My brother could have helped win the war for education. As it was, he finished school about 40 years too late. He became a teacher when it became more important to parents to let their children have a good time in school rather than get a good education.
Politicians do not take the time to explain to young people how politics affects their lives.
Although the Civil Rights Bill was passed in 1964, black people are still fighting for equal footing.
The proposed amendment raises questions about who the right to farm will apply to and what it will mean.
Rose Nolen used to dream of living in a country farmhouse, but safety concerns about living so far from others eventually led her to stay in town.
The important thing is to find the good life where ever you are.
Nolen says are many things to feel bad about, but wasting time thinking about them constantly ruins your outlook on life.
In Missouri, the texting while driving ban applies only to drivers under the age of 21, but it's not just young drivers that are easily distracted by their cellphones.
Racism cannot be changed with a simple court ruling, but rather requires a consistent desire for a better society.
For America to return to the status it once held in the eyes of its citizens, job opportunities need to be generated.
Living outside of a community is like night and day. You have to worry about everything. You are completely on your own.
Voting is a basic right for all Americans, and there should not be any restrictions on when and how people can vote.
There are more pressing issues than repealing a law that appears to be meeting its goal of providing health insurance to Americans.
I worry parents are forgetting to insist on their kids staying in school.
It stands to reason that one of our biggest problems is that we have allowed too many of our manufacturing companies to leave the country.
The world is still open to dreamers. Sometimes you have to wait until it’s it your turn to shine.
The anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision raised the opportunity to discuss social change, and the benefit to approaching different opinions with a sense of understanding.
The newspaper from my community will inform me about the news that matters to me. I can’t depend on the big city newspaper to bring me news from my hometown.
Truly, people are not trying to do away with guns. They are simply searching for ways to do away with the violence.
I don’t think we will become a stronger people through the use of guns. I can only hope we will become a wiser people through knowledge and understanding.