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.
The vote against background checks for gun owners proved that Congress is in favor of special interest groups rather than U.S. citizens.
The American government can not work properly under the constraints of hyper partisanship
In a time where plagiarism is easier than ever, Missourian Executive Editor Tom Warhover says the principles are easy: Don't cheat. Don't lie.
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Mayor Bob McDavid and Councilman Karl Skala are likely to debate issues of "smart" development and infrastructure in Columbia. The Break Time vote is just the beginning.
Former Cardinal player Stan Musial might have been one of the best people to play baseball, due in no small part to his unwavering integrity.
We seem to forget the sheer number of terrorist attacks, foreign and domestic, on United States soil.
The "silver spoon" stereotype works against the character of people born into family businesses, but in reality, these workers can be just as excellent as others.