Missouri sounds the alarm for speeders

States have long tried to find ways to slow down speeding drivers, without much success.

Giving out tickets is an ineffective deterrent, and awareness campaigns never seem to reach their target audience.

Give credit to Missouri for thinking of a new technique to get motorists to stop driving dangerously: make it more dangerous. Continue reading

I thought Florida was the Gunshine State

Let’s get right to it: if you don’t live in Missouri, your freedoms are in grave danger. While the continued Obama-ization of this country threatens to take away our God-given rights to guns, the Show Me State is taking matters into their own hands.

For the second year in a row, their legislature is working on a law to override federal firearm legislation. Last year, Democratic Governor Jay Nixon vetoed the bill that would have made Missouri the last bastion of freedom in America, and Republicans came up just short of the votes needed to overturn that veto. Now they’re trying again with a slightly scaled down bill they believe will be more accepted.

There are lots of cars on this freedom train, so let’s hop on and ride the rails to Independence. Continue reading