In addition to politicians, the religious right is responsible for pushing opposition to gun control front and center.
Imagine: Missouri with a healthy and well educated work force, with our K-12 and universities properly funded and being known as a state that takes care of our own. Isn't that the goal?
Our lawmakers in Washington and Jefferson City are putting more effort into distracting us from our real problems than solving them.
Responding to the criticism of the NRA, J. Karl Miller’s Wednesday column is well written but might not fit the mainstream thoughts of the American public.
Two local decisions to leave office and one to pursue re-election call into focus a question central to the person who seeks political office: "Who will you serve?"
College Report Source, along with their brethren, do three things that are at best questionable, at worse the encouragement of cheating.
The arguments that the maintaining of military spending protects the jobs, direct and indirect, of millions of Americans is proper. However, the same argument can be said about Supplemental Security Income (SSI), federal health care and other “welfare” programs.
Many Americans remain pessimistic on a day that is supposed to celebrate how the Wampanoag nation showed the Pilgrims altruism, humanity and optimism in 1621.
No wonder everything seems to happen in the last two weeks of session when you are forced to stay well past midnight and work weekends to complete your job. Just like the procrastinating teenager putting off his homework until the morning it is due.
I take voter fraud seriously. Although it appears that the GOP may be the guilty party, we need to see how many voters file complaints because there is no evidence of registration.
This is no time for levity, especially from me, with so many people I know and love in the path of the superstorm, Sandy.
There was no deviating from the course thanks to Bob Schieffer’s unwillingness to take any grief from Mr. Romney who strove to get in the last word.
Voters should get behind an April 2013 ballot proposal that will raise the sales tax that would help fund the Public Safety Joint Communications.
With the implementation of paywalls at many newspapers — and to improve their critical-thinking skills — students must develop the ability to find information offline.
Rep. Todd Akin continues to say the wrong thing on the campaign trail.
The gubernatorial and Senate debates were entertaining, but the candidates did a bad job of answering the questions.
The First Amendment protection of freedom of speech is not absolute, and the producers of "Innocence of Muslims" have crossed that line.
The Democratic National Convention alienated some voters and ignored the two-thirds vote necessary to change the platform.
There have been recent examples of the lack of morals, whether Christian, Jewish, Islamic or secular humanist, exemplifying the GOP’s lack of understanding of right versus wrong.
If you support health care and education, then you might want to join in the effort to pass Proposition B, the measure that would increase cigarette taxes in Missouri.