States of the Union: Kansas

Friday, July 18, 2008

Hear how rising prices for both food and fuel are affecting this major agricultural state. Plus, the Sunflower State is also home to one of the fall’s most competitive Congressional races and Senator Pat Roberts is running for re-election – we look at what the major issues will be in those races. David Seaton is editor and publisher of the Winfield Courier and the Arkansas City Traveler.

States of the Union fact of the week: Kansas is the only state that has not elected a Democrat to the US Senate since 1932.


David Seaton

Comments [6]

David. Warren from Johnson County, Kansas

Dave Seaton has, in my opinion, given an accurate assessment of Kansas politics in response to the questions he was asked. The reason it is accurate is because he is a moderate Republican. If a new conservative had been asked the same questions, you would have got a slanted view. But, what the he**, lying for God is OK.

Jul. 23 2008 06:14 PM
hjs from 11211

here's more info

Jul. 18 2008 03:28 PM
hjs from 11211

sorry, i was just asking a question and giving a statistic.
the 'buffalo commons' is debated because the drier parts of the plains are not sustainable.

Jul. 18 2008 03:21 PM
RLO from New York, NY


Have you been to Kansas? Obviously not, because you clearly have no idea what you are talking about. Kansas is a rich, vibrant, and growing state.

In fact, two of Money Magazines Best Places to Live in 2008 are in Kansas. (Overland Park #9 and Olathe #11)

Jul. 18 2008 01:12 PM
hjs from 11211

there are more than 6,000 ghost towns in the State of Kansas alone (according to Kansas historian Daniel Fitzgerald). They claim that the decline is accelerating.

Jul. 18 2008 12:41 PM
hjs from 11211

would it be a good idea to move people out of the state and set up a 'buffalo commons' in the territory?

does kansas take money from the federal treasury or give money to the federal treasury?

Jul. 18 2008 12:40 PM

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