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Our Opinion: AG makes right call to conform with residency requirement

Published Feb. 14 2017

The state's top law officer, more than anyone, should go out of his way to obey the law.

Your Opinion: Repeating falsehoods to manipulate voters

Published Feb. 14 2017

After I wrote Congress about my support for Planned Parenthood, Rep. Luetkemeyer sent a response laden with lies.

Your Opinion: The value of education

Published Feb. 14 2017

Perhaps one of the reasons the U.S. needs to import tens of thousands of tech workers can be found in...

Your Opinion: Fixing Obamacare with a common sense approach

Published Feb. 14 2017

It appears that President Trump may not throw out Obamacare but rather to fix it. Here is my suggestion for...

Food and Fear: How to find good information in a culture of alarmism

Published Feb. 14 2017

In America, food is more accessible, cheaper and safer than ever before. Yet, despite this good news, Americans seem to...

Your Opinion: The EPA and common sense

Published Feb. 14 2017

In a recent editorial page message, Rep. Luetkemeyer praised Trump's executive order rescinding a rule to prevent dumping of coal...

Your Opinion: Damage from rioting the 'new normal'?

Published Feb. 13 2017

Recently 150 people rioted in Berkley, and six people were injured during the riot that caused over $100,000 in damage....

Your Opinion: Response to Dirschell

Published Feb. 13 2017

Commenting on Bert Dirschell's Feb. 6 letter, by the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution, "We the People" ordained and established...

Perspective: Paycheck protection passes the House

Published Feb. 12 2017

Perhaps the greatest sign of the difference between this year and last in the General Assembly came with the relatively...

Our Opinion: Matter of fairness

Published Feb. 12 2017

Amazon, the online seller — first of first books and, now, everything under the sun — began collecting Missouri's 4.225...

Your Opinion: Celebrating our growing diversity

Published Feb. 12 2017

The Capital Area Interfaith Alliance (CAIA) is an organization dedicated to constructive dialogue and relationship-building between and among people of...

Your Opinion: Prescription drug monitoring invades privacy

Published Feb. 12 2017

Understanding there has been an increase in "accidental" deaths from drug abuse, let us understand what can be done to...

Perspective: The Missouri State Capitol's come a long way, baby

Published Feb. 12 2017

Some legislators still smoke in their private offices in Missouri's State Capitol, despite every other state government building with private...

Perspective: Bringing control back to the small businesses

Published Feb. 12 2017

Thoughtless regulations, including those stemming from Obamacare, have hurt our nation's small business owners and employees so severely many...

Our Opinion: Libraries are investments in communities, not fodder for state cuts

Published Feb. 12 2017

A proposed loss of $2.9 million in state funding for libraries would be detrimental to Missouri residents and communities.

Your Opinion: Response to Dirschell

Published Feb. 11 2017

Bert Dirschell recently had an attack piece on Medicaid printed.

Your Opinion: The propaganda organs and moral failures of Dems

Published Feb. 11 2017

The Reich (Democrat Party) Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda (NY Times, AP, CNN, ABC, MSNBC, etc.) was a Nazi...

Your Opinion: Trump's lies are disturbing trend

Published Feb. 11 2017

In a response to my Feb. 8 letter, Phyliss Greenfield argues that Clinton's lies about Benghazi are worse than Trump's...

Your Opinion: The real Fascist - Nazi political party in America

Published Feb. 10 2017

The latest tactic by Democrats is labeling Republicans, Hillary's deplorables, especially Trump, as Nazis. Putting aside for now that Hitler's...

Our Opinion: Black History Month is an opportunity for learning, understanding

Published Feb. 10 2017

February's Black History Month should be observed by people of all races and ethnic backgrounds.

Your Opinion: Moving forward by erasing the past?

Published Feb. 9 2017

Fundamental transformation of America is to attack and destroy the very institutions that have made America the great nation it...

Your Opinion: Right to work is simply union busting

Published Feb. 9 2017

Have you or someone you know ever worked a job that had a 40-hour week, vacation pay, sick leave, maternity...

Your Opinion: Blunt, Luetkemeyer hiding from their harmful votes

Published Feb. 9 2017

The offices of Senator Blunt and Representative Luetkemeyer have gone dark. We've seen on national television the recent outpouring of...