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The Man Who Would Be King

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    The Man Who Would Be King is an 1888 story by Rudyard Kipling.

    As of this morning, we now have a sequel.

    Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach wants to be the administration's "immigration czar". Among the ten conditions that he gave to the White House are access to a government jet 24 hours a day, an office in the West Wing, plus guaranteed weekends off for family time, and an assurance of being made secretary of homeland security by November.

    Since he was the architect of Arizona's HB 1070 law, he would actually be worse than Stephen Miller on immigration, if that's even possible.

    Although he has been considering running for a Senate seat in Kansas, the Republican Party in Kansas has indicated that it will do everything that it can to keep him OFF the ballot. After losing his bid to be governor of Kansas in 2018 to a Democrat, Trump tapped him to lead a "voter fraud" commission. The commission was disbanded in 2018, with one expert on election law, Richard L. Hasen, describing its chairman as “a leader nationally in making irresponsible claims that voter fraud is a major problem in this country.”

    Any responsible president would tell Kobach to "go f**k yourself" but with Trump in charge, don't be surprised if he gets picked for the job.

    After Sam Brownback's disastrous term as governor of Kansas ended in 2018, he got a job with the Trump administration. Since February 1, 2018, he has been serving as U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom. He was confirmed to the position on January 24, 2018, on a 49-49 vote of the Senate, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie in favor of Brownback.

    The position was actually created in 1998, and prior ambassadors were people who were actually qualified for the job. Obama ruffled a few feathers when he nominated Rabbi David Saperstein for the post in 2014, making him the first NON CHRISTIAN to hold the post.

    Brownback's "claim to fame" for the position is that he was the only governor to attend Rick Perry's prayer rally in 2011. He is a former evangelical Christian, Brownback converted to Catholicism in 2002 and is associated with the conservative denominational organization, Opus Dei, but still sometimes attends an evangelical church with his family.

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    And you still believe this is an "healthy" well run "country"? Please bring the barf bucket. By the way an "fifth" border kid died today. Sorry, but with people like that you don't need an government but only "churches" . May be we can convert the White House into an" Church"Crying