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Default Brownback’s ‘sunshine’ on tax cuts vanishes behind big, dark cloud Kansas Gov. Sam

Wonder why the small r gov of Kansas is now so ashamed of HIS experiment into the gipperville magic potion that he,s unsuccessfully attempting to hide it now?


<Gov. Sam Brownback had a problem about two years ago: A group he had set up in 2011 and led as its chairman kept putting out quarterly reports that showed Kansas’ economy was in the tank.>

<What to do?>

<First, Brownback and his supporters tried to hide the report — issued by his Council of Economic Advisors — from the public. I wrote about that shameful fact last January.>

<But now the governor and other state officials have done something else: They have killed the report all together, as the Topeka Capital-Journal recently learned.>

<Remember when Brownback said in his 2014 re-election campaign that “the sun is shining in Kansas”?>


<In reality, the information was pretty specific and easy to understand. Consider these examples from a 2015 report I wrote about in early 2016.>

< Kansas’ gross state product — “providing an overall analysis of the performance of the economy” — rose 3.2 percent over the previous year. But for the third straight year, the Kansas rate fell behind the six-state region and the nation. Here’s a kick in the teeth to Brownback supporters: The Kansas gross state product grew at a faster rate when compared to the region and the nation in three of the five years before he took office in 2011.>


Sam Brownback's 'sunshine' on tax cuts vanishes behind a big, dark cloud | The Kansas City Star
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Post Re: Brownback’s ‘sunshine’ on tax cuts vanishes behind big, dark cloud Kansas Gov.

Like hiding a report can change what's been going on...


Kansas Schools Close Early as Sam Brownback Tax Cuts Squeeze Revenue - Bloomberg Politics
Income-tax cuts in Kansas championed by Governor Sam Brownback have led to credit downgrades, political turmoil and deepening budget deficits. This week, they’ll start forcing schools to close early.
As lawmakers work to erase a projected $800 million budget gap for the fiscal year starting July 1, at least eight school districts that saw their funding cut this year because of a greater-than-projected slide in state tax collections will begin shutting down before the scheduled end of classes. Dozens of others have eliminated or cut programs.
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The right runs from this story. Here is a state that did all the things the right always claims will make America great and it is a failure. The right won't ever face the facts because facts don't fit in their reality.
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Default Re: Brownback’s ‘sunshine’ on tax cuts vanishes behind big, dark cloud Kansas Gov.

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The right runs from this story. Here is a state that did all the things the right always claims will make America great and it is a failure. The right won't ever face the facts because facts don't fit in their reality.
This is another idiotic complaint from the King of the Ignore list. If the moron didn't have anyone who doesn't recite Left wing propaganda as gospel on ignore he might e able to avoid continuing to make a fool of himself.

Kansas didn't do "all the things" Conservatives advocate. Thanks to an alliance of Left leaning Republicans and Democrats in the state legislature Brownback's 2012 tax cuts were passed but the revenue offsets and spending cuts were not. Anyone who has managed a family budget could have predicted the results. Perhaps even the King of the Ignore list.
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