Tag Archives: Republicans

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Courage And Fear

There are only a couple of weeks left before the 2016 election season is over. Like many, I am disgusted with the process and what I am witnessing. This year is bringing out the worst in so many, many people. I started working elections as a teenager and cannot remember such an emotional, divisive campaign. […]

The Issue of Race

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If I have learned anything the last few years, it is that the political parties are incapable of fixing our political problems. This has been demonstrated clearly during the crisis of race relations in 2014 and continuing into this year. We have one party that claims to want to address the problem while instigating further […]

Voter Fraud is a Real Threat to the US

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For the last few elections a growing undercurrent has started to swell. There have been more and more incidents of voter fraud being reported on each election cycle. But even as we hear reports of abuse, we hear little of consequences–either punishment or prevention. No one of any consequence accepts responsibility. This is a serious […]

Education Issues 2014

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I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 EducationPlus Legislative Breakfast this morning. Most of the school districts in St. Louis were represented along with about 20 Legislators, including the Governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon. I really appreciated how the event was organized and truly focused in on the key issues we face. I would […]

Christians and Public Service


Disclaimer: This article is specifically written to Christians, proceed at your own risk. If you choose to proceed you may find words that do not make sense and statements that appear foolish. Christ calls us to: Love God with all of our heart. Love our neighbors as ourselves. If Christ is the foundation upon which […]

The Failure of Not Failing


We place such an emphasis on success in our culture and it is quite annoying to me. Perfection seems to be something we celebrate, and in some ways we should. What we do is idolize success without failure. For some reason we forget that failure is a necessary part of our development. I would venture […]