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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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MO Political Action Needed!

HB 700 is Designed to Hurt Missourians Please take a few moments to read the summary of 2013 HB 700, as introduced by Rep. Jay Barnes (R-Jefferson City). Take a few more minutes to read the entire bill. In short, … 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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A New Disease Found in the MO Legislature

New commentary in the Columbia Missourian – http://www.columbiamissourian.com/comments/posted/?i=56877&c=10:159644. If you subscribe to the Missourian’s online edition, please see the comments after the column. They are… interesting. DAVID ROSMAN: A new disease is spreading in the Gray Dome Wednesday, March 13, 2013 … Continue reading

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Forcing Religion Into MO Schools

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25th out of 34 in science. That is what Bloomberg reported in December, 2010. For a country that is supposed to be exceptional, America’s falling below nearly 75 percent its peers in students’ knowledge of science should be seen as … Continue reading

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GOP Kerfuffle – Just saying…

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On Friday, October 25, Barb Shelly of the Kansas City Star wrote a column titled “Missouri is still a battleground state – for wacky campaigns.” For Shelly, what is happening politically in Missouri is a “kerfuffle.” I love obscure words … Continue reading

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Missouri GOP’s Newest Attack on Women

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When will the GOP stop denying that they have started a war against women? A war that is moving from the medical front, by denying health care to women by seeking new methods of closing down health clinics, to the … Continue reading

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Missouri’s proposed “Don’t say Gay” legislation – continued

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As a supplement to my Columbia Missourian column of April 25, 2012, please watch Stephen Colbert’s Colbert Report’s “The WORD” on the Gay Marriage. And for my right-wing and Christian readers, remember – IT’S SATIRE! The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report … Continue reading

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URGENT ACTION NEEDED IN MISSOURI

This week, the Missouri Senate will be considering SJR 47, a bill to create a ballot measure to amend the Missouri Constitution’s “no-aid” provision. If enacted, this would allow taxpayer-funded private and religious school vouchers. You can review the bill … Continue reading

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