Work Horse vs. Show Horse

Spoken on Missouri Senate floor, March 3, 2022, regarding the continual disingenuous actions of some senators: Working in politics, you see a lot. Big egos—lies­—political maneuvering­—the majority of which, is rooted in self-interest. That’s why this past week hearing the term tossed around of a “Show horse instead of a workhorse”, kind of struck a nerve. I […]

Showing Jesus’ Love

I’ve received several inquiries regarding a vote I cast in the final days of the 2021 session. Along with several other Republican Senators, I voted in support of an amendment that would have prohibited denying access to public transportation services based on sexual orientation or gender identity. A number of my constituents, especially my brothers and sisters in Christ, have asked me to explain my vote, knowing that I have consistently been a “NO” vote to the proposed Missouri Nondiscrimination Act, or “MONA”, as it is often called.