Donald Trump isn't George W. Bush.
Pardon my sharing a personal preference, but I don't give a rat's patootie about the opinions of some showbiz notables because, notwithstanding their star power, they usually don't really know what they're talking about.
Trade in agriculture has always been a critical component in driving demand for our products domestically and internationally. Today, we’ve learned initial details of a landmark agreement with China that promises record-breaking agricultural purchases from the United States. The trade deal, as explained by agriculture analysts, will create a much-needed biotechnology approval timeline, ease trade barriers for many agriculture commodities and secure $80 billion in agricultural purchases over the next two years.
Many people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and those that serve them viewed Gov. Mike Parson’s 2020 State of the State address with great anticipation.
The president is smack-dab in the middle of impeachment politics. Suddenly, he orders a bold but perilous military action. His defenders vehemently argue that petty politics is getting in the way of his exercising his hugely important duties as commander in chief.
Several years ago, in an art class during my undergraduate days, I fell in love with a sycamore tree. A sycamore tree has such spectacular beauty, tremendous presence and arrogant stature with splotched branches and huge leaves that nature may well consider it a masterpiece. Now who is to ta…
JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Catholic Conference applauds Gov. Mike Parson’s decision to consent to allowing refugees from war-torn and troubled areas of the world to continue to be resettled in Missouri.
Disparities between urban and rural health care are a nationwide crisis, and Missouri is no exception. The overwhelming majority of Missouri counties have shortages in primary or mental health care providers, and rural residents are significantly more likely to die from accidents and disease…
Missouri Farm Bureau recently took the temperature of the farm economy with its fourth annual Farmometer survey. Attendees at the MOFB annual meeting in early December were asked to complete a questionnaire on agriculture-related topics. The questions have been identical each year of the survey.
When I was a kid, we’d collect pop bottles to return them for the deposit. We would use our earnings to buy tickets for the movies. Before the main attraction would come on, we would often see a news reel entitled “Time Marches On,” which gave information that a kid could hardly find interes…
I don't know if they take attendance in schools anymore. Maybe surveillance cameras, facial recognition and all the other high-tech intrusions make it unnecessary, but back in the day, the teacher would always start out with the roll call. You were expected to announce "here" when your name was called. But there was always one guy who would say "present," just to be different.
Aunt Margaret ran a beauty shop out of her home. My mother had a standing appointment every Friday afternoon, and I spent this time watching a black-and-white television in the living room.