Category Archives: New Legislation

TAPS Is Not The Answer

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We live in an age where fear is dominant and the threat to the Bill of Rights and the Constitution are real. It did not start with the terrorist attacks of 9/11/01 or the shooting at Columbine High School in … Continue reading

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Religion and Abortion Law

If one believes that the Bible is the inerrant word of God, there are at least eight references concerning the unborn child. It is a matter of interpretation of scripture as to the actual meaning. I could find nowhere in the Christian Bible or the Quran or the Torah is an accurate statement of when life begins. Continue reading

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The Attack Against The Johnson Amendment

June 12, 2018 – Congress is wanting to get rid of the Johnson Amendment so that: “None of the funds made available by this (Appropriations) Act may be used by the Internal Revenue Service to make a determination that a … Continue reading

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In God We Trust

February 24, 2018 – In its zeal to prevent future school shootings like the one in Parkland, Fla., the Florida state House voted to post our national motto, “In God We Trust,” in every school in the state. Allow me … Continue reading

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Missouri Ethics Laws Or The Lack Thereof

Two weeks ago our legislators got together for their annual veto session. This is an important part of the state legislature’s business; to attempt to override the governor’s healthcare defunding. To say that they failed would be an understatement. But … Continue reading

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Universal Health Care

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As a political commentator, I tend to get emails from all corners of the political spectrum, from the extreme left to the extreme right. Most I take in stride as “that’s interesting.” Others I tend to read because of the … Continue reading

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Medicaid reform must start with care providers

Reprinted with permission of the Columbia Missourian Wednesday, November 20, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST BY DAVID ROSMAN There are two problems that need to be addressed: the expansion and the reform of the state Medicaid program. The former, the … Continue reading

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Returning state surplus to citizens makes poor fiscal sense

It cost money to send us all a refund check, there are better better way to use the budget surplus… Reprinted with permission by the Columbia Missourian. Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT; updated 11:48 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Taking from the Poor and Disabled…

Missouri state legislators are dishonoring our disabled veterans, dishonoring our elderly and civilian disabled, purposely ignoring the GOP’s own vision of lower taxes and smaller government, and purposely disregarding scripture they hold so dear. SB 350, which has passed the … Continue reading

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Missouri Health Care and Medicaid Expansion

With permission by the Columbia Missourian: DAVID ROSMAN: Pitting health care against politics leads to conflict Wednesday, March 20, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT; updated 8:15 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, March 20, 2013 The St. Louis Beacon’s column sent a chill … Continue reading

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