Liberals profess to being confused about Kansas being basically right wing Republican. This is viewed on the left with distain and ill-concealed hatred which is returned in similar kind by Republicans. This is a great national divide and understanding how Kansas operates politically means looking at race and class statistics and we must ponder many issues that divide Americans. The Immigrant Nation goes through various surges of distress due to floods of foreigners. The social upheavals this cause are powerful. The US cannot stand for long as a nation if we encourage and copy thug behavior, both the ghetto thug and the woman abusing biker ethos. White and black youth are being marginalized and cut out of the workplace by foreign labor from Hispanic and Asian nations.