Columbia's gang problem has been growing for several years now, and the city has done nothing to help curb the problem. It is time to take action.
The incident that resulted in the firing of police officer Rob Sanders reveals a problem with the local support for the police department.
Our Republican legislators think if we do not speak or teach about sexual orientation, other than in pure scientific terms, it will not exist.
Republican legislators are working to punish state educators with a new bill taking aim at job tenure, a move that will continue pushing teachers away from Missouri.
Politics have reached nearly unbearable heights, which is why a restaurant review is just what we need to find solace. Because if you can't find solace in food, where can you find it?
The past couple of weeks have put firefighters and police officers to the test cleaning up after wrecks and containing fires, and they deserve our praise for keeping us safe.
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.