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Immigration reform

Missouri voters support slashing immigration

BY STACY WASHINGTON  Published on JULY 22, 2017 8:30 PM – Kansas City Star Six in 10 Missouri voters want to reduce legal immigration by 40 percent or more, according to a new poll by Pulse Opinion Research. Those voters aren’t all hardline conservatives. Fifty-six percent of union households hope to see these reductions. The same […]
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Op Ed: Taxpayer funded buyouts aren’t the answer

By Stacy Washington – May 22, 2017 for the Missouri Times Second EPA report clears homes around West Lake Landfill of suspicion of radiation contamination Superfund site cleanup is the EPA’s job– taxpayer funded buyouts aren’t the answer here. We have 40 Superfund sites that require environmental cleanup located within the Show Me State.  Homeowners […]
Fox News

Guns and the media

This is the column that prompted the St. Louis Post Dispatch to suspend me on April 28, 2017 for supposed paid advocacy work on behalf of the National Rifle Association.  After terminating the contract that evening, a media firestorm erupted over the suppression of conservative speech in a major newspaper.  After Fox News, Drudge, Newsbusters, […]
2nd Amendment

Media Double Standard Explained

by Stacy Washington – Monday, May 8, 2017 – NRA America’s 1st Freedom Progressives must shut down truth-tellers, particularly the conservative ones, because the opposing view proves how badly their policies and ideas really stink. “Shut down” is where I find myself after taking Professor (emeritus) George Kennedy to task over his ridiculous comparison of […]
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Stacy Washington, Columnist St. Louis Post Dispatch

Where do the mayoral candidates stand on phasing out the ...

None of the mayoral candidates has offered specifics about innovations to draw population and businesses back to St. Louis. The city’s mayoral contest is heating up with Aldermanic President Lewis Reed, Treasurer Tishaura Jones and Alderman Antonio French battling to close the gap between themselves and Alderman Lyda Krewson before Tuesday’s Democratic primary. The most […]
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Stacy Washington, Columnist St. Louis Post Dispatch

You have a duty to be happy

Circumstances don’t dictate personal happiness, you do. While the concept isn’t my idea, it has served us well over the years. A past painful experience illustrates this well. About 17 years ago when we first moved to the St. Louis metro area, we were apartment hunting in the city. There was a place at the […]