Letters to the Editor
Ian Thomas is a person of intelligence, education and wide experience, and he cares about the environment.
Sales taxes impose more upon the poor and working class than upon the well-to-do.
Ian Thomas will bring a fresh set of ideas on how to deal with public transportation needs along with addressing rapid growth with theconsensus of all voters in the Fourth Ward.
The decision of whether or not to take birth control is a decision for women to make, not their employers.
Ian Thomas' willingness to listen to and consider opposing views and to critically analyze issues will prove very beneficial as Fourth Ward councilman.
As outgoing director of the PedNet Coalition, Ian Thomas has exhibited energy, resourcefulness and initiative.
Two Columbia residents think Ian Thomas will bring his independent and original ideas to the Fourth Ward City Council position.
People are still being discriminated against because of sexual orientation or gender identity. But some young activists are working to prevent this discrimination.
Fifty senators and representatives have formed a "Problem Solvers Bloc" under the leadership of No Labels, a political organization that advocates for bipartisanship and problem solving in Congress.
Ian has put energy, ideas and lots of hard work into getting funding for PedNet. Ian has proved himself as caring, hard working and an individual who will definitely serve the community.
HB 386 bans abortions based on genetic abnormalities. Women and their families should make decisions about abortions, not legislators.
Ian Thomas is a true consensus builder and someone who will put in the work to involve citizens, gain the benefit of their point of view, seek common ground and then do the work to translate the process into action.
until we learn how to live with people different from "us," we shall always have fear of "them." And as we live in fear we will continue to have conflicts. We must understand 'one love' for all.
The government doesn't have the right to erode the constitutional rights of its citizens because they're not the source of those rights.
The record demonstrates beyond peradventure that a miscarriage of justice has occurred, resulting in incarceration of an innocent man.
Asking about gun safety in the home should be part of a medical professional's duty to care for the health and safety of a child.
Obama's problem is Republicans, desperately trying to bring fiscal responsibility to our Congress, have not caved on his demand for even more new taxes.
During the month of March, the American Red Cross recognizes its volunteers, blood donors, class takers and financial supporters as "Everyday Heroes."
Columbia resident Jim Goff disagrees with Missourian columnist David Rosman's exception to the Missouri House Bill 291 concerning science classes teaching Christian creationist beliefs.
Mildred Cooke suspects someone stole a tree out of her yard and warns others to keep an eye on their lawns in case more instances like hers occur.