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Kansas (GOP Club)

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  • The most taxpayer-unfriendly members of congress

    06/03/2004 7:27:36 PM PDT · by aardbokonon · 7 replies · 2,861+ views
    Last night, I was told that a report was recently published by some DC think-tank. This report ranked members of congress in order of taxpayer-friendliness, i.e. it examined their votes on tax-related bills and determined where any particular member of congress came in on higher or lower taxes for their constituents. The same person who told me about the report told me that a whopping 75% of house and senate members from my state were in the top 20 LEAST friendly to taxpayers in their voting records. Have any of you heard of this report? Can you point me to...

    05/10/2004 11:34:21 AM PDT · by GeorgeW23225 · 6 replies · 7,989+ views
    Are you a registered voter?? Do you know anyone who needs to register?? Check this out: Ultra liberal "MoveOn" is attempting to register 100,000 new left wing voters. WE need to register 200,000 new conservative voters!! Just click on the above link, click on your State, fill in the necessary information, print it out, and mail it in!! It's a simple as that!! As you all know, this will be the most important election in our lifetime. Our future depends on it, and the future of our children depends on it. It is an election we MUST win!! DO...
  • Congressional Races to watch so far 2004 - ALL States

    04/09/2004 11:41:43 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 20 replies · 10,035+ views
    Several Sources | 4-8-04 | Dan from MI
    I've seen the senate races heating up, but not nearly as much on the house seats. I'm mostly using information from DC POLITICAL REPORT and POLITICS1. STATES Alabama DISTRICT 3 - The other Mike Rogers (R) won in 02 with 50.3% over Democrat Joe Turnham(48.2%) in an open seat. So far, it looks as he is facing Democrat Bill Fuller, Ex-State Human Resources Commissioner. I haven't heard much about this race, but the first defense is hardest. Alaska SENATE - Lisa Murkowski(R) vs Ex governor Tony Knowles. This will be a tough race as Knowles is an ex-governor and Murkowski...
  • Why Spanish Election results are irrelevent to US War on Terror

    03/15/2004 7:06:23 AM PST · by MNJohnnie · 4 replies · 2,593+ views
    3/15/04 | John Knight
    Journalists, political pundits and other Hysteric Left activists are desperately trying to spin some cosmic significance out of Sunday's Spanish elections. The "conventional wisdom" is that the Spanish Election results are some sort of significant defeat for President Bush and the War on Terror. As usual the "News Media's" thinking is neither conventional nor wise. What all the various activists miss is the reality of American Exceptionalism. As much as the International Political Left hates, and try's to deny, the reality is the USA operates on a completely different political level then the rest of the world. On Sunday, the...
  • Democrat Primary turnout not a even close to being a record

    03/09/2004 8:08:22 PM PST · by MNJohnnie · 3 replies · 2,798+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | Paul Weyrich
    The reason for my apology was that throughout this primary season we have been hearing about the record turnout of voters participating in Democrat caucuses and primaries. I bought the lie. The truth is that, except for Iowa and New Hampshire, there has not been any sort of record turnout for the Democrats. Even in New Hampshire the vote was far less than what the Republicans had when they last had a contested primary in 2000. The Democrats this year had 219,787 votes in their primary. The GOP in 2000 had 239,523 votes. That 20,000 difference is major in a...
  • Freep this poll

    03/07/2004 10:07:11 AM PST · by MNJohnnie · 8 replies · 2,575+ views Votes has a vote on President Bush's current Ads. Please take a minute to vote here
  • Heinz Foundation Bankrolled Group Protesting Bush 9/11 Ads

    03/07/2004 6:25:25 AM PST · by MNJohnnie · 11 replies · 4,351+ views Well isn't this intresting. The "objective news media" supposed 9-11 surviors protesting Bush's ads are actually anti-war stooges financed by John Kerry's wife. Please take a moment and vist the New York Times, Washington Post, MSNBC, CBS, NBC and ABC etc to email the Omsbudsman, the Publisher, the News Editor and demand to know why they allowed clearly partisan advocates of Kerry's Presidential Campaign were presented on their "News" programs with no reference to their ties to the Kerry camp. We absolutely must demand the "News Media" be held accountable for their free advertising for the Kerry camp.
  • Bush Ads help get the word out

    03/04/2004 11:30:46 AM PST · by MNJohnnie · 3 replies · 5,816+ views Here is a link to the 1st three Bush Re-election ads. As expected the DNC directed its "Objective News Media" mouthpieces at CNN, NBC, CBS and ABC to generate phoney hysteria about these ads. Compared to the demogagery and lies spread by the Kerry Campaign, and the DNC about Bush for the last 6 months, this is probably the mildest sets of ads that have run so far this political season. Please email this link to every person on you email contact list. We need to get as many people as possible to see these ads. They are...

    02/26/2004 3:09:20 PM PST · by TheBronzeEagle · 1,082+ views ^ | 2-26-04 | KendallHornback
    home | create a petition | my petitions | browse petitions | contact us | terms of service site by solostar software "Social Securiety/Disability Reform Created by Kendall Hornback on February 6th, 2004 at 8:13 pm AST Public Note To The President, My Name is Kendall Hornback, I’m but , one of about 50 million in this nation with a physical disability . Purpose : I write to ask that your administration please , somehow find the needed time to see that new guidelines be brought before the senate as well as congress , a nation- wide amendment to existing...
  • Conservatives Unite!

    02/06/2004 10:45:27 AM PST · by rcofdayton · 9 replies · 2,640+ views
    Self ^ | 6 Feb 04 | rcofdayton
    Conservatives should write in Tom Tancredo in the primary ballot to demonstrate the depth of concern we have with the President. If enough do this, he will get the message.
  • Kansans show support for immigrant driver's licenses (Attention Kansas Freepers)

    01/29/2004 8:53:53 PM PST · by Robert Lomax · 2 replies · 2,952+ views
    The Newton Kansan ^ | ? | Chad Frey
    TOPEKA -- Tuesday was a cold, blustery winter day. So why would anyone take a day off to be outside? More than 1,500 took the day to walk through downtown Topeka, showing their support for a bill allowing driver's licenses for illegal immigrants. "This is an important issue in any community, the Asian community and the Hispanic community," said activist and Newton High School teacher Crystal Sanhueza. "This is an issue for businesses; their workers need to get to work. People thought it was important enough to take a day off of work." Critics said the bill would compromise homeland...
  • Current Party Control (By State)

    10/27/2003 3:55:28 PM PST · by rightcoast · 9 replies · 6,718+ views
    Politics1 ^ | October 27, 2003 | rightcoast
    Below is a list of each state and its "Political Party statistics", meaning that state's current governor, U.S. Senators, U.S. Congressmen, and who they voted for in the 2000 election.  This is useful data in trying to predict future voting trends.   AlabamaGovernor Bob Riley (R)Senator Richard Shelby (R)Senator Jeff Sessions (R)5 Republican Congressmen2 Democrat Congressmen2000 Election: Bush AlaskaGovernor Frank Murkowski (R)Senator Lisa Murkowski (R)Senator Ted Stevens (R)1 Republican Congressman2000 Election: Bush ArizonaGovernor Janet Napolitano (D)Senator John McCain (R)Senator Jon Kyl (R)6 Republican Congressmen2 Democrat Congressmen2000 Election: Bush ArkansasGovernor Mike Huckabee (R)Senator Blanche Lincoln (D)Senator Mark Pryor (D)3 Democrat Congressmen1 Republican Congressman2000 Election:...
  • Sebelius: Liberal on Abortion

    04/24/2003 3:53:06 AM PDT · by jonefab · 4 replies · 1,417+ views
    e-mail Newsletter | April 23, 2003 | Senator Tim Huelskamp
    Since I last wrote – we won a war, paid our taxes, and finished our regular session in Topeka. Plus, Governor Kathleen Sebelius has demonstrated the epitome of her liberal social views. In a striking action on the day after Easter Sunday, Sebelius vetoed a key pro-life bill, overwhelmingly approved by the Legislature, which promoted the common sense of thousands and thousands of Kansans. The vetoed bill was one regulating abortion clinics across Kansas. Amazingly enough, two years I discovered that there are absolutely no regulatory standards for abortion clinics. In comparison, veterinarian clinics are regulated and have to meet...
  • Campaign reports show Kansans' money-raising

    04/14/2003 8:51:11 PM PDT · by JohnnyZ · 5 replies · 1,119+ views (Associated Press) ^ | April 14, 2003 | Libby Quaid
    WASHINGTON - Democratic U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore has raised $124,479 toward his re-election next year, while the GOP challenger hoping for a rematch, Adam Taff, has raised $29,232, according to campaign finance reports. Meanwhile, Republican U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback pulled in $364,020 for his 2004 Senate campaign, which has not yet attracted a Democratic challenger. Reports to the Federal Election Commission, due Tuesday, cover the first three months of this year. The closest anyone has come to challenging Brownback was when Moore flirted with the idea earlier this year. But the Kansas City, Kan.-area congressman announced last month he would...
  • KU: No Position in the Iraqi Conflict

    03/31/2003 5:24:10 AM PST · by jonefab · 29 replies · 1,571+ views
    e-mail newsletter | 3/30/2003 | Sen. Tim Huelskamp
    KU: No Position in the Iraqi Conflict Today’s Kansas news is filled with the exciting accounts about the Jayhawks advancing to the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. Here is another KU news item you probably haven’t read elsewhere. . . As our men and women in the military fight to free the people of Iraq from a madman dictator and protect our country from Saddam’s weapons of mass destruction, our own University of Kansas is still trying to determine which side they are supporting. That’s right. The high-paid University Leadership, in a recent memo, has announced an official position...
  • Kansas House passes Alien Drivers License Bill

    03/04/2003 5:31:13 AM PST · by jonefab · 16 replies · 2,565+ views
    Kansas Legislature ^ | February | Legislative Research
    *Supplemental notes are prepared by the Legislative Research Department and do not express legislative intent. The supplemental note and fiscal note for this bill may be accessed on the Internet at SESSION OF 2003 SUPPLEMENTAL NOTE ON SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 2039 by Representative Klein As Recommended by House Committee on Judiciary Brief* Sub. for HB 2039 provides that by July 1, 2004, individuals with an Internal Revenue Service taxpayer identification number who meet all other requirements of the bill can obtain a temporary resident driver’s license. The temporary license, which expires in three years, will be a...

    11/27/2002 6:50:58 AM PST · by jonefab · 24 replies · 1,258+ views Newsletter ^ | November 27, 2002 | Kenneth Daniel by “The Weasel Zone is where everything’s misleading without actually being a lie.”-Steve Adams, creator of “Dilbert”. According to figures recently released by the School Finance Section of the Kansas State Department of Education, Kansas public school districts spent an average of $8,490 per full-time equivalent pupil in 2001-2002, an increase of $466 or 5.81% from the previous year. The average increase in per pupil spending for the last ten years was 4.83% per year compared to average inflation of 2.53% per year. For the last five years, it was 5.31% per year compared to inflation of 2.34% per...
  • Kline campaign update (Kansas AG race)

    11/12/2002 4:59:03 AM PST · by jonefab · 1 replies · 864+ views
    e-mail | 11/11/2002 | Phill Kline
    Dear Friends: Election night is just about over, approximately one week after it began. And it is ending very well indeed! To date, the recount and provisional ballot process has increased our election night lead from 3,006 votes to 4,278 votes. There are only 1,683 votes remaining that need to be counted. Accordingly, the media is declaring that I (we) have won the Attorney General's race. The remaining votes are located in Kingman and Sedgwick Counties. Those counties should report tomorrow. Mr. Biggs has the statutory right to request a recount. If my margin of victory is less than ½...
  • Mission Creep

    11/11/2002 6:49:59 AM PST · by jonefab · 3 replies · 981+ views
    Bush Country ^ | 11.03.02 | By John D'Aloia
    Mission creep is a term often heard in discussions about the use of the U.S. military in implementing foreign policy. Mission creep is nothing more than going in with one goal and having achieved it, finding many other goals upon which to expend dollars, time, and resources. The military goes in to break up a fight and we end up trying to rebuild a nation. Mission creep is not limited to the military and foreign policy. The expansion of our government, its intrusion into our lives, and the diminution of our freedoms is an example of mission creep. Our Founders...
  • Kansas Election Thread -- Post Info Here

    11/05/2002 3:50:09 PM PST · by TroutStalker · 167 replies · 1,538+ views
    Tuesday, November 5, 2002
    KANSAS Your complete directory of Kansas candidates for Governor, State Cabinet, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources. CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:Bold = Active CandidateItalics = Potential Candidate* = Incumbent (Incumbent Party Listed First) STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:GOVERNOR & LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:(Note: Governor and Lt. Governor candidates run together on tickets in the primary.)[ Bill Graves (R)* - Not Eligible to Seek Re-Election in 2002. ]& [ Gary Sherrer (R)* - Retiring in 2002. ] Tim Shallenburger (R) - State Treasurer, Ex-State House Speaker &...