Other Views: Senate goes ‘nuclear’
It shows the high regard in which the Senate holds itself that it calls a relatively minor change in a rule, one that was invoked only sparingly for the country’s first 200 years or so, “the nuclear option.”
Geoff Caldwell, columnist: Old or young, we recall the loss of a nation's hero
Behind the Plexiglas they stand. They are re-created just as they were. Silent sentinels standing guard over the history we now know all too well.
Our View: Why we remember Kennedy
John F. Kennedy, 50 years after his assassination, continues to hold the attention of Americans, many of whom were grade-schoolers on the day he died.
Our View: Do you have a bowl?
Those attending today’s Empty Bowls benefit at Phoenix Fired Art won’t walk away hungry.
Your View: ‘El Diablo’s’ in the details
Several thousand of our local children have received counseling for difficulties at least somewhat related to the effects of the 2011 tornado.
Your View: Shocked at vote count
Concerning the recent election in Newton County, it was shocking to see the number of votes against the amendment, a 6-cent property tax to support Crowder Industries Inc., a sheltered workshop in Neosho that employs people with developmental disabilities.
Our View: Preparing public servants
The Joplin Chamber of Commerce in early December will offer up some frank advice to potential public servants along with those who currently serve.
Our View: Fraud and facts
The Missouri secretary of state’s office has not received any reports of voter impersonation fraud since 2002, yet there continues to be a push each legislative session for more restrictive voter identification laws.
Other Views: Race with China
As of 2011, America is estimated to have lost 2.7 million manufacturing jobs directly to Chinese competition — plus an unknown number of jobs in related sectors.
Jeff Dailey, guest columnist: Commitment to disaster recovery a responsibility
As the chief executive officer of Farmers Insurance, I see tragedy every day. And it never gets easy.
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