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One of the major aspects of Missouri's recent primary was the number of races for which there actually was no contest. In more than half of the 180 state legislative districts on the ballot, one of the two major parties did not have a candidate. That meant that in those 100-single-party...
St. Paul once said, "Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour." Romans 13:7 According to the apostle's command, I would like to pay my debt of gratitude to the youth group of Lifegate Church of Kansas...
Republicans are not repressive. In response to a letter to the editor from July 27th issue of Howell County News from David and Martin. Brethren, Democrats were called liberal because they would spend other people’s money liberally and Republicans were called conservative because of using a...
"Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; ensure justice for those being crushed. Yes, speak up for the poor and helpless, and see that they get justice." Proverbs 31:8-9, New Living Translation From the first century's Masoretic Text, we read these words, "Speak up for the mute, the...
Hello Howell County! Wow! What an extremely long, hot and dry spell were in! The Howell County Commission, on July 11, put out a burn ban into effect for Howell County, which is a D-3 drought designation even though much of Howell County received some precipitation on the 18 of July. It...
Repression occurs when any group is denied rights given to other groups. To a true Liberal, this is the worst possible situation. So-called conservatives have tried to use the term Liberal as a slur or insult. In the dictionary, liberal means generous, tolerant of others, and open to progress and...
State Sen. Karla Eslinger, R-Wasola, announces the Senate Interim Committee on Education will hedl its first hearing on July 18, in the Senate Lounge at the State Capitol in Jefferson City. The committee, chaired by Sen. Eslinger, heard testimony from Missouri Department of Elementary and...
There has never been an adjudicated case of voter fraud in the history of MO. (Check the facts.) So why would Mo. legislators spend millions of taxpayer’s money to require every voter to have a photo ID? Diane Schroeder
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The Missouri Constitution allows the governor 45 days after the close of the legislative session to veto bills passed by the General Assembly. It was gratifying to reach this milestone this year with just four bills vetoed, and only a handful of line-item changes to the budget bills we passed. I...
Jude 1:3 Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. This week I had the most unusual experience of visiting with a...

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