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Fellow Americans, I found an excellent article that I want to share with you.  The article, Sometimes a Coincidence isn’t a Coincidence, was written by John Green and posted at the American Thinker (www.americanthinker.com) on June 16, 2021.  In part, Mr. Green writes, “….. Dr. Fauci sponsored “...
This past week I noticed a few black snakes crossing the local gravel roads. When I had a friend mention the same phenomenon, I decided it was probably time to talk about black snakes in this column. The full name for the black snakes that we see here in northwest Missouri is Black Rat Snake or...
Committed to Agriculture In the weeks following the adjournment of the General Assembly in May, I’ve had an opportunity to travel around the 21st Senatorial District, as well as other parts of the state. As I drive down lettered county highways and back-country roads I continuously see farmers hard...
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) sent a clear message today that any attempt to revive the Obama-era WOTUS rule would be met with staunch resistance in Congress and from farmers and ranchers across America. “The Obama-era WOTUS rule was a direct assault on farm families everywhere,”...
By Garrett Hawkins In rural Missouri, we know what it’s like to feel forgotten. Coastal elites think of us as “flyover country” and have no idea what our lives are like or what we struggle with. When hard times come, the last thing you need is to feel like nobody’s listening and nobody cares. One...
Grain Belt Express continues to be an issue of concern. Early on, Clean Line and the Grain Belt Express were denied permission to construct power poles carrying High-voltage lines across the state of Missouri. After being told NO, a company known as INVENERGY picked up the project, but with deeper...
Dr. Glenn Mollette In 2020 over 64 million Americans were collecting Social Security.  The National Institute for Retirement Security (NIRS)has reported that Social Security is the only income source for 40 percent of retirees over the age of 60.” (Forbes.com) The study also claimed that only 6.8...
One of the last tropical migrants to return each year to the woods in North Missouri is the Yellow Billed Cuckoo, sometimes called the “rain crow.” You almost always hear a Cuckoo before you see them, if you see them at all. Cornell says its because, “ Yellow-billed Cuckoos are slender, long-tailed...
Fellow Americans, In my last two articles, King for a Day and King for Another Day, I wrote about the need to reduce the size of the federal government and I offered suggestions.  I will conclude with this article.  ·      Department of Defense:  The DOD has 1.4 million military troops and 700,000...
Jefferson City, MO—Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick today announced he has joined a coalition of 15 State Treasurers to speak out against apparent attempts by the Biden Administration to pressure banks and other large financial institutions to divest from coal, oil, and natural gas...

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