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Concerned about growing embrace of socialism

Lindstrom said he's concerned about what he sees as a growing embrace of socialism and "I think our country's under attack."

"People are making promises with other people's money and resources that they cannot keep, that they understand are not sustainable--that will create an environment in this country, of one of entitlement, as opposed to hard work," he said. "That's what I mean when I talk about socialism."

Source: Associated Press on 2020 Kansas Senate race , Jun 27, 2019

Played on KC Chiefs; served on Turnpike Authority's board

The former NFL player and businessman made an unsuccessful run for statewide office in 2002 as a running mate for Republican Tim Shallenburger, who lost the race for governor to Democrat Kathleen Sebelius.

Starting in 1978, Lindstrom played eight seasons for the Chiefs as a defensive end before retiring from the NFL to launch a career in business. Lindstrom, a native of Massachusetts and graduate of Boston University, opted to remain in Kansas after leaving football.

"The quality of life and cost of living is in my mind unmatched in this country and possibly the world," Lindstrom said.

He owned four Burger King franchises in the Kansas City area until 2011 and served on the Johnson County Commission for a decade. Former Gov. Sam Brownback first appointed him to the Turnpike Authority's board in 2013 and he became chairman three years later.

Source: Wichita Eagle on 2020 Kansas Senate race , Mar 4, 2019

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