The state of Missouri must really love our friend, Eric Clemmons. It has spent close to a million dollars on him. For what purpose?
Last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court upheld Willie Nash’s sentence: 12 years for possession.
The problem is not with Joe Edwards and the Loop Trolley. The region needs the trolley as part of a larger streetcar and transit system.
National School Choice Week is coming. More work remains to expand access to quality educational options in Missouri.
Missouri's Legislature has restricted use of the word "meat" when referring to meat-free substitutes — based on a bogus rhetorical premise.
Presidents' personalities frequently guide military decisions. But what happens when it's not just a personality, but a personality disorder?
"Tough love" opioid-addiction treatment doesn't work in the real world. Missouri is making progress by meeting addicts where they live.
The debate over American health care coverage continues because Congress has failed to find an answer. Medicare for All is the answer.
President Donald Trump often talks about leaving the Middle East, getting out of “endless wars” and spending our resources here at home under …
Americans are understandably war-weary and President Donald Trump campaigned on a promise of disengagement from the endless wars in the Mideas…
With the passing of Neal R. Peirce, America lost a remarkable chronicler and champion of cities and regions whose impact spanned six decades.
"The law of unintended consequences is the only real law of history." So says my good friend, the distinguished historian Niall Ferguson. We a…
Childbirth should be a time of joy. Antibiotics can prevent tragic outcomes cause by superbugs that attack the most vulnerable patients.
The killing of Qassem Soleimani, commander of the elite Quds force of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, in Baghdad takes to a new extr…
Since I am in Europe — Spain, to be precise — I shall do as the Europeans do and fret over the future of the European Union.
Never-Trump Republicans are setting a new standard by standing up to their party and president while defending what their party once stood for.
Friday's killing in Baghdad is exactly the paradigm case of deflection and crisis-building fictionally portrayed in the movie, “Wag the Dog.”
Foreign policy wasn't taking a back seat as the year ended and we started the third decade of this turbulent century. In Iraq, Iran-backed dem…
The annual defense budget, passed recently by both the House (377-48) and Senate (82-8), came in at $738 billion for 2020, up from last year, …
A County Council bill aimed at deer management through bow hunting seems destined to miss the target.
Here’s a fun New Year’s prediction for you: The 2020 presidential campaign will be even uglier than the 2016 contest.
As the 2010s come to a close, so does the moment I dread, trying to make sense of the past decade.