Letters to the Editor
Dave Griggs, owner of Dave Griggs Flooring America in Columbia, urges public officials to remove regulations on small businesses.
An excess of regulations is overwhelming small businesses across the country. With bipartisan support, our politicians could help cut much of the red tape.
In Missouri, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people can be fired from their jobs, evicted from their homes, and denied access to public accommodations and services.
Administration costs of Medicaid are about 3 percent, but with private health carriers it is about 30 percent. That is 27 percent less money to pay doctors.
Our founding documents are worthless if principles of truth are not operating in our government.
We veterans had to fight the university to get our paperwork processed. The Veterans Administration skipped checks.
We are praying for the end of abortion. Abortion hurts. It not only hurts the baby physically, but it hurts the mother and father and all who are involved.
Human life begins at conception, and abortion is the direct killing of an innocent. Abortion harms mothers physically and mentally.
The new National Guard recruits were cheered for, and rightfully so.
I have decided to leave a legacy of action by getting involved, writing my legislators and telling everyone I can there's a way out through convention of states.
In the interests of retaining an environment that supports human peace and well-being, we must immediately and substantially reduce human production of greenhouse gases and other harmful materials.
S. David Freeman is famous for his innovative energy conservation and cost-cutting programs. He said nuclear plants are not cost effective.
My first problem is the assumptions made of us, the clients. They assume we are all there for an abortion and that we do not have a relationship with God. I strongly dislike feeling a raised level of anxiety getting out of my car to go to my gynecological appointment.
Brandon Coleman's family and friends could enter a civil suit, which would be presented to the public and possibly a jury trial.
Brandon Coleman can't present his side of the issue because he was shot and died.
By taking an active role in the UN, U.S. leaders can ensure that American priorities are heard on the world's stage, including advancing human rights, and emergency humanitarian aid in times of need.
This is no time for speeches. It is time to get to work.
Vicky Hartzler's conservative views represent a small minority of her constituency.
Twenty-seven million currently insured women have already benefited from access to fully covered women’s preventive services, including breast exams and mammograms.
An editorial in the Columbia Daily Tribune once again continues its traditional sympathetic approach to police misconduct issues.