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"There is certainly a discussion to be had about fairness in taxation, but anyone proposing to increase or charge a tax based on fairness should be supportive of taxing government retirees the same as private sector retirees." http://www.kansaspolicy.org/KPIBlog/126459.aspx


If fairness is really the issue, tax government pensions
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Some of the push to raise tax revenue in Kansas is being couched in terms of fairness, as in, ‘why should one group be exempt from income tax but others must pay tax.’ The focus of those discussions are the businesses organized as Limited Liability C
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A few photos from KPI's 2015 annual dinner in Overland Park w/ Rep. Mike Pompeo


Pompeo Dinner - OP 2015
A few photos from KPI's 2015 annual dinner in Overland Park w/ Rep. Mike Pompeo
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Michael Moore-style "mockumentary" is political statement masquerading as documentary. High school producer to be applauded for effort, but needs to be honest about perspective. http://kansaspolicyinstitute.podbean.com/e/video-documentary-on-kansas-budget-short-on-facts/


Video Documentary on Kansas Budget Short on Facts
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Dave Trabert, president of Kansas Policy Institute, discusses Kansas state budget facts that were left out of a
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The Morality of Capitalism
Posted by Todd Davidson on Friday, April 20, 2012
Capitalism is the most amazing vehicle for social cooperation that has ever existed. And that’s the story we need to tell… to show that it’s about creating shared value, not for the few, but for everyone.

~John Mackey, Co-Founder of Whole Foods Market

Cooperation is as much a part of capitalism as competition.  Both are essential elements of the simple system of natural liberty, and most of us spend far more of our time cooperating with partners, coworkers, suppliers, and customers than we do competing.

~David Boaz Executive Vice-President of the Cato Institute

The earth by these labours of mankind has been obliged to redouble her natural fertility, and to maintain a greater multitude of inhabitants.

~Adam Smith

Tom Palmer, editor of "The Morality of Capitalism," will be making the moral case for capitalism at a free reception and lecture that is open to the public in Overland Park on 15 May and in Wichita of 16 May. Event details are below and be sure to check out the video for more information.

Overland Park - 15 May 2012
When: 5:30 p.m. reception and 6:30 p.m. lecture
Where: Overland Park Sheraton - 6100 College Blvd.
RSVP HERE, via e-mail at events@kansaspolicy.org, or by calling 316.634.0218

Wichita - 16 May 2012
When: 5:30 p.m. reception and 6:30 p.m. lecture
Where: Hyatt Regency Downtown - 400 W. Waterman
RSVP HERE, via e-mail at events@kansaspolicy.org, or by calling 316.634.0218

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