Tasers are simply too dangerous to be used as an effective law enforcement tool.
The Senate needs to advance the "oil spill bill" by amending the bill with a national Renewable Electricity Standard. The benefits would include helping the U.S. catch up with other countries in the switch to clean energy economies and reducing the dependence on imported fossil fuels.
I advocate for agriculture, believe in its practices and know the referendum disguised to help pets is the first step for the Humane Society of the United States to get into Missouri with the ultimate goal of eliminating livestock production.
There are a lot of champion-grade livestock to see at the Missouri State Fair, but the real attractions are the 4-H and FFA exhibitors — they are the ones who care for the livestock.
Young people have too few employment and education opportunities.
The tax cuts at issue provide $700 billion in unpaid revenue to the top 2 percent wealthiest Americans, and they don't come without a price to the rest of us.
Allowing students in unaccredited school districts to move to accredited ones could create an education free-for-all in Missouri — unless significant reforms are made.
Though health care reform — especially the issue of the individual mandate — is a controversial subject, but it will help Missouri residents lead healthier lives.
A Missouri hobby breeder explains the proposed legislation and why it might harm dogs more than it helps them.
The more complex our lives, the more we believe we need leaders. And "leader" as a title is different from leadership as a practice.
BP was negligent in preparing its oil-spill response plan and has downplayed the impact of the oil spill. BP CEO Tony Hayward complains that he wants his life back, but neither he nor BP deserve any relief.
The second step is to figure out what happened and take the steps to make sure it doesn't happen again.
To reach our full potential, we must rigorously and creatively maximize our thinking in this multidimensional and evolving world.
Newspapers are finding ways to adapt to new technologies while maintaining their role as kings of original reporting.
America has an opportunity to lead the way in a new clean-energy economy instead of falling behind other nations with similar plans.
Journalism today is encouraging interactivity with community members, and newspapers benefit their communities by bringing awareness to corruption and secrecy in government.
Talk to any World War II veteran, and you'll find he or she has a story to tell. Unfortunately, the stories won't be around much longer unless journalists do the job of documenting them now.
There’s a lot of junk journalism out there, and it feeds the public’s sense that “the media” are high on agenda and low on ethics.
Those who seek to change the plan have shown no evidence of corruption in the court system.
When relevance is calculated purely by numbers, there’s little doubt the newspaper industry – while smaller and less profitable than it once was – remains utterly relevant in the lives of many Americans.