I have been a beef producer in Missouri for over 20 years.
Abraham Lincoln understood full well the ambiguity of the Union cause at the outset of the Civil War and arguments future generations may make regarding the crux of the conflict.
Drunk driving is no accident. It results from an impaired decision, and it causes accidents.
In response to Kristie Scheulen’s letter of Aug. 16 regarding the violence surrounding the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, I must first admit to being as unfamiliar with some of the aesthetic qualities of black culture as any other white person.
Sunday’s front page article “Scores rally round Confederate battle flag” could have been entitled, “A Lighthearted Look at Celebrating a Flag that stood for Enslavement, and, post Civil-war, Oppression of Black Americans.”
The Kansas City Star reports that, on the heels of two state legislators having been exposed for sexual harassment and other improprieties with interns, among remedies being proposed by lawmakers themselves is a dress code for the interns.
Having a common-sense dress code must remain separate from allegations of “victim-blaming” and “a culture that excuses sexual violence.”
Whether returning from abroad by cruise ship or airplane there is nothing more pleasing to this American citizen than seeing the beautiful red/white/blue American flag blowing in the breeze.
The fanatical “Black Lives Matter” movement is the biggest pity party in America.
In a recent article the Jefferson City School District informed us that the school tax rate was not going to increase this year.
Excitement, expansion, excellence — those were among themes emphasized by educators as area schools begin their fall terms.
Heart disease is America’s leading killer, so it is no surprise it touches many lives both in Central Missouri and nationwide.
This is in reference to money from the Cole County Sheriff’s Barbecue being used to used to fund slogans for over 30 sheriff’s department squad cars. Seriously?
Just because there are instances that the commandments are violated, doesn’t mean they are of no effect.
Here we are, one year later, 40 new laws across the country, a black police chief in Ferguson along with more black police officers and sympathetic support from white city officials and what have we got — the same old Ferguson.