The scene of a fight at Hickman High School was reported on ColumbiaMissourian.com Friday morning, along with a link to the video. When YouTube removed it, the Missourian and other news organizations in town put the video back up on local news sites. A bunch of questions were asked and answered along the way.
The intense focus on Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton during this year's presidential campaign highlights the underrepresentation of women in the U.S. political arena. However, in countries including Argentina, Chile and India, women enjoy a lot of political power.
I am not voting for a candidate because of the color of his skin. I am a conservative who believes government cannot solve every problem.
Considering the program's history of futility, fans should be pleased with where the team is at despite its recent failures.
It's not easy being a Buffs fan living in Tiger country.
Obama's health care plan actually helps more people get coverage
Chris Kelly's experience and record on bipartisan politics makes him the best candidate.
Are we about to elect a rock star or a president? Do we think that being a polished performer is more important than consistent, unwavering service to our country? Do we really know enough about this new phenomenon named Barack Obama to elect him to the highest post of our country?
Your voice means nothing if you do not state your opinion openly. Your voice will be heard if you only take a little time to act.
Pro-lifers should consider other issues before feeling compelled to vote Republican.
The single-payer health care system under Obama's plan will abolish individual rights to quality care and kill the market incentive to innovate, while it will not improve the cost efficiency better than a free market system.
One issue on Missouri's ballot — Proposition B — will ask voters to decide whether the state should create a "Quality Home Care Council" to organize workers hired to provide personal care services. Voters should reject this proposition as "too good to be true."
Our new president will have very little immediate effect on the problems at hand, but it is important to keep our executive and legislative branches bipartisan.
The most recent statistics suggest the number of Americans with passports is much higher than assumed. For the average American, traveling abroad is not nearly so feasible, economically or logically.
Americans haven't gotten over the civil rights era enough to vote for a black presidential candidate.
Martti Ahtisaari won for his work as an international negotiator, particularly his most recent work bringing a peace settlement between the Indonesian government and the Free Aceh Movement. Meanwhile, questions remain regarding the durability of the agreement made last week between the U.S. and North Korea.
My guy is a deeply religious Christian with one wife, one house and one car. He has been consistent throughout his public career in his commitment to social justice and his opposition to the wrong war. His opponent is, by his own account, a reformed playboy who dumped his faithful wife for a beer heiress.
Karen Tumulty wrote for Time.com that McCain volunteers were being encouraged to use negative campaign talking points: that Obama is somehow connected with Bin Laden, that Obama "won't salute the American flag" and that Obama was not born in America. These are not policy attacks, they are personal.
If approved, the proposition would require Missouri's investor-owned utility companies to purchase or generate 15 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2021.
Although the Missourian Watchword live debate blog was clunky to use, it provided readers with real-time fact checks, comparing candidates' words with the truth. Now that we've held candidates accountable for the truth, we're launching a "stand-down for accuracy" to keep the Missourian accountable too.