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My Way or the Highway

By Ken Poland
Opinion | July 3, 2012

Diane's article in May, Which Way I Fly Is Hell, was a good one.

"Sam Brownback and the right-wingers are doing everything in their power to ensure that Republican moderates will be voted out of office in the primary election, which means that Brownback, and by extension, his Koch handlers, will be able to declare open season on those of us who depend on state funding for our most basic needs." (more here)

We all are dependent upon government funding and oversight of society, including Brownback and the Koch brothers. Without stable government Brownback's political agenda would be in jeopardy.

The Koch brothers wealth would be subject to raid from all directions.

Civilization is only sustainable if everyone has equal opportunity for education, protection of property, healthy environment, and freedom of self expression (religious, sexual, political), etc.

Equal and equitable representation of all segments of society is the backbone of civilization. Coercion, misrepresentation of facts and reality is unfairly represented by the wealthy and political powers. Demonizing religious, sexual, and economic levels appear to me what the ultra conservatives and religious right folks are quite adept at.

"My way or the highway" is the system of those with wealth and power. Compromise and negotiation is not in their portfolio.


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Ken--You're correct. Thanks for your supportive blog. I don't think people have any idea what they're in for if/when Brownback and his minions get total control of this state. It will be years before the state recovers. How did we get into the state? (Pardon the pun.) I know how. The Kochs organized the fake grass roots Tea Party and gave them fake causes--Obama is taking our guns, Obama is trying to control our lives, Obama is spying on us--to take to the streets about. I don't know how we end this insanity, but end it we must.


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