Yes, Sam Brownback, as governor of Kansas, was finally going to get the chance to prove the value of conservative economic, trickle-down theory. And as any reputable economists would have predicted, it was an economic disaster.

It is money to spend in the pockets of average citizens that drives the economy, not the rich man’s money stuffed in some offshore bank account.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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