Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics


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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It’s only been a few weeks since the Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage in America and as quick as you can say, “costly Kansas lawsuits” Brownback is already pondering a new religious objection law to block the gay marriage ruling.   “You have to understand and get the mechanisms in place,” he told reporters. …

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Dear Governor Brownback,   I was so busy on Friday celebrating the decision by the Supreme Court on gay marriage #LoveWins that I owe you an apology.   I should have taken a moment, put down the rainbow confetti and been more sensitive to the fact that you had a horrible week.  In fact,  if …

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We all know that gay marriage is a hot topic right now with the Supreme Court taking up the issue. Democrats and even some Republicans are coming out in support of gay marriage. As gay marriage opponents sit relatively silent on the issue for fear of backlash, there is a Congressman who has been very …

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Unless you have been living under a rock in the United States this week, you know that the Supreme Court will start hearing arguments about gay marriage.  I think we all know the objection:  it redefines the biblical definition of marriage – one man and one woman.  In an age of divorce, the one man …

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