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Fellow Americans, The people who live in China are sure lucky. They get to do exactly as the government dictates, no more and no less. They get to walk to work and put in 12+ hours in an overcrowded factory in some polluted city! Afterward, they get to retire to their modest apartments, where they...
Dear Editor:      I have heard many times: “There is no such thing as a “Free Lunch”.  Frequently, offers are made to us that seem attractive.  Often, the cost to us is not made known, or is not easily understood.      In a recent “Letter to the Editor” our local sheriff warned the public to “be...
Fellow Americans, The worst mass shooting in U.S. history occurred in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017. As predicted, America’s anti-gun zealots immediately began shouting for “gun control.” Politicians like House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called for extensive background checks on anyone wanting to...
  A happier life is an active life. Doing nothing does not generate much in the realm of feeling good about yourself and is detrimental to your health.   A friend of mine reflected on his career and often six day work weeks and said, "Those were the happiest days of my life." I know of people who...
Fellow Americans, Sunday, September 17, 2017 passed without much notice, except for some football games and an occasional newsflash about civil unrest in St Louis. Although sporting events are a pleasant distraction from the problems of the day, I could not refrain from reflecting on our...
Fellow Americans, Welcome to the battlefield; an unorthodox arena where unlikely allies wage war against their enemies. Welcome to the place where flashpoints lurk behind every corner. Welcome to the 24/7 coverage of violent protests gleefully publicized by every news outlet around. Welcome to the...
Fellow Americans, Welcome to the battlefield; an unorthodox arena where unlikely allies wage war against their enemies. Welcome to the place where flashpoints lurk behind every corner. Welcome to the 24/7 coverage of violent protests gleefully publicized by every news outlet around. Welcome to the...
GBE’s attorney shared with the Commission that if the project was dismissed, it was dead.
Citizens across Missouri are celebrating today in the wake of the Public Service Commission’s (PSC) denial of Grain Belt Express’s (GBE) application to build a high-voltage transmission line across the state. The application, GBE’s third, was unanimously denied at a PSC meeting this morning. The...
Fellow Americans, How much longer will this fishing expedition continue? Since Donald Trump was elected president, his opponents on both sides have been desperately trying to bring him down, by hook or by crook. Trump’s enemies in the Department of Justice have employed every dirty trick they know...
Fellow Americans, As another Independence Day came and went, I found myself once again reflecting on our freedom. I saw people working in their yards and wondered if they knew how blessed they were to have yards. I saw people working at all kinds of different jobs and wondered if they knew how...

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