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So they said

"The next two years will make that look like child's play." — Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh (in photo), on the budget troubles of the 2009 legislative session

"I don't know exactly how you define hypocrisy, but this may be close." — Ellis County Democratic Party chairman Glenn Staab, on Sen. Sam Brownback's touting the $1.7 million for a rail spur for the Siemens plant in Hutchinson from the stimulus package, which he voted against

"I thought the 11th Commandment might be, 'Thou shalt not socialize.'" — North Newton resident Bruce Bradshaw, writing in the Newton Kansan about the talk of socialism at a recent Tiahrt town hall