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When Christmas giving is smart and when it isn’t

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With the Christmas season upon us, thoughts are turning to the matter of gifts and giving. Such matters generally invoke joy in people of all ages, but not always. Sometimes we give ...

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What Christianity Today gets wrong about the Respect for Marriage Act

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In a Christianity Today op-ed, Carl H. Esbeck, Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Missouri, offers a positive assessment of the Respect for Marriage Act (RMA). He writes, “All in ...

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What Next?

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The last few years have felt a lot like a pressure cooker, with many ingredients coming together to create the perfect storm. With every new major event, the pressure has been building ...

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Christmas Is Not an Emergency

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Christmas and money—now there’s a combination that can send anyone spiraling. Some think it’s an emergency, even in a bad economy. When you’re trying to take control of your money, saving for ...

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How should you vote? Let me tell you……

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Why should you care what I think about the election and who to vote for? Maybe you shouldn’t…..then again, maybe you haven’t had time to do your own research, and you know I’m ...

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A letter from Congressional Candidate Jacob Turk to voters in the 5th District

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Hi, this is Marine veteran Jacob Turk, your pro-life (endorsed by Missouri Right to Life), parental rights candidate for Congress. I’m running against the woke Emanuel Cleaver, an 18-year incumbent who opened ...

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Why Christians need to vote on Nov. 8

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“Do you know what is the greatest political seduction of all?” James and Betty Robison asked me in a recent television interview, “It is when Christians completely drop out of the political ...

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Judicial Watch lawsuit battles states extending election day by two weeks

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A federal court rejected a motion by the Democratic Party of Illinois to intervene as a defendant in our lawsuit challenging an Illinois election law permitting mail-in ballots to be received as long as ...

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Commentator Dennis Prager shares seven life lessons from book of Deuteronomy

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The book of Deuteronomy provides a roadmap of life lessons showing how to be a good person, radio host Dennis Prager said. “There is a word for the study of goodness and ...

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Biden Administration waged “propaganda” war for COVID vaccine, says Judicial Watch which obtained documents

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Judicial Watch just uncovered a major document about the Biden administration’s propaganda effort to push the COVID vaccines. We received 249 pages of records from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) detailing ...

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Shanah tovah, or happy New Year! The importance of the lunar calendar

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L’shanah Tovah to all! That’s Happy New Year! This week is Rosh Hashanah, or New Year, for the Jewish community. Marking the passage of a time and a new year is important. ...

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The private and public faith of Queen Elizabeth II

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Before wearing the Imperial State Crown, Queen Elizabeth II knelt at the Westminster Abbey altar for a moment of silent, private prayer. The three-hour coronation in 1953 contained myriad oaths and symbols, ...

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Even on 9/11, God’s faithfulness endures for ever

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As I reflect on the anniversary of 9/11, many thoughts and feelings come to mind as if it was just yesterday. Thinking about all of the death, destruction, pain and suffering on that ...

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What we can learn from the Army bugler who flubbed taps at JFK’s funeral

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When his eleven-year-old daughter called up the stairs inside their Virginia home on the afternoon of November 22, 1963, Corporal Keith C. Clark, the Principal Bugler with the United States Army Band, ...

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KS State Rep. gives facts concerning the Value Them Both Amendment

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Why did the Kansas legislature bring forth the amendment?  The answer is not that complicated.  The two basic reasons were:   A quote from the Kansas Judicial website states, “Kansas state government, ...

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Abortion: Pro-Choice Versus Pro-Life

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Now abortion law is up to states. Some will ban it, while most blue states will allow it in some form. Because libertarians want government out of our lives, people assume we are pro-choice. ...

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After Roe: What Now? Do We Value Them Both?

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The United States Supreme Court has determined that Federal Government authority to regulate abortion is not found in the Constitution, and that therefore it falls to each individual state to do so. ...

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How taxes on vaping are pushing more young people to cigarettes

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When the government tries to micromanage the everyday habits of millions of people, it doesn’t always go well, to put it mildly. The latest example of nanny-state meddling backfiring comes courtesy of ...

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Letter to the Editor: Preston Smith for Jackson County Executive

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Dear Editor, If you’ve seen Preston Smith’s campaign signs and wonder who he is, he’s a true fiscal conservative running for Jackson County Executive. Preston is extremely knowledgeable about how property taxes ...

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OB-GYN who delivered 5,000 babies: Abortion is not health care and miscarriages are not abortions

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“Don’t let the sun set on an ectopic pregnancy” was an axiom we were taught the first week of OB-GYN residency – it’s as true today as it was before and after ...

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Parents missed the LGBTQ curricula for decades

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Across the country, parents are reacting with shock and outrage as they discover what their kids are learning in school. These children are being indoctrinated by an aggressive, one-sided, radical LGBTQ+ curriculum, ...

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The real climate crisis: A look at Kansas City in 1936

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Daniel Fahrenheit invented the thermometer in 1709. So, before that the nature of temperature was a hot or cold day. It is said that on the hottest day in Germany, the temperature ...

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How does the church value them both?

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I have always admired much about the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A couple of years ago while in Atlanta for a conference, Liz and I carved ...

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Why should we all truly love America?

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America, I love you! Economically resilient, stubbornly optimistic, miraculously birthed, divinely blessed, statistically exceptional America. Historically flawed?  Sure.  What country isn’t?  But I love America! And so should you. Merta (not her ...

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Why we must pass the Value Them Both Amendment on August 2

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In 2019, the Kansas Supreme Court radically changed our state constitution, making it impossible to regulate the abortion industry in even the simplest of ways. As a result of this decision, over ...

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