I think we as a country are just going to have to go back to really saying, 'OK what got us to where we are? Hard work, ingenuity, education, strong families, commitments, character.' (Gov. Sam Brownback in a speech to the Wichita Rotary Club)
WICHITA, Kan. - Gov. Sam Brownback spoke to the Rotary Club in Wichita on April 17, 2011, telling attendees that Americans should return to WWII values to get us out of our economic crisis. An excerpt of his speech appeared in the April 18, 2011, issue of the Wichita Eagle. "This is not something new to us. We know what these values are," he added. "I think we just kind of got away from it, in investing more in interesting instruments to change and trade money, rather than focus on how do I make something. We're going to have to start making more things." (Kansas Needs WWII Values)
It's not clear what Gov. Brownback means when he says, "We're going to have to start making things." He does mention that Kansas is prime territory for wind farms and for manufacturing the turbines necessary to create electricity.