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Pat Roberts: Virginia’s Third Senator
redstate.com ^ | 5/12/14 | Daniel Horowitz

Posted on 05/13/2014 5:27:10 AM PDT by cotton1706

Senator Pat Roberts sincerely wants to transform perception into reality.

After serving in Washington as a status quo, big-government Republican in some capacity for 47 years, Roberts has made a U-turn this year. He is being challenged by Milton Wolf, a man I am proud to support, and has completely changed his voting record. He has taken the “Hatch Effect” to a new level. Hence, he wants to be perceived as a conservative just long enough to survive the August primary so he can continue serving another six years of pay-for-play.

But his game of perceptions runs a lot deeper than his voting record. Pat Roberts want to be perceived as the consummate Kansan, yet he doesn’t even live in Kansas, and it’s unclear whether he has ever lived there during his adult life.

While many career D.C. politicians ostensibly live away from their home states indefinitely, they usually make an attempt to maintain a regular residency. After all, they are so wealthy from working in the public sector; it’s not too difficult to afford at least two homes. Roberts, on the other hand, clearly does not live in Dodge City, Kansas, the city he cites as his residency for the purpose of voting and running for office.

Pat Roberts has lived in Alexandria, Virginia since 1975. The only relationship he has with the state is ownership of a rental property in Dodge City and the rights to sleep in the La-Z-Boy chair at the home of a campaign supporter, Duane Ross, which is situated on a golf course. It was reported that Ross couldn’t remember the last time Roberts slept there. Remember, this is the residency he lists for his voter registration.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: elections

1 posted on 05/13/2014 5:27:10 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

~~~Pat Roberts has lived in Alexandria, Virginia since 1975. The only relationship he has with the state is ownership of a rental property in Dodge City and the rights to sleep in the La-Z-Boy chair at the home of a campaign supporter, Duane Ross, which is situated on a golf course. It was reported that Ross couldn’t remember the last time Roberts slept there. Remember, this is the residency he lists for his voter registration.~~~

I don’t care what party. This irks me to no end.

Flame away anyone.


2 posted on 05/13/2014 5:34:01 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle

Roberts is the rule not the exception. Most of these long time congresscritters stay inside the Beltway once they retire. This is where their real roots are. They become lobbyists and potential members of the next administration.


3 posted on 05/13/2014 5:38:58 AM PDT by kabar
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To: cotton1706

In that case Virginia has about 40 senators.


4 posted on 05/13/2014 5:42:54 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: F15Eagle
Isn't this a kind of voter fraud, claiming a false residency?

Dr. Wolf should have someone do research on people, who've been charged with voter fraud for doing exactly this. Bring them forward to tell their story and ask why Senator Roberts isn't also charged?

5 posted on 05/13/2014 6:39:57 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (You can have a free country or government schools. Choose one.)
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To: Jabba the Nutt

I think so, too. Should be illegal.

He is no more a resident than some guy who owns a trailer lot in Texas but lives in Canada.

This is of the same vein as Obama-type politics. Shell games, trickery and deceit.


6 posted on 05/13/2014 12:45:58 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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