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Your Opinion: Trump’s accomplishments

Published Sep. 20 2018

Bert DirschellCentertownDear Editor:I am not a supporter of everything Trump, but I am pleased with most of what has occurred...

Your Opinion: Chelsea Clinton’s abortion views

Published Sep. 20 2018

Mark Bruenger Sr.Jefferson CityDear Editor:Chelsea Clinton recently engaged in the usual Clinton duplicitous and deceitful speech when she addressed the...

Our Opinion: Fighting a growing epidemic

Published Sep. 20 2018

The Show-Me State is showing a little too much — too much spare tire around our waistlines.That’s according to a...

Your Opinion: Slight-of-hand socialism

Published Sep. 19 2018

Harold H. HorstmannLohmanDear Editor:I guess Mr. O’Mara will never stop with his socialist sleight-of-hand propaganda.

Our Opinion: Training for Life Campus comes to life

Published Sep. 19 2018

We’re excited that the much-anticipated Special Olympics Missouri Training for Life Campus is coming to fruition — bringing unprecedented opportunities...

Your Opinion: Research school board candidates

Published Sep. 19 2018

Leonard SteinmanJefferson CityDear Editor:To parents of children in the Cedar Hill School District:When I was running for 4th Ward city...

Your Opinion: Online story should have attribution

Published Sep. 19 2018

Matt ButlerJefferson CityDear Editor:When I peruse the News-Tribune’s opinion section online, the first thing I look at is the byline.

Your Opinion: Founders feared all-powerful government

Published Sep. 18 2018

Bert DirschellCentertownDear Editor:Do you believe in our form of government? The United States was formed in 1788 when nine states...

Our Opinion: Proper child car restraints imperative

Published Sep. 18 2018

Child safety restraints such as car seats are a tricky thing. In fact, nearly 70 percent of all child safety...

Our Opinion: Hiking pay in Sheriff’s Department a positive step

Published Sep. 16 2018

We applaud Cole County Sheriff John Wheeler’s successful bid to increase his employees’ salaries to compete better with other area...

Commentary: In Texas, a Democratic template for national victory in 2020

Published Sep. 16 2018

HOUSTON — Nationally, the Democratic Party, which gave indispensable assistance (“Basket of deplorables”!) to the election of today’s president, seems...

Your Opinion: Response to Roam

Published Sep. 16 2018

J. Richard SmithJefferson CityDear Editor:I would like to respond to Wanda Roam’s 9/7/18 letter to the editor.

Your Opinion: In search of truth

Published Sep. 16 2018

Tom AultJefferson CityDear Editor:It seems that today in order to understand the complete story about anything a bit controversial, one...

Your Opinion: A real Christian man

Published Sep. 16 2018

Tim O’MaraJefferson CityDear Editor:In a recent letter to The Trib, Mr. Horstmann seemed to be questioning my manhood because of...

Our Opinion: Patience needed to endure downtown construction

Published Sep. 15 2018

For those of us who drive downtown on a regular basis, the ongoing street construction can’t end soon enough.

Your Opinion: Young vet an example of why we honor our heroes

Published Sep. 15 2018

Constance WyrickTuscumbiaDear Editor:This past weekend, I was reminded of the importance of remembering life-changing events that have impacted some more...

Your Opinion: Trash responsibility and effective regulation

Published Sep. 14 2018

Michael LesterJefferson CityDear Editor:Individual landlords, property management businesses and the News Tribune have chimed-in to disparage the proposed tightening of...

A history lesson

Published Sep. 14 2018

They don’t teach history, at least American history, like they did when I attended public school. That’s why the recent...

Your Opinion: Say ‘no’ to Kavanaugh

Published Sep. 14 2018

Linda WenzlickJefferson CityDear Editor:While I was in route to responding to a letter on Justice Kennedy’s replacement, Mr.

Your Opinion: De Simone was passionate advocate for the poor

Published Sep. 13 2018

Rev. John BennettJefferson CityDear editor:I was saddened in reading the notice of the death of Peter De Simone.

Our Opinion: A quiet end of an era

Published Sep. 13 2018

The man who has worked downtown probably longer than anyone quietly closed his shop recently, ending his 64-year business.

Your Opinion: De Simone was passionate advocate for the poor

Published Sep. 13 2018

Rev. John BennettJefferson CityDear editor:I was saddened in reading the notice of the death of Peter De Simone.

Your Opinion: Value of Medicare for all

Published Sep. 13 2018

Tim O’MaraJefferson CityTo the Editor:To Ms. Schnieders, the Fox poll referenced asked about Medicare — not, as you put it,...