Kinky Freidman joins Jon Grayson

Richard Samet “Kinky” Friedman is an American singer, songwriter, novelist, humorist, politician and former columnist for Texas Monthly who styles himself in the mold of popular American satirists Will Rogers and Mark Twain. He was one of two independent candidates in the 2006 election for the office of Governor of Texas. Receiving 12.6% of the vote, Friedman placed…

Missouri bill would save senior, disabled aid

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Missouri senators have passed a plan to prevent cuts to in-home and nursing care for seniors and people with disabilities. Senators voted 28-5 Thursday to spend as much as $35.4 million to keep those services intact. Republican Gov. Eric Greitens initially recommended reducing in-home and nursing care to save money. House…