EDITOR’S NOTE: The following was submitted by Missouri Department of Conservation Director Sara Parker Pauley in response to an outdoor column written by Bill Cooper entitled “Winds of change for Missouri conservation regulations” that was printed on the Outdoor page in the November 26 edition of the Cuba Free Press and posted at www.threeriverspublishing.com.
It wasn’t illegal. They didn’t even try to hide it. Does that make it okay? Not when it comes to city property and there’s a lesson that all governmental bodies can take from it.
By Rik W. Hafer
How about some good economic news. According to the just released 2020 edition of Economic Freedom of North America, Missouri ranks as the 12th most economically free state in the country. It is an improvement over last year’s ranking, which was 16th. That’s good news because more economic freedom is associated with better economic outcomes.
By Phill Brooks
The title of this column is a question that kept popping into my head during Missouri's gubernatorial campaign. That question repeatedly was asked by fictional Pres. Jed Bartlet in the TV series West Wing of two decades ago.
By Gene Policinski
When do our First Amendment rights become “wrongs?”
Well, when it comes to exercising your rights of free speech, assembly and petition in Tennessee, be careful. Setting up a up a tent for an overnight stay during a protest could land you in prison for up to six years.