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TheRickster 3 years, 6 months ago on EPA tells nation’s dirty power plants to clean up

If you read this article, it will show you that Bush signed these rules back then and the business' have failed to comply. They are asking to let them not obey the law!

I truly believe it is time they follow the law like everyone else. So you think Obama is wrong for enforcing Bush's laws? HA!


TheRickster 3 years, 6 months ago on Ex-bus driver convicted of sex crime against relative

Just wonder how this can happen on a bus? What punishment can we give that would fit the crime? If he knew this person was going to tell, would he have caused the victim harm? I suppose you folks are more OK with this than if it was a church member. Just looking at the picture is a 10 on the creep factor.


TheRickster 3 years, 6 months ago on Luetkemeyer opposes rule affecting farm employment of young people

Talk about shooting off your mouth before thinking! Your own children don't fall into that rule. Like if you owned a restaurant, your kids can work without age restriction. Do you really want teens working on farm machinery? Farms have the highest accident rates of all jobs. And most are classified as serious injuries. Don't believe that I am coddling the kids because there are many other types of work on a farm that still needs to be done!


TheRickster 3 years, 6 months ago on Romney’s $10,000 bet highlights personal wealth

Betting a huge amount is an attempt to show how sure you are of your statement! I know most of you have mouthed off with a million dollar bet before,,, it doesn't mean you have a million dollars but you would win it!


TheRickster 3 years, 7 months ago on Our Opinion: Panel on state employee salaries needs more time

To any of you that simply read a line or just blow out words without knowledge. reading like Graceful and some do,,is only an opinion of a situation. I have worked for the State and have family still employed. Private employers have moved into the better options than the State. I do not think they should have a set amount for a yearly raise, but considering all factors; no raise, insurance increase, canceled optional holidays, they have been burdoned. There are too many jobs that are only done by the masses. Further review shows there are some departments like Revenue that are over worked yearly while others have the gravy. Just for the record, has other business' made the employees sign a statement that they will perform any function the supervisor says to?


TheRickster 3 years, 7 months ago on Missouri parks to allow dogs in some cabins

No experience? That never stopped you before! Most folks,,including me, only take my dog because she is well behaved. There are more and more business' that allow dogs for a deposit.


TheRickster 3 years, 8 months ago on Deaths from painkiller overdose triple in decade

I find this hard to believe that Missouri doesn't track painkillers. I have assisted more than a few elder people that have one or both of those and the pharmacy can tell you exactly what day of the month they can be renewed. Also, they know if another pharmacy has filled them for what dates!


TheRickster 3 years, 8 months ago on Top Cain aide has checkered past

Yes folks, where there is smoke the fire will soon follow. You can't hide that bad stuff but for so long. Also, the prosecutor not filing charges does not make it write, just knows that it go for a big hassle with no money at stake.


TheRickster 3 years, 8 months ago on Obituary for Donnie Hale (Veteran)

I am very proud of my cousin Donnie Hale! Knowing that he would have wanted his Uncle Leo Jones recognized as an uncle, because he was.