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Representative Tim's bragging rights. ??

By Ken Poland
Opinion | June 15, 2014

I copied and pasted from Rep. Huelskamp's news letter the following.

"On Thursday afternoon, a strong bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives joined me to pass America's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2014 (HR 4457). This needed bill encourages small business job creators to invest new capitol in equipment. This bill would lock in Section 179 expense levels at $500,000 allowing small businesses to plan with certainty." They joined you or did you finally decide to join them? You've been on the negative side, even with your own party leaders on many issues. Isn't that what cost Kansas any reprentation on the Agriculture Committee?

Thank you Tim, for supporting something 'bi-partisan' that might benefit someone in the middle income category. I surely hope the Tea Party radicals don't hang you out to dry for crossing the line and cooperating with those liberal Dems.

I'll give credit and say thanks, regardless of sex, race, orientation, religion, politics, etc. to anyone who supports what I think is a good bill or practice.

Now Rep. Tim, can you tell us where you've been these last several years that you didn't know the Vets were having problems with their access to Veteran's benefits? I've known some personally that were not getting very good access down through the years. They had those problems before Barack Obama was ever heard of on the national scene in politics. Those problems have existed through all administrations, whether Democrat or Republican. I'm also of the opinion that the lowest income level Vets had more problems than someone with money and social or political clout.

Were you too busy fighting Obama and any program he might have suggested or backed? You have bragged about not compromising or giving ground on any issue that didn't suit the extreme right conservative line. Stalemate to the point of bankrupting the national economy certainly doesn't appeal to me as being what your constituents really need.

I don't know whether Rep. Huelskamp will ever read this or not. But, I hope someone does and will confront him on these issues.


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