Monthly Archives: February 2011

Martin Niemoller: a stand against tyranny

Looking back on history, it’s obvious to identify tyrants and the dreadful actions of a government gone bad. But when faced with the murky unknown of the future, it’s sometimes not so apparent. Martin Niemoller (1892-1984) was a German Christian … Continue reading

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Reduction of Missouri Representatives – A good idea?

I read with interest Mr. Purvis’s idea towards reducing the number of Missouri State Representatives from 163 to 100 (The Landmark, February 9, 2011). In this era of much needed fiscal responsibility, and a wise advocating of governmental efficiency, such … Continue reading

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February 22 Election

On Tuesday, February 22, we have an opportunity to let our voice be heard. Become educated on the candidates (through their websites linked through the candidates name), and see which individual will best represent our State and our community. For … Continue reading

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Government Funded Cow Burps

Remember how in 2009, we were told that The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act would distribute $787 billion towards the “hope and change” that America so desperately needed? Some of us didn’t buy it, and tried to take a stand. … Continue reading

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Nullification…what is it?

Nullification is a defense the state has against unconstitutional federal laws which would otherwise harm the citizens of that state. As Tom Woods, author of Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century states, “In the American system … Continue reading

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