Why Reward Political Dishonesty?

Rod Haxton for The Scott County Record

While granting tax cuts to our wealthiest citizens and to corporations, the Brownback Administration’s solution to those who have seen cuts in food and child care assistance is simple: “Get a job.” Or if you already have a job, “Get a better job.” Unfortunately, since the Kansas Legislature has been reshaped in the image of Gov. Brownback, there’s very little room for debate on the state’s fiscal policy. Doing what’s right and what’s best for our citizens comes with a price tag. Conservative Republicans want you to believe they can keep marking down that cost like we’re in the bargain basement of a department store, but they’re wrong. They’re not just wrong . . . they’re lying to you. Those cuts come with a consequence to Kansas families and to our future.

Read the entire editorial at The Scott County Record.

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