Your View: Keep on sharing
I was disappointed when I recently donated two books to the Joplin Public Library.
Our View: More guns in schools no answer
Knee-jerk responses make bad law, and that’s why we support Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s decision Monday to veto a bill that would allow specially designated and trained teachers and administrators to bring concealed weapons into classrooms.
Anson Burlingame, guest columnist: Good choice, LeBron
It is rare, for me at least, to see major sports figures as exceptionally good men or women.
Other Views: Beneficial changes
We hope the Kansas National Education Association is as good as its word in saying it wants to be part of solutions “that make sense for students.”
Herb Van Fleet, columnist: Fourth is finished; what about its meaning?
The speeches are now fading memories, the patriotic music has ended, the hot dog eating contests are over and the fireworks have fizzled out.
Other Views: Loosen control
Critics have long argued the Obama administration has adopted an increasingly tight management of messages coming from itself and the myriad federal agencies it oversees.
Our View: Vote no on Amendment 1
Proponents of Amendment 1 — the Right to Farm Act — have not made their case. We’ve met with advocates of this amendment to the Missouri constitution and listened to their arguments, but we don’t believe they have adequately answered the central question: Who is it protecting, and from what?
Our View: That's 'b,' as in bloated
You can spin this two ways. Only about 2.5 percent of the money the federal government spends each year is spent on improper payments, such as overpayments to people receiving government benefits or tax credits for people who don’t qualify.
Your View: How tragic
“Governor vetoes 72-hour wait” was the headline on the front page of the July 3 Globe.
Your View: Roundabout education
With an influx of new roundabouts in Joplin, someone needs to promote education on how to drive through one. For instance, what yield means, stay in your lane, slow down, etc.
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