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Amid the NCAA Sweet Sixteen Fanfare Is a Hostility Towards State Schools

Twelve of the Sweet Sixteen teams are state universities--11 of those play in states controlled by Republicans. When television cameras zoomed in on Kansas Governor Sam Brownback in the middle of the Kansas-Wichita State NCAA basketball game a thunderous chorus of boos broke out.  Viewers gained a rare glimpse of the politics behind March Madness. Show More Summary

Gov. Sam Brownback’s shirt supporting both Kansas and Wichita State didn’t go over well

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback was already not the most popular guy among Kansans. He had won reelection last year, but that came despite poor approval ratings amid state budgetary problems (which many blamed on his tax-cutting policies). Then Brownback showed up at Sunday’s Wichita State-Kansas NCAA tournament game, played in nearby Omaha, wearing a shirt emblazoned with logos […]

Kansas governor proves to be bigger bandwagoner than Drake at Wichita State vs. Kansas

Kansas governor Sam Brownback made a concerted effort to root for the team that was doing best at the moment. Kansas governor Sam Brownback refused to pick a side during the big game between Kansas and Wichita State: hahahahahahahahahaha...Show More Summary

Kansas Wants to Fund Discrimination, Missouri Ready to Follow

For years, California has had the reputation of being the incubator of policies that eventually become national, from environmental concerns to social concerns to economic concerns. But in the flyover land of Kansas, Sam Brownback is the leader of an ultra-conservative Republican party, purged of its merely-conservative elements. Show More Summary

Brownback: Anti-Choice Laws Will Serve as Economic Boon

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback made his constituents the subject of a “real live experiment” on the effects of implementing a right-wing economic policy agenda. Image: MSNBC/Youtube The post Brownback: Anti-Choice Laws Will Serve as Economic Boon appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Sam Brownback admits that he thinks of women as baby factories

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Anti-choicers like to talk a big game about Christian love and compassion, but it’s all very clearly bullshit, as true compassion is completely incompatible with forced childbirth. But because “Christian love” is the cover story, you don’t often see them just admitting up...

GOP Gov: Forcing Women to Have Babies Is Part of ‘Pro-Economic Growth Agenda’ in Kansas

"If you’re not forming a family unit, you are also slowing your economic performance,” he said. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) suggested over the weekend that preventing women from having abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy was part of his state’s recipe for economic growth. Show More Summary

Gov. Sam Brownback: Forcing women to have babies is part of ‘pro-economic growth agenda’ in Kansas

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) suggested over the weekend that preventing women from having abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy was part of his state’s recipe for economic growth. On Friday’s Washington Watch broadcast, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins ignored the...

Sam Brownback’s latest master plan to save the Kansas economy: Ban abortions

Utterly delusional governor touts phantom prosperity, argues progress depends on social conservatism

Faced with Crisis, Brownback Reconsiders Obamacare

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) suggested Wednesday that he might consider proposals to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, provided the Legislature can identify a way to pay for it. "I've been pushing that anything we do on...Show More Summary

Sam Brownback may turn to socialism to save Kansas from his supply-side budget fiasco

Governor's conservative economic experiment may end in Kansas acquiescing to Obamacare's Medicaid expansion

Wallow In The Irony

The fiscal mess Sam Brownback created in Kansas with his tax cuts is now forcing him to accept the prospect of Medicaid expansion under Obamacare. It's not a done deal yet, but the handwriting is all over the wall.

Confirmation Hearings Begin Today for Kansas Court of Appeals Nominee, a Lawyer with Ties to Christian Right Group

Because Kansas isn't screwed up enough yet, check out Gov. Sam Brownback's latest nominee to the state Court of Appeals, Kathryn Gardner (below):

These 2 Things Cut Crime, Prison Recidivism Rates in Half, Says Criminal Justice 'Champion' Gov. Sam Brownback

Appearing as a guest speaker on a criminal justice reform panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, Kansas Republican Gov. Sam Brownback explained how Kansas' provision of mental healthcare and private mentors for its prisoners have played a significant role in cutting the state's prison system recidivism rate in half.

We Have a Winner! Scott Walker Is the Worst Governor in America

With a list of horrible governors across the country, including Sam Brownback (Kan.), Chris Christie (N.J.), Nikki Haley (S.C.), Bobby Jindal (La.), John Kasich (Ohio), Paul LePage (Maine), Rick Snyder (Mich.) and Rick Scott (Fla.), and up-and-comers like Asa Hutchinson (Ark.) and Bruce Rauner (Ill.), it's hard to imagine how Gov. Show More Summary

If Kansas Jumped Off A Bridge, Would Other States Do It Too? Apparently Yes!

You may be familiar with the state of Kansas, where Governor Sam Brownback and the ruling GOP have conducted what Brownback has called a “great experiment” in conservative economics. They’ve radically slashed income taxes, especially...Show More Summary

Gene Robinson: Brownback Wants To Fire Gays In Kansas State Government

Sam Brownback’s order could result in gays losing their jobs in Kansas. Governor Brownback’s predecessor, Kathleen Sibelius, had put into place basic job protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Kansans who worked for the state, prohibiting a Kansas state employee from being fired due to his/her sexual orientation or gender identity. Governor Brownback has [...]

Brownback Joins CPAC 2015 Roster

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Mere days after he rescinded employment protections for LGBT state workers, the organizers of CPAC have hustled to add Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to their speakers roster.

KANSAS: Hundreds Protest Brownback

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Hundreds of Kansans protested against Gov. Sam Brownback today in a rally held at the state capitol building. From the Topeka Capitol-Journal: Organizers in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community arranged the protest on short notice after Gov. Show More Summary

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