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Victims of the Capitol insurrection are telling the truth about their...

Since the assault on our Capitol on January 6, I have watched many people on television describe what they experienced. Having worked for many...

Capitol Perspectives: Punishment of legislators

Missouri history provides a fascinating contrast to the US House vote to remove Rep. Marjorie Greene, R-Georgia, from committee assignments. Unlike Greene, similar disciplinary actions...

Evaluating the moral case for and against Keystone XL

The Keystone Pipeline has been a political buzz phrase for some time. This 10-year-old oil pipeline system runs from Alberta, Canada, all the way...

Missouri Department of Natural Resources sells out to foreign factory farms

I’m an independent Missouri farmer and livestock producer, and JBS, the largest meatpacker in the world and a Brazilian corporation, is attempting to put...

Watching history unfold through my daughter’s eyes

When I asked my 7-year-old daughter what she thought of the inauguration, she told me, “it was fine.” Filled with hope and excitement, I pressed...

Capitol Perspectives: Legislative independence

A major question for this year's session of the Missouri General Assembly is whether Republican legislative leaders will continue a recent display of independence...

There should be no pandemic privilege for religion

Even before we are out of the coronavirus pandemic, Missouri’s lawmakers are considering bills that would make it more difficult to keep people safe...

I thought I had a sure thing. After the D.C. insurrection,...

There’s an old poker adage that says, “if you look around the table and can’t figure out who the fish (that is, sucker) is,...

Capitol Perspectives: An invasion of the U.S. Capitol 

This column is prompted by the pictures of the Capitol assault that triggered fond memories of where I had been an NPR reporter for...

How Eric Greitens and Josh Hawley soared so quickly in Missouri...

Flush with ambition and cash, a newcomer arrives like a bolt from the blue. Or, in Missouri’s case, red. He jumps a line of...

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