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Trump’s cadres don’t care about civility

I have read several letters urging those who voted for Hillary Clinton — winner of the popular vote — to be gracious in defeat and unify behind President-elect Donald Trump. As well-meant as such exhortations are, they ignore the fact that, based on Trump’s rhetoric and the team of advisers he has assembled, many Americans are frightened…

next president

The end of the game: Trump wins

A vulgar, colossally ignorant, TV reality show host will be the next president of the United States. The Republican mafia rode his coattails to retain control of the Congress, insuring that he will face little or no opposition in the exercise of his whims as long as their donors get what they want – low…

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Bosnians in Missouri could be a counterweight to Trump

Back in August I noted that GOP gubernatorial candidate Eric Greitens seemed to be trying to retroactively relocate his student vounteer work in Croatia to Bosnia. It seemed likely that he thought this little fib might influence the large Bosnian community in and around St. Louis -one of the largest in the country – to…

Hllary Clinton

Hillary has a progressive view of deficit and national debt. [They’re different, by the way.]

There must be something in the local water that leads Missouri Democrats to wail and figuratively rend their garments over the question of deficits and the national debt. It also often leads them to support what can only be described as stupid policies. Claire McCaskill worked hard to establish her me-too, “bipartisan” fiscal credentials by embracing…

Gun crazy: Senator Roy Blunt edition

We’ve all heard the tragic stories about parents who just look away for one distracted second while disaster strikes their helpless toddler. There’s the kid who got into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati zoo, or the children in Texas who drowned while their mother was occupied with her cell phone. When I think about…

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