Somewhere, over the rainbow, a blog is born. A blog for Kansas. A blog for America. A blog by a reporter with a difficult-to-pronounce last name. But most importantly, a blog that is AMERICA'S ONLY PLACE dedicated to the vital intersection of politics and Sunflowers. The Heartland gods nod in wise approval.

Thursday, September 02, 2004


Ran into Sen. Sam Brownback on his way back from mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral. He was wearing what appeared to be flip-flops. "No, they're just sandals," he said. "I'm not trying to make a political statement."