"I will tell the people what's going on at the statehouse. I'm going to treat the capitol as a borderline crime scene. ... If businesses don't have to pay taxes, the burden should not be on those trying to feed themselves." - The Valley Falls Vindicator & Oskaloosa Independent, March 3, 2016.

Across Kansas the top 1% are looting and on-the-loose, pitting us against each other. Communities in Jefferson County need to democratically prepare themselves for food and energy autonomy.

- MICHAEL CADDELL, Publisher

Monday, May 23, 2016

Yael T. Abouhalkah: THESE KANSANS PREDICTED GOV. BROWNBACK'S TAX CUT DISASTER EXACTLY FOUR YEARS AGO TODAY @ Kansas City Star




[Excerpt] ... That’s because the tax cuts have been a well-documented disaster, embraced now only by the increasingly delusional governor and too many extremist Republican lawmakers.

But could anyone have foreseen this mess?

Actually, yes. Some prescient Kansans commented on Brownback’s actions on the same day he signed the tax cuts.

Looking back, these regular Kansans knew what was coming, even as Brownback pledged that “Today’s legislation will create tens of thousands of new jobs and help make Kansas the best place in America to start and grow a small business.”

Uh, no, that didn’t happen, and some said it wouldn’t. ... [End of Excerpt]

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