Posts by Rick Dobyns

“Suck it up, Buttercup”

As a health professional who has worked to help those whose mental health has been undermined by the intensity of the recent presidential campaign, I am appalled by State Representative Bobby Kaufman’s recent statements. He says “suck it up, Buttercup” to those who are suffering and seeking anything involving taxpayer-funded aid. Well, my work at the […] GO

Elections about more than just POTUS

There’s no doubt that the presidential election in November will drive a high voter turnout in Johnson County. While that’s a good thing, I’d like to draw your attention to some data from the Johnson County Auditor’s Office that shows turnout in a variety of local elections over the years. Short version: Local elections are […] GO