EXTREMISTS OR CANARIES IN THE COAL MINE?

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, President Obama and others have labeled Tea Party congressmen as extremists, going so far as to call them "terrorists holding the government hostage".

The reality is, however, that the House of Representatives has every right and responsibility to be involved and have a voice in the process of working out our debt and spending issues.

Are they really extremists? Or are they canaries in the coal mine, daring to state the obvious and stand behind it?

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 3 hours ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.