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.
A fellow skeptic and secular humanist commends those who speak out against bigotry and abuse.
The federal legislation interferes with states' rights to regulate conceal-and-carry permits and is a red herring that distracts our lawmakers from larger issues confronting the nation.
Representatives in Congress passed a nonbinding resolution in support of Virginia-based Lockheed Corp. and snubbed Boeing, the biggest defense contractor in Missouri.
Occupy Wall Street and OccupyCoMo reflect the current state of the American people and lack of elected officials doing something positive.
The Innocence Project says it has freed about 275 wrongly convicted individuals in its 20 years of existence.
Aspiring writers take heed, your great idea will need refining and planning before any success comes your way.
Sept. 30 is Blasphemy Day. But if you do celebrate it, realize that if you are going to dissent, you must also have a real and workable solution to your problem.
The city should consider a public transportation system like that in Boulder, Colo.
America's paranoid overreaction in the years following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has resulted in a fearful nation with a new agenda of exclusion and isolation.
As we approach Labor Day, we have laborers to thank for 40-hour work weeks, minimum-wage laws, benefit packages and fair-labor and anti-discrimination laws.
By not expanding the public transit system (rather than cutting it), workers, students and citizens of Columbia become strapped by gas prices, hamstringing the economy.
Whether you are young or old, avoid becoming a victim with a quick refresher course in common sense.
Learning has to entail so much more than just that which online classes can convey — all of the senses, interaction and interpersonal, nonverbal and verbal communication found only in a classroom.