Opinion

Stand Proud Patriots

By: Charlotte Pisarek I’m proud of the parents and patriots who protested. Shame on you Opinion writer. And others who think those parents should apologize for standing up for there children’s rights. I wish I would have seen more patriots out there protesting this mandate. It is there first amendment right to voice there opinion

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Boone County Murals

By: Frank Burkett As the seat of Boone County, being in Columbia, MO and the Court House being there too, makes this a Columbia issue as well as a County issue. I am speaking of the two wall Mural’s painted on two separate floors of the Boone County Court House, by artist Mr. Sidney Larson,

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The Sad Irony of “Facts Not Fear” Protest at Elementary School

By: Travis Naughton When I saw Southern Boone County School District Superintendent Chris Felmlee getting ready to donate blood at the high school blood drive last Wednesday afternoon, I walked over and struck up a conversation with my friend and former employer. I told Mr. Felmlee that because my father was a school administrator for

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Lakeside Ashland

By: Keith Birkes, Lori Wallace In August of this year,, we filed a lawsuit against the Ashland Board of Aldermen in order to protect the public safety of the residents of the Log Providence neighborhood and potential attendees at the proposed Lakeside Ashland project. We are also concerned with our property values and the right

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Our President Joe Biden

By: Frank Burkett This should have been the most embarrassing moment, for a President of the United States, EVER. But our President Joe Biden, seems to think the evacuation of thousands of Afghans, Americans and other unknown persons, put a feather in his cap. Not only did the president raise the white flag in surrender,

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January 6th, 2021

By: Robert Miller January 6th, 2021 was not any random day. The Congress of the United States of America was not about its ordinary daily business. That day, it was performing its Constitutional duty of certifying the delegate count from all 50 states to ascertain the next President of the United States. Not a pivotal

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Warming waters are not just confined to the Gulf of Mexico

By: Robert Miller As I sat watching the unfolding destruction of Hurricane Ida, I was struck by the rapidity of its formation from barely a category 1 to almost a category 5 in such a short period of time. Water temperatures in the Gulf approaching 90 degrees added high octane fuel in the formation of

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Patriotism: Baseball, Hotdogs, Apple Pie, and Chevrolet

By: Travis Naughton Twenty years ago, Americans made a solemn vow to never forget the people who died during the terrorist attacks that occurred on the morning of September 11, 2001. A year later, a congressional resolution was introduced that designated September 11 as a National Day of Mourning. It was called Patriot Day. I

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The January 6 riot at the Capitol in Washington DC

By: Frank Burkett The January 6 riot at the Capitol in Washington DC should never have gone as far as it did, but here is my take. The Left labeled it as an insurrection, instead of calling it what it was, a riotous protest. You know, sort of like the BLM and ANTIFA, labeled by

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