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Fellow Americans, Imagine you are accused of a crime you didn't commit.  Following your arrest, you will be booked into jail and scheduled to appear in court to face the charges.  As a defendant, you are entitled to confront your accuser and to see what evidence exists against you.  You are allowed...
Oct. 3, 2019, Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging Congress to support a Trump administration proposal to end the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, saving $18 billion, as part of Americans for Limited Government’s...
Good parents want to be involved in their children’s lives, but for years educators and psychologists have been asking the question: How much parental involvement is too much? When does trying to help your children in school, sports, and myriad other ways go too far, hurt their development, and...
Fellow Americans, Turn on any TV channel or tune in to any radio station and you will be immediately bombarded by anti-Trump propaganda accusing him of everything from treason to jaywalking.  The mainstream media hates President Trump so much it will continue to smear him until he is ousted from...
Fellow Americans, In the August 27th edition of the Caldwell County News, I read an interesting letter to the editor by Roger McPheeters of Braymer. He was critical of my letter to the editor, On The Attack, in which I affirmed my support for the 2nd Amendment.  In my letter I argued that after...
Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement responding to President Donald Trump's tweet on negative interest rates where he wrote, "So Germany is paying Zero interest and is actually being paid to borrow money, while the U.S., a far stronger and...
Woodstock may be the best-known rock festival of all time, but it's likely that the Ozark Music Festival held over the weekend of July 19-21, 1974, was bigger. But how is this an “ Outdoor Journal” column? Well, that's a good question.  The big festival on the State Fair grounds in Sedalia makes it...
Fellow Americans,  Our elected representatives are abusing American taxpayers by their out of control spending. The politicians, with their own desires for wealth and power, are happy to play in Washington D.C. with our money (tax dollars). To support their spending addiction, politicians eagerly...
The tragic violence this weekend in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, is met with pundits and politicians trying to identify the problem and offer fixes. Some will blame it on guns, some will blame it on mental illness, some will blame it on video games and media. The problem is deeper than that...
Fellow Americans, As you know by now, there were two recent mass shootings in our country.  The first one occurred on August 3,, 2019, inside a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas.  The suspect fired on unarmed shoppers, killing 20 and wounding as many.  When the police responded, the suspect...

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