Archive for Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Brownback leads Kansas delegation heading to English air show

July 3, 2012


— Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will lead a delegation of state and local officials heading overseas to promote aircraft built in the state.

The Republican governor will be joined by Commerce Secretary Pat George and representatives from the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition in attending the Farnborough International Airshow in England from July 9 through July 15.

The delegation will be seeking to expand export markets for Kansas aircraft. The state exports more than $2 billion in aircraft, accounting for more than 18 percent of all exports coming from Kansas.

Brownback says officials will be promoting the Kansas business climate for new job creation, including recent changes to the state's income tax code, as well as the Kansas work force.


JackMcKee 4 years, 1 month ago

how much time did Sam spend at Boeing?

What a clown.

Nonsense 4 years, 1 month ago

Under Sam's leadership Boeing is packing up and leaving town. Great business climate!

kernal 4 years, 1 month ago

Who's paying for this trip for Gov. Sam and his entourage?

chootspa 4 years, 1 month ago

We are. I want a taxpayer funded vacation in England, too. Maybe we could all take turns like the Swedish Twitter handle.

Grump 4 years, 1 month ago

Oh no. Potential for even more embarrasment for the state. I hope he doesn't hold a public prayer meeting at the air show. (RIck Perry's not going to is he?)

Patricia Davis 4 years, 1 month ago

Let's just hope he doesn't try to wash people's feet.

yourworstnightmare 4 years, 1 month ago

Bernoulli's principle is just a theory.

I hope Sam teaches the controversy and that lift is really produced by the hands of jesus.

chootspa 4 years, 1 month ago

Ha! I hear that's now on the state books in Texas.

JackMcKee 4 years, 1 month ago

Boeing is still open you moran, it just moved some jobs out of Wichita.

chootspa 4 years, 1 month ago

And ironically to a state with stronger union laws.

jjt 4 years, 1 month ago

He has to get through immigration first (one and a half hour lines) and assuming he flies business class the cost is in the order of $5000 dollars a head plus hotel car etc

Jeff Kilgore 4 years, 1 month ago

Please take your time coming hone, Sam. 10 years.

somedude20 4 years, 1 month ago

Angland don't be wantin no Freddie Phelps, dem people done threwn em out so whys in the heck of tar nationz do they be want ole Sammie? He done be every bit as bad as that there Phelps klan, heck, maybe even worser! I means, Kanzas be reperzentin quiet well!! Every so oftens we fight back dem Liberals with their fancy smart talkin try to say I kame from a monkey, hahahehehe, whos da dumb one now, boy? We aint got no money fer arts when we'z gots ta by bullets and shells to keep dem hippies from infectin the rest of Kanzas. Most of my friensd went to yer pubic schools just like ole me and we iz not dumb..heck, I gotz a scoolership to Liberty U..cant wait. Real Mercians dont want no fancy pants Lib tellin the world nothin, bring a real man to this here party, with plenty of chests hair, tell da world how it be.

Don't tred on my cold dead handz or ill be shootin ya to save my rites!

CheneyHawk 4 years, 1 month ago

Puhleese say the ticket is one way....

Jayhawk1958 4 years, 1 month ago

Brownback leads delegation to the religous temple of Jim Jones to sample some kool-aide...

Keith 4 years, 1 month ago

Why's he got to go to England to see some air, don't we have good enough air here in Kansas?

Kontum1972 4 years, 1 month ago

brown air blows back....mb a bird in one of the turbines.....plz let it be so....

lunacydetector 4 years, 1 month ago

all you doom and gloomers would be protesting if brownback brought back an aviation company and they wanted to locate in lawrence, that's a given.

bad_dog 4 years, 1 month ago

"...if brownback brought back an aviation company and they wanted to locate in lawrence..."

Last I heard the temperature in Hell hadn't decreased...

JackMcKee 4 years, 1 month ago

The only thing Brownback will bring back from England is a miniaturized Big Ben toy. People in Europe pay attention to US politics and they know perfectly well that people like Brownback are completely backwards.

Shelley Bock 4 years, 1 month ago

How true, JackMcKee. I'm in London, UK, at the moment, and they know far more about the US than you can imagine. (Does anyone have a loan based on the LIBOR rate? That's always on the news here.)

They complain about their health coverage, but when asked if they want the US system, they say "no way" and endorse their own, problems and all.

They only think of Kansas as being the home of Dorothy, tornadoes and guns. They sure don't think of basketball and planes.

Maybe Slick Sam won't get through immigration. Fred Phelps and family have been banned from UK.

Flap Doodle 4 years, 1 month ago

Whatever became of the New Civility? Disappointed progressives seem all inflamed on this thread.

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