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Would you like a mess on your road where you drive by it everyday or near your home? No? I don’t like to see it either. Why would people dump old furniture etc. on the side of country roads … more
Dear Editor, Ever heard of a “Pyramid Scheme”? They’ve been used by grifters and cons of every stripe at least since the mid-1800s to separate us from our money. They go something … more
Dear Editor, As the readers of this paper know, I regard Confiscation Connie, (who lurks outside Republican homes hoping to confiscate guns) as the Original Spin of Conservative Echo Chamber … more
Dear Editor 911 What’s your Emergency? Let me see if I have “most “ of the angles covered in the Battle to Keep 9-11 service specifically Local to Perry County.  Where many … more
Tax relief for Missouri’s working-class families  February 9, 2024 When my colleagues selected me to lead the Ways and Means Committee in Congress, which has responsibility for writing our … more
Right now, our nation is facing an unprecedented border crisis. In just December alone, more than 300,000 illegal immigrants were caught trying to cross our southern border – the most ever in … more
Dear Editor Several questions for you. Do you care about this country? Do you care about your fellow human beings? Do you care about truth? Do you care about this world we live in: its air, water, … more
After President Donald Trump took office in 2017, he and I worked hand-in-hand to put together a tax reform bill that would put American workers, families, farmers, and small businesses first. What … more
The future of our families, our communities, our nation and humanity itself is awaiting our courageous decision this November. We have a choice. Not a small choice. It’s a choice between … more
Every January, Americans from communities large and small hold marches and events to celebrate the right to life. It’s a tradition that began back in 1974, the year after the Supreme … more
Dear Editor, We need immediate reform at the State Level in Jefferson City ! Dark Money forces that are aligned against life are pushing to enshrine thru lawfare Abortion on demand into our State and … more
Dear Editor, Open your eyes. See them? Human beings struggling through out God’s creation: Black, brown and white, Every one brought into it with immaculate, shining bright souls. See? All the … more
Dear Editor, How does a man plead guilty to five counts of sexual acts upon a child under the age of 14 and get no jail time? In the same county, in the same period of time, another man pleads guilty … more
Dear Editor, We are living in extraordinary times! We live in a time full of opportunity, yet mired in fear, but fear is the great motivating factor that presents itself as an opportunity to act! Do … more
Dear Editor, FACT-Every Republican recount of the 2020 election, and there were several in some states, showed the same result. Joe Biden won over Donald Trump sometimes with a few more votes than … more
During a recent congressional hearing exploring how deep anti-Jewish feelings run on college campuses, the presidents of Harvard, MIT, and Pennsylvania were called on to denounce calls for genocide … more
Dear Editor, Are you like many of our friends, family, and neighbors? Do you believe we live in extraordinary times? Do you believe that we live in unprecedented times that call for historic action … more
Dear Editor For almost 80 years pundits and scholars have thought it hyperbolic to draw parallels between Nazi Germany and modern America, but Donald Trump echoed the Fuhrer recently, calling people … more
Dear Editor, Just off the Perryville Square stands a ‘Mr. Grinch’ atop his perch on Jackson Street. His presence there kept me apprehensive during the holidays. City workers, as described … more
Southeast and south-central Missouri is home to so many incredibly talented athletes. They spend hours upon hours training to be the best version of themselves while also taking care of business in … more
Happy New Year! This is a time where we reflect on the last twelve months and look ahead to what’s in store for the upcoming year. Whether it’s the economy or the border, Americans have … more
There’s truly nothing like Christmas. It’s a special time of the year where we gather around with family and loved ones and take part in our favorite traditions, whether it’s … more
I turn 52 on Saturday. It’s not really a milestone — that happened back in 2021, when I hit the half-century mark — but it does come as a bit of a surprise. See, I don’t feel … more
Dear Editor If we can stand the increasing stench and scavengers, a careful forensic examination of that venerable old pachyderm of a party reveals decades old scars and more recent wounds along its … more
Gene Lyons , a newspaper columnist residing in Arkansas, is frequently featured in Cape’s Southeast Missourian. Mr. Lyons is almost certain there will not be a Biden/Trump Rematch in 2024. … more
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