Opinion Editorials

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    OUR OPINION: Society benefits when we take shot

    "It's not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It's our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel an…

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    YOUR OPINION: Trustworthy news sources

    Dear Editor, It seems to me that a tremendous number of Republican and Democrat voters across the nation are declining to purchase newspaper subscriptions.

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    YOUR OPINION: Aaron Bushnell suicide

    Dear Editor, I have noticed a variety of responses to the immolation-suicide that was the form of protest Airman Aaron Bushnell chose as the only alternativ…

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    YOUR OPINION: Jefferson City Room at Inn

    Dear Editor Doing the right thing! On any given night in Jefferson City, we have at least 20-30 people on the streets without a place to sleep, even with th…

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    YOUR OPINION: Going up in smoke?

    Dear Editor, Our City Council elected to end the community yard waste program after it considered proposals put forth by Federal Recycling and Republic Serv…

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    COMMENTARY: Joy Reid’s tacky TikTok talk

    In case you just can't get enough of Joy Reid for an hour each weeknight on MSNBC, you can catch her sharing her wild and loose opinions on TikTok. Recently, s…

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    COMMENTARY: Time for US Jews to rethink Democratic loyalties

    I was a guest on a Dallas radio call-in program several years ago. One caller told me that after having given the matter considerable thought, he finally under…

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    COMMENTARY: Supreme Court handed Trump huge victory

    Given the Supreme Court's possible responses to Donald Trump's appeal of the D.C. Circuit's denial of his claim of immunity from prosecution, the justices' dec…

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    COMMENTARY: Migrant surge brings killers, criminal gangs

    Former New York City Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly, the department's longest-serving commissioner, cautioned last Sunday that New York City's qualit…