Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

Bob

Hey kids, what do you want to do this hot, summer morning? Hang out at the neighborhood pool? Nah… Go to a nice, cool museum in town? Nope. I know! How about if you stand in the blazing sun, holding medically inaccurate signs yelling things like, “you are cursed to hell for eternity” at the …

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As news of the latest mass shooting spread across the nation, politicians were quick to spread thoughts and prayers for the victims.   We all know it’s the appropriate response to an increasing problem in this nation – mass shootings. Nothing soothes the wounds of a nation like quiet and thoughtful prayer.   Now we …

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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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So it’s over.  50% of the country is celebrating and the other 50% is trying to figure out what the hell happened.  Let the campaign analysis begin.  Mittens lost.  Did Obama out campaign him?  Did his own party blow it for him?  Was it Sandy’s fault?  Christie’s fault?  The flag pin’s fault?  My fault?  Mitt …

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Kansas made the national news yet again this week. Was it for our amazing ability to be innovative and create new jobs? No. Was it because we are tops in the nation at providing a 1st class education to all of KS children? No again. Could it be that our KS reps were hard at …

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