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Six Republican senators endorse Democrat Hensley
Topeka Capital Journal ^ | October 19, 2012 - 1:23pm | Tim Carpenter

Posted on 10/19/2012 3:11:58 PM PDT by jonefab

Six state senators in the moderate wing of the Kansas Republican Party on Friday endorsed the re-election bid of Topeka Sen. Anthony Hensley, the chamber's top Democrat.

Sen. John Vratil, the Senate's vice president and a Lenexa Republican who chose not to seek re-election in 2012, said Hensley would continue to make policy decisions in the best interests of Kansans.

(Excerpt) Read more at cjonline.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections; US: Kansas
KEYWORDS: 2012endorsements; ks2012; rinos

1 posted on 10/19/2012 3:12:05 PM PDT by jonefab
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To: jonefab

So is Hensley a conservative democRAT, or are the republicans here just suck-asses?


2 posted on 10/19/2012 3:14:01 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: jonefab

dolts


3 posted on 10/19/2012 3:17:03 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Slump Tester

Liberal Democrat


4 posted on 10/19/2012 3:18:51 PM PDT by jonefab
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To: jonefab

Bought and paid for.


5 posted on 10/19/2012 3:19:25 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: jonefab

Expel them, if possible. The nature of a party requires SOME modicum of party discipline. You can’t just call yourself “Republican” because, well, you SAY you are one — at least not in public office. Insane.

Imagine if a group of Democrats endorsed a Republican for re-election of a Democrat. The REST of the Dem party would be outraged, and they should be.


6 posted on 10/19/2012 3:20:47 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: jonefab

Ptrobably the same Rinos that helped make Gov. Sebelius viable.


7 posted on 10/19/2012 3:22:05 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: Slump Tester

The primary got rid of the suck ars democRATS in the primary, most of the rest were removed by conservatives. I watched the democrat convention and when Kansas took the stage to endorse Obama, they recognized 3 past republicans, Dwight Eisenhower, Bob Dole, and Nancy Landon Kassebaum as great statesmen, so I knew then the direction the demo’s were going this fall.


8 posted on 10/19/2012 3:24:18 PM PDT by jonefab
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To: pogo101

“Imagine if a group of Democrats endorsed a Republican for re-election of a Democrat.”

This does not happen anywhere, ever. The democrat party has iron discipline when it comes to control over their members. I used the term “iron discipline” deliberately; it’s Lenin’s legacy.


9 posted on 10/19/2012 3:30:14 PM PDT by henkster (If you let them do it to you, you got yourself to blame.)
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To: jonefab

Al but one of the endorsers were defeated in the primaries by conservatives. The other one isn’t running this year.


10 posted on 10/19/2012 3:30:14 PM PDT by Starstruck (Looking into the abyss.)
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To: Slump Tester

My guess is that the Rats control the state senate and they are ass kissers hoping for scraps from the master’s table.


11 posted on 10/19/2012 3:37:56 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: jonefab

Here’s a similar case:

Democrat Mazie Hirono Endorsed By Republican Don Young For Hawaii Senate

Posted: 07/24/2012 5:54 pm Updated: 07/24/2012 6:38 pm

Does cloyingly cute bipartisanship work in Senate contests?

The campaign of Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) thinks so, and it has rolled out a 90-second ad featuring Alaska Republican Rep. Don Young (of bridge to nowhere fame) endorsing Hirono in her Senate contest against former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/24/mazie-hirono-endorsed-don-young_n_1699699.html


12 posted on 10/19/2012 3:43:51 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: jonefab
Six state senators in the LIBERAL/RINO/MARXIST wing of the Kansas Republican Party on Friday endorsed the re-election bid of Topeka Sen. Anthony Hensley, the chamber's top Democrat.

Fixed it!!!

13 posted on 10/19/2012 3:50:29 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Yes, Obama, I had help with my business. MY CUSTOMERS!)
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To: Slump Tester

Option #2 is the correct one.

Kansas is, normally, such a reliably Republican state that anyone who wants to get elected to anything calls themselves a “Republican” no matter what their true beliefs (or lack thereof) are. They are the epitome of the epithet, RINO.

The typical RINO politician who loses a primary, as happened to these particular traitors, would **MUCH** rather see a liberal Democrat get power than a conservative Republican. They hate and fear conservatives in their own party far more than they hate any liberal or Democrat.

It happens with RINO voters too, not just politicians, and that explains how an flaming liberal like Sebelius can get elected from time to time (plus, her daddy was a Republican; maybe some folks were confused).

When the roles are reversed and a RINO wins a primary over a real Republican, the RINOs incessantly preach that conservatives need to “get over it” and “accept defeat” and vote for the RINO in November instead of staying home or voting 3rd party, etc.

It’s a one-way street with those chumps, and I’m glad that this group got run over.


14 posted on 10/19/2012 3:57:10 PM PDT by PermaRag (If Trayvon had a father, he'd look just like Obama)
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To: jonefab
I find it incredible that in every election cycle we're told that conservatives have to pull for the moderates for the good of the Party when we lose (Dede Scozzafava, Mike Castle, Arlen Specter, Lincoln Chafee, ...) But when moderates lose, they show none of the loyalty that's expected from us.

Another exhibition of this very phenomenon on display. Get these people OUT of our Party, and make sure they never come back.

15 posted on 10/19/2012 4:00:47 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Accompanied by Steve Martin on the banjo.)
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To: jonefab

It’s nice to have the names of six scumbag liberal “Republicans” to flush down the toilet like turds when they come up for re-election.


16 posted on 10/19/2012 4:04:57 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard; jonefab
Oops, nevermind...
I see those six liberal scumbags are already flushed down the toilet like turds.

Cool!

17 posted on 10/19/2012 4:09:45 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: jonefab

We had something similar happen in Tennessee a few years back. It didn’t work out too well for Liberal Republicans in the next election.


18 posted on 10/19/2012 4:12:00 PM PDT by rashley (Rashley)
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To: jonefab

Here is the bio of the Republican in the race, Casey W. Moore.

http://www.caseywmoore.com/bio/


19 posted on 10/19/2012 4:29:12 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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To: PermaRag
Kansas is, normally, such a reliably Republican state that anyone who wants to get elected to anything calls themselves a “Republican” no matter what their true beliefs (or lack thereof) are. They are the epitome of the epithet, RINO.

The Republicans hold "super majorities" in both chambers of the state legislature, so it makes perfect sense that a rat who wants to get elected in Kansas needs to sneak around and lie and call him/herself a "Republican". I have little doubt that most, if not all, of these six liberal scumbags were Democrats from Democrat families their entire lives until they decided to play the politics game. Then they did what Democrats do - - they lied, and pretended to be Republicans in order to get elected.

These scumbags voted for Ubama and they will vote for Ubama again.
Guaranteed.

Congratulations to Kansas for flushing these six turds down the toilet.

20 posted on 10/19/2012 4:51:39 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Slump Tester

He’s a regular old Democrat, but the Republicans endorsing him are from the moderate wing of the party. We have three parties here: Democrats, moderate Republicans, and socially conservative Republicans. The Dems and the moderates used to join ranks to get what they wanted. But with recent gains by the social conservatives then the moderates are becoming an endangered species.


21 posted on 10/19/2012 4:55:57 PM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: Slump Tester

He’s a regular old Democrat, but the Republicans endorsing him are from the moderate wing of the party. We have three parties here: Democrats, moderate Republicans, and socially conservative Republicans. The Dems and the moderates used to join ranks to get what they wanted. But with recent gains by the social conservatives then the moderates are becoming an endangered species.


22 posted on 10/19/2012 4:56:10 PM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: rashley
We had something similar happen in Tennessee a few years back. It didn’t work out too well for Liberal Republicans in the next election.

Who can forget that despicable, lying sack of sh!+ Don Taxquist? I am still proud of how Tennesse told that scumbag to go play in the street.

23 posted on 10/19/2012 5:04:11 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: rashley
We had something similar happen in Tennessee a few years back. It didn’t work out too well for Liberal Republicans in the next election.

Who can forget that despicable, lying sack of sh!+ Don Taxquist? I am still proud of how Tennesse told that scumbag to go play in the street.

24 posted on 10/19/2012 5:04:11 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: jonefab
Not surprising, these RINOs were the ones we pointed out in our "Retire a RINO" campaign this past August Primary.

These people that regularly team up with the Rats voting to raise taxes and always refuse to work with their GOP team on conservative issues.

As to Vraril, this guy should have been "retired (forcefully if necessary) for absolute conflict of interest: voting to raise taxes "for the schools" when he is a paid attorney for the Shawnee Mission School District.

25 posted on 10/19/2012 5:04:39 PM PDT by zerosix (Native sunflower)
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To: PermaRag
Unfortunately for me, here in the liberal NE part of Johnson County, KS, my choice is between Kay Wolfe, RINO or democRAT Russell.

I'm truly vexed about whether or to vote for Wolfe or leave the spot blank.

26 posted on 10/19/2012 5:12:32 PM PDT by zerosix (Native sunflower)
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To: Delhi Rebels; All

Delhi Rebe is exactly exactly right, Kansas has been a 3 party state for years, with Sam Brownback elected as governor, this has changed everything and the rino’s need to see this and become democRATS as they have always been! Unfortunately, the supreme court has been appointed by rinos and its the liberals “fire wall” against school funding increases and social programs. That’s ‘whats the matter with Kansas” for God’s sake!


27 posted on 10/19/2012 5:18:22 PM PDT by jonefab
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To: Starstruck

“Al but one of the endorsers were defeated in the primaries by conservatives. The other one isn’t running this year.”
That explains it, there pissed at the Tea Party for throwing there Rino asses out! Now it’s payback!!!


28 posted on 10/19/2012 6:26:44 PM PDT by qman (The communist usurper must go!)
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To: zerosix

The one thing I do not miss by leaving Kansas was the personal property tax statements that always seemed to arrive just before Christmas. My kids both graduated from SM schools some 30 years ago though and at least they were very good at that time.


29 posted on 10/19/2012 6:42:14 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Grams A
Yes, you are correct about those property value "assessments" arriving around Christmas though the bills don't come until March.

Even then I look forward to challenging their "assessments" regularly - and more often than not, I win!

it was always understood that we were paying for our excellent schools but as those bills continued going up, test scores flatlined and then legislators voted to "equalize" tax dollars to all school districts throughout KS regardless of costs or needs.

This has produced to skimping on monies needed in wealthier districts, i.e. SM and now Blue Valley.

30 posted on 10/19/2012 8:13:21 PM PDT by zerosix (Native sunflower)
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To: zerosix

They started that garbage in Texas. We called it the Robbing Hood plan. Resulted in most all the public schools being below par. My grandkids go to private schools - which is why granny is still working.


31 posted on 10/19/2012 9:51:27 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Grams A
Then there is this across our State Line in KC,MO:

How would you pronounce this child's name?

"Le-a"

Leah?? NO
Lee - A?? NOPE
Lay - a?? NO
Lei?? Guess Again.

This child attends a school in Kansas City , Mo.

Her mother is irate because everyone is getting her name wrong.

It's pronounced "Ledasha".

When the Mother was asked about the pronunciation of the name, she said, "the dash don't be silent."

SO, if you see something come across your desk like this please remember to pronounce the dash.

32 posted on 10/20/2012 10:39:56 AM PDT by zerosix (Native sunflower)
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