Tuesday, January 29, 2013

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KANSAS!!!



Thanks to a KICK-ASS TKC READERS for the graphic . . .

And here's just a few relevant Kansas links:

Calender of events: Celebrate Kansas’ statehood by seeing it

A lesson in ongoing school fail: Kansas Teachers Union Bill Could Overhaul Collective Bargaining For State Educators

Doing The Math On Poaching: Study Says Kansas gained 595 jobs at cost of $323,000 per job. He says the economic border war in Missouri, Kansas and other states is a losing battle for both sides, and taxpayers are paying for it.

25 Comments:

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday, now die already, fucker.

Anonymous said...

Birthday or not, Kansas is still irrelevant, ugly, flat, dry and full of dumb asses. BFD..

Anonymous said...

Hey, I asked the people at the unemployment office how do I get one of those $323,000/yr. jobs and they started laughing!
UBCrazy

Anonymous said...

let's see, and you two live in KCMO? bwaahahahahahaha.... i'll take KS over that fucked up shithole any day.

Anonymous said...

All we ask is that you stay there, douchebag, and stop coming over and using our shit.

Anonymous said...

Kansas is down hill from KCMO and shit flows DOWN HILL... Guess that makes you a resident turd!

Anonymous said...

Are you sure Kansas is downhill from KCMO? Isn't it an uphill walk as you head west towards Colorful Colorado?

Anonymous said...

Kansas is now essentially a bland, but fairly nice suburb of Missouri plus 82000 square miles of Alabama.

Anonymous said...

No, it is a deep cesspool from both directions, that collects all of the shit that runs off Colorado and Missouri. And the funniest part is they can't figure it out, because they still think the earth is flat.

Anonymous said...

Kansas isn't really very flat. Its either the 22 or 27th flattest state depending on how you measure, so its pretty much squarely in the middle.

Delaware, Florida, Louisiana and Illinois are the flattest states.

It's also not dry. There are 3 climate types in Kansas:

1. Humid continental

2. Humid subtropical

3. Semi-arid steppe

So about 1/3 of Kansas is dry.

And it's only brown in the winter, like everywhere else with a temperate climate and four seasons. That's kind of the way the cycle of seasons work, but someone as dumb as you might not understand something that complicated.

And part of Kansas are stunningly gorgeous. Missouri is probably prettier in sum, but nothing in Missouri is as stunning as the prettiest parts of Kansas.

Anonymous said...

The prettiest part of Kansas, is my asshole as I left that totally fucked up location. You may have all of Kansas, in a nice bow....made of shit!

Anonymous said...

Actually, Einstein, Kansas is flat as shit, but is tilted slightly from East to West, making it seem that it is less flat (as measured by subtracting the lowest point from the highest). Mount Sunflower, the "highest" point in Kansas, is 19 feet taller than the surrounding area. Seriously, 19 fucking feet. Yes, in comparison to states that are actually below sea level, like Florida, Kansas is technically "less flat", so congratulations on that. Now I notice you don't argue the commentor's point that Kansas is full of dumb asses, which is not surprising. Because it is full of dumb asses like you.

Anonymous said...

Clearly you are not a geographer.

By any measure, your unscientific and childish hypothesis inlcuded, Kansas is middle of the road for flatness/hilliness.

Actual geographers, which, I might here add, is my profession and the field of science in which I earned my M.A. -- from the University of Missouri, for the record -- don't measure "distance from lowest point to highest point" across an entire state to measure topography.

It may shock you, but the field of mapping data has advance quite a bit from whenever it was that you earned your 2.0 gpa at whatever mediocre suburban kc high school you attended.

But yes, Kansas is full of dumbasses. Unfortunately, as you so eloquently demonstrate, so is Missouri.

Superdave said...

8:16 for the win

a.dundee said...

STAY DOWN, 5:09! STAY DOWN!

Anonymous said...

Some guy on the internet said he has an MA.

Since someone said they have an MA, they must know everything. I have a PHD from God so I guess I win.

Anonymous said...

Fuck kansas

Anonymous said...

Fuck West Virginia too !

Anonymous said...

I have an.H.O. So I guess I win. (hard-on)

Anonymous said...

Final word. Kansas sucks mightily, like no other state in the Union. Further, Kansans are insipid, little fucks, with nothing to do but cry.

Anonymous said...

I left my comfortable OP townhome this morning and drove over about 8 steel plates on 135th in Martin City because KC can't fix their water lines. It's not rocket science.

I then drove up Holmes where the four lanes were down to two because KC can't fix their water lines. It's not rocket science.

At Martin City, the stop light was flashing red because, well who knows. It's not rocket science either.

Kansas City, I lived there for 25 years, is a turd circling the toilet on its way down the drain. I don't say that with joy, but it is.

If you don't believe me, drive down Independence Avenue from downtown to 435 or drive Eastwood Trafficway from the Plaza to 435. Count the taxpaying businesses.

Anonymous said...

While Kansas is remains a toasty pile of shit, 10:58 is right on, with those comments.

Anonymous said...

There are many, many, many times more taxpaying businesses in KCMO than Overland Park or even Johnson County. One need only look at municipal budgets and money streams to verify this. In fact, much of the "new" job creation in JoCo is tax-subsidized at a degree so shocking that the New York Times writes stories about it.

Overland Park's water systems are a half century or more newer, there is a much smaller network. There are many, many suburbs in this country with significantly better city services than Overland Park, it is a function of newness and economic demographics. What you suburban apologist always seem to miss, is that as suburbs age, they increasingly see the exact same problems that urban cores do, and moving ever further and further out, which has been the dominant method of "solving" societal problems just doesn't work. What you end up with is suburban ghettos and unsustainable, cheap development, which is the bread and butter of Overland Park.

But the long term health or failure of Overland Park (or wherever) is absolutely, incontrovertibly, 100% tied to the health of the core city. Luckily, KCMO is relatively healthy, livable and pleasant relative to its midwestern peers, and its current drie to invest in its core the way western metros have been doing since the late80s will ultimate benefit the entire metro.

Anonymous said...

Invest in the core. Really.

Sprint Center.
Kemper is a better arena.

P&L.
A more expensive and bigger boodoggle than Manor Square.

KCMO creating a big old debt bomb that will explode because the money was spent on non-revenue generating projects like bike paths, an arena without an anchor tenant, and an "entertainment district."

Anonymous said...

Kansas has its own debt bomb to worry about, subsidizing every strip mall in Johnson County at a record-setting rate. Letting your government dole out $300K per every job it lures from 2 miles away is a recipe for fiscal disaster and the effects are already rippling through your statehouse.