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As Legislature remains deadlocked, Brownback in Chicago touting tax cuts


Topeka — As the Kansas Legislature remained deadlocked over taxes and spending, Gov. Sam Brownback is speaking today at a $40-a-ticket luncheon in Chicago before the Illinois Policy Institute.

The event has been titled "There's no place like home. A conversation with Kansas Governor Sam Brownback."

The information about the event says that Brownback "has proven to be an innovative reformer seeking to expand liberty in the Sunflower State." It says Brownback enacted the largest income tax cut in Kansas history and is seeking more cuts.

The Illinois Policy Institute describes itself as a non-partisan organization dedicated to supporting free market principles and liberty-based public policy initiatives. Here is a link to information about the text


Agnostick 11 months ago

I'm pretty sure politics, in general, got pushed to the bottom of the news pile this afternoon. :(


verity 11 months ago

I'd pay money to send him on a permanent vacation. Preferably to another country.


DScully 11 months ago

I wonder if they were served complimentary Koch's? Follow the trail to The Illinois Policy Institute and you find ALEC and the Koch bros as contributors. So ironic, the man is known as one of the governors with the worse tax plan in the nation. No wonder it only cost $40 per empty head.


Armstrong 11 months ago

Sam's tax cuts will never fly in land of the stinky onion ( Chicako - just for you Tusch ). Taxes are the life blood of the corrupt politicians and union thugs. 4 of the last 5 IL. Govs are or have done time in State and Federal penn's for corruption. Oh yeah and Barry is from there too.


Thomas Bryce 11 months ago

$40 a Head? WOW! Ole Sam is an A-Lister! Bet THAT Place was Packed. Did they give out Autographed Pictures of Brownback Too?


11 months ago

"There's no place like home." Because I'm in Chicago.....instead of Kansas.


4getabouit 11 months ago

This is too sad to comment on. He's in Chicago bragging about something that has not yet proven a prosperity boom? Some leader.


question4u 11 months ago

"The information about the event says that Brownback "has proven to be an innovative reformer seeking to expand liberty in the Sunflower State.'"

That's right, it's the amazing Flim-Flam Sam! He can turn the ace of spades into the queen of clubs, and he can expand liberty by turning Kansas into a third-world state run by the Chamber of Commerce! So, come one, come all to the Illinois Policy Institute Circus! Come to be dumbfounded by Flim-Flam Sam's illusions, and stay for the Illinois Policy Institue's Clown-capades! You'll laugh 'til your sides split!


oletimer 11 months ago

kind of sounds like obama. run when the going gets hot. maybe we will get lucky and browny will stay there


ENVIROPEACE 11 months ago

Expand liberty for the Koch bro's maybe? Certainly not the middle class, or less fortunate...


just_another_bozo_on_this_bus 11 months ago

"The Illinois Policy Institute describes itself as a non-partisan organization"

Why do they feel the need to lie about their obvious partisanship?


jazzerman 11 months ago

I love how our inept governor is out selling something as wonderful all the while half of his crazy constituency can't even buy in. This is the Koch philosophy though, buy some puppets and have them push game-changing policy through as fast as they can so that they can see all the benefit before the People recognize what they are doing.


2stuffedtojump 11 months ago

Whoever troubles his own household will inherit the wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise of heart. The servants of Rome shall fail.


Hooligan_016 11 months ago

Can I provide a dissenting argument to the luncheon?


frankfussman 11 months ago

Nero fiddles while Rome burns.


MyLife 11 months ago

Corruption will be served.


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