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Many in the Democrat party are enraged after Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty — by reason of self-defense — last week by a jury of his peers. They believe there was no justice, that … more
We all remember the same story we were told as a young child about Thanksgiving — in a nutshell; the Pilgrims invited the Indians over for a big feast to thank them for teaching them how to … more
A truth stands the test of time. That is how you know it is a truth. A truth cannot change. If it did, it would have been proven to be false. Just over 60 years ago, the column below appeared on … more
A  recurring theme in western movies as I grew up was the ‘hired gun.’ Perhaps one of the best was the classic movie The Magnificent Seven — appraised as one of the greatest … more
Contrary to popular opinion, candy manufactures did not invent Halloween. That’s not to say, like any good business, they don’t take advantage of a good opportunity. Halloween began in … more
The United States of America is a country of laws. Integrity in our justice system is what holds us together. In theory, no one is above the law.  Unfortunately, that is not always the case. … more
Millennials — those currently aged 18 to 34 —are now becoming parents. These young adults have waited longer to have children than any other generation.  According to the National … more
A choreographer is a person who composes the sequence of steps and moves for a performance. This is usually done for figure skaters, ballet, or any staged dance routine. This was the case for my … more
Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam, working with scores of civil rights groups, organized what was known as the “Million Man March” 26 years ago on Oct. 16, 1995. Held on and around … more
Let’s get this out in the open. I am not, nor have I ever been a gambler. I can count on one hand the number of times I have purchased a lottery ticket in my lifetime. I consider the lottery … more
A  year ago, before being elected President, Joe Biden was skeptical of a vaccine for COVID-19. In a September 2020 interview, Biden suggested a vaccine would be unsafe because then-President … more
The date was Saturday, Sept. 9, 1978. I was a freshman at the University of Missouri in Columbia playing a round of golf for my dormitory on the University’s course as part of an intramural … more
Many days have been important to history in my 60 plus years of life on this earth. I have no recollection of a large number of these.  On Nov. 22, 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald shot and killed … more
President Joe Biden’s poll numbers plunged to a dismal 41 percent approval, 55 percent disapproval in a recent national poll. This was before an ISIS-K terrorist bomber killed an estimated 70 … more
Have you ever thought about what it would be like to be rich? By this, I don’t mean not having to worry about money. I’m talking Thurston Howell III rich. Rich enough to employ servants … more
Perhaps the most dangerous movement the progressive element of the Democrat party is pushing today in America is critical race theory (CRT).  Before I go any further, let’s define what … more
For elections to work, we all need to trust the results — both the winner and loser. Former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III has pointed out that the winner of an election can always be … more
A parade without a marching band is like peanut butter without jelly, Sonny without Cher or Donnie without Marie.That something was missing last Thursday during the Gasconade County Fair Parade … more
L ast Friday, an unidentified homeowner Tweeted a short video of a young boy on a scooter accompanied by a woman — presumably his mother — on a bike. The boy stops to pull a small … more
I am proud to be an American and I am proud to live in rural Missouri where a significant majority agree with that statement. Over the weekend, Connie and I attended three 4th of July … more
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