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January 29, 2012

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AMERICA NEEDS MORE LIKE GIFFORDS GIFFORDS EXHIBITS A GREAT SPIRIT A year after she was shot in the head, Gabrielle Giffords put politics aside and stepped down gracefully from her seat in Congress. Giffords political career was prematurely cut short after she was critically wounded last January in a rampage that left six people dead […]

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January 22, 2012

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PRESIDENT MAKES CORRECT PIPELINE DECISION KEYSTONE PIPELINE NEEDS MORE STUDY Confronted with an arbitrary congressional mandate to rush a decision on the controversial Keystone oil pipeline, President Obama made the only responsible call. At least for now, he says, the answer is “No.” There are just too many unresolved questions about the toll the project […]

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January 15, 2012

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STATE ELECTED ATTACK NEEDY PURPOSED FOOD STAMP REQUIREMENTS State Senator Wil Kraus is one of the “four horsemen” who tied up the Missouri Senate last year by filibustering acceptance of federal funds for the long-term unemployed, and now he is sponsoring another bad bill which attacks those receiving food stamps. Kraus’ piece of work would […]

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January 8, 2012

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S.S. TAX BREAK WRONG NATION WILL SUFFER LATER ON The Democrats win, the Republicans lose, the Social Security payroll tax is reduced for a couple of months, unemployment benefits are extended, and you’d be better off avoiding many of the commentators on the subject. They are caught up in the petty politics of the drama, […]

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January 1, 2012

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CHRISTIANS SUFFER UNDER MUSLIM RULE As we begin the New Year, unrest in the Middle Eas and the future of Christians and their religion there is uncertain. It may have been fashionable to call the latest uprising and revolts in the Middle East as an “Arab Spring,” but Islam’s groups have emerged as powerful, political […]