Missouri Bars Reformed Criminals From Serving in Democratic Government

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Tyler Curtis | @tylercurtis42

Should you be prohibited from participating in a democratic government simply because you smoked pot? What about if you accessed someone else’s WiFi without permission? What if, as a teenager, you hit a few mailboxes with a baseball bat? 

In Missouri, criminals guilty of these, or any other felony crime, could become permanently unable to hold an elective office.

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Josh Hawley Is Coming For Your… Snapchat Streaks?

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Ryan Lau | @RyanLau71R

It’s no secret that Josh Hawley is not a friend of liberty. From his disastrous minimum wage hike plan to wishing for the death of Facebook, he has quickly cemented his place as one of Congress’ most authoritarian members (and that really says something). But on Tuesday, Hawley took another dangerous step away from freedom; the first-term senator now hopes to ban tech companies’ use of psychology to help bring in revenue.

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Minimum Wage Raises Are Causing Price Hikes – Just As Expected

By Mason Mohon | @mohonofficial

For us it’s very simple. There’s no big pot of money out there to get the money out of.

That was the statement of Mike Wiggins, owner of Granny Schaffer’s restaurant in Joplin, Missouri. He is being forced to raise the prices of food items up to 20 cents for one reason: the minimum wage increase.

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