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Kris Kobach's Birthday FIESTA!

By Kari Ann Rinker
Announcement | March 21, 2011

kris-kobach.jpgWICHITA, Kan. - Secretary of State Kris Kobach has an agenda. That agenda consists of creating road blocks to legitimate voters within the state of Kansas and the creation of racial profiling bills targeting Hispanics. Secretary Kobach's status as an illegal immigration super hero and GOP voter suppression rock star are side gigs that Kansas citizens can ill afford to fund during this time of budgetary crises. A less elaborate Missouri Voter ID bill was budgeted at a cost $14 million in three years time.

While Kobach's immigration legislation was tabled in the committee process, we anticipate seeing the re-emergence of this through the use of dubious back door legislative maneuverings via Rep Lance Kinzer either this session or next. The state of Kansas cannot afford the expensive court cases that the passage of this legislation would surely guarantee.

Kris Kobach turns 45 this Saturday and The Sedgwick County Democratic Party can see no better way to celebrate this milestone with a celebration of Hispanic culture.

There will be speakers addressing Mr. Kobach's dangerous policies, Mexican food, a mariachi band and piñatas. Please contact the party office at 316-262-7534 for more information. We would love to have you join us for this fun and informational event.


4 Comments

At the risk of motivating some moron to take me serious: Why don't you set up your Charcoal Burner and have Roast Kobach? That would go good with your Mexican foo, mariachi band and pinatas.

Seriously, we need to promote public awareness and information concerning the cost of the ID bill's implementation and the limited need or benefits it will address. Cost sharing for software programs to help local polls in identifying ligitamate residence and elegibility would be much more cost effective.


So your having a party of like-minded persons to make fun of someone for the purpose of changing the minds of people who already agree with you?


Kari- I wish I could join you all. It sounds like fun. This bill obviously goes after Hispanics. After my initial post about it a woman I knew from college said, "Good thing I got married or I'd still have a Hispanic name." I just wish someone would show me the proof that voter fraud is a legitimate concern in this state. I live about 3 blocks from Lance Kinzer's district. I seriously hope that I can help get him removed from office next time he comes up for re-election.


Does anyone ever think about going after the white-skinned Canadians who are here illegally? Or is that what the voter ID bill is all about? I'm sure Kobach would never intentionally target only the brown-skinned people.


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