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August 31, 2010

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FAIR PLAY ARROWHEADS It was a beautiful August day when Dad said, “We are going to take the ‘Old Leaky roof” to Fair Play and visit Grandpa and Grandma Coy.”  I was excited about returning to my birthplace and again hunt for arrowheads. My Dad owned the “Garden City Views.” Dad, mother, my brother and […]

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August 29, 2010

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FEAR IS GREATEST ENEMY The goal of terrorists is to cause fear in an opposing populace. If we refuse to let mosques to be built in violation of our own constitution, out of fear, then terrorists win. Every time we overreact to peaceful Muslims out of fear of the very real violent ones, the terrorists’ […]

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August 23, 2010

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WORKPLACE COLLISION COMING SOON Unemployment is the number one concern today and in the coming November election; however, a generational conflict looms on the horizon. With unemployment at near 10 percent, and older workers putting off retirement,  those wanting to enter the work force will find that most difficult to do. The economy of 2015 […]

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August 18, 2010

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COMING AROUND AGAIN The calendar reads 2010, but things are looking like 1930 even like when we were coming out of the Great Depression. Today we are coming out of the biggest recession since 1929. In 1930, there were people shouting about who and/or what we needed to be afraid of and do. Today, we […]

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August 14, 2010

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LIBERAL VS. CONSERVATIVE Being a liberal has become a bad label, and it used to not be that way. This has all come about because some politicians want to take shots at liberals. The fact is most of us are liberal on some issues and conservative on others. I want to conserve the gains we […]

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August 9, 2010

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SOME WANT TO AMEND 14th AMENDMENT “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to this jurisdiction thereof, are citizens…” Most nations grant citizenship to any child born on its soil, but some people want to change this provision in the 14th Amendment of the Constitution. A former presidential candidate and Arizona […]

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August 5, 2010

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SHOULD LAWS BE LEFT TO THE FEDS? It is possible that Missouri state laws will become nil and void after three issues are decided by the courts and possibly the Supreme Court. And  it has become common place for the federal government to sue a state. We are waiting for the federal government to sue […]