Give taxpayers all the facts on the budget
Over the last month and a half, the governor has traveled the state to justify the massive withholdings and vetoes he inflicted on the FY 2015 budget passed by the General Assembly. Among those cuts were huge funding decreases in K-12, higher education, mental health and numerous other programs heavily relied upon by Missourians...
Do the math
Despite the White House assessment last week that the Obama foreign policy has brought a new "global tranquility," the headlines would say otherwise. You would have to search long and hard to find "tranquility" across the world that is being touted by this administration...
Missing an opportunity with Morocco, Western Sahara
The Obama administration has been very engaged in North Africa, from the president's 2009 Cairo speech to the policy of "leading from behind" during the Libyan Revolution of 2011. These efforts have had limited success, with some spectacular failures, but the region remains of great importance to the United States, given its geography and resources...
Make-ahead frozen dishes emerge ready to serve
I recently made an ice cream pie for a dessert to serve when we were entertaining company, and I realized how easy it was to prepare it ahead of time and have it ready to serve when I needed it. This got me thinking about some older recipes I used to make and freeze years ago...
Missouri sales tax is bad policy for improving roads
By Joseph Miller In the 1929 Rose Bowl, the speedy Roy Riegel of the University of California football team achieved immortality in the annals of college sports when he picked up a fumble, bounced off a tackler, and raced 69 yards -- in the wrong direction...
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