Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics


Dear Kansas Democrats,   Here was the headline that jumped out on my twitter feed, Spat between #ksleg Democrats sees Hensley say to Francisco: ‘I’m done with you’  You had me at spat.  Of course I’m going to click on it.  Goooo ooooonnnnnnn…. “TOPEKA — An open rift among Kansas Senate Democrats was exposed …

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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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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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