Letters to the Editor
George Kennedy's column on Paul Albert did not present all the facts. The Albert family asks that he present the documents he was given to supply all sides of the story.
Missouri hog farmers have been damaged by the name "swine flu." You can't catch the virus by eating pork, but you can affect livelihoods by avoiding it.
Health care reform will help small business owners have more bargaining power.
Government-run health care programs can be both efficient and effective.
Coverage shouldn't be limited to what is approved by Medicare and your insurance company.
Bicyclists need to share the road without unnecessarily impeding traffic.
Nearly half the teams involved in this year's race also raced in the Tour de France.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development has forced a disproportionate amount of its $11.3 million in budget cuts upon the state's Division of Tourism. Cutting more than a third of the division's budget will reduce the state's ability to advertise itself and also to bring in crucial tourism dollars.
Representatives of Missouri's hotel industry estimate that 2,500 hotel workers would lose their jobs if the Department of Economic Development follows through with $7 million in proposed cuts to the Division of Tourism's budget. .
KOMU should not be motivated only by a quest for profits and is morally obligated to retain the community-oriented program "Pepper and Friends" because of the services that show provides to central Missouri.
'Cash for Clunkers' was a wonderful deal compared to the billions of dollars wasted on unnecessary weapons systems and in Iraq.
The government's track record doesn't make it too likely that health care reform will fare better than other agencies.
Members of Rock Bridge Christian Church have scheduled an outdoor candlelight vigil 8 p.m. Saturday at the church. The vigil will act in support of a health care reform.
The middle-class will bear the brunt of the cost for health care reform, but do these Americans really know what they are getting into?
Gov. Warren Hearnes was not the first governor to be re-elected in Missouri. He was the first one re-elected to a second consecutive four year term.
A member of the Columbia community protested the cancellation of the show "Pepper & Friends" on KOMU and expressed doubt as to whether the cancellation was truly due to lack of funds.
Health care for women shouldn't be lost in the myths of health care reform.
Disagreements with health care plans does not make someone un-American.
Rep. Sam Graves did little to dispel Internet rumors and misinformaiton circulating about health care reform.
The Cash for Clunkers program isn't a good deal for consumers, because it's just another example of the federal government using taxpayer money on bad programs.