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So they said

▪  “We’re down to fixing it only with baling wire and duct tape.” – Rep. Greg Lewis, R-St. John, on balancing the state budget

▪  “To me it’s a strategy to get government so ineffective that it can’t do anything.” – Rep. Ed Trimmer, D-Winfield, on Gov. Sam Brownback and GOP legislative leaders

▪  “It’s perfectly sensible for Virginia to disallow Kansas handgun permits in the Old Dominion, because a lot of Kansans are crazy. This is obvious from the many loons they’ve elected to public office, as well as some lesser-known facts about the state.” – Roanoke Times columnist Dan Casey, in a commentary mentioning everything from the Kochs to the big ball of twine