Category Archives: Republicans

Second Amendment and Bump Stocks

Let me start with two qualifiers – First, I used to sell firearms and I own a couple of semi-automatic pistols. I am not a member of the National Rifle Association or any other pro-gun group. Second, this is not … 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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Trump Tax Stuff…

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I was not invited to President Trump’s Springfield speech. I most likely would not have gone anyway. However, I did take the time to read the transcript at www.whithouse.gov and to say that that there was a lack of content … Continue reading

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Trump’s Religious Discrimination

As they argue Trump’s ban on travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries in the courts, the administration continues to maintain that major media outlets are not reporting on all terrorist activities. I had the opportunity to read through the list … Continue reading

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Trump’s Trouble With Words…

For those of you who do not know my background, I taught college Communication classes for close to 20-years. One of the classes I developed was Political Communication, which examined U.S. presidential speeches and papers from George Washington’s Farewell Address … 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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Factions within GOP could cause splinter, create new party

Reprinted with permission of the Columbia Missourian Wednesday, October 30, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT BY DAVID ROSMAN It was interesting. I typed “Demise of the GOP” into my search engine and, lo and behold, I found articles written by … Continue reading

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HB278 Violates the Establishment Clause

OK, what part of the Establishment Clause does Missouri’s religious-right not understand? “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…” A bit of news came to light last week. HB 278, which  … Continue reading

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Obamacare Does Not Go Far Enough

I have opposed the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, since day one. Not because it is a democratic bill, or it is socialist or communist or Orwellian, or any other name one may stick to the program. I opposite it because … Continue reading

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Gun Control – Australian Style

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Over the last month most of the columns I have written for the Columbia Missourian have concerned gun control. The silliness of those who believe that the way you solve America’s gun violence problem is to add more guns. That … Continue reading

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