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Smoking ban proposal needs to end permanently

March 19, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

I’m hearing those rumors again. Some of the staff at The Griffon News have told me that the smoking ban is being promoted again. How many times do students have to say no by voting down a smoking ban. Please! SGA, stop the insanity. We have voted down the idea of a smoking ban several […]

The king compromises, well not really

February 17, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

I waited a few days to write about this because I really thought Obama would come up with a waiver for the churches and business who’s conscience would not allow them to pay for abortions and other types of contraceptives. I find it strange that he didn’t supply waivers like those supplied for some of […]

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February 6, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

I wonder what size handcuffs Missouri Governor Jay Nixon wears? He faced another budget shortfall for the next budget year and proposed covering it with money borrowed from some of the state universities. It was sort of borrowing from the state supported schools that know how to manage money to support a state that cannot […]

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January 30, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

During a recent trip to Washington D. C. I had the privilege to meet the Tea Party Patriots National Coordinator, Jenny Beth Martin. I, like most people, had a preconceived notion of who she was and what the Tea Party Patriots were about. I was wrong. Like most Missouri Western State University students I had […]

the Cross Reference (on the road)

January 22, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

I really hated leaving South Carolina. There were oranges on the trees and blooming roses. I’m now in Nashville TN having Starbucks and writing. I’ve often wondered what people type in these places and why. Now people can just wonder about me, as always. Life’s good when you’re strange! I’ll blog a bit latter today […]

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