Think and Ink: Uncle Sam’s Money Giveaway “Hey! That’s My Hard-Earned Money!” “Ah, the cost of free money…” Copyright 2010, Think and Ink, O’Hara and Hoit. Contact: Charlotte O’Hara.
Think and Ink: President Obama: “We must encourage community banks to lend money … to help our economy.” FDIC to banker: “You’re required to increase your reserves.” Copyright 2010, Think and Ink, O’Hara and Hoit. Contact: Charlotte O’Hara.
Kansas Clips from Thursday through Sunday: Kansas Reporter State revenue drops 10.2 percent in November Overland Park looks for free help to stretch budget Watchdogs Kansas: More Questions — and Answers — on School Funding FDIC announces closing of Overland Park bank Nebraska: Nebraska Bipolar on Stimulus Spending State Cars Hit Tax Dollars Hard Texas: [...]
[Updated Sept 13] According to a Show-Me Institute Policy Pulse blog post about 2500 attended the United We Stand — Freedom Fest at Theis Park in Kansas City on Saturday. Participants were from both Missouri and Kansas. See videos of the event below.
[Updated 10 PM]. Yesterday Congressman Dennis Moore held an invitation-only meeting at Johnson County Community College. Apparently Dennis Moore feels the average citizen has little interest in what the government may do with health care in this country. Today Moore addressed the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce at their luncheon. This was not a free [...]
Many activists from both the political left and political right met in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania last week to discuss political matters, and the way “new media” affects communicating with the public. Four years ago the left started YearlyKos, which was later renamed NetRoots. Last year they held their third annual convention in Austin, Texas in August. [...]
About 150 rallied outside Congressman Dennis Moore’s (D-KS) office in Overland Park late yesterday afternoon to express opposition to the current health care reform bill being hastily pushed through Congress by Democrats. The protesters were mostly from various Culture of Life groups, including Life 4 All and KFL, but many signs also focused on the [...]
Yesterday House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) discussed the chart above, which is the Republican’s interpretation of a 1018-page health care plan being pushed by Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives:
[Updated July 8] Tea Parties were held in several cities in Kansas on the Fourth of July to celebrate freedom in the U.S. as well as raise concerns about actions in Washington, DC that may limit freedoms in the near future. One Tea Party was held in the Wamego City Park before their 138th annual [...]
The Modern Day Patriot organizers of earlier Kansas City Tea Parties thought a 4th of July American celebration and flag rally was a good way to start Independence Day. But the organizers received feedback that many wanted to bring signs to express their opinions about what is happening in our country now, and especially in [...]