The Columbia Missourian - Opinion
Polarizing presidential elections, persistent national debt, and frequent social protests may have been novel in 1968, but they have pretty much been the norm for the past half century.
Despite deaths and injuries associated with rodeos and the Demolition Derby, such events are scheduled for this summer.
Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, had a message for President Trump as he embarked on a seven-day trip abroad, tweeting, "Dear America, appreciate your allies. After all, you don't have that many.
Pride parades aren't just for those who are already out, but for others who aren't. Perhaps not even to ourselves.
The U.S. created conditions in Central America that families are desperate to flee even at the they risk of being separated.
Expanding the municipal water system would involve annexing areas outside of the Columbia city limit, a process that is problematic and obsolete.
Missouri workers are missing out on the benefits 'right-to-work' has to offer.
President Trump's personal style of diplomacy has failed as U.S. relations with North Korea continue to degenerate.
Expanding internet access in Missouri is a priority on both sides of the aisle, and would facilitate growth for years to come.
Democrats won the popular vote in six of the last seven presidential elections, but Republican presidents have appointed a majority of the sitting justices. Is the court out of step with America?
Data shows that workers in Right to Work states make significantly less than those in non-Right to Work states.
The beleaguered, and scandal plagued EPA chief should have been fired long ago, but the end of Scott Pruitt does not mean things at the EPA will change for the better.
Reports of several members of the Trump administration being admonished in public brings up questions of whether or not incivility is politically advantageous.
The Environmental Protection Agency needs a director that both respects science, and will adhere to the agency's mission.
A demonstration of how to civility on social media should work.
The weakening of unions not only leads to lower wages, and reduced access to affordable health care, but it creates a sense of powerlessness and affects a community's spiritual well-being.
Four hospitals have been shuttered in Missouri since 2014, and before another one closes, policymakers in Jefferson City should finally expand Medicaid.
Ignoring bad news won't make it go away. But when bad news hurts your ability to act, take a break.
If approved, the tax would generate $290 million more per year for roads and bridges once it is fully implemented.
As the GOP continues its slump toward the far right, it is up to Republican centrists, with their tradition of pragmatism, to deter Trump's Supreme Court nominations.