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Opinion

Blunt’s new task force is a travesty

The new task force is a waste of time and taxpayer money.

Americans suffer when major oil companies put taxpayer money to unintended uses

The diversion of taxpayer money to import biodiesel from South America has resulted in idle production capacity for American farms. Organized groups should take legal action against major oil companies and let them know their actions are not for the good of the country.

Personal landscapes: Yard art brings expression to a new medium

From sculptures to plastics to old farm tools, artwork has found a place in the American home garden.

MU women’s basketball team deserves fan support

The team plays well and provides great entertainment for Columbia residents.

For safer roads, reduce highway speed limit to 60 mph near city limits

When it comes to preventing highway deaths, reducing the speed limit on U.S. 63 is a better solution than building a fence.

Holidays a time for reconnecting with and helping others

In these troublesome times, the holidays are a good way to get back together and forget your worries.

Bleak budget numbers worry MU faculty

Despite budgetary decline, Provost Foster assures that “the sky is not falling.”

Paper works hard to be accurate, but don’t take our word for it

The Missourian posts original documents to help readers check the credibility of stories for themselves.

We’re having a (more on that later)!

Jake and Jenny reached the halfway point in the couple’s first pregnancy on Tuesday. During the doctor’s checkup, they learned the sex of their baby and that everything is normal.

To whose god are you swearing?

The juror’s oath should be standardized and inclusive of believers and non-believers.

Stadium and Forum intersection improvements aid all travelers

Whether you drive, bike or walk, the proposed road changes will increase safety for all users.

Experimenting with color can turn ordinary into extraordinary

Adding color to gardens and house decorations can brighten any autumn day.

Hulshof’s stance on children’s health insurance is troubling

Kenny Hulshof’s recent vote against the State Children’s Health Insurance Program doesn’t represent his constituents.

Hardee’s Big Country Breakfast Burrito a victim of the ‘Food Police’

Critics rail against the unhealthiness of the fast food industry, but personal responsibility should guide the public’s eating habits.

Hulshoff should have voted to override president's veto

Last Thursday our representative had a chance to show independence from the president on an issue that has the overwhelming support of the American people and especially the people of Columbia.

Student reminds me: No room for insensitivity in newspapers

Dressing sexy doesn’t justify rape

When I read an article in which a professor of psychology is quoted as stating that wearing these costumes “can be an invitation to trouble”, I get a little riled up.

MU’s Greek houses desperately need better fire protection

Columbia’s lawmakers need to make fire safety at fraternities and sororities a higher priority.

Dishonesty leads to disorder in our nation

The United States should learn from past mistakes of countries that have crumbled.

China’s Communist Party plans the country’s future direction

The 17th Party Congress will have a major impact on how China conducts its economic and political policies.

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