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Jaco – The “Legislative Karma” We Deserve

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - The Missouri legislative session is over. I say that in the same way I'd say a root canal is finally over. calling this session a waste of time is an insult to the idea of waste. Important jobs and economic development bills weren't touched. Medicaid was not expanded, costing the state potentially billions in federal dollars. And what did pass? some of the finest legislation of the 17th century.

The 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest' crowd in Jeff City approved a proposed law to forbid Islamic law in Missouri. They passed legislation to make it illegal to enforce federal gun laws in Missouri. They passed a potential law to stop Missouri from taking part in any sustainable development plans suggested by the United Nations.

They passed legislation that takes away the right of homeowners in St. Louis city and County to have face-to-face mediation with a bank if they're being foreclosed on. They passed a bill limiting the amount of money lead poisoning victims can get from the Doe Run Lead Company. They passed a state income tax cut on businesses and individuals that will force Missouri to cut state services by $800 million dollars every year.

They passed a bill forbiding the state revenue department from scanning and storing ID information, so the Obama administration won't get it and use it to seize guns from people with concealed carry permits. They OK'd a bill allowing pharmacists to refuse to carry or distribute birth control or condoms.

This is what happens when we elect people who think Rush Limbaugh is a moderate and Glenn Beck isn't paranoid enough. Call it legislative karma. We're getting what we deserve.

I'm Charles Jaco and that's Jacology.