Missouri

Missouri Man Hangs ‘Slaves 4 Sale’ and Confederate Flag To Prove He… Isn’t Racist (VIDEO)

Missouri Man Hangs ‘Slaves 4 Sale’ and Confederate Flag To Prove He… Isn’t Racist (VIDEO)

A Missouri man by the name of Richard Geisenheyner decided to prove to his neighbors that he was not a racist in a somewhat… unconventional way. Geisenheymer has regularly flown a Confederate battle flag on the front of his Liberty, Missouri home and has received some complaints about it. Here’s where it takes a bit […]

Local Governments Raise Minimum Wage–Republicans Fight To Lower It (VIDEO)

Local Governments Raise Minimum Wage–Republicans Fight To Lower It (VIDEO)

Republicans love to tout “local control,” “states’ rights,” and “smaller government.” You’ve heard the talking points: “Let the states decide their own gun control laws.” “The federal government is not in the education business.” “It’s not the government’s job to provide for the poor. Let the churches do it.” The list goes on. But when […]

Using Contraception Could Soon Cost You Your Job In Missouri

Using Contraception Could Soon Cost You Your Job In Missouri

Under this new Republican regime, reproductive rights are taking a hit left and right. Many states are limiting abortion rights and access to birth control. Women in Missouri may be facing another setback in their reproductive rights. The Senate in Missouri just passed a bill that would legally allow hiring managers to discriminate against women […]

Missouri Rep. Rick Brattin Thinks Gay People Are Not Human Beings (VIDEO)

Missouri Rep. Rick Brattin Thinks Gay People Are Not Human Beings (VIDEO)

In a world that seems to be heading more and more backwards every day, Missouri Republican Rick Brattin has accelerated while in reverse. According to the Kansas City Star he actually made this statement: “When you look at the tenets of religion, of the Bible, of the Qur’an, of other religions, there is a distinction between homosexuality […]

A Third Black Ferguson Activist Is Found Dead Of A Gunshot Wound (VIDEO)

A Third Black Ferguson Activist Is Found Dead Of A Gunshot Wound (VIDEO)

Something is rotten in the state of Missouri. Edward Crawford, 27, is now the third young Black man connected to the 2014 police shooting uprisings in Ferguson, Mo. to be found dead in a car. Ferguson protester and activist Crawford succumbed to a gunshot wound Thursday night or Friday morning. Although still undetermined, police are […]

GOP Congressman Spends Thousands On Meals But Won’t See Voters (VIDEO)

GOP Congressman Spends Thousands On Meals But Won’t See Voters (VIDEO)

During the final weeks of the 2016 campaign for the Missouri Seventh Congressional District the incumbent, Republican Billy Long, spent little time campaigning in his district, even though Congress was not in session. Long held a “Weekend in Vegas” fundraiser September 30 to October 3 at the Wynn Las Vegas Hotel. His October quarterly report […]

GOP Is Now Complaining That They Can’t Be Blatantly Offensive To Native Americans (VIDEO)

GOP Is Now Complaining That They Can’t Be Blatantly Offensive To Native Americans (VIDEO)

It should come as no surprise that a republican is upset that America cannot continue to promote racism. Former President Barack Obama decided that it was time to get rid of an offensive creek name. Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge will soon be changed to Loess Bluff National Wildlife Refuge. That’s because ‘squaw’ is considered to […]

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Debtors’ Prison For Juveniles (WATCH)

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Debtors’ Prison For Juveniles (WATCH)

Normally, the act of jailing someone for being unable to pay fines would be classified under “things that are not okay,” and “things long abandoned in the US,” but for some towns in America, the practice is creeping back into popularity. In Harpersville, Alabama, the website Common Dreams reports, Debra Shoemaker Ford was fined for driving without a […]

Missouri Senate Candidate Issues Powerful Rallying Cry After Loss (VIDEO)

Missouri Senate Candidate Issues Powerful Rallying Cry After Loss (VIDEO)

You may remember Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander, who ran for the US Senate seat against incumbent Republican Roy Blunt. Kander is a decorated veteran, but he had little political experience. In an election year with a strong backlash against Washington insiders, Democrats thought Kander might have a shot at swiping Blunt’s Missouri Senate […]

Whiny, Immature Trump Caught Cheating Off Of Clinton During The Debate (VIDEO)

Whiny, Immature Trump Caught Cheating Off Of Clinton During The Debate (VIDEO)

Warning: The following piece contains graphic language quoted directly from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. As such, this article may not be suitable for all audiences. This Sunday, we watched the two presidential nominees face off in their second debate. We were all focused on the story of some leaked audio from 2005. You can […]

Sen. Claire McCaskill Attacks Trump On Twitter, Calls For ‘Public Daily Weigh-In’ (TWEET)

Sen. Claire McCaskill Attacks Trump On Twitter, Calls For ‘Public Daily Weigh-In’ (TWEET)

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill has had about enough of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s body shaming. After watching Trump spend the last few days attacking a woman who won a Miss Universe contest, McCaskill took to Twitter to ask who really has the weight problem: The D women Senators have talked & we're concerned about Donald's […]

Missouri Democrat Releases AMAZING Senate Campaign Ad (VIDEO)

Missouri Democrat Releases AMAZING Senate Campaign Ad (VIDEO)

Jason Kander, Missouri’s Secretary of State, is the Democratic opponent for current Missouri Senator Roy Blunt’s seat. One of Blunt’s main attacking points against Kander has been his stance on gun control (he supports background checks, among other common sense measures that the majority of Americans support). In response to Blunt’s criticism, Kander released the following […]

Missouri Tea Party Leader: Hating A Nation Or A Religion Is Just Fine (WITH VIDEO)

Missouri Tea Party Leader: Hating A Nation Or A Religion Is Just Fine (WITH VIDEO)

Over the last six-plus years, racism and bigotry from tea partiers has become par for the course. But even by these standards, a statement by a tea-swilling Republican official in Missouri is breathtaking. In his view, while hating races is bad, hating a nation or a religion is just peachy. Last weekend, some 200 people […]

Well-Intentioned Black History Project Received This Unexpected Result (VIDEO)

Well-Intentioned Black History Project Received This Unexpected Result (VIDEO)

Marge Harlan, a retired psychologist and school teacher, started a black history library in a town called Sedalia, Missouri. There are lots of books and wall displays covering the Civil War, the Civil Rights Movement, and more. Harlan, who is 85, used around $170,000 of her own money to build this thing. She gets around two visitors […]

Churches Are Tax-Exempt – Now This Church Is Suing For State Funds Too (VIDEO)

Churches Are Tax-Exempt –  Now This Church Is Suing For State Funds Too (VIDEO)

The watchdog group, Americans United for the Separation Of Church and State (AU), filed a friend-of-the-court brief in a pending case to the Supreme Court of the United States known as Trinity Lutheran Church of Colombia v. Pauley. This case started in Missouri. A friend-of-the-court brief is used to provide information that could be useful to the court. […]

WATCH: Pregnant Teen Assaulted At Her Job Over A Ridiculous Conflict

WATCH: Pregnant Teen Assaulted At Her Job Over A Ridiculous Conflict

A pregnant teenager in Independence, Missouri, was beaten while at work in a local Wendy’s on Sunday. The conflict was over the issue of drinking straws. Tori Repine, 19-years-old, is three months pregnant. Her face is covered in cuts and bruises, but her baby is doing fine. Witnesses say that a purple Dodge Charger pulled up […]

Missouri Republican: Pregnancy Is ‘Silver Lining’ Of Rape (VIDEO)

Missouri Republican: Pregnancy Is ‘Silver Lining’ Of Rape (VIDEO)

On Tuesday, a Republican-sponsored potential ballot measure granting unborn fetuses the same constitutional rights as American citizens won preliminary approval in the Missouri House of Representatives. If approved by both House and Senate, and later by voters, some say that state might become the most restrictive on reproductive rights in the nation. Representative Lauren Arthur […]

VIDEO: Missouri Legislature Turns The Tide On LGBT Discrimination Laws

VIDEO: Missouri Legislature Turns The Tide On LGBT Discrimination Laws

The Missouri legislature just dealt a huge blow to the so-called “religious freedom” laws that have been spreading through the U.S. like wildfire. After Democrats in the State Senate strung together a passionate 41-hour filibuster that ultimately failed to keep Senate Joint Resolution 39 from passing the chamber, it then went to the State House. […]

The Torture This Pregnant Prisoner Endured Is Unbelievable! (VIDEO)

The Torture This Pregnant Prisoner Endured Is Unbelievable! (VIDEO)

In a devastating and horrific turn of events, a pregnant Missouri prisoner (arrested for a nonviolent drug offense) was shackled, mocked, and denied medical attention until she miscarried. Tara Rhodes was pregnant when she was arrested, and was sent to a Missouri jail. She had given birth before (her previous children had been given up […]

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