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Tag: what’s the matter with kansas

Human Trash Fire Sam Brownback Set To Gut Public Education In Kansas, Hooray

You know, one of the biggest problems with having Sam Brownback as governor of Kansas is that his endless evisceration of government funding means that we have to find newer and better ways to say, "What's the matter with Kansas?"...

Panty Prosecutor Wins, Evolution-Dumper Loses: Your Lesser Candidate Wrap-Up!

It occurred to us that we have not followed up on some very important electoral news: Namely, the fate of several candidates who nobody had ever heard of until they briefly shone in the "weird news" column, and then...

Wichita Ponders Great Question Of Our Time: Water Fluoridation

Election Sideshow Update: The city of Wichita, Kansas, is voting on a ballot measure that would, if passed, add fluoride to the city's water for the first time since the John Birch Society pushed a referendum to ban...

Kansas School Board Candidate Will Solve Budget Problems By Eliminating Evolution

Jack Wu, an actual candidate for Kansas's state school board, pledges on his very impressive homemade website to do something about the most serious problem facing the schools today: The current public educational system in Kansas and the United...

Kansas Fetus Memorial To Be Classy, Jew-y

Your Comics Curmudgeon is of Hebrew extraction, in part, and considers himself lucky to live in the time and place where he does! For instance: for most of history, if you were a Jew who encountered a really religious...

Topeka Gov’t Wonders, ‘Legalize It?’ About Domestic Violence

Many Americans have long argued that the decriminalization of certain routine behaviors would provide economic relief to local governments that spend gazillions of dollars throwing people in jail for doing things that really shouldn't be such a big deal....

New Kansas Concealed-Carry Gun Permit Policy: No Policy

In the evolution-free state of Kansas, lawmakers have decided that when it comes to concealed-carry gun permits, "no tests whatsoever required, probably let's just mail permits to our constituents with the Christmas card" is a better policy than asking...

Meet Joan Heffington, Brownback Challenger and Colleague of ‘GOD’

The year A.D. 2010 will surely go down in the history book-blogs as the Year of the Exotic Candidate, when a survey of the American voting landscape became something akin to taking a glorious safari tour through a parallel...

Remainders: Swoon Over Our Hammy