Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

  Dear friends at the Sentinel,   You and I have something in common. I know it’s shocking, but hang on and I’ll get to it. Every time I click on your website to read your latest trashing of the KC Star, KCUR, moderate Republicans, all KS Democrats, any common sense legislation or to read …

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It’s Sunday afternoon. My plan was to curl up on the couch with the new best seller “Shattered” to understand what went wrong with Hillary’s campaign. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4405698/Inside-Hillary-Clinton-s-doomed-campaign.html Every day since Trump won, I’m like… I went up to the local Barnes and Noble to buy my copy. “I’m here for Shattered,” I said at the info …

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Last week’s close race between Thompson and  Estes in KS 04 has all of Kansas buzzing about the future of other seats.  Paul Davis announced he’s throwing his hat in the ring for Lynn Jenkin’s 2nd district seat http://cjonline.com/news/local/state-government/2017-04-12/democrat-paul-davis-initiates-campaign-rep-lynn-jenkins-2nd Loved this announcement. The Governor’s race – buh-bye Brownback.  Can’t come soon enough.  So who’s running? …

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It’s the end of the year and before we pop the champagne and kiss the person next to us, lets take a look back at 2015. Oh Kansas – 2015 was one crazy legislative ride. It had more drama than a Kardashian Thanksgiving. From same-sex marriage to education funding there was a fight at every …

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Update – The House was at it again last night.  This time they pulled an all nighter.  A “modified” tax bill was debated and finally voted on.  I think the only modifications made to the bill was language to clarify that a pack of cigarettes for the sin tax included 20 cigarettes.  Seriously – the …

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