My Letter to State Senator Dave Schatz

Reading Time: 2 minutesYou might have heard that State Senator Dave Schatz gutted ethics reform in Missouri. According to Ryan Johnson of Missouri Alliance for Freedom: Cleaning up the practice of Jefferson City’s revolving door is the reason for Rep. Caleb Rowden’s House Bill 1979 (carried in the Senate by Sen. Bob Onder). It puts in place a one year …

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Some of the 50 veterans who came out to support Eric Greitens at his campaign office in Crestwood on February 15, 2016
Proud to stand with veterans supporting Eric Greitens

Reading Time: 2 minutesToday I learned that I am not alone. I am not alone in my anger over a morally-bankrupt attempt to smear a great leader. And I learned that I am not alone in recognizing Eric Greitens’s singular ability to inspire and lead. I also learned that Eric Greitens has some really stupid opponents. Cowardly, stupid weasels. …

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Continue Your Support of Good Local Government

Reading Time: 4 minutesYou have another chance to improve government and fight petty tyranny by supporting Senator Eric Schmitt’s latest bill to hold local government accountable. Last year, Senator Schmitt became the champion of responsible local government with SB-5, a bill designed to end “taxation by citation” in local governments. This year, Senator Schmitt is back to close …

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Missouri Statewide Right to Work Meeting Wednesday January 8

Reading Time: 1 minutesUse your snow day to join the opening of the Missouri General Assembly Speaker of the House Tim Jones • Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder Representative Eric Burlison and Senator Ed Emery * State Capitol in the beautiful House Lounge next to room 308 201 W. Capitol Ave. Jefferson City, MO Wednesday, January 8th at 10am …

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Why the Missouri DOR’s Enhanced Interrogation Methods Should Make You Mad

Reading Time: 1 minutesPulled from comments, in response to TJ, you asked: “I am somewhat confused about the current outrage. Shouldn’t the DOR verify, to the greatest extent possible, that an applicant for renewal of any state issued ID be who they maintain to be, live where they claim to live and so on.” If you’re buying beer …

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Breaking: Dem Appointed Director of Missouri Revenue Caught Lying to Senate

Reading Time: 3 minutes“That is the third time you’ve lied to me!” Those were the words of Missouri State Senator Kurt Schaefer to Director of Revenue Brian K. Long in a heated hearing at the Missouri State Capitol this morning. Senator Schaefer and researchers at the Missouri Family Network, who broke this story, learned prior to the hearing …

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How the RCGA Is Ruining St. Louis and What Businesses Can Do About It

Reading Time: 4 minutesEveryone knows and accepts that government does stupid things. Sometimes it feels like people institute governments and delegate them certain powers just to give us something to complain about. Government stupidity, scandal, and corruption hits different people in different ways. Government hyperactivity keeps poor people poor by limiting opportunity and by building barriers to exiting …

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Why Did Jay Nixon Spit in Our Faces?

Reading Time: 2 minutesWhen Jay Nixon decided to ignore the voters, ignore the Missouri Constitution, and ignore the power of the legislature, he spit in our faces. But why? Maybe because his special session is failing.  Maybe because, to save the centerpiece of that legislation, House Speaker Steve Tilley needed protection from the grass roots.  Maybe because Jay …

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