Instead of unveiled gerrymandering, how about draw a fair map grouping nearby communities and let the chips fall where they may?
“What I’m saying to you this morning is communism forgets that life is individual. Capitalism forgets that life is social. And the kingdom of brotherhood is found neither in the thesis of communism nor the antithesis of capitalism, but in a higher synthesis.
In 1998, Scott Dye and I acted as local plaintiffs for a national Sierra Club lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failure to conduct a Total Maximum Daily Load study on Hinkson Creek.
The Great Hack” is a 2019 Netflix documentary about how Cambridge Analytica used Facebook data to target “persuadable” voters in toss-up states to win the 2016 presidential election for Donald Trump.
It’s a great way to start 2022. No, I am not talking about the pandemic and cold weather, but statements made by a number of soothsayers predicting the end of the great American experiment — representative democracy.
In the most recent Democratic primary, I supported Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and just about anybody but Joe Biden. I am basically a “take no prisoners” guy when it comes to politics.
The focus should be on the men, women and children freezing in the cold.
Distributing the disease of disinformation is nothing new for Trump.
This tenure was never imagined when I first walked into the KOPN studios downtown to deliver a belated donation check.
2022 will demand a need to be physically, emotionally, politically and spiritually prepared.
At least not for the foreseeable future, as long as there is an unvaccinated “pool” for mutations.
It’s been a long 2021. Days and weeks, even months, passed quickly, but the year seems long.
Happy New Year to you and yours.
A brand new year is approaching and time to start thinking ahead. With countdowns and ball drops, we will be welcoming year 2022 Friday night and with it a renewed chance at doing things better this time around.
The national news media, whether Fox or CNN, has made much of the growing divide between liberals and conservatives, citing President Biden’s approval ratings in various polls and the growing intensity of liberal and conservative beliefs.
I grew up with a pretty traditional childhood — particularly during the holidays. Regular visits to extended family in Iowa literally meant trekking over the river and through the, well, corn fields — to grandmother’s house we went.
I do not believe 2022 will be the same as it has always been. The signs are that some radical changes are on the horizon.
The fossil fuel industry continues bleed the planet until it becomes clear that the Earth will be uninhabitable.
The current criticism that the Columbia City Council’s process for selecting the next city manager should be more public and transparent got me thinking: What would the late Columbia Daily Tribune publisher and opinion writer Hank Waters have thought and written?
Although the 2022 Missouri legislative session does not start until the beginning of January, our legislators have been pre-filing bills since Dec. 1.