St. Louis Police Remain Out of Control, Mayor Absent
Dec06

St. Louis Police Remain Out of Control, Mayor Absent

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department remains out of control. It took federal investigators last week—not Police Chief John Hayden or Public Safety Director Jimmie Edwards, the men directly in charge of the department, nor Mayor Lyda Krewson, the woman ultimately in charge—to finally hold city police officers responsible for the horrible and unprofessional behavior that was on display for all to see in September of 2017.  The...

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With Friends Like These…
Nov29

With Friends Like These…

As candidates begin to file to run for election and re-election to the St. Louis Board of Aldermen, African-Americans, who are the largest racial group in the city, have another opportunity to finally claim a proportional number of seats on the city’s governing body. But one group, more than any other, stands in the way: white allies. Every 10 years, the boundaries of the city’s 28 wards are redrawn. Using the latest data from the...

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Snow Blankets the City
Nov16

Snow Blankets the City

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Missouri is Red. Trump Red.
Nov08

Missouri is Red. Trump Red.

Now that the dust has started to settle after Tuesday’s election, what lessons will Missouri Democrats take away from the loss of the U.S. Senate seat? Well, let’s start with the obvious: No more purple fantasies, Missouri is now solidly a red state. And not just red, Trump red. Donald Trump is hugely popular in this state. His fiery, outlandish, and often racist rhetoric fires up the Republican base like nothing we have on the...

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Rollout of medical marijuana will take several months
Nov08

Rollout of medical marijuana will take several months

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri has joined the long list of states allowing medical marijuana, but it’ll likely be late next year at the earliest before people with cancer, HIV and other serious ailments will be able to obtain it. Missouri became the 31st state to approve medical marijuana when voters on Tuesday approved Amendment 2 . Voters likely expedited the implementation process by rejecting two competing medical marijuana...

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