Well it is
According to The Wichita Eagle:
A raft of GOP politicians worked hard Saturday to portray themselves as the most opposed to President Obama's plans for health care, the environment and the economy.
Defenders of the president were few.
The Republican Party booth in the
Sue Boldra, a Hays teacher and one of six GOP candidates for
Not far away, the Democratic Party booth featured photos of the party's state officeholders, a drawing for a book autographed by the president, and little else. During the busy noon hour, it was staffed by a young woman who deferred media questions to a party spokesman in
With little opposition to speak of, the GOP candidates had a field day.
Among those working the crowds were businessman Jim Anderson and Republican National Committeeman Mike Pompeo, candidates for the 4th Congressional District seat.”
One thing the party of selfish rich people can count on this year is that many people who need change can’t afford the fair. Joblessness and the general downturn in the economy has left mostly just wealthy people to spend gas and money to go to the fair.
Of course, only in a state such as
As for the Kansas Democratic Party, with a few exceptions they have been missing in action for many years.
The usual pack-of-lies were spewed out. Sam Brownback set the tone by stating that polls show more than eight out of 10 Americans are satisfied with their health care. While he acknowledged the system could improve, he said, "the way to do that isn't to put a lot more federal government on the system."
According to a pool on the local TV station just the other night, 62% said they were satisfied and 11% said they had no insurance at all. An MSNBC Poll shows only 52% oppose President Barack Obama’s health plan altogether. Many just don’t really understand it. As usual, Brownback bent the rules to favor his pro-insurance industry position.
Tiahrt said he believes solar activity, not human activity, is the primary driver of global climate change. Calls to reduce carbon dioxide emissions are "based on political science, not hard science," he said.
"We don't need the government to tell us what to set our thermostats at," he said.
Most people in the crowd agreed.
It is hard to imagine a more dangerous stand to take in a state such as
Let’s hope future generations remember this scumbag and all the damage he contributed to when all the global warming shit hits the fan. If we are lucky they will dance on and desecrate his grave.