The combination of opportunities missed, problems not addressed and unconstitutional pandering made this legislative session one of the worst in recent memory.
J. Karl Miller seems to believe that any change to Article 60 is contrary to the discipline of the military. Nothing could be further from the truth. It takes time for change to happen, and it will, even with Karl kicking and screaming that it can’t.
The idea that voter ID laws lead to voter suppression is a political charade and grossly exaggerated.
If African-Americans and other cultural groups want a true history based on their values, experiences and insights, they must supplement the media-controlled history with their own history.
Although the survey sample isn't representative of the whole population, 373 people offered their opinion about whether they thought our country was declining.
Dreams and expectations are different for everyone, but a backup system always proves to be valuable.
The Missourian covers Columbia City Council meetings regularly, but with DocumentCloud reporters can include more information and notes with their stories.
The plan "Columbia Imagined" is intended to guide the city's growth for the next 20 years. For the plan to be successful, ordinances must be adopted, zoning and land issues must be revised and an engaged citizenry must remain vigilant.
The Uniform Code of Military Justice, signed into law by President Harry Truman in 1950, has served the armed forces well for more than 60 years.
Concealed weapons can be worrisome enough by themselves. But the possibility of an unsecured list that names personal information of conceal carry permit holders is something that needs to be addressed immediately.
If the Founding Fathers were to reappear in 2013, they would be dumbfounded that we still use their document to govern Internet commerce, regulate global derivative trading and oversee drone technology.
The prevailing thought seems to be that students have lost interest in school, so unless they are provided with the right answers to test scores they are unable to pass.
Journalism will help preserve the memory of Arvarh Strickland, a man who is known for being the first African-American professor at MU but who was also much more.
Democrats are out of line for calling Republicans racist and homophobic for opposing certain legislation.
Missourian columnist George Kennedy asked last week whether Sen. Kurt Schaefer was playing politics or policy. Maybe the question should be: Should Schaefer's actions be considered juvenile and conspiratorial?
It's still possible to learn lessons up close and personal from elected representatives, contrary to what many might think about state and national legislators.
Most of the time, men and women have had such different upbringings as young adults that it could strike one as amazing that they would not require infinitely more socializing before they agreed to marry.
State Sen. Kurt Schaefer's vendetta against agencies that shared information about Missouri gun owners with a federal investigator is something he says is "not at all" about politics.
While public and private security cameras have minimal effect deterring crime, they do aid in the capture of criminals. Does this advantage outweigh our expectations to privacy?
Earth Day has evolved into little more than a “feel good” exercise in pop environmentalism, embraced largely by those with negligible scientific or agricultural experience.
- George Kennedy
- Rose Nolen
- J. Karl Miller
- David Rosman
- Dear Reader
- Gene Robertson
- Corey Motley
- Jake Sherlock
- Amanda Koellner
- Brad Clemons
- David Webber
- Global Journalist
- Michael Jonathan Grinfeld