  We are barely into 2016 and they have locked in on their target – public education.   By locked in, I’m no talking in a warm, fuzzy …

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Oh Mo! The time has come. Take your last sip, turn on the lights and find your pants. The party is so oh-ver in Jeff City. After years and years of bad behavior, openly oogling the interns and too many shenanigans to count, the Governor has introduced comprehensive ethics reform. You and I both know …

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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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