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A ccording to the United States Department of Treasury, the term money laundering “refers to financial transactions in which criminals, including terrorist organizations, attempt to disguise … more
I n conversations with Democrats, they try to explain their visceral hatred for President Donald Trump. Where did this hate come from? I think Trump has an inflated ego, is self-centered and … more
H ave you ever paid attention to the “fine print” at the bottom of some of the advertisements in the newspaper or, for that matter, any other print publication? I’m sure most … more
T he purpose of our military is to protect America from our enemies. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, in a 2015 Republican presidential debate, was a little more blunt when he said, “The … more
W hen I sit down to read a good book, it’s usually on history. I’ve read books on the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant. One historical figure from that time … more
Anthropogenic. That’s a big word. According to the Mirriam-Webster dictionary, it is an adjective meaning: of, relating to, or resulting from the influence of human beings on nature. … more
I know that except in extremely rare circumstances, there are only two sexes, male and female. Yet today, two percent of American high school students identify as transgender. Most of these are … more
One of the biggest fears of the United States’ founding fathers was pure democracy — also known as mob rule. That is why they gave us a federal democratic republic with the checks and … more
I’m sure you know that children sometimes push the limit to see what they can get away with. One of my earliest memories involves just that. The result was my father’s belt being … more
Are you scared? According to the United Nations, the world is in immediate danger, and we must stop all licensing or funding of new oil and gas and stop an expansion of existing oil and gas reserves. … more
B efore Star Trek and Star Wars, before science fiction movies, before Marvel movies with Captain America, the Hulk, Iron Man and Thor, there were westerns, and of course, John Wayne, the Duke. … more
H atred of Donald Trump has more than once caused the leaders in the Democrat party to go against what is good for the country. A prime example of this is the viral video app TikTok. In 2020, … more
In  last week’s column, I expressed my opinion on the electric car. This week is a light-hearted look at the medium of transport that has occupied my garage more than any other vehicle. … more
Car manufacturers are rushing head over heels to get on the electric car bandwagon. President Joe Biden tells us that “the future of the auto industry is electric.” The catchphrase for … more
In my column two weeks ago, I quoted Rich Lowry from an opinion piece printed in the New York Post: “There’s nothing white supremacy can’t do.” So I did some research. … more
E veryone remembers the first presidential election they voted in. I was 20 years old and in college when I had the privilege to vote for the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. … more
I t can happen to anyone, the self-inflicted wound called foot-in-mouth disease. For a select few, it is a disease they will keep with them for the rest of their lives. The only cure is … more
In 1770, six years before the Declaration of Independence, the population of the 13 colonies in America was just over 2.148 million. For comparison, the metropolitan area population of St. Louis is … more
As Connie and I raised our three children almost 30 years ago, we brought them up the best way we knew how. Part of that job is protecting their innocence. Like most parents, we wanted them to … more
One of my favorite stories from the late Zig Ziglar is entitled “The Balloon Salesman.” Many years ago, a balloon salesman was selling balloons on the streets of New York City. When … more
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