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Taxes, conservative wins
are top stories in Kansas

Associated Press, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:wildcat1, 12/26/2012 10:03:26 AM

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback started 2012 with the political winds at his back. As the year went on, the breeze only got stronger. At the start of 2013, it may be a full-on gale. Pushed by the conservative governor, Kansas lawmakers approved massive income tax cuts in 2012 that supporters insist would stimulate the economy. Then in August, conservative Republicans ousted House and Senate moderates in the GOP primaries, paving the way to easy November wins and setting Brownback up with a can´t-lose majority for the upcoming legislative session in January.

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Read the comments after the article. The usual left wing trolls post on every article. Kansas is very conservative, but the media as a whole, is far left on national and state matters, they gripe and whine about what the voters want, unless we elect an idiot like Queen Sebelius, then they love it.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: billp, 12/26/2012 10:33:16 AM     (No. 9084080)

"...in August, conservative Republicans ousted House and Senate moderates in the GOP primaries, paving the way to easy November wins."

And here I thought the ´conservatives´ were the reason Republicans were losing elections.

I may move to Kansas if this is all true. Missouri is pretty wishy-washy and, we have St. Louis, Kansas City and Columbia to deal with at every election - difficult to fight that.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: richwill, 12/26/2012 11:49:18 AM     (No. 9084253)

Let us watch what happens in Kansas. The state should prosper exponentially.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 12/26/2012 1:38:47 PM     (No. 9084478)

Unfortunately Colorado has gone blue.
Dem governor (John Hickenlooper aka Chickenpooper), Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins bring down the state. The rest of the state are conservatives.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Penney, 12/26/2012 10:21:16 PM     (No. 9085078)

Many businesses on the Missouri side of KC have already moved to the Kansas side throughout the past few decades and more are planning to do the same. The resulting friction could have been avoided with better accountability of public policies which have proved to have stymied growth on the KC Mo. side. Yet the dems on the Mo side continue to enact policies which raise taxes, spend frivilously & permit irresponsibly, which are the original reasons KC Mo. has been steadily falling far behind since the 1970´s.

...Conclusion: Competition usually produces excellence but zealous dem pols, from the local level to the ensconced beltway statist failed policy makers, hate competition. The dem pols simply refuse to encourage local entpreneurs, even when their expensive but failed grandiose statist policies are obviously responsible for the current economic, crime, educational, infrastructure, & etc., problems of the city.

With their current responsible, accountable and ethical leadership, which is faithful to their oaths of office, Kansas and Texas are role model states leading the way by demonstrating how to bring out the very best Americans have to offer! States which stymie entrepreneurship are falling behind.

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