This Friday the Wichita Pachyderm Club features as its program Doug Kupper, who is Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Wichita.
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The Wichita Pachyderm Club has announced its list of speakers for the next month or so. The speakers include political candidates, government officials, and businessmen.
This Friday Kansas Senator Jean Schodorf will address members and guests of the Wichita Pachyderm club. Schodorf is also a candidate for the Republican Party nomination for United States Congress from the fourth district of Kansas, along with Jim Anderson, Mike Pompeo, and Wink Hartman. Raj Goyle and Robert Tillman are candidates for the Democratic Party nomination.
This Friday (May 7) Sarah Mcintosh will address members and guests of the Wichita Pachyderm Club. Ms. McIntosh's presentation, titled "Make No Law," will discuss the constitutional powers and limits of the federal government, versus the rights of the people, with a particular focus on the interaction of rights and powers in the health care law and the upcoming right to bear arms Supreme Court case.
On Friday April 30, Karl Peterjohn will address members and guests of the Wichita Pachyderm Club. Peterjohn is the chair of the Sedgwick County Commission. His topic will be "A view from the county commission."
This Friday Kris Kobach will address members and guests of the Wichita Pachyderm Club. Kobach is a law professor at University of Missouri Kansas City, former chair of the Kansas Republican party, and a past candidate for the United States Congress. He currently is a candidate for the Republican party nomination for Kansas Secretary of State
On Friday April 16 at the Wichita Pachyderm Club, Rodger Woods of Wichita will speak to members and guests. Woods recently returned from a tour of duty in Iraq, and will be speaking on the topic "Thoughts on the changes in Iraq."
On Friday April 2 at the Wichita Pachyderm Club, Eric Payne will address members and guests. Payne is a candidate for the Republican Party nomination for the Kansas House of Representatives for the 87th district. This district in east and southeast Wichita is currently represented by Raj Goyle. Joseph Scapa, another candidate for this position, will speak to the same group on April 30
On Friday March 26 at the Wichita Pachyderm Club, Wichita State University College Republicans Stacy Goss, Brandon Rudkin, and Craig Allen Harms will present a panel discussion, “Future of the Republican Party: The College Republicans.” This should be an interesting perspective from college Republicans.
This Friday the Wichita Pachyderm Club features a panel discussion with panelists Susan Estes, Lynda Tyler, and Dion Lefler discussing the topic "What is the political impact, if any, of the Tea Party movement?" Estes is Field Director for Americans for Prosperity-Kansas; Tyler is head of Kansans for Liberty and organizer of the last two tea party events in Wichita, and Lefler is a Wichita Eagle reporter who often covers politics at several levels.
On Friday March 12 Dr. Ken Ciboski will address members and guests of the Wichita Pachyderm Club. Ciboski is professor of political science at Wichita State University and an observer of local, state, and national politics. His topic will be "Political and Economic Trends."
On Friday March 5, Sedgwick County Treasurer Ron Estes will address members and guests of the Wichita Pachyderm Club. Estes is the Sedgwick County Treasurer and is a candidate for the Republican nomination for Kansas state treasurer.
This Friday Derrick Sontag, Kansas State Director for Americans for Prosperity, will address members and guests of the Wichita Pachyderm Club. His topic is "An update on the budget shortfall in Kansas, how we got there through excessive spending, and how our state’s tax burden compares with neighboring states."
AFP's model budget for Kansas is titled Commonsense Budget Proposal. It contains "a roadmap for legislators seeking to make Kansas government more efficient -- and less costly -- without turning to Kansas taxpayers," according to Sontag.
This Friday, former Kansas senator and current District Court Judge Phil Journey will speak to members and guests of the Wichita Pachyderm Club. his topic is "The Crystal Ball of Politics." Journey is an engaging speaker, and many members are looking forward to this meeting.
At the Wichita Pachyderm Club this Friday, candidate for the Republican party nomination for Kansas Insurance Commissioner David Powell speak to members and guests.
This Friday, the Wichita Pachyderm Club presents former Wichita mayor Carlos Mayans as the speaker. His topic will be "National, State, and Local Issues."
Speaking to the Wichita Pachyderm Club on Friday, Kansas Representative Steve Brunk addressed taxation and spending in Kansas government.
Brunk said "We need more taxpayers, not more and higher taxes." In evaluating legislation, he said he asks these questions: Does this help the state of Kansas bring companies to the state, and does it offer encouragement to companies already here?
At this Friday's meeting of the Wichita Pachyderm Club, the topic is “What does the Republican Party have to look like to be successful in 2010?”