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I'm as corny as Kansas in August; I'm as normal as blueberry pie. ~ Oscar Hammerstein II

Kansas, officially the State of Kansas, is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States. Its capital is Topeka and its largest city is Wichita.


  • At the People's College in Fort Scott, Kansas, my mother met Arthur Le Sueur, who with Helen Keller, Eugene Debs, and Charles Steinmetz had founded the greatest workers' school in the country. Thousands of farmers and hillbilly men, miners, and other workers took correspondence courses in workers' law and workers' English and workers' history.
  • Kansas suffers from two great robbers, the Sante Fe railroad and the loan sharks. The common people are robbed to enrich their masters.
  • When liberals' presidential nominees consistently fail to carry Kansas, liberals do not rush to read a book titled "What's the Matter With Liberals' Nominees?" No, the book they turned into a bestseller is titled "What's the Matter With Kansas?" Notice a pattern here?

External links[edit]

  • Encyclopedic article on Kansas on Wikipedia