Rose Nolen columns
The language chosen by some people during this presidential campaign to express their displeasure is off the charts.
The United States has struggled over the years in maintaining the principles outlined in the Constitution. Political parties do little to stick to the ideals of our forefathers.
Because many people do not have a firm grasp of the First Amendment, they do not know what they can or cannot legally say. As citizens, we need to monitor harmful speech, such as Rush Limbaugh's recent outbursts.
This generation and future generation should continue to fight for women's rights, in remembrance of the women who gathered at Seneca Falls Convention and stood for equal rights, and preserve the rights.
A recently defeated amendment would have allowed insurance providers with moral or religious objections to refuse to cover birth control.
The excess of information is causing exhaustion and mental agitation for some, much of which seems superfluous to the average person.
February is a time to look back at the history of blacks in America, share stories and culture as a teaching tool and look to the future.
Allowing individuals to hide their identity behind piles of money is creating a bad situation, which I feel we will ultimately pay for. Providing people with opportunities to demonstrate their lack of character is unappealing.
The rise of super PACs is further separating the average person from the rich, elitist politicians.
I’ve always wondered why some women are willing to pay money to look like someone else.
The government should take action to bring more attention to the dangers of texting and driving.
The question is not how did we get into such a worrisome situation, but how do we get out?
It used to be safe for children to roam neighborhoods on Halloween, but times have changed. Parents need to take an active role in supervising their children.
Members of Congress should stop hiding from their constituents and give them a chance to voice their discontent. If senators and representatives want voters to complain less, they should give them less to complain about.
People are much too willing to share personal information, and that's just not necessary.
Without level-headed parents and a strong, well-grounded educational system to guide the way, a lot of people got lost and drifted in and out of the good life.
When parents fail, society assumes the responsibility of taking care of their children. Taxpayers pay for foster care and assume the cost of juvenile justice despite having no control over they way children are raised.
Americans can learn from those living in villages and hamlets, where residents are the government. If they want something done, they must step in themselves.
An upcoming vacation is a reminder that Missouri has the best people, places and things, which is something to celebrate.
A strong feeling of community support makes it much more likely to lead to a fulfilled life.