In his recent opinion piece, “National Defense Deters War”, Col. J. Karl Miller quotes George Washington as saying: “There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet the enemy.” In other words, war preparation deters war. The basic question regarding that assumption is: “How’s that working for us?”
Many plants flourish in containers in cooler weather.
Individuals who falsify rank and wear medals without authorization are being called out and prosecuted for their subterfuge, while true defenders are celebrated for their actions.
With a surge in national debt and health care costs, the economy may never be the same unless a change is made in the system.
With all the medical expenses not covered by Medicaid, people do not have enough money to live on.
A political divide is growing in the UM Board of Curators, and it may negatively affect other aspects of the university.
For years, we’ve seen Che Guevara’s likeness printed on T-shirts, wall posters and any kind of souvenir around the world.
This year’s Associated Press Managing Editors conference was full of stories of newspapers reinventing themselves and embracing technology to deliver news in new ways.
We should be careful of our strong reactions, because the things we find important may be different in the future.
Allison Ross wrote a great cover piece on Quran recitation during the month of Ramadan. It was insightful, and for once, Muslims looked like quite amiable people in the news. Until I had to open my big mouth.
With hard work, great organization and lots of money, a Campaign Reform Amendment can become a reality.
The democratic candidates are not showing enough leadership to be successful future presidents.
The United States’ move from defensive applications in space to offensive weapons, including particle beams, lasers and rocket and missile launchers is a dangerous gambit.
Fall is the perfect time to get ahead on your gardening by pruning shrubs and trees and clearing leaves from the beds.
The City Council and Columbia Public School District would benefit from using Cosmo Park land for the school.
While striving for peace should be lauded, the nation must remain prepared for war.
At a recent luncheon, Robb characterized several state universities such as Harris-Stowe State University as unnecessary and a waste of state funds.
The expansion of the program was vetoed by President Bush despite a bipartisan compromise by both of Missouri’s U.S. senators.
Those who have served this country deserve the same support and care as those who are serving now.
Fifty years after Russia launched Sputnik, nations are still figuring out the importance of space exploration.