Category: Opinion

This Week in Missouri Politics: Aggressive – not dirty – politics from both sides in the 8th 

This week’s special election in Jackson County has been the focus of state politics for the last several weeks and didn’t disappoint. It ended up with Republican Mike Cierpiot winning with a little over 50 percent, Republican-turned-Democratic dupe Jacob Turk with 7 percent, and Democrat Hillary Shields at 43 percent. […]

Letter: McCaskill is trying to legislate away Native American Tribe rights

Democratic, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is leading an all-out assault on economically distressed communities, specifically our Native American tribes. On October 5th she introduced a bill that will make it impossible for Native American Tribes that own patents to assert sovereign immunity when exchanges are challenged by the Patent Trial […]

Just Moms STL has the right idea

By Jean Card Until our tiresome, bickering leaders in the capital city can sort out how to fix the costly, ObamaCare-exacerbated disaster that is America’s health insurance market, my husband and I are looking for creative ways to afford health-care coverage. A trial-lawyer-and-union-supported environmental fringe group in Missouri has given […]