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May 29, 2010

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CONFEDERATE BATTLE FLAG CONTROVERSY The Confederate battle flag is a source of controversy in recent years. In Missouri it is ban from display at historic Civil War sites. However, on Memorial Day it is placed on graves at the Confederate Cemetery in Higginsville. Several southern states hold Confederate Memorial Day on different dates. Reenactments of […]

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May 25, 2010

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TWO SIDES TO UNDERSTANDING HISPANIC IMMIGRATES In the late 1840s, following a brief war with Mexico, the United States acquired the present day states of California, Nevada and Utah, along with parts of Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico and Wyoming. Counting Texas, which was annexed before the war, about a third of the continental United States […]

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May 20, 2010

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OUR KIDS NEED THE BEST EDUCATION POSSIBLE Congressional Democrats are wanting to help schools across the nationĀ  because teachers an staff are being tossed out at a record rate. The Democrats are right to sound the alarm. These painful reductions will set a new low for schools in Missouri and across the nation. Kansas City […]

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May 8, 2010

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TEA PARTY MOVEMENT GONE TOMORROW Few doubt the sincerity or power of the tea party movement. The movement stands on the U.S. Constitution, free market principles, limited government and individual liberty. Though the tea party followers pledge allegiance to no leader or party, Republicans are most likely to be found at their gatherings. Three term […]

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May 3, 2010

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ENFORCE CURRENT IMMIGRATION LAWS We need to abide by current immigration laws, and stop President Barrack Obama’s policy of relaxed enforcement. The president’s idea of immigration reform is to make legal the status of 12 million who entered the United States illegally after they pay a fine and endure other inconveniences. The president’s policy is […]