Columbians weigh in ahead of Obama's speech

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 | 4:18 p.m. CST; updated 8:37 p.m. CST, Tuesday, December 1, 2009

COLUMBIA — President Barack Obama is expected to announce Tuesday night in a speech from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point that he will send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan.