ACORN is back in Kansas. See: “Sunflower Community Action,” “KanVote” and “Kansans Count”
From Secretary of State Kris Kobach: Proof of Voter Citizenship Date Change Dear friends: As reported by the Associated Press, the Kansas Senate Ethics and Elections committee refused to vote on whether to move forward, to June 15th, 2012, the implementation date requiring newly registered voters to provide evidence of citizenship. Moving the date forward would ensure protections would be in place before the primary and | Read More »
Kansans – Learn about the UN “Agenda 21″ and its threat to your liberties. AFP sponsors upcoming educational events.
This week, Americans for Prosperity is hosting four educational events about the United Nations’ “Agenda 21,” which is an attempt to implement international policy through local government. So far, Agenda 21 has been rather successful, unfortunately. From AFP-Kansas: What is Agenda 21? Agenda 21 is a plan to develop our communities under the guidance of the federal government and the U.N. Questions exist regarding whether | Read More »
Economist: Daylight Savings Time costs the US $2 billion in opportunity cost.
Rasmussen: A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 45% of American Adults think DST is worth the hassle, but nearly as many (40%) disagree. Fifteen percent (15%) are undecided. From economist Mark Perry’s blog: In 2008, economist William F. Shughart did a back-of-the envelope calculation and estimated that the opportunity cost of daylight savings time was $1.7 billion per year: “Although it is unclear | Read More »
Invitation for Kansas City conservatives: Hear Joshua Charles, co-author of Glenn Beck’s book “Original Argument”
You’re invited to an event featuring Joshua Charles, co-author of Glenn Beck’s recent book called The Original Argument: The Federalists’ Case for the Constitution, Adapted for the 21st Century. Join us Thursday night, March 8, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in room 200 of Colonial Presbyterian Church in Overland Park (map below). This is a free event, but space is limited. Click here to register online | Read More »
Planned Parenthood leader: Sex selection abortions are just fine
LifeNews: Angie Murie, executive director of Planned Parenthood Waterloo Region in Canada, was recently quoted in a National Post article claiming she opposed sex-selection abortions but essentially admitting that women should be able to have abortions for just about any reason. “I wrestle with gender-based abortion more than any other reason [a person might give for choosing to have an abortion,]” she said. “From a macro perspective, I don’t | Read More »
Poll: Voters with High School Degrees, Undergraduate Degrees Disapprove of Obama
On January 28, Rasmussen Reports listed President Obama’s approval rating at 47%. But a voter’s opinion is heavily related to his or her level of education. Recent Rasmussen Reports national telephone surveying of Likely U.S. Voters finds that 57% of those who attended high school but did not graduate at least somewhat approve of the job the president is doing. Similarly, 56% of voters who attended graduate | Read More »
Bret Baier Covers Media Blackout on March for Life
This year’s annual March for Life in Washington, DC, drew 500,000 people. As is typical with the hyper-partisan mainstream press, there was a virtual media blackout. Via Kathryn Jean Lopez at National Review. Many a news consumer last week may have heard nothing about last Monday’s March for Life (my photos here) in Washington, D.C. Thank you, Bret Baier, for not only noting the March | Read More »
By 50-27% margin, Florida voters prefer national flat tax to progressive income tax
A recent Florida poll by 7NEWS/Suffolk University (PDF) asked this question: ”Would you prefer a flat tax for all taxpayers to pay which would replace the current progressive federal tax code?” Fifty percent said “yes,” only 27% said “no,” and 23% were undecided. Romney was leading Obama 47-42% in the poll.
Gov. Sam Brownback’s $135 million contract with Accenture is “illegal” – Republican Rep. Trent LeDoux
Holton, Kansas, Rep. Trent LeDoux – “My concern is this contract with Accenture, which, in my opinion, is an illegal contract.” Shawnee, Kansas, Rep. John Rubin, former federal judge and FDIC Regional Counsel — “The darn thing [ObamaCare] is unconstitutional. Why would we take steps in Kansas to implement anything?” Topeka Capital-Journal: A small, defiant group of House Republicans joined forces with the tea-party flavored Union of Patriots to | Read More »
SurveyUSA poll in Kansas – Newt and Ron Paul most easily beatable by Barack Obama
On January 3, Wichita CBS affiliate KWCH commissioned a SurveyUSA poll among Kansas voters about the 2012 election. This was released on the same day as the Iowa caucus, and was before the New Hampshire and South Carolina primaries. Two questions were asked to registered voters in Kansas (emphasis added): “Which Republican has the best chance to beat Barack Obama in the general election in November? Mitt Romney? Newt | Read More »