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February 10, 2017 |

Electricity Imperative

“Principle 3 –The most promising method of securing a virtuous people is to elect virtuous leaders.” – Found in “The 5000 Year Leap” “Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt He therefore is the truest friend to the liberty of his country who tries most to promote its virtue, and who…will not suffer a man to be chosen into any office of power and trust who is not a wise and virtuous man.” – Samuel Adams It’s final – Missouri will be the 28th Right...

January 28, 2017 |

Achieving Education

Legislative Report for Jan. 27, 2017 “Principle 1 –The only reliable basis for sound government and just human relations is Natural Law.” – Found in “The 5000 Year Leap.”   Labor law was front and center this week as we spent the entire legislative week debating and passing Senate Bill 19, which states no laborer can be forced to join a labor union as a condition of employment. If passed by the Missouri House and signed by the governor, Missouri will become the 28th Right to Work state in the country. There was passionate debate, but the bill was perfected and finally...

January 20, 2017 |

Advancing Liberty

“A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A Society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both.” – Milton Friedman Missouri’s new governor’s State of the State address to a joint session of the Legislature was delivered on Tuesday of this week. One difference from the typical address to the Legislature was the absence of a budget proposal. The budget is expected later than is tradition. One reason is the challenge of learning the budget process while dealing with countless appointments, an emergency ice storm and demands on the governor’s time that...

January 17, 2017 |

Divine Providence

“…I have lived, sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth – that God governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid? We have been assured, sir, in the Sacred Writings, that “except the Lord build the House, they labor in vain that build it.” I firmly believe this; and I also believe that without His concurring aid we shall succeed in this political building no better than the builders...

December 7, 2016 |

A day which will live in infamy

December 7, 1941 – “a day which will live in infamy.” The United States will never forget the catastrophe of Pearl Harbor. An almost precision series of mistakes and miscues resulted in military disaster. Multiple things had to go wrong and did for the surprise to be so complete and the preparation so lacking. Our country and hundreds of thousands of our brave warriors were thrown into World War II. Thousands of our warriors died as the enemies of liberty felt our sting and our resolve. After the war was won, the world learned another measure of United States...

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