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Our Opinion: Signature would close gap in child abuse laws

Credit Missouri lawmakers with acting to plug a gap in protecting children.

Your Opinion: No federal funds for body cameras

Once again the nanny state federal government, populated by politicians much more interested in getting re-elected, and feathering their own nests, than doing what is best for our nation, spends money the government doesn’t have.

Our Opinion: The elusive ‘meaning of life’

What is the purpose of your life?

Your Opinion: Rebuttal to Horstmann on rights, discrimination

Your May 3 edition contained a letter from Mr. Horstmann replying to my letter published April 22 where I grumbled about Ron Calzone (president of Missouri First) telling the House Committee Hearing for HB-407, (Protection of LBGT Rights in the State of Missouri) “I think that I have the God-given freedom to discriminate as a private individual against anyone I want to.”

Your Opinion: Apply skepticism to spending cap amendment

The News Tribune wrote an excellent editorial in its May 1 newspaper entitled “Unintended consequences of unnecessary amendments.”

Our Opinion: Reduce filing fees for businesses

In the waning days of the session, Missouri lawmakers are getting down to business, both figuratively and literally.

Your Opinion: Stop perpetuating failed programs

During the president’s news conference with the Japanese prime minister he said in part: “There’s a bunch of my agenda that would make difference right now in that,” he said, calling for more funding for early education, criminal justice reform and job training. “I’m under no illusion that under this Congress we’re going to get massive investments in urban communities.”

Your Opinion: Give facts and truth a chance

The following articles are sent to provide your liberal statist readers with something to hopefully convince them to give facts and truth a chance.

Our Opinion: An observance and invitation to pray

Will you participate in Thursday’s observance of National Day of Prayer?

Your Opinion: Criticism preempts teachable moment

This letter is in response to Steve Brown’s letter to the editor published April 26.

Your Opinion: Thoughts on amendments

In the May 1 edition your “Our Opinion” column discusses messes/unintended consequences of tinkering with constitutional amendments.

Perspective: Missouri must reject federal example, over-reach

As of adjournment late Thursday afternoon, there are only two weeks remaining in the 2015 legislative session.

Our Opinion: F.A.S.T. reaction to stroke

F.A.S.T. is an appropriate pneumonic device to remember the signs of stroke, because seconds count when a stroke occurs.

Perspective: Noranda gets bailout – with your money

On Wednesday, the Public Service Commission granted Noranda Aluminum Company a $17 million annual reduction in its electric bill — and guess who’s picking up the tab?

Perspective: Remembering V-E Day

On Friday we should pause and reflect on the importance of V-E Day.