Archive for March, 2011

Wal-Mart CEO – Consumers face “serious” inflation in the months ahead for clothing, food and other products

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

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Americans United for Life – Pro-life momentum at the state level, as bills advance in Arkansas, Idaho and Virginia

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

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Rob Siedlecki Jr. Confirmed as Kansas SRS Secretary

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Rob Siedlecki Jr. Confirmed as SRS Secretary

Topeka – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s nominee for Secretary of the Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (SRS), Rob Siedlecki Jr., was confirmed by the Kansas Senate this afternoon.

Rob Siedlecki Jr., a 41 year-old native of New York, has more than 15 years of public and private sector leadership experience at the local, state and federal levels. Most recently, Siedlecki was the chief of staff for the Florida Department of Health which has 17-thousand employees and an annual budget of nearly three-billion dollars.

“I am happy to be working beside the hardworking professionals at SRS as well as Governor Brownback and Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer as we strive to improve the well-being of children and families in Kansas,” Secretary Siedlecki said.

Governor Brownback reiterated his support for the new secretary.

“As SRS Secretary, Rob brings a unique combination of working with the same federal programs that SRS implements in our state and supervising a large staff and budget,” Governor Brownback said. “He understands the severe budget challenges Kansas faces. He will work to improve the delivery of our health services programs to our state’s most vulnerable in a cost effective way.”

The Senate confirmed Siedlecki by a vote of 34-1.

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Kris Kobach – Kansas Secure and Fair Elections (SAFE) Act Goes to Governor’s Desk

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Kansas Secure and Fair Elections (SAFE) Act Goes to Governor’s Desk

TOPEKA (Mar. 29, 2011) – Today the House of Representatives concurred with Senate amendments to HB 2067, the Kansas Secure and Fair Elections (SAFE) Act. As a result, the Act is on its way to Governor Brownback for signature. “This is a major victory for Kansans,” said Secretary of State Kris Kobach. “When the governor signs this common sense law, Kansans can be assured that in this state only U.S. citizens will be registered to vote, and that committing voter fraud on election day will be extremely difficult.” (more…)

RedState – Wisconsin GOP Investigates Illegal Political Activity, Makes the Left Angry

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

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Jars of Clay – A Note from Dan + The Shelter Tour Begins Wed, March 30

Monday, March 21st, 2011

In this message: 1. A note from Dan 2. New EP Release Date – April 4 3. Must-See “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” video 4.

The Shelter Tour Dates
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Dear Friends,
I probably don’t need to say it, but I will: The Rock & Worship Roadshow was more fun than we could have ever hoped. The audiences were crazy and amazing. From the people who produced the entire tour, to the promoters who worked to get us to their cities, and all the way to the other bands we had the privilege of performing with night after night, everyone involved helped make it one of the most fun tours that we have been on in the last decade.
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Legislation would allow dental practitioners in Kansas

Friday, March 18th, 2011

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US Department of Education Calls For End To Inflated Special Education Test Scores

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

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City of Overland Park – Co-sponsors of Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Going green with your lawn

Make your lawn greener and safer by attending this year’s Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo.

The free event is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Lenexa Conference Center, 11184 Lackman Road. It is co-sponsored by various organizations including the city of Overland Park.

The Healthy Yards progrLogo for healthy yards.am evaluates lawns and gardens in nine areas, from water use to wildlife habitat. When you come to the expo you will receive tips and ideas for proper tools and products to help you make your lawn greener.

Vendors will be on hand to sell plants, lawn care products, garden art and more. Experts from the K-State Research & Extension Office will have master gardeners and others on hand to answer questions.

AFP-Kansas – Grassroots training in Mound City, March 19

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

The Linn County Chapter of Americans for Prosperity-Kansas is hosting a grassroots training session in Mound City THIS SATURDAY. We will review the AFP Grassroots Handbook and discuss privatization of government functions.

Please join us from 1-3 p.m. March 19 at the Bunker Hill Community Building (6th and Main, Mound City) and get your own copy of our activist manual. Refreshments will be served.

To help us ensure we have enough seating, please contact AFP-Kansas field director Jim Mullins at jmullins@afphq.org or Linn County Chapter Leader Mary Wilson at redroofranch@yahoo.com.

Kansas Senator Garrett Love – Big News… I’m engaged and SB 193 passed the Senate

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

News from Senator Garrett Love

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It has been a very exciting week at the Capitol this past week. The biggest cause for this excitement for me was because I asked my best friend, Caley Onek (more…)

Tenth Amendment Center – The Nullify Now! Tour with Tom Woods, Help bring it to Kansas City

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Tenth Amendment Center and WeRefuse Present:

nullifynow!

The Nullify Now! Tour is sweeping the country!

Do you want to know how to stop the Federal Government dead
in its tracks? Then help bring the Nullify Now! tour featuring Tom Woods as keynote speaker, to the Kansas City area.
You will learn how we can roll back Obamacare, Cap
and Trade, and other unconstitutional expansions of federal
power through nullification, the Jeffersonian solution to an out-of-control Federal government.

Learn:

-Why the Founding Fathers believed that nullification was the
moderate middle ground, not the road to secession.

-Why the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution gives the states the
power to nullify unconstitutional laws. Why states, not the Supreme
Court, should arbitrate disputes between the states and the federal
government over the constitutionality of the federal government’s
actions.

Here is the pledge site for the tour:
www.thepoint.com/campaigns/campaign-0-1362

We need to raise the funds now to bring this tour to Kansas City. It takes a minimum of 60 days after the funds are raised to set up the tour, so if we want this to happen soon, please pledge your support today. When you make a pledge at The Point, your credit card is not charged until the total funding goal is reached.

Here are some helpful websites for background and information:

The national sponsor of the tour:
www.tenthamendmentcenter.com

Information about the tour:
www.nullifynow.com

The author of the book Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century
www.tomwoods.com
Tom Woods will be the keynote speaker at this event.

Any questions?
Please email Assistant Coordinator of the Tenth Amendment Center-Kansas
Vicky Coletti at: vcoletti@yahoo.com

RedState – Thank Tim Huelskamp for being only Kansan to vote against temporary spending

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

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Dick Morris – No Way Obama Gets Reelected

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

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George Will – America’s Navy and the rise of China

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

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Victor Davis Hanson – The Obama Doctrine that doesn’t exist

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

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Illinois Democrats create race-based form of redistricting

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

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Andrew McCarthy, National Review, on radical Islam – Why They Celebrate Murdering Children

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

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David Hill – 2012 will be about Obama

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

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CNN – Obama takes flak for ESPN appearance instead of Japan focus

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

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