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April 22, 2013 12:00 AM

Kansas views on taker nation, AFP, gun permits, KU mandate, meddling GOP, NBAF, radio address

Taker nation – Sprawling Sumner County in southern Kansas – rich with agriculture, older residents and wide-open spaces – took in federal benefits in 2010 that were 40 to 50 percent more, on average, than county residents paid in federal taxes. Yet the benefits rarely get mentioned. It’s the critical disconnect in the national debate that must change.

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