Archive for September, 2010

Employment Policy Institute – Minimum Wage Punishes Teens

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

After decades of empirical research, economists understand that minimum wage increases aren’t much good at reducing poverty, but they’re very good at keeping less-skilled teens out of a job.

Why I’ve Decided to Be My Own Boss – Darryn “Dutch” Martin

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

After more than a decade of working for the federal government, I quit. I gave up the steady paycheck. I gave up the benefits. I gave up all of the security that a job such as that offers.

I quit to become an entrepreneur. I’m striking out on my own.

Concerned Women for America – LABOR DAY 2010: Excessive influence of Big Labor on Obama Administration and Congress has been disastrous for American workers and the Nation’s economy

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

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Employment Policy Institute – Many Uninsured By Choice

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Though a new report from the Census Bureau says that 50.7 million Americans went without health insurance last year (“Census: 1 in 7 Americans live in poverty,” Sept. 16), this statistic doesn’t provide a complete picture of the nation’s uninsured.

K-State – Distance Education Aids Military Spouse In Degree Completion (HONOLULU, HAWAII)

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Source: Melinda Sinn, 785-532-5888, sinnpio@k-state.edu
Website: http://www.optionsplusmilitary.k-state.edu
News release prepared by: Abigail Crouse, 785-532-5888, acrouse@k-state.edu
DISTANCE EDUCATION AIDS MILITARY SPOUSE IN DEGREE COMPLETION

MANHATTAN — After moving four times and attending four different universities, Brianne Hancock, Honolulu, Hawaii, found herself wondering how she would ever finish her bachelor’s degree. (more…)

Jack Cashill in American Thinker – Sneak Preview: The Hijacking of the 2010 Election

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Through a combination of massive, Somali-driven voter fraud, stunning Election Board incompetence, and the willful blindness of the Kansas City Star, machine Democrat J.J. Rizzo managed to beat conservative Democrat Will Royster by one vote in a Missouri State House primary on August 3.

StepheneMoore.com launches from Yoder for Congress campaign

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

StepheneMoore.com.

Kevin Yoder, Michael Ashcraft endorsed by conservative PAC, Kansans for Government Reform

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Benjamin Hodge writes more at Red County.

At ESU Debate, Huelskamp Charts Conservative Course; Jilka Embraces Pelosi

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

At ESU Debate, Huelskamp Charts Conservative Course; Jilka Embraces Pelosi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 27, 2010
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DODGE CITY – On Monday night, Senator Tim Huelskamp debated his Democrat opponent for Congress on the campus of Emporia State University. Huelskamp laid out a course for conservative solutions that include tort reform that would lower costs of health insurance, extension of the tax cuts of 2001 and 2003 to end the economic uncertainty and jumpstart the American economy, and a reduction in federal spending by ending the bailouts, repealing the stimulus, and finding ways to cut the fat from our bloated budgets.
Huelskamp said: “It’s clear to the American people that we cannot tax, borrow, and spend our way to prosperity…jobs are created by entrepreneurs, not by politicians in Washington.”
Regarding the healthcare law passed this year, Huelskamp said: “Nancy Pelosi and Congress had their say when they passed the healthcare law without the input of the American people. On November 2nd, the American people will have their say.”
Jilka, meanwhile, whole-heartedly embraced the radical liberal agenda of Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and Congressional Democrats. In just the first 10 minutes of the debate, Jilka proclaimed his support for the failed Obama stimulus bill, announced his plans to raise taxes on millions of Americans, and broadcasted to the Big First district that he would have voted in favor of Obamacare.

Sen. Huelskamp and his Democrat opponent debated three times during the primary election and are scheduled to debate again in Salina on October 21st. The election is November 2nd.

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Paid for by Kansans for Huelskamp

NUTRITIOUS MEALS AT K-STATE DINING CENTERS EARN NATIONAL HONOR

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Source: John Pence, 785-532-6453, jpence@k-state.edu

NUTRITIOUS MEALS AT K-STATE DINING CENTERS EARN NATIONAL HONOR

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University’s dining services served up the first-place entry in the 2010 Most Innovative Nutrition Program contest, sponsored by the National Association of College and University Food Services, also known as NACUFS. (more…)

Club for Growth – Obama Hits Pat Toomey

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Last week, President Barack Obama went to Pennsylvania to personally attack Pat Toomey and try to drive up Democratic turnout in this critical senate race.

Obama said Pat has a “rigid ideology.” Obama, whose unprecedented bailouts, handouts, and takeovers have led our economy to nearly 10 percent unemployment claims the policies Pat supports — free people and free markets — would make things worse. (more…)

KFPC – AG Steve Six Did NOT Protect Marriage

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Manhattan, KS Update

KFPC is working with many local citizens in Manhattan as well as an Alliance Defense Fund Attorney. We will have a separate website for the Manhattan project up by next week. Please join us as we continue to pray for this LGBT ordinance in Manhattan. (more…)

CJ Online on Raj Goyle – GOP leaders want job ad pulled

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Local Republican leaders called a news conference Tuesday in which they complained Goyle’s ad “crosses the line of acceptable political discourse.”

“This type of calculated deception cannot be tolerated,” said Mark Kahrs, Republican 4th District chairman.

CJ Online – Vets take Honor Flight to D.C.

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

WICHITA - More than 150 World War II era veterans from Kansas have traveled to the nation’s capital in the latest of the so-called Honor Flights.

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Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

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New Kansas City news source – Shawnee Mission Times, published by Sheriff Currie Myers

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

The Shawnee Mission Times.

Newsweek – Will the Supreme Court strike down controversial provisions of the new health-care law?

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

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Loyalties shift towards Republicans in vote-rich suburbs – Philip Rucker, Washington Post

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

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Why a Christine O’Donnell Win Is Possible – Henry Olsen at Enterprise Blog

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

My colleague, Marc Thiessen, has a thought-provoking post arguing that Christine O’Donnell could actually win Delaware based on polling data that shows even liberal Delaware is sympathetic to many core Tea Party arguments. The noted Washington Post political journalist Chris Cillizza has a different view, arguing that Delaware’s prior election history and demographics bode ill for O’Donnell. Who is right?

I’m not as optimistic as Marc, but more recent election and demographic data suggest that Delaware is more ripe for O’Donnell’s picking than Cillizza believes.

RCP average on Nevada Senate – Harry Reid up .5%

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

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