Kansas Server Tells Gov. Brownback Just Where To Stick His Tip… Public Schools

By , Addicting Info

Okay, it’s your last day waiting tables at Boss Hawg’s Barbeque in Topeka, Kansas, after having turned in your resignation, and who sits down in your section, last table of the night, but the very governor you’ve been cursing for the last four years, Sam Brownback and family – what do you do?

Well, after a bit of thought and some help from friends on social media, 22-year-old Chloe Hough knew just what to do. She refused Brownback’s tip.

She went one better than that, too. Hough dropped the mic when she also scratched out the tip line on the bill and wrote next to it, instead:

“Tip the schools.”

She then posted the image to Facebook with the status: “MIC DROP”

Boss Hawg's

You can see a close-up of the tip Chloe left for Brownback, below:

Boss Hawg's

KSNT News reports Hough stating:

“It was my last shift at the restaurant, as I had quit, so it worked out nicely.”

Hough also said she wasn’t trying to be nasty. She said:

“I just knew I had to say something, or I would regret it.”

According to Kansas Exposed, Hough stated:

“Brownback is anti-education. He and his followers are helping to put Kansas back in the dark ages by gutting our infrastructure and opportunities. It’s more than a money thing. Intellectual capital is founded in education, without which society cannot and will not progress.”

Brownback is working to shift Kansas to an intellectual space where average citizens won’t even be able to understand what Hough just stated.

Previous to making her move that evening, Hough polled her friends on Facebook for what she should say to the unsuspecting governor. She posted:

“You guys 911 emergency. It’s my last shift and I am waiting on our governor. What should I say to him. This is not a test. Go.”


Hough had only worked for Hawg’s for about a year and was already resigning, so she knew she was in a position of a particular, temporary freedom – one she was courageous enough to act on. Not everyone would have the moxie to do what Hough did, and good for her.

One issue Hough is likely critical of when it comes to Gov. Brownback is his signing of Kansas’ “block grant” switch-up on public education funding. Though the matter may not have made major headlines, Hough and many others across Kansas are still watching. For the next couple of years, that bill will oversimplify a necessarily complicated formula for an obviously complicated issue, and folks just aren’t happy about it. According to KSNT News, Hough thinks the new block formulas are absurd. The bill was panned by virtually everyone in the education industry, from entire school districts to individual teachers and administrators, but Brownback signed it in anyway, in under a week.

Hough said:

“The way I understand it, 0 percent of Kansas educators voted in favor of it.”

Brownback believes the new block formula for school funding will, far from creating cutbacks, allow schools a means for distributing the state money as they see fit.

But Hough knows education is key to a free and civil society. She states:

“He and his followers are robbing Kansas of equal opportunity.”

Saving face with the governor, Boss Hawg’s Barbeque issued a statement, saying:

“Regarding the credit card receipt that a former employee gave to the Governor last night, Boss Hawg’s was unaware of the incident until after the fact and we do not endorse her actions.”

Brownback, so far, has said nothing, and another Internet tip star of the moment is born.

Reprinted with permission from Addicting Info