|3,122 voters (NYT Nov. 11, 2016) 37.4% did not vote.|
How easy we forget how we arrived to this historical point in Kansas.
Financing campaigns on millionaire loans, gutting the state's treasury till it's national credit rating falls, not once, but twice while cheering on the shock troops over abortion, gay rights and guns. This is Gov. Sam Brownback's "deplorable" Know Nothing Party, not the Republican Party of Lincoln or trust busting T. Roosevelt, or "I Like Ike."
Let's look at the thieves who didn't get away, as provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Leavenworth woman sentenced after six year $500,000 bank embezzlement spree.
Shawnee man pleads to Overland Park bank robbery.
Kansas City Kansan sentenced in Stillwell bank robbery.
Great Bend, Ks. bank employee pleads to ATM robbery.
Former Wyandotte government engineer indicted on federal bribery charges.
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Springfield, Mo. man sentenced for bank robbery, kidnapping.
Two Joplin, Mo. men indicted for bank robbery.
And let's not forget those western Kansans, the three who were ready to truck bomb an apartment complex full of Somali moslems in Garden City (courtesy USA Today)