A PURPLE HEART

One of my Facebook fans passed this story along to me, and in case you missed it, I wanted to share it. This is the story of a cross country trek to deliver a Purple Heart to a daughter the World War II soldier never met. It aired on KSDK…

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UNUSUAL STUDY

A FB reader asked me to pass along this story. It involves police being used to collect DNA samples for a study on drunk and drugged drivers. The reader says he encountered police conducting this operation near Watson Road and Mackenzie on the evening of September 6. It appears our…

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TWO UPDATES: CASTRO & HASAN

First story: Ariel Castro is dead. The Cleveland man convicted of kidnapping three women, holding them for nearly a decade, repeatedly sexually assaulting them … apparently committed suicide. The 53 year old was found hanging in his cell last night; prison medical staff attempted life-saving measures, but about an hour…

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STEVE SAVARD

Often, I’m asked what do I think about Steve being a news anchor … specifically, what do I think about him replacing me? My answer: I have nothing bad to say about Steve. I like Steve and have a high respect for him. He is a solid sports anchor/reporter. If…

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HATE CRIME? RANDOM CRIME?

First, not every white on black crime or black on white crime … is a hate crime, but this Administration has raised the rhetoric to put that term into play. (Keep in mind there are other races, cultures, genders and sexual preference crimes that also fall into this discussion.) The…

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OBAMA APPROVAL

Gallup August poll shows President Obama’s economic approval rating is at 35%. That’s 7% lower than July rating. Meanwhile, cost of living continues to increase … up for 3 straight months. What’s the White House view? Here is what is posted on the White House site: “President Obama will not…

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AN AMERICAN STORY: ELVIS

36 years ago today, Elvis Presley died … and yet, he didn’t. When Elvis “died” in 1977, there were fewer than 200 impersonators. As of 2008, one source says based on the “formula” of ratio of grown of impersonators and years since 1977 — there were 85,000 Elvi in the…

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OBAMA RODEO CLOWN UPDATE

Previously, I stated my opinion on the Obama clown at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia … and I purposely went a little overboard to generate reaction. It worked. Now, let’s move to Round Two. In this Round, I am defending the clown and anyone who was part of the…

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BUS BEATING RESPONSE

It’s taken a week, but finally … Jesse Jackson responded to that viral video of three 15 year old black teens beating a 13 year old white boy. The victim says he was attacked because he told school administrators that the older teens tried to sell him drugs at school.…

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BLACK BACK LASH FOR OBAMA

President Obama is under attack from one side (mostly whites) for what he “has said” about Trayvon Martin. Now, he is under attack from the other side for what he has “not said” about Trayvon Martin. Today, Huffington Post contributor Kirsten West Savali attacked Obama for what happened last week…

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