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On Former Gov. Sebelius to attend reception to help Rep. Davis, who is considering a campaign for governor

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Shardwurm 1 year, 3 months ago

Sebelius? You mean the HHS who was caught in blatant violation of The Hatch Act and then lied her way out of it?

Great person to be campaigning for you.

http://www.lifenews.com/2012/09/20/sebelius-hatch-act-violation-one-in-a-series-of-ethical-lapses/

nick_s 1 year, 3 months ago

The article is written in true pro-life form. How about an unbiased news link? For every link one can provide about Sebelius, there are just as many that could be cited about Brownback. Lets quit with the tit for tat BS, & actually accomplish something. These adults are acting like a bunch of children who didnt get what they want so they are taking their ball & going home so no one can play. Meanwhile, us regular-folk are the ones stuck between these radical warring factors.

jafs 1 year, 3 months ago

Good link.

It was a minor violation, and they fixed it, and found no evidence that she had violated it before or since then.

The remarks would have been permitted if she were speaking personally, and not identified as a government employee.

And, there's certainly nothing to indicate she "lied her way out of it".

Also, although I sort of understand the idea of the Act, it's kind of a silly distinction in some ways - if she attended without being identified as the HHS secretary, she could say what she liked. She's the same person either way, and she has the same job either way.

So, what difference does it really make?

Cheryl Nelsen 1 year, 3 months ago

You consider this a NEWS source? No wonder you are misinformed.

Lisa Medsker 1 year, 3 months ago

Against Brownback? You mean that anti-education, pro-fetus, anti-Federal, anti-middle-class, pro-corporation guy the Koch brothers have in their pockets?
Great person to be campaigning against!

UltimateGrownup 1 year, 3 months ago

Thanks, Shardwurm, for correcting the LJWorld. Sebelius is not only in violation of the Hatch Act, she's a repeat offender. When will we see her in an orange jumpsuit is the real question. For the LJWorld to spin the story this way is like headlining a story about the Titanic as "Large Passenger Ship Makes Atlantic Voyage." No one could possibly miss obvious truth this badly. Rothschild is openly confessing that he is corrupt.

Richard Heckler 1 year, 3 months ago

I like the idea....

Kansas cannot afford the Radical ALEC Right Wing Party. Then again neither can democrats and republicans.

The Radical ALEC Right Wing Party has effectively assassinated the GOP.

integritycounts 1 year, 3 months ago

Lets see.... it is critical for Paul to attract Republicans and Independents and your bringing in the face of left wing liberals and Obamacare to kick off your campaign. Unbelievable. Better go to the bullpen

Seth Peterson 1 year, 3 months ago

Facts: She was elected to consecutive terms for the very reason you complain about - she appeals to both independents and moderates because she is not an extremist.

Those who believe she is a 'left-wing liberal' does not understand what either of those words mean. It tends to happen when those who are so extreme to one side they have distorted view of what a moderate is.

BigDog 1 year, 3 months ago

Ludus, When she was governor she wasn't tied to a President whose populrity is dropping by the day ..... I guess snooping on folks (while lying about it), incompetent foreign policy, continuing poor economy after 5 years in office, IRS scandals, etc. tends to drag you down a bit on popularity chart. Then throw in Sebelius has been the face of "Obamacare" I am not sure she could win in Kansas ... let alone an unknown

Armored_One 1 year, 3 months ago

And yet you blame a person that is not, actually, in charge of much of anything in this country, namely the President. If it wasn't for the fact that the person in the chair gets changed every few years, you could almost call the office the American Royalty Office.

Explain to me again how domestic policies, laws, foreign trade agreements, foreign policies, or basically anything else is does without the approval of Congress? A badly written law, in and off itself, is not a travesty. Several dozen elected fools making that badly written law a reality, however, tends to be.

If you replaced Obama today, and Congress did nothing to alter or scrap any policies set in motion during Obama's tenure in office, then doesn't that demonstrate how little authority the President truly has?

I'd say the same thing if Romney, Perry or any of the other fools that ran last election had won and we ended up where we are now. I'm only stating fact, not endorsing one brand of foolishness over another.

Cheryl Nelsen 1 year, 3 months ago

Why can no one seem to discuss politics in Kansas without referring to Obamacare. There's a whole lot more than that going on in this state.

purplesage 1 year, 3 months ago

KS was so fortunate to get her out of the state! Problem is, she now afflicts the whole country with her policies. To think I once voted for her to be insurance commissioner! It should be noted that anyone appealing to the Obama admistration for help in an election in KS is a vote to avoid casting.

Beth Ennis 1 year, 3 months ago

wow, and you probably think Brownback is doing a smashing job of running our state. Take your blinders off and look at reality instead of looking at political parties.

Cheryl Nelsen 1 year, 3 months ago

Oh, please. I'm sick of whining about Obamacare. Move on to some other topic.

Aimee Polson 1 year, 3 months ago

The the horse out of the barn already and make it an official "run for governor." No takebacks!

Liberty275 1 year, 3 months ago

All you folks going to see her, have fun and drive safely.

smileydog 1 year, 3 months ago

What if I embezzled money from the government and somebody caught me doing it? Should I get a free pass if I had the power to retroactively declare I took the government's money but agreed to reimburse what I took after I got caught, like it never happened? Isn't this what Sebelius did when she violated the Hatch Act? It sure the heck is what she did.

Lisa Medsker 1 year, 3 months ago

What if I embezzled money from the taxpayers, saying it was for "helping" them, and gave it to a Corporation? Should I get a free pass, because I'm the Governor, and making sure that none of those fetuses I'm all about saving get an education because that Corporation owns me? Isn't this what Brownback has done, after telling us all how supposedly important it is that "Kansas children get a quality education"? It sure as heck is.

jafs 1 year, 3 months ago

No.

She made a small mistake, and then made up for it by reimbursing the government.

bearded_gnome 1 year, 3 months ago

Davis is expected to formally announce his campaign soon against Republican incumbent Gov. Sam Brownback in the 2014 contest.

Sebelius was elected governor in 2002 and re-elected in 2006. She was appointed secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2009.

---Paul Davis=sacrificial lamb.

... so Kathy Obamacare Bilious is working for Paul Davis? there's yet another good reason to vote against him: vote against Bilious' big government obama policies. yes, obamacare is a very big deal. it takes money out of medicare, will lead to doctor shortages, especially of specialists, interferes with the doctor-opatient relationship, mandates all kinds of things that necessarily push up the cost of health insurance, and so on and so on.

vote no on davis. now, DGCO republicans, let's put up a candidate in this house district, too!

bye-bye paul davis!

cowboy 1 year, 3 months ago

Probably won't beat Sam due to the illiteracy rate in Kansas , but us Dems can certainly raise some hail !

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