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Your Opinion: Support Trump on border emergency

Published Mar. 22 2019

Michael HenryHolts SummitDear Editor:Is the border an emergency?I strongly believe if people enter your house, abuse your hospitality, use up...

Our Opinion: Missouri’s system for impeachment doesn’t need fixing

Published Mar. 22 2019

When Missouri lawmakers return next week, one of the Senate’s first actions should be to kill a bill they already...

Your Opinion: Activists causing irrational fear of nuclear power

Published Mar. 21 2019

Activists causing irrational fear of nuclear powerNelson OttoJefferson CityDear Editor:While doing my research on climate change I came across an...

Frustration in Revenue boils over

Published Mar. 21 2019

State Rep. Rudy Veit is frustrated with the Missouri Department of Revenue, and he’s not the only one.

Your Opinion: Democrats’ immorality

Published Mar. 20 2019

Democrats’ immoralitySteve SampsonJefferson CityDear Editor:Well Democrats, we have additional information to show that several of your elected leaders (sic) are...

Your Opinion: Fight the carbon tax insanity

Published Mar. 20 2019

Nelson OttoJefferson CityDear Editor:I just read an interesting article on “Natural On” that NASA has stated the earth is cooling.

Stop filing fake legislation

Published Mar. 20 2019

The practice at the Capitol of filing fake legislation — attention-getting bills that have no chance of passing — doesn’t...

Your Opinion: Parental responsibility

Published Mar. 19 2019

Sue BowerJefferson CityDear Editor:They say you can judge the tree by the kind of fruit it produces.

Your Opinion: Next step after Common Core

Published Mar. 19 2019

Next step after Common CoreHarold HorstmannLohmanDear Editor:I call your readers’ attention to a 3/11/2019 article by Dr.

Your Opinion: Next step after Common Core

Published Mar. 18 2019

Next step after Common CoreHarold HorstmannLohmanDear Editor:I call your readers’ attention to a 3/11/2019 article by Dr.

Perspective: Bill aims make poaching a riskier crime

Published Mar. 17 2019

The calf was only a few weeks old. They knew he was dead before they found him.He was born in...

Perspective: Railroads played large role in Cole County development

Published Mar. 17 2019

My original article for March was going to be on the Rock Island Railroad in Cole County, which has been...

Perspective: Prison program serves veteran inmates

Published Mar. 17 2019

Greetings from the fourth floor of the Capitol. It has been a busy two weeks since I last communicated with...

Your Opinion: Trump’s 8,158 lies

Published Mar. 17 2019

Robert HaslagJefferson CityDear Editor:The howling about Michael Cohens’ lies would be laughably hypocritical, if not for the serious nature of...

Your Opinion: Reckless to relegate safety to others

Published Mar. 17 2019

Sue GibsonJefferson CityDear Editor:While I applaud most of what the editors said Tuesday in their editorial about the rising rate...

Perspective: Promoting our heartland values in DC

Published Mar. 16 2019

This week, Washington, D.C., was abuzz with visitors from across the country. From school groups to credit unions to farmers,...

Your Opinion: Government oversight in medical profession

Published Mar. 16 2019

Government oversight in medical professionTom AultJefferson CityDear Editor:I recently wrote an article regarding government oversight in the pharmaceutical world.

Your Opinion: Luetkemeyer’s support for Alzheimer’s disease

Published Mar. 16 2019

Jennifer RackersJefferson CityDear Editor:One in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s disease. The only leading cause of death in the U.

Your Opinion: Hyper-loop a lame-brained idea

Published Mar. 16 2019

Clayton HillJefferson CityDear Editor:The thought that a special train that would travel 600 mph between Kansas City and Saint Louis,...

Your Opinion: Indoctrination nation

Published Mar. 15 2019

Larry Russell JohnsonJefferson CityDear Editor:George Orwell in his novel “1984” describes a static culture, where those in power control every...

Your Opinion: JCHS Green Team commended

Published Mar. 15 2019

Theresa SullivanJefferson CityDear Editor:Friday, March 8, News and Tribune showed pictures of many conscientious young women going through the trash...

Has the Catholic Church committed the worst crime in American history?

Published Mar. 15 2019

PHILADELPHIA — “Horseplay,” a term used to denote child rape, is, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said, part of a...

Your Opinion: Who is the real hate group?

Published Mar. 15 2019

Steve SampsonJefferson CityDear Editor:Steve SampsonI read a rather interesting letter to the editor in the Feb.