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Making Felons Heros

September 26, 2017

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A couple of recent events are not reasonable like St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and the Board of Aldermen passing a Resolution honoring a drug dealer, and President Donald Trump attacking National Football League players. It is just inexcusable and plain wrong to honor Anthony Lamar Smith, drug dealer, who was shot and killed by […]

Chasing Confederate Ghosts

September 20, 2017

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Originally posted on Charlesgartoncoy's Blog:
Fort Hood, Texas has come under fire as neighbors differ on that Army post honoring a Confederate general. Riakos Adams of the Killeen, Texas NAACP, has decided that the name attached to Fort Hood “doesn’t make any sense.” General John Bell Hood led his Confederate soldiers into battle at…

Chasing Confederate Ghosts

September 18, 2017

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Fort Hood, Texas has come under fire as neighbors differ on that Army post honoring a Confederate general. Riakos Adams of the Killeen, Texas NAACP, has decided that the name attached to Fort Hood “doesn’t make any sense.” General John Bell Hood led his Confederate soldiers into battle at Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg and […]

Stop Gerrymandering

September 12, 2017

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We applaud the League of Women Voters for its effort to curtail gerrymandering in the nation ahead of the 2020 census, and I wish that this non-partisan group luck in its endeavor. Colorado will ballot on ending gerrymandering in 2018. For too long the redistricting of Missouri’s congressional districts and state legislative districts have fallen […]

Don’t Take Our Dreamers

September 4, 2017

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In an increasingly divisive political environment, we need to support and protect our young Hispanic young people who also happen to be DREAMers. DREAMers are young people who came to the United States with their parents as children, and though previously undocumented, are able to apply for authorization to attend college and work under President […]