This week, the Missouri General Assembly returned to the capitol for a constitutionally mandated veto session.
There’s a giant scheme afoot to disenfranchise voters in November — it’s called mail-in balloting. Mail-in voting has, like many things in our politics, taken on the aspect of tribal warfare — if President Donald Trump is vociferously against it, Democrats must be vociferously for it, and vice versa.
As Missourians continue to cope with the COVID-19 crisis, the state is working to ensure citizens can get important documents notarized without the need for in-person contact.
Hollywood is accommodating a new era of McCarthyism, imposed this time by Red China. It involves everything that Hollywood tells us that it hates — censorship, pressure to conform and blacklists. Yet the studios have seamlessly absorbed China’s dictates into their operations.
I know, I know. You’re really bummed out that the party conventions are over. Either that, or you’re so disgusted that you want to “throw all them bums out.” Actually, as thrilling as they were, they were only the lounge act; the main show begins now. And yes, it was a four-year lounge act, beginning when the ballots were counted in 2016.
Donald Trump took over the Republican Party, but it’s still discernibly the Republican Party. The Republican National Convention was obviously very Trumpy. At least one member of the family had a slot every night, and it featured theatrical touches worthy of reality TV.
This week the full Senate returned to the chamber for the first time since Aug. 7. When senators last gathered, we passed a Senate bill and sent it to the House of Representatives for its consideration. The bill we passed early last month included six provisions the governor requested when h…
The General Assembly is continuing its work in a special session called by the governor to address the growing problem of violent crime.
“Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket.” This saying goes at least as far back as Don Quixote, written in 1615, and is probably much older. While the proverb’s wisdom is obvious to anyone who has spent much time in a barnyard, some of the people who should understand it best have strayed …
After nearly 12 hours of debate, the Senate has approved a package of legislation intended to address the alarming rise of violent crime in Missouri's largest cities.
QAnon is getting its first congresswoman. Marjorie Taylor Greene won a runoff in a Republican primary, all but assuring her victory in November in a heavily GOP district.
“There’s a sucker born every minute.” There’s some question about whether P.T. Barnum really said that first, but it’s attributed to him. And certainly it’s true. All you need to do is ask President Donald John Trump, the reincarnation of Phineas Taylor Barnum.
House committees met this week to review the individual components of the governor’s plan to address the growing problem of violent crime in Missouri. In total, the committees took public testimony on six bills. While some of the bills received changes, all six were approved and are now set …