Category Archives: Missouri

Tearing Down the Wall of Separation

February 10, 2018 – Those sneaky Republicans. In the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, the conservatives of the GOP snuck in a provision that would allow FEMA funds to go directly to houses of worship or non-profits associated with a … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom v. The U.S. Attorneys’ General

February 9, 2018 – I think it is wonderful how the current administration ignores the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause to give rise to their Christian theocracy. Last year the administration instructed the Department of Justice and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to … Continue reading

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The Satanic Temple and Abortion Rights

January 25, 2018 – A few months back, I wrote an article for the Columbia Missourian concerning the abortion laws in the state of Missouri. More specifically, I wrote how a member of the Satanic Temple in Missouri, “Mary Doe,” … Continue reading

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College Of The Ozarks And Peaceful Protests

The argument concerning the peaceful protest of racial “institutional” discrimination has come to the Show-Me state. The College of the Ozarks is a 110-year-old conservative Christian college based in Point Lookout, Missouri, about 40 miles south of Springfield. They are … Continue reading

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Mass Shooting in America

November 7, 2017 – When is the “right time?” On November 5, 26 people were shot and killed at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and dozens more have been hospitalized. It is the worst mass murder in … Continue reading

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Dear Attorney General Josh Hawley…

You cannot have it both ways. Either the state constitution is a governing document or it is a “tradition,” but not both. As the AG, you should understand that the law is the law. The state constitution should be considered … Continue reading

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SCOTUS, Missouri and Gay Marriage

It ended up as a backwater story overshadowed by the lack of guidance from the Supreme Court. On October 2, a Missouri court ruled that the state must recognize same-sex marriages in Missouri that were performed in other states where … Continue reading

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Let’s not allow science to be sandbagged by religion

Reprinted with permission from the Columbia Missourian Wednesday, January 29, 2014 | 6:00 a.m. CST Columbia, MO – Let’s talk about science. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon talked about science in the State of the State address last week, wanting to … Continue reading

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New gun control bill waste of time

Reprinted with permission of the Columbia Missourian. New gun control bill waste of time Wednesday, November 6, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST BY DAVID ROSMAN “It’s déjà vu all over again.”  — Yogi Berra, 1964 Yogi Berra was speaking of … Continue reading

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Politicians lack integrity in debate over nullification

Reprinted with permission by the Columbia Missourian. I did something a bit different here; I included the comments made in the paper since yesterday’s publishing, including my rebuttal. I thought they deserved to be read by my “other readers.”  Oh, … Continue reading

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