"With the State of the State speech delivered, I reckoned that your ol’ hillbilly pal would sit down here at the farm and give you a few observations on the first few days of session."
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"If you want a local mandate or mask order or 'can’t leave your house' order, then go talk to your county commissioners and try and get you one."
"The huge wins for Republicans on election night was as much a victory for the brand as anything."
Nov. 3, 2020 was an amazing night for Missouri Republicans. It's the kind of night that is about more than one candidate or one issue; it was the kind of night that speaks to the dominance of a brand.
Well, this weekend, while doing some work on the farm I had the chance to listen to the gubernatorial debate between Mike Parson and Nicole Galloway and a couple of other very nice gentlemen.
"It’s very dark and convoluted logic to somehow think you’re right because a virus that has infected millions of people was also contracted by the governor and that somehow validates your politics."
Like any breakdown of a large magnitude, there is a long story of how it happened.
Eliminating the police residency requirement in St. Louis would be one of the most effective outcomes of the special session on violent crime, according to St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson.
The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most complicated things in the history of the world. Now, factor in that it has taken place in an election year, and reason and logic be damned.