With stories of violent crime seemingly everywhere, official explanations that nothing unusual is going on are less than satisfying.
The whining, weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth by State Department and Foreign Service Officers over the administration’s decision to order them to service at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is appalling.
Implementing school voucher systems to allow parents to ensure their kids are getting a good education will help solve school violence and many of the problems we see today.
Drawing attention to last week’s assault against grad student Kendra Yoder is a step toward preventing these crimes.
An organization of West Point graduates and a U.S. representative are collecting evidence against President Bush and Vice President Cheney in hopes of getting them impeached.
Americans need to step up and get involved in civic projects if they want to improve the country.
The John Merrill plagarism scandal holds much to discuss about attribution and responsibililty.
Missouri was not represented at a recent conference of Midwestern governors gathered to address global warming.
Sports hate can be enjoyable, but old-time real hate is something best left in the past.
Put a little aside for those charities that really need the money.
This isn’t 20 years ago: If TV and screen writers continue to hold out for better wages, audiences may well shrug and move on
Expanding the existing highway will not solve long term issues; Columbians should consider creating an I-70 bypass further north.
American politicians and citizens should fight for better benefits for the people who fight for their country.
We must call on our legislators to provide better treatment to veterans.
Spider plants reproduce easily and purify the air.
Different nations have different responses to the rising price of oil.
Readers need to know “the rest of the story” about what’s being done to ensure biofuel incentives are used for the right purposes.
According to public opinion polls, the public isn’t satisfied with the limited information the media provides on the presidential hopefuls.
New Missourian blog The Watchword focuses on Columbia and Boone County government news, and it is meant to foster community conversation.
Expecting parents brush up on carpentry and accounting skills in preparation for their new family member.