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
Good enough for Drake and Kenny Chesney, then it's good enough for the governor....
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 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
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
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.
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...
"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
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...
Utterly delusional governor touts phantom prosperity, argues progress depends on social conservatism
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
Governor's conservative economic experiment may end in Kansas acquiescing to Obamacare's Medicaid expansion
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.
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):
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.
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
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
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 [...]
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.
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