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H ave you ever gone against your college’s opinion and opposed the majority? Maybe you refused to accept a joint of marijuana or decided to wait for marriage before sex. That person is referred … more
M ost of you probably do not recognize this phrase, “I believe in my Creator, my country, my fellow man.” It is part of the Lone Ranger’s moral code. As a young boy, I remember … more
S elling is my life. I started selling as a young boy and have never stopped. You have to believe in the product to sell anything — from popcorn to new cars. Customers are not fools. They … more
M arch is Women’s History Month. According to History.com, “Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society and has been … more
I n the 1980s, First Lady Nancy Reagen created her “Just Say No” campaign for illegal drugs. Many times, she was mocked by the media and Democrats for being naive. Wikipedia reports … more
E ver since Mother Nature gave central Missouri a shot of winter temperatures in January — dipping the mercury below zero for a couple of days — conversation around water coolers and in … more
L ast week, this column explained why the Palestinians in Gaza are full of hate. They teach this, starting with children from birth. But there are also ludicrous ideas being introduced and spread in … more
D o you remember your first day of school? That experience was exciting and a little scary. Mrs. Cunningham was my kindergarten teacher. She taught us the alphabet and our numbers. I remember, her … more
S ince today is Valentine’s Day, I want to confess that I’m in love with my wife, Connie. I have been for over 38 years. Because I adore her, I treat her like the lady she is. In … more
I n my column from Jan. 10, I reviewed M. Scott Peck’s book, “The Road Less Traveled.” Now, I want to touch on another of his books, “People of the Lie, The Hope for Healing … more
L ast Friday, President Joe Biden released a statement assuring America that the long-awaited immigration bill, currently in the U.S. Senate, would solve our problems and allow him to shut down the … more
R eleased as a single in April 1975, Charlie Daniels’ “Long Haired Country Boy” only reached 56 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It’s a great song. Although the refrain would … more
O n June 25, 2021, President Joe Biden signed Executive Order 14035 to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) in the Federal workforce. As I pointed out in a previous column … more
J ust before Christmas, I was looking for a good book to read. Without a new historical book on my dresser to delve into and unwilling to wait for one from Amazon, I turned my attention to the Warden … more
As the new year is upon us, I would like to look back at “old man time” and reflect on some of the outrageous deeds the progressive left displayed in 2023. You may ask why this is … more
F rancis B. Church, editor of the New York Sun in 1897, printed his reply to a little girl’s question, “Is there a Santa Claus?” And “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa … more
“Yes, indeed! “Virginia, your little friends are wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age — they do not believe except what they see — they … more
Scanning back issues of the Gasconade County Republican I ran across the following column by my Uncle Tom Warden. Enjoy. O ut here in these frosty foothills of the Ozark Mountains, the weather … more
Anyone who has played Monopoly is familiar with the “Get Out of Jail Free” card. It comes in handy. Can you imagine a “Get Out of Jail Forever” card? No matter what crimes you … more
The world witnessed the failure of a planned economy with the collapse of the Soviet Union on Dec. 31, 1991. “The total number (of people) who died unnatural deaths under communist … more
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