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White House Overreach with Transgenders & Public Restrooms; Devil’s Advocate on Allman Report

12 May






White House Overreach with Transgenders & Public Restrooms; Devil’s Advocate on Allman Report By Gentry W. Trotter –  @gentrytrotter on tweeter There is a possibility that I missed a few news report or so, on the U.S. Justice Department and its push to give Transgender people, part of the LGBT community “further” questionable civil rights by giving […]

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Kinder: Halt The Relocation of Syrian Refugees Into Missouri

19 Nov






Kinder: Halt The Relocation of Syrian Refugees Into Missouri By Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder This week I urged Governor Jay Nixon to take every step necessary to halt the relocation of Syrian refugees into Missouri. Other lawmakers and candidates for office followed suit. As I wrote to Governor Nixon, the safety and security of all […]

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Senate Passes Blunt-Backed Effort to Block Obama Energy Price Hikes

18 Nov






Senate Passes Blunt-Backed Effort to Block Obama Energy Price Hikes WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (MO) voted in favor of two bipartisan, Senate-passed resolutions to block the Obama administration’s burdensome new regulations on American energy that will raise costs for Missouri families. “The president’s so-called ‘Clean Power Plan’ amounts to more […]

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Jeff City Ethical Lapses and Circuit Atty. Joyce Fires One, Too Few African-Americans

9 Nov






Jeff City Ethical Lapses and Circuit Atty. Joyce Fires One, Too Few African-Americans By Atty. Mike Owens Missouri lawmakers are in a pickle. They have new ethic rules when it comes to interns in the Missouri House and the Senate is working on a set. But as to ethics regulating their own behavior, forget it…so far. […]

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TV/Radio Panel Shows Lack Diversity of Thoughts & Diversity of Color!

9 Nov






TV/Radio Panel Shows Lack Diversity of Thoughts & Diversity of Color! By Gentry W. Trotter Today, evil forces use “PC” (political correctness) for reasons to discriminate and insult people, not so in my world in 1980, when as Emmy executive producer and director of Weekend In St. Louis, Soapbox, and Phone Power, etc., also then […]

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Out Into the World, Ready or Not: Gone At 18. A Family Lesson & Preparation

2 Nov






Out Into the World, Ready or Not: Gone At 18. A Family Lesson & Preparation By James Clark I was 11 years old. It was a regular, sunny day on Bacon Street, in the JVL neighborhood. My brother and I woke up and began our regular Saturday morning routine, wash face, brush teeth, then, race […]

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Working Together to Pass Comprehensive Ethics Reform

27 Oct






Working Together to Pass Comprehensive Ethics Reform by The Honorable Jay Nixon Missourians deserve a state government that reflects their values of honesty, integrity, and accountability. And while there are a great many dedicated public servants in the Missouri General Assembly, their efforts are often tarnished by a culture in which some lose their way. […]

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Missouri Statewide Sports Authority: It’s Time for Major-League Thinking

26 Oct






Missouri Statewide Sports Authority: It’s Time for Major-League Thinking By the Honorable Darlene Green A large part of the problem with funding public-private partnerships for sports facilities in Missouri is the lack of a unified approach. We talk about the need for regional unity all the time, but when it comes to doing the heavy […]

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Clear the Air: Koster Don’t Forget Dangerous Zip Codes!

19 Oct






Clear the Air: Koster Don’t Forget Dangerous Zip Codes! By Atty. Mike Owens What do a child caught in an asthmatic coughing fit and the Missouri attorney general have in common? Clean air and federal government efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. MO Attorney General Chris Koster announced ten days ago that he was joining […]

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Self-Destruction: Kool Moe Dee’s Words Relevant Today!

31 Aug






Self-Destruction: Kool Moe Dee’s Words Relevant Today! By Rev. Rodrick Burton In the year of 1988 after a number of killings of fans and rapper Scott La Rock, KRS-One the lead man of Boogie Down Productions launched a Stop the Violence Movement. The enduring legacy of that movement was the concerted efforts of a then […]

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