Sam Brownback

Opinion: The Possibilities for Biden’s Vision to Overcome Trump’s Division

President-elect Joe Biden campaigned aspirationally on a vision of uniting a country many see as severely, if not hopelessly, divided.…

1 year ago

Opinion: The GOP’s Hypocritical Assault on States and the American People

Last May 15, the House passed a sweeping $3 trillion relief package that would provide another round of stimulus checks…

2 years ago

Opinion: Betsy DeVos’ Uses Pandemic to Intensify GOP Assault on States

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has fit right in with the Trump administration, treating her government position as opportunity to enrich…

2 years ago

Opinion: Kansas and Kentucky Show Support For Public Education: A Key For 2020 Democrats

Back in 2004, Thomas Frank’s book What’s the Matter with Kansas? elevated the state as the textbook case of how…

2 years ago

Opinion: Sam Brownback Vetoes Republican Medicaid Expansion Legislation

"We have the ability to help people who truly need it the most. We have the ability to make a…

5 years ago

Opinion: Kansas’ Brownback Slammed by Supreme Court a Third Time For Underfunding Schools

It seems completely illogical that the state can argue that a reduction in education funding was necessitated by the downturn…

5 years ago

Chicago Rally Reveals Economic and Human Damage of GOP’s Real Motives and Hypocrisy in ACA Repeal

“What is the best way to decimate a community? Deny its people access to healthcare.” “What is the best way…

5 years ago

As The Kansas Economy Dies, Trump Appoints Gov. Sam Brownback As Advisor

In a normal political environment, a national candidate seeking a model of what their proposed policies would produce would certainly…

6 years ago

Kansas Republicans Employ Koch Propaganda To Abolish Public Schools

Kansas GOP calls public schools government schools to imply they indoctrinate children and interfere with individual's free choice.

6 years ago

Kansas Republicans Starting to Rebel Against ‘Trickle-Down’ Brownback

'If Governor Brownback won't reconsider any of the tax cuts, he will have to figure out for himself how to…

6 years ago

Barely Alive, Kansas Public Schools On the Verge Of Brownback’s Death Blow

The Kansas bill creates private school savings and funding programs by diverting public education funding to private and religious schools

6 years ago

Rauner’s Illinois Portends America’s Disastrous Future Under GOP Rule: Part III of a Series Covering the Illinois Debacle

The GOP has given up on governing and instead dedicated itself to aggressively redistributing wealth to the top at the…

6 years ago

GOP Tyranny As Brownback’s GOP On the Verge Of Nullifying Kansas’ Judiciary

Brownback's new ploy would make it possible for the Republican legislature to impeach any judge who goes against Republican dogma

6 years ago

Billions of Dollars in the Red, Louisiana Has Been Destroyed by Bobby Jindal

Starting a new job can be an exhilarating experience, especially when that new position is at the wishes and consent…

6 years ago

Republican Failures Are Distracting Voters Again With A Secret Weapon

Ohio’s John Kasich and Sam Brownback of Kansas are just the latest Republicans to use abortion to distract their residents…

6 years ago

Kansans Despise Gov. Sam Brownback’s Policies But They Voted For Him Anyway

Only 18 percent of Kansans are satisfied with Governor Sam Brownback, despite electing him twice to be their governor.

7 years ago

Note To Evangelical Republicans: This Is America, Love It Or Leave It

Evangelical Republicans hate America with religious passion because the Founding Fathers did not create a Christian theocracy

7 years ago

Kansas Issues $840 Million Debt Certificate To Cover Brownback’s Trickle Down Catastrophe

After a record-setting tax hike on the poor and middle class and truly Draconian social service cuts, the state is…

7 years ago

Dorothy is Wrong – We ARE in Kansas – And it Sucks

Not only have the wheels started to come off democracy everywhere Republicanism reaches, but they have sold the damn wheels.

7 years ago

Gov. Sam Brownback Will Eliminate Kansas’ Judiciary If It Fails To Rule In His Favor 

Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill into law that eliminates the state's entire judicial system if the Supreme…

7 years ago