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The good old days

Let’s pause and try to wrap our minds around the idea of a U.S. presidential election campaign that starts two months before election day. I think I better understand the phrase “the good old days.”

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Death penalty

If capital punishment would be applied to all murder cases and murderers were executed before the public eye, it would be a definite deterrent for gang-bangers and other perpetrators when they see their friends lose their lives. We also know the executed murderers will never murder anyone ever again.

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Smoking ban

Those against a smoking ban often resort to either negative name labels to describe non-smokers – “weak, thought-challenged, do-gooders” or society’s default response, “It’s my right.”

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Regarding right to work

So, when some of our elected representatives express interest in re-introducing similar legislation in the future, they do so knowing that a far larger number of Missourians supported their positions [including right-to-work] in an election where the overwhelming majority of eligible voters actually participated.

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Random Thoughts: A community conversation with Kathy Lawton Brown

Kathy Lawton Brown in studio

This week, West Newsmagazine talks with Kathy Lawton Brown, one of the hosts of St. Louis’ only classical radio station – Radio Arts Foundation 107.3 FM. Lawton Brown also is a professional singer who is the principal contralto with the St. Louis-based baroque ensemble, The American Kantorei.

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