Updated with response from Akin's spokesperson Rick Tyler.
In 1995, a month before the Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 people, Todd Akin sent a local militia group what he later called "a courtesy letter."
The now-defunct group, the 1st Missouri Volunteers militia, had invited Akin to spea ... More >>
Old 97s, with The Travoltas and Rhett Miller (solo)
Oct. 16, 2012
Music is a funny thing. Like photos or scent, songs have a way of making us remember the past. Late relatives. Swim class. That road trip to Dollywood with a jerk you never should have dated in the first place. Chances ar ... More >>
Jim Youchoff and the Missouri Milita want you to know that they're not a pack of crazy racist right-wing extremists.Major Jim Youchoff is the commanding officer for the St. Louis Brigade of the Missouri Militia, and he looks exactly how you'd expect him to look, based on that title: 57 years ... More >>