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L et’s be honest: How many of you love to speak with a computer when you call a big corporation? My bet is zero. Gone are the switchboard operators like Lily Tomlin’s character … more
F or two decades Democrats, like Al Gore, have been scaring children and adults alike that global warming — now climate change — is going to destroy the world.  On Jan. 27, … more
M emorial Day signifies many things. First and foremost, it is a day to recognize those in the military who made the ultimate sacrifice to give us the freedoms we all enjoy. Next, Memorial Day … more
D epending on what website you reference, the state of Missouri is ranked fourth or fifth in the nation for the lowest electric rates, averaging around 10.82 cents per kilowatt. Nebraska, the … more
A s Biden’s term as the 46th President of the United States winds down, it has become increasingly evident that his presidency will be defined by war. I’m not just talking about … more
T oday marks the birthday of the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman. Born May 8, 1884, Truman was the only U.S. President from the Show Me State. He served two terms, from 1945 to … more
A nti-Israel demonstrators on college campuses around the country are utilizing their First Amendment rights to protest Israel’s war against Hamas. The common thread in these organized … more
I t may have been a spring day during my junior year in college, or it could have been late winter. In some ways, I have tried to erase this experience from my memory. Let me slow down a little … more
J ohn Marshal Harlan, the subject of last week’s column, said in his dissenting opinion of Plessy v. Ferguson — “Our Constitution is color blind, and neither knows nor tolerates … more
H ave you ever gone against your college’s opinion and opposed the majority? Maybe you refused to accept a joint of marijuana or decided to wait for marriage before sex. That person is referred … more
M ost of you probably do not recognize this phrase, “I believe in my Creator, my country, my fellow man.” It is part of the Lone Ranger’s moral code. As a young boy, I remember … more
S elling is my life. I started selling as a young boy and have never stopped. You have to believe in the product to sell anything — from popcorn to new cars. Customers are not fools. They … more
M arch is Women’s History Month. According to History.com, “Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society and has been … more
I n the 1980s, First Lady Nancy Reagen created her “Just Say No” campaign for illegal drugs. Many times, she was mocked by the media and Democrats for being naive. Wikipedia reports … more
E ver since Mother Nature gave central Missouri a shot of winter temperatures in January — dipping the mercury below zero for a couple of days — conversation around water coolers and in … more
L ast week, this column explained why the Palestinians in Gaza are full of hate. They teach this, starting with children from birth. But there are also ludicrous ideas being introduced and spread in … more
D o you remember your first day of school? That experience was exciting and a little scary. Mrs. Cunningham was my kindergarten teacher. She taught us the alphabet and our numbers. I remember, her … more
S ince today is Valentine’s Day, I want to confess that I’m in love with my wife, Connie. I have been for over 38 years. Because I adore her, I treat her like the lady she is. In … more
I n my column from Jan. 10, I reviewed M. Scott Peck’s book, “The Road Less Traveled.” Now, I want to touch on another of his books, “People of the Lie, The Hope for Healing … more
L ast Friday, President Joe Biden released a statement assuring America that the long-awaited immigration bill, currently in the U.S. Senate, would solve our problems and allow him to shut down the … more
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