Trend Results : Sam Brownback


Blog Post Results (1-20 of 666)

FILTER RESULTS

Sam Brownback Gutted Kansas: How America’s Worst Governor and an Ultra-Conservative Ideology Wrecked an Entire State

GOP zealots, enthralled by a fictitious fantasy of tax cuts and free-market nonsense, turned Kansas upside down. It’s safe to say that if Kansas’s Gov. Sam Brownback or any of the state’s ultraconservative legislators had been in fictional...Show More Summary

Sam Brownback gutted Kansas: How America’s worst governor and an ultra-conservative ideology wrecked an entire state

GOP zealots, enthralled by a fictitious fantasy of tax cuts and free-market nonsense, turned Kansas upside down

This Republican Once Said Helping Refugees Made Us A 'Better Nation.’ But Now He’s Done.

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Fifteen years ago, then-Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.) gave an impassioned speech in support of refugee resettlement. He called helping and taking in refugees "some of the most noble and ennobling things we can do," and said the UnitedShow More Summary

Kansas suspended two out of three new voter registrations due to absurdly strict registration rules

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach came into office promising to end voter fraud. He asked Gov. Sam Brownback for prosecutorial powers and his wish was granted. The worst governor in the nation empowered the worst secretary of state...Show More Summary

Republican Kansas Gov. Brownback withdraws state from Syrian refugee program

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Kansas is withdrawing from plans to resettle Syrian refugees in the state after the federal government failed to provide security information and files on the refugees, Republican Governor Sam Brownback said on Monday. Brownback said in a statement that he repeatedly asked the administration of...

Kansas Becomes the Latest State To Freak Out Over Syrian Refugees

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announced on Tuesday that Kansas is withdrawing from the federal government's refugee resettlement program over concerns that Syrian refugees could be security threats. "Because the federal government has failed...Show More Summary

Breakthrough in Kansas-Missouri Border War

by Kenneth Thomas Breakthrough in Kansas-Missouri Border War Via @goodjobsfirst, we learned Friday that Kansas Governor Sam Brownback had made a major response to Missouri’s proposed jobs truce in the Kansas City region. As regular readers may recall, studies have shown that more than $200 million has been spent moving jobs back and forth across […]

Why Conservatives Have Learned Nothing From Kansas's Disastrous Tax Cuts

In 2012, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback attempted to turn his state into a showcase for hardcore conservative policy thinking by passing a package of tax cuts so berserk that, even at the time, some of his fellow Republicans worried it was a tad ill-advised. Show More Summary

Kansas governor faces 'open revolt' from Republican allies

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) economic "experiment" has failed so badly, even his Republican allies are starting to run away from his agenda.

GOP turns its back on Brownback

In other states, Sam Brownback's Kansas revolution is still being treated as a model for pared down government, but those close to ground zero are a bit less enthused. ... many of the same Republicans who helped pass Brownback's plan...Show More Summary

Sam Brownback declares war on Kansas: This is how extremists gut a state — and democracy

The ultraconservatives take control, with an assist to ALEC and no concern for the people

New data from Sam Brownback’s Kansas destroys the GOP myth that tax cuts create jobs

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The state of Kansas, where Gov. Sam Brownback’s right-wing economic program and handling of the state finances have reached comedic levels of absurdity, is now also failing at a key economic test: Keeping up with the neighboring state. In his latest column, Kansas City Star opinion writer...

Sam Brownback’s Kansas is still a nightmare: The state’s latest ultra-conservative war may be its worst yet

The religious right and Brownback acolytes in the state legislature seem determined to destroy all decency

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Signs ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Attacking LGBT Students

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed into law an anti-gay “religious liberty” bill on Wednesday that is tantamount to a legislative attack on LGBT college students. The Washington Blade reports on the specifics of the bill: The legislatio… Read The post Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Signs ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Attacking LGBT Students appeared first on Towleroad.

Why Paul Ryan Opposes Divisive Politics

At various points in his career, Paul Ryan has toggled between two different versions of his political identity. One iteration, developed under mentors like Sam Brownback and Jack Kemp, under whom Ryan served as a staffer, emphasizes the transformative power of supply-side tax cuts, unleashing massive wealth that will trickle... More »

Kansas Governor Signs Legislative Attack on LGBT College Students into Law

This morning, HRC blasted Kansas Governor Sam Brownback for signing into law SB 175 – a shameful measure that puts LGBT and other minority college students at even greater risk of discrimination by university-funded student groups. The...Show More Summary

Seth Meyers Takes a Closer Look at How Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Ruined the State

If you care about experiments, evidence, data, and facts, then you have to be appalled by what's been going on in Kansas over the past few years. Imagine Republican Governor Sam Brownback with a rubber stamp from his Republican House and Senate being able to do practically anything he wants. Show More Summary

A Closer Look at Kansas’ Tax Cuts

Seth takes a closer look at the results of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s drastic tax cuts.   Kansas Tax Cuts: A Closer Look The post A Closer Look at Kansas’ Tax Cuts appeared first on The Big Picture.

Seth Meyers Takes a Closer Look at the Disastrous Kansas Tax Cuts

Last week, New York’s Eric Levitz argued that more attention should be paid to the disastrous budget implemented under Kansas governor Sam Brownback, since all three contenders for the GOP nomination favor similar policies on a national scale. And Monday night, Seth Meyers dedicated a segment to Kansas and its... More »

Seth Meyers Takes a Closer Look at the Disastrous Kansas Tax Cuts

Last week, New York’s Eric Levitz argued that more attention should be paid to the disastrous budget implemented under Kansas governor Sam Brownback, since all three contenders for the GOP nomination favor similar policies on a national scale. And Monday night, Seth Meyers dedicated a segment to Kansas and its... More »

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC