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O Kansas!

I confess to being secretly glad to discover Kansas playing the leadership role described in this article.

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I confess to being secretly glad to discover Kansas playing the leadership role described in this article.

Kansas is the heartland, after all—literally so. It sits in the center of a map of the United States. More significantly, our shared cultural imagining seems to see this state as a place from which unassuming heroes rise up to change our sense of what is possible. Kansas native Dorothy, for example, traded the gray of everyday for the color of Oz. Kansas was also where mild-mannered Clark Kent came of age.

The article in the link above describes how Wichita might model a better U.S. economy, one that is based on manufacturing exports. To read about a particular Kansas manufacturer and its commitment to insourcing, click here.