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These Are the Times That Try Men’s Souls

by Michael Boyink mike@douglascountyherald.com   “‘Tis surprising to see how rapidly a panic will sometimes run through a country.  All nations and ages have been subject to...

Opinion: Eminent Domain is Not For Sale in Missouri

By Eric Bohl Imagine if Warren Buffett wanted to build a private toll road across northern Missouri. The billionaire would charge cars $100 apiece to...

Capitol Perspectives: Privacy Rights

By Phill Brooks A recent lawsuit filed against the Missouri House has highlighted a growing conflict between demands for openness in government versus the expectation...

Opinion: Grain Belt Express will Lower Electric Bills and Create Jobs

By Lee Barker Missourians do not like living paycheck to paycheck paying high utility bills, and soon many won’t have to. The Grain Belt Express...

Congressman Jason Smith – Three Years

On January 20th, 2017, Donald Trump stood on the West Front of the United States Capitol Building, overlooking the National Mall and the monuments...

Congressman Jason Smith – Jury of His Political Opponents

After unconstitutionally delaying the transmission for almost four weeks, Speaker Pelosi finally sent the Articles of Impeachment to the United States Senate this week....

Congressman Jason Smith– SA Agriculture: A National Priority

Every year, I crisscross Southern Missouri, visiting farms, farmers, and families in each of the 30 counties which make up our congressional district. The...

Congressman Jason Smith – Religious Liberty

This past week, an Iranian led militia attacked, torched, and attempted to storm our Embassy in Baghdad. It came on the heels of Iran...

Congressman Jason Smith – Speaker Pelosi’s Failed Year

At the start of 2019, for the second time in her life, Nancy Pelosi was sworn in as Speaker of the House of Representatives....

Senator Mike Cunningham

Another year has come and gone and New Year’s is upon us. The end of one year and the start of another is an...
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