Joe Cowen, guest columnist: Proposition A subsidizes developer's interests
On Aug. 5, Joplin voters will have a chance to end a temporary sales tax that has done its job by voting “no” on the extension of the capital improvement sales tax (Proposition A).
Our View: Home runs for area
Baseball fans, there’s something exciting going on today that has nothing to do with the major leagues.
Your View: Dally for Division 5
I have known Nate Dally almost my entire life. As we grew up, Nate always had a strong passion and desire to make sure everyone was treated fairly and equally.
Your View: Vote ‘no’ on 7
The Globe has been on my reading list for over 35 years, and during that time the Globe has frequently supported tax increases. Same thing again in the Sunday, July 27, editorial, “‘Yes’ on 7.”
Your View: Beware the wolf
The wolf (the Humane Society of the United States, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and other radical animal rights organizations) has conned Little Red Riding Hood (the Missouri Rural Crisis Center, The Joplin Globe editorial staff and, as of last week, the local Democratic leadership).
Our View: Too many questions on No. 5
Even though the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees “the right of the people to keep and bear arms,” Missouri voters on Aug. 5 are being asked to consider an amendment that restates that freedom and then goes even further.
Geoff Caldwell, columnist: An America transformed
On Oct. 30, 2008, Barack Obama boldly declared: “We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.”
Other Views: Open the primaries
Missourians will go to the polls in the Aug. 5 primary.
Your View: ‘Right to Farm’ is wrong
On Aug. 5, voters will be asked to make a decision about Amendment 1.
Your View: No on Amendment 7
The Missouri Department of Transportation is wanting more money through a three-quarter-cent addition to the sales tax. Consider one example of how it spends your money.
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