mrcontroversy (R.J. Dickens)


Comment history

Opinion: Windfalls, gambling and marijuana

There are only two things wrong with Professor Loomis' analysis: a) this is Kansas; b) it makes sense.

March 10, 2018 at 3:14 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Effort to call convention of states fails in Kansas Senate

If the government's "out of check", Ty Masterson ought to know. It takes one to know one:
He became chair of the Ways and Means Committee AFTER declaring bankruptcy.
He has no college degree--but has a $60,000/year PART-TIME job at Wichita State's Innovation Campus.
And now, a bill that would keep guns out of the hands of people arrested for domestic violence is sitting in committee because he HAD to add an amendment to protect his nephew's throwing stars.
Who's "out of check" here?

March 9, 2018 at 9:17 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Bill to repeal in-state tuition for undocumented Kansans dies in House committee

...And today's witness was no doubt a plug for Caryn Tyson.

February 19, 2018 at 7:21 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Bill to repeal in-state tuition for undocumented Kansans dies in House committee

A complete waste of committee time (i.e., taxpayer dollars), all to give free publicity to Kevin Jones' congressional campaign.

February 19, 2018 at 7:19 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Large property tax increase may be on the table as part of school finance fix in Kansas

Actually, no.
You're confusing Kansas with other states.
The Kansas Lottery was NEVER about education.
The money was earmarked for economic development and prison construction, primarily the prisons at El Dorado and Ellsworth.

February 13, 2018 at 10:25 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

I've silenced Kris Kobach on the issue of voter fraud

"Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman." "The most important political office is that of the private citizen."
Justice Louis D. Brandeis

June 30, 2017 at 12:45 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Amid unfounded accusations of 'rigged election,' Douglas County clerk says no bias in mailing advance ballot information

So that means you're lying without electricity in your home? There are assistance programs for that.

October 19, 2016 at 12:57 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Education issues on tap as regular session winds down

The laundry list of bills reminds me of this:

March 14, 2016 at 10:59 a.m. ( | suggest removal )