Here are highlights from Voice for Liberty for 2016. Was it a good year for the principles of individual liberty, limited government, economic freedom, and free markets in Wichita and Kansas?
Posts tagged as “Tim Huelskamp”
Attacks on Tim Huelskamp reveal the worst in political campaigning.
Does Kansas have its own version of Solyndra, the politically-connected firm that failed and cost taxpayers some $535 billion? We don't know. But the Abengoa cellulosic ethanol plant near Hugoton received a $132.4 million loan guarantee under the same program that benefited Solyndra.
Kansans Tim Huelskamp and Mike Pompeo are among the eight U.S. House Members who scored 100 percent for 2014 on Club for Growth's scorecard.
Kansas Republican primary voters made two good decisions this week.
In this episode of Voice for Liberty Radio: United States Representative Tim Huelskamp recently spoke to the Wichita Pachyderm Club.
In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: United States Representative Tim Huelskamp of Kansas appears to explain the recent budget bill, Obamacare, the government shutdown, the debt ceiling, government spending, and whether he is optimistic or pessimistic about the country's future.
U.S. Representatives from Kansas split on voting for the budget bill produced by Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray. Lynn Jenkins and Kevin Yoder voted in favor, while Mike Pompeo and Tim Huelskamp voted against the bill. It passed 332 to 94.
At a time that conservatives are concerned with the direction Speaker John Boehner is taking in negotiations over the fiscal cliff, he gives conservatives another reason to worry.
Kansas Republican senators should pass the Health Care Freedom Amendment, writes U.S. Representative Tim Huelskamp.
Today: Watchdog reporter at Pachyderm; Kansas senators vote for cronyism; Koch = big oil?; Economic freedom; We aren't Greece ... yet.
Today: Pompeo meeting tomorrow; Obamacare anniversary; Ambassador Hotel.
Do politics reflect culture, or does culture reflect politics, wonders U.S. Representative Tim Huelskamp of Kansas.
Today: Kansas school forum; Ambassador Hotel to be subject of discussion; Capital gains tax rate; Kan-ed audit; Huelskamp and Sharpton; Education reform blog started; Super PACs.
Today: Kansas computer security; KPERS; Kansas Treasurer makes grand circuit; Huelskamp considered objecting; Obama's regulation; The failure of American schools; Markets: exploitation or empowerment?
Today: Kansas school finance; No school choice for Kansas; Federal budget transparency; Open records in Wichita; Cell phone ban while driving; Myths of the Great Depression.
Last week the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3010: Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011. This law would, if passed by the Senate and signed by the president, would require regulatory agencies to "base all preliminary and final determinations on evidence," among other reforms.
Addressing members and guests of the Wichita Pachyderm Club last Friday, U.S. Representative Tim Huelskamp of the Kansas first district updated the audience on national spending and debt, a health information database that poses privacy risks, and Warren Buffett's taxes.
Today: Wichita City Council; 'Federalists' author to appear in Wichita this week; Rep. Huelskamp to speak in Wichita; Kansas tax reform; The debt of the states; Freedom of the press; Student loans; Obama makes a great appointment; Libertarianism works both ways.
At this moment, we can't say that Kansas has its own version of Solyndra, the subsidized and politically-connected solar energy firm that recently shut down its operations and declared bankruptcy. But as far as absorbing the important lessons from Solyndra, we may have another chance to learn them in Kansas.