Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

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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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Governor Jay Nixon of Missouri had a terrible, horrible no good very bad day the other day when the Missouri Senate had a field day overriding just about all of his vetoes.  There were two key vetoes that I had my eye on – increasing the 72 hours waiting period for abortions in Missouri and …

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Dear Rep. Paul Wieland, Rarely do I read the news and laugh out loud.  That is why after reading an article about you and a lawsuit you filed, I felt the need to reach out.  http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/missouri-lawmaker-asks-for-exemption-from-obamacare-s-contraceptive-mandate/article_9be010f0-bc90-5eec-8614-9b00cef56dd0.html Let me get this straight – you receive state health insurance.  You are pissed because Obamacare has coverage for …

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Dear Governor Nixon, Like the rest of the world, I’ve been following events in Ferguson.  I’ve been reading the twitter feeds, following the Facebook posts and watching the news.  I’m following it all from a safe distance away – far away across the state of Missouri in Kansas City.  Full disclosure, I live in Kansas, …

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Dear Kansas and Missouri business owners, This letter is to Kansas and Missouri business owners who feel like their religious liberty is being violated by serving gay customers.  HB2453 in Kansas recently died in the state Senate after the House voted to approve the measure.  I understand that the “powers that be” are working on …

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