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Hysteria

I sent this letter to the editor of the Joplin Globe the other day in reaction to a column by a local conservative columnist who thinks concern over the Russian affair is overblown. As I understand from his column (Globe, … Continue reading

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Ah, Martin, We Never Really Knew Ye.

Alas, Governor, it is with sadness that I note your withdrawal from the presidential race.  You had everything going for you that I could see.  Good looking, young, healthy, talented, scandal-free, and a proven track record in the difficult world … Continue reading

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Overreacting In Tornado Alley

Have you noticed?  Government tends to become overprotective when public safety is the issue. I am all for reasonable efforts but there is an ongoing campaign in Joplin Missouri now that is over the top and misguided, in my opinion. … Continue reading

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