With the current economic troubles, a lack of transparency is a major problem in the government and on Wall Street right now.
An environment of openness and transparency should replace the current landscape surrounding the use of Tasers by the Columbia Police Department.
There is one place for reds and blues. All 11 of Missouri's electoral votes in 2004 went to Bush. In the Electoral College, to the victor goes the color.
You learn soon that he (Gelatt) is a giant in the world of journalism. In the top floor studio of Jesse Hall, he brought light to the "cave."
Without a name, it is difficult to give weight to concepts and ideas. There's no entry point. And, measuring time in sets of 10 years is a fairly new, American idea.
One of the early political lessons I learned from my dad was this evaluation of presidents: "Franklin Roosevelt showed us that an individual could be president for life; Harry Truman that anyone could be president; Dwight Eisenhower that we may not really need one; and several others that we might be better off without one."
So how strong is America, and how long can we allow the runaway entrepreneurial culture to suck the resources from the American citizen for the benefit of a few? We are beginning to see the outcomes of this process.
An Associated Press-Yahoo poll showed that many white Americans would not vote for a candidate because of the color of his skin. It's time for America to move on and get over themselves.
I have no doubt that Columbia will be a different place four years after the election. Which candidate is promoting the policies that will leave mid-Missouri residents better off four years from now?
Neither steers nor butchers would feel at home. What you see is a beautifully stripped down and cleaned up 18,000 square feet of what Brian and Joy Pape are calling, and hoping will become, "upscale commercial space."
All the populace knows is that somewhere there is $700 billion that will be used to fix another fine financial mess we have gotten ourselves in.
As audiences continue to splinter across the explosion of Web pages, they mostly commute on the same trains, walk the same blocks and drive the same roads as before the Internet. The train advertisement is spectacularly, and eerily, effective.
As the Internet provides a larger forum for citizen journalists, the need for control of accuracy and fraud is becoming more apparent.
Most of you remember Dinah Washington's "What a Difference a Day Makes." If one transposes that thought to "What a Difference a Political Ideology Makes," there is an excellent analogy of the mainstream media's and of the syndicated editorial columnists' reaction to Sen. McCain's selection of Sarah Palin as his running mate. Like the "Energizer Bunny," it just keeps on going.
Years of deregulation of corporations and borrowing from other countries has set the U.S. on a dangerous trajectory. Meanwhile, many Americans are focused on putting food on the table and keeping a roof over their families' heads and remain unaffected by Wall Street's fluctuations.
Correspondents delve into the housing market, AIG, government intervention and skiddish investors as a sign of the times in a sagging economy and what the future holds.
These Web sites are actually focusing on the candidates’ positions, something the press should be doing.
In a week filled with Ike floodwaters, a drowning death an a fight that spread across a large swath of downtown, the Missourian helped citizens separate rumor from fact and put events in context.
MSNBC's decision last week to replace the team of Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann as anchors of its live political coverage for the rest of the presidential campaign season cheered conservativesand angered liberals.
Sarah Palin should have known better about the “Bush Doctrine” in her interview with Charlie Gibson. This candidate for vice president scares me.