David Rosman discusses local issues that will appear on the April 3 election ballot and gives his own reviews of the candidates running for seats in the City Council and Columbia Public School Board.
The Missouri Senate joint resolution to allow public funding to religious schools violates the separation of church and state.
Estimates about voter fraud are overblown by Republicans, and voter identification laws solve no existing problem.
An insincere apology forced out of Rush Limbaugh by drops in ratings and advertisers does nothing to make amends. And the Republican candidates, other than Ron Paul, have done nothing to condemn his remarks.
The presidential race has turned into a campaign of negative rhetoric, and there is no good choice among the Republican candidates.
Rep. Lyle Rowland, who recently introduced a "birther" bill in the state House of Representatives, is preventing the General Assembly from what they're meant to do: legislate.
Why do people whine about everything but have no solutions to actually fix the problems? Blame is so much easier than fixing the problems. People are lazy.
A bill in the Missouri Senate would make it more difficult to prove discrimination in a lawsuit with the change of a single word.
Pro-life presidential candidate Randall Terry is peddling a graphic commercial that must be aired because of federal law. Here's why you should turn off your TV when the ad airs.
U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich's proposed amendment regarding the use of public funds to pay for federal election campaigns will never pass.
The faith of particular candidates is a topic that comes up in nearly every election. However, a candidate's faith should not determine whether or not that person is qualified for political office.
These bills, which propose to compound payday loan interest rates quarterly instead of bi-weekly, would make it easier for the economically downtrodden to take advantage of payday loans.
Missouri legislators appear to not want to get anything important done, especially to save a few bucks. This year's theme is on creating new and dreaded state constitutional amendments.
As far as New Year's resolutions are concerned, I do not make any, knowing full well I will not keep them, except to say thank you to those around me.
It's a holiday season regardless of religious beliefs, and we should all find our own way to celebrate, perhaps regardless of misinformation and misunderstandings.
Ken Burton is an "outsider" but he hasn't done anything that deserves him being fired.
Discrimination exists. Whether it is based on skin color or religion makes no difference; discrimination is part of our daily lives. If you claim not to discriminate against others based on any criteria, you are probably lying to yourself.
The practice of ethical journalism is diminishing in this country, but all hope is not lost with a few minor changes to what we call "fact" and "fiction."
The Columbia City Council debate over Regency mobile home park brought two issues to the surface: the inability of the city to regulate zoning codes and its failure to establish a workable long-term plan to develop affordable housing.
Both political parties have moved to the extreme end of the spectrum, but their actions have not received condemnation from average Americans.