Author: Carl Bearden

The Missouri General Assembly and Lord of the Flies

When the General Assembly reconvened during the COVID-19 event, they did so under the stated intention of passing the budget by the Constitutional deadline. They also indicated they would be addressing only those things which needed to be done in consideration of the COVID-19 situation. They noted the Capitol was open but asked everyone to stay away including lobbyists and the public.

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The Testing Fallacy

Gone is the goal of “flattening the curve” to make sure everyone infected has a chance to be treated. The new goal seems to be to somehow “kill” the virus by continuing to lock down the country. They say we can’t re-open without expansive testing to see who is currently infected.

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America – Will We Still be Known as “the “land of the free and home of the brave?”

It doesn’t matter the issue, when the “experts” are left to their own devices they will inevitably design a system that is as perfect as you can get for their specialty but isn’t necessarily the system we need, want or that works. That’s why elected officials must be held accountable for following the advice of bureaucrats without sufficiently challenging them.

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Let’s Put Missouri Back to Work!

Governor Mike Parson is a fine man who I have known for nearly twenty years. There is no reason for me to believe that his actions during this crisis, a crisis that has been made worse by government action on all levels, have been anything but what he believes is correct.  But the data no longer supports decisions from a week or two ago. It is not what is needed by the state or the nation now! Our current approach is destroying jobs, small businesses, and much more. We see the government continue to operate without facing any of...

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