Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

Another day, another super weird situation in Kansas politics. First it was the 100 Republicans endorsing Paul Davis – Democrat for Governor of Kansas.  Hell must have been very cold that day, because I have no doubt it froze over when those Republicans (gasp) endorsed a Democrat for Governor.  Now we have this little gem …

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This past weekend, Topeka turned into what can only be described as something equivalent to something you would see on reality television as the House and Senate debated Education Funding.  The Real Representatives of Topeka was only one table flip away from being picked up by Andy Cohen as a new fall hit. It finally …

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Dear Kansas Senators: I wanted to take a second to thank you.  I understand that while you were waiting on the tax and budget agreement things became somewhat of a snoozefest and you decided to do something to fill the time.  Usually I just spend my time on my iPhone playing bejewelled blitz or building …

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KS Abortion Bill Provides No Exemption for Rape or Incest I wish I could write an April Fool’s post. I can’t seem to come up with anything funny to write about with what happened in Topeka today. As expected, the Senate advanced the restrictive abortion bill 2253. http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/measures/hb2253/ I just want to focus on one …

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Dear #KSleg, Psst..I’ve got a little secret.  I know you are debating the “second amendment protection act” today. Before you continue, if you could be so kind to take a  second to read this. Love the bill name by the way.  Talk about political spin.  Let’s rename that bill for the sake of this blog. …

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