United States Congress

Relations with North Korea

Relations with North Korea

The Congressional Research Service has produced a summary and timeline of recent events pertaining to the United States and North Korea relationship. In May the Congressional Research Service published a timeline of events relating to the relationship between the United States and North Korea. The document is available here: North Korea: A Chronology of Events from 2016 to 2020. Here is a portion of the report's introduction, with footnote references removed: Since Kim and President Trump’s first summit in Singapore in June 2018, however, little progress has been made on denuclearization, despite two more Kim-Trump meetings (a February 2019 summit…
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From Pachyderm: Representative Roger Marshall

From Pachyderm: Representative Roger Marshall

From the Wichita Pachyderm Club this week: Dr. Roger Marshall, United States Representative for the first district of Kansas. He recently declared his intent to run for the United States Senate in 2020. This audio presentation or podcast was recorded on September 13, 2019. The recording starts shortly after Marshall started speaking. Shownotes Roger Marshall Congressional Office Kansans for Marshall
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WichitaLiberty.TV: Election 2018 preview

WichitaLiberty.TV: Election 2018 preview

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: Karl Peterjohn and Bob Weeks provide a preview of the congressional and gubernatorial election for the Wichita area in November 2018. View below, or click here to view at YouTube. Episode 216, broadcast November 4, 2018. Shownotes Candidate appearances on WichitaLiberty.TV: Ron Estes, James Thompson, Jeff Caldwell, Rick Kloos, Kris Kobach, and Greg Orman. School spending in Kansas: Charts Sedgwick County Commission: Richard Ranzau and Renee Duxler.
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WichitaLiberty.TV: United States Representative Ron Estes

WichitaLiberty.TV: United States Representative Ron Estes

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: Republican candidate for Congress Representative Ron Estes explains why he should continue to be our representative in the United States House of Representatives. View below, or click here to view at YouTube. Episode 214, broadcast October 21, 2018. Shownotes Campaign website: estesforcongress.com Representative Ron Estes Congressional Office: estes.house.gov Map of Kansas district 4 from U.S.Census Bureau
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WichitaLiberty.TV: Candidate for Congress James Thompson

WichitaLiberty.TV: Candidate for Congress James Thompson

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: Democratic Party candidate for Congress James Thompson explains why he should be our next representative in the United States House of Representatives. View below, or click here to view at YouTube. Episode 213, broadcast October 14, 2018. Shownotes Campaign website: www.votejamesthompson.com Map of Kansas district 4 from U.S. Census Bureau
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WichitaLiberty.TV: Congressman Ron Estes

WichitaLiberty.TV: Congressman Ron Estes

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: United States Representative Ron Estes discusses trade, FAA reauthorization and his amendment, entitlement reform, and spending. View below, or click here to view at YouTube. Episode 195, broadcast May 5, 2018. Shownotes Representative Ron Estes Congressional Website Website: Ron Estes for Congress Washington Examiner: Rep. Ron Estes: Why some Democrats are rooting for the Chinese on trade H.R. 5489: Hope Act
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WichitaLiberty:TV: Ron and Susan Estes

WichitaLiberty:TV: Ron and Susan Estes

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: United States Representative Ron Estes joins Bob Weeks to talk about the tax bill, his op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, and Susan Estes tells us what Mrs. Smith does when Mr. Smith goes to Washington. View below, or click here to view at YouTube. Episode 174, broadcast November 25, 2017. Shownotes Ron Estes Congressional Office Estes for Congress campaign page Congressman Ron Estes on Facebook Wall Street Journal: The Democrats’ Kansas Distraction: They’re trying to make my state’s 2012 tax cuts into a cautionary tale, but there’s no comparison (may require subscription) Washington Examiner:…
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WichitaLiberty.TV: Congressman Ron Estes

WichitaLiberty.TV: Congressman Ron Estes

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: United States Representative Ron Estes, a Republican from Wichita representing the fourth district of Kansas, joins hosts Bob Weeks and Karl Peterjohn to discuss the issues of the day. View below, or click here to view at YouTube. Episode 160, broadcast August 6, 2017. Shownotes Ron Estes House of Representatives office page Ron Estes campaign page In the Washington Examiner: Rep. Ron Estes: Americans want results, not resistance
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Judge Melgren defends Constitutional protections

Judge Melgren defends Constitutional protections

By Karl Peterjohn While it has become increasingly common for members of the U.S. Supreme Court to make news by public comments, particularly during their summer recess, Wichita Pachyderm Club members had the opportunity for Kansas federal district Judge Eric F. Melgren to quote from his judicial colleagues in a way of defending the Constitution's concept of the separation of powers. Judge Melgren cited various appellate court rulings, particularly as they related to the largely little known Chevron decision, that damages that constitutional protection at his July 21 speech in Wichita. Judge Melgren, a former member of this club before…
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Kansas Special Congressional Election

Kansas Special Congressional Election

An interactive map of voting in the special congressional election in Kansas district 4, for Sedgwick County only. Intensity of red indicates higher percentage of votes for Ron Estes. By using the interactive map (link below) you may zoom and pan. Click on a precinct to see details of its vote. Precinct sizes -- in terms of the number of voters -- vary widely. Precincts cast anywhere from one to 950 votes. This is data for Sedgwick County only. (It's the only data I have at the moment.) Sedgwick County cast 67.9 percent of the votes in the district. Click…
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From Pachyderm: Congressional candidates

From Pachyderm: Congressional candidates

From the Wichita Pachyderm Club this week: A forum for Republican candidates vying to fill the vacant position of former Congressman Mike Pompeo, who is now Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Ths program was moderated by Kelly Arnold, who is Chairman of the Kansas Republican Party. Candidates appearing were, in order of initial appearance: Wichita City Council member Pete Meitzner Kansas Treasurer Ron Estes Former Congressman Todd Tiahrt Donald Trump adviser Alan Cobb Attorney George Bruce Aerospace engineer and radio host Joseph Ashby This program was recorded February 3, 2017. Republican delegates will meet to select their candidate on…
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WichtaLiberty.TV: Congressman Mike Pompeo

WichtaLiberty.TV: Congressman Mike Pompeo

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: United States Representative Mike Pompeo, a Wichita Republican who represents the Kansas fourth district. Topics include elections, judicial retention, foreign affairs, and immigration. View below, or click here to view at YouTube. Episode 132, broadcast November 6, 2016. Shownotes Mike Pompeo Congressional office. Tom Cotton and Mike Pompeo: What We Learned in Scandinavia About Migrants Kansas's 4th congressional district
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From Pachyderm: Congressman Mike Pompeo

From Pachyderm: Congressman Mike Pompeo

From the Wichita Pachyderm Club: Congressman Mike Pompeo delivered an update on the issues of the day and answered questions. Over 100 Pachyderm Club members and guests attended. This audio presentation was recorded on October 21, 2016.
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Roger Marshall campaign setting new standards

Roger Marshall campaign setting new standards

Attacks on Tim Huelskamp reveal the worst in political campaigning. When the campaign of Roger Marshall accuses Tim Huelskamp of being in favor of abortion, you know his campaign is spiraling out of control. Either that, or the Marshall campaign is deliberately lying about a politician's record. Beyond this issue, the Marshall campaign and its surrogates are making arguments that simply have no basis in reality. An example is one radio ad, placed by an independent spending group, that uses the term "Washing-Tim." The ad tries to persuade voters that Huelskamp has sold out to the Washington establishment. That is…
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WichitaLiberty.TV: James Rosebush, author of ‘True Reagan’

WichitaLiberty.TV: James Rosebush, author of ‘True Reagan’

James S. Rosebush worked in the White House as assistant to President Ronald Reagan. He's written a book about Reagan titled True Reagan: What Made Ronald Reagan Great and Why It Matters. During his visit to Wichita, he stopped by the WichitaLiberty.TV studios. View our discussion below, or click here to view at YouTube. Episode 123, broadcast June 26, 2016. Shownotes The book True Reagan: What Made Ronald Reagan Great and Why It Matters by James Rosebush at Amazon James Rosebush at LinkedIn James Rosebush at Business Insider
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The unprecedented campaign against free speech

The unprecedented campaign against free speech

The political left's campaign to silence opponents and reorder society in accordance with their personal beliefs is in many ways the single greatest threat to America's experiment in self-governance, writes Mark Holden. The unprecedented campaign against free speech By Mark Holden. Originally published in The Hill. The liberal Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes once warned of the biggest danger facing free speech: "If you have no doubt of your premises or your power, and want a certain result with all your heart, you naturally express your wishes in law, and sweep away all opposition." Yet many lawmakers today are…
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WichitaLiberty.TV: Congressman Mike Pompeo

WichitaLiberty.TV: Congressman Mike Pompeo

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: Congressman Mike Pompeo talks about the Middle East, politics in Washington, and domestic issues. View below, or click here to view in high definition at YouTube. Episode 101, broadcast November 29, 2015. Shownotes Mike Pompeo Congressional office Recent talk at Wichita Pachyderm Club
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