Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics


Dear Kansas voters, Tuesday.  Wow.  What a night.  I wanted to write sooner, but I’ve been so busy running around town singing “Happy Days are Here Again” that I haven’t had a chance to sit down and write.  I know the Babs and Judy version is the classic, but since Kansas is moving out of …

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They are finished. Kansas lawmakers finished their last day in session.  If your hair doesn’t have enough gray in it and you are longing to end your day with an excruciating tension headache created from nothing, but complete frustration over state government- cue up twitter feed #ksleg and read all about what you missed. Of …

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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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