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Rex Sinquefield

Caruana's Spectacular Chess Leap

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 11.11.2014 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

The Sinquefield Cup in Saint Louis was promised to be extraordinary this year: the highest-rated chess tournament ever with many of the world's best players on hand. To the delight of Rex Sinquefield, the main sponsor, it got even better.

September Chess

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

September was a great month for chess. The world's top-rated chess player Magnus Carlsen played his first official tournament in America, his last event before the world championship match against the titleholder Vishy Anand in November.

Bill Gates: The Fox in the Henhouse

Randy Turner | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics
Randy Turner

The fox is in the henhouse. When the Missouri State Department of Education issued a press release earlier this week announcing it had hired the CEE ...

Battle Lines Drawn Over Dem Gov's Veto

The Kansas City Star | Jason Hancock | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

Whether or not Missouri fires the next shot in an ongoing economic border war with Kansas may come down to a battle between two men: Democratic Gov. J...

John Celock

GOP Hopeful's Big Boost Part Of National Effort

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

The Republican State Leadership Committee, a Washington-based political group, has donated $525,000 to the Republican nominee for Missouri secretary o...

John Celock

Republican Receives Eyebrow Raising $250,000 Donation

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

The Republican nominee for Missouri secretary of state received a $250,000 donation from a St. Louis businessman who is pushing a statewide referendum...

Billionaire Links KKK With Public Education

Randy Turner | Posted 04.13.2012 | Education
Randy Turner

In the middle of a speech in which he demanded an end to teacher tenure, retired billionaire Rex Sinquefield unleashed the following bombshell: The K...

Message to Missouri Schools: If They Don't Sound Like Us, Check Their Papers

Randy Turner | Posted 03.12.2012 | Education
Randy Turner

Missouri State Sen. Will Kraus would like to see Missouri join Arizona and Alabama in requiring public schools to become the law enforcement arm of a right-wing agenda.

The World Chess Hall of Fame

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 02.29.2012 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

I share the same birth year with Bobby Fischer and helping him to became the world champion in Reykjavik 1972 became one of the highlights of my chess life.