• By Bill Miller Sr.
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What we are witnessing in Washington, D.C., is not acceptable to the American people. The hatred, the lies being told, the rumors being spread, the rift between party members, too many bureaucrats, leaks, the flow of money, have resulted in disgust among citizens.

  • By Bill Miller Sr.
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Much ado is being made in Washington, D.C., the investigation committee capital of the universe, about American officials having made contacts with the Russians.  

  • By Bill Miller Sr.
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Two significant announcements about the 2017 floods last week still are reverberating in Franklin County’s commission chambers. One is positive and the other questionable.

  • By Bill Miller Sr.
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Anyone who has observed the relationships that have developed in Washington’s Sister City Partnership program with Marbach am Neckar has to come to the conclusion that genuine and lasting friendships have resulted.

  • By Michael Alvey Missourian Sports Writer
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At the end of the week, I will be leaving The Missourian after nearly two years of service.

  • By Bill Miller Sr.
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It is wrong to destroy our history. The destroying of Confederate memorials is a disgrace. 

  • By Bill Miller Sr.
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Up front we say we are plain dumb when it comes to computers. We know enough to get by in using one at work. That’s about as far as it goes with this writer.  

  • By Bill Miller Sr.
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The Donald Trump presidency is providing a field day for journalists in big Washington and elsewhere. The action is fast and furious, and the reporting is pressed and stressed to keep up with it.

  • By Bill Miller Sr.
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As a citizen of Franklin County who has been around for some time, it is disturbing to see the large number of crime reports published in The Missourian. We remember when there were front pages of this newspaper that didn’t have a single crime story.

  • By Bill Miller Sr.
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We are not a close follower of the Hollywood elites of today, except like many of you we do hear their political outbursts when there are elections, especially in presidential years. Most of these stars of the screen are about as liberal as they come. Why?

  • By Bill Miller Sr.
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The blow was stunning but not a knockout punch. We’ve been missing in action for three weeks. Knee surgery will do that, and if you didn’t accept the fact that you are old, you are more inclined to do so after the surgeon performs the invasion with his instruments. We are grateful to Dr. Dav…

  • By Bill Battle Missourian Sports Editor
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Anyone who has been around high school and youth sports for a long time knows that events during the spring frequently are called off due to the weather.

  • By Michael Alvey Missourian Sports Writer
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Has a basketball program changed more drastically, seemingly overnight, in recent memory than the Mizzou Tigers?

  • Sen. Wayne Wallingford, Missouri State Senate, District 27 Missouri Vets4Energy Chairman
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The United States leads the world in the production and refining of oil and the production of natural gas. I think it is important to consider the benefits of that status in relation to geopolitical and national security issues.

  • By Bill Miller Sr.
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A woman who broke the glass ceiling in government before the term was coined, Marguerite Alice Missy LeHand, practically was unknown by generations that followed Franklin D. Roosevelt, who died in office in 1945, not long after he was re-elected to a fourth term as president.

  • By Bill Battle Missourian Sports Editor
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Congratulations to the North Carolina Tar Heels. I hear they won the NCAA men’s basketball championship Monday night, beating Gonzaga, 71-65.

  • By Bill Miller Sr.
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A book to turn to if you want a few chuckles is “Non Campus Mentis,” which is a collection of world history tidbits by college students. The collection was put into book form by Professor Anders Henriksson, who wrote that these historical comments were “culled from term papers and blue-book …

  • By Bill Miller Sr.
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Many Americans today know little about World War I. For some, it’s considered ancient history. There are many Americans alive today whose fathers and grandfathers fought in the war.

  • By Bill Miller Sr.
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Living in America has changed, particularly in recent decades. Security measures have been taken at most facilities where the public has access to, and it has gotten to be a major expense for government, hospitals and at many buildings and other public areas.

  • By Bill Battle Missourian Sports Editor
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“Into Darkness” was a 2013 Star Trek reboot and was an all right movie.

This veteran’s cap is off to the lady who answered Lt. Gov. Mike Parson’s comments about state veterans homes that were in the weekend issue of The Missourian March 4-5. Jo Schaper, Pacific, did a masterful job in telling of her experiences with private nursing homes and veterans homes in a …

I’m not really a sports girl, and that is a very, very large understatement. In my life, I don’t think I can honestly say I’ve ever “watched” a sports game in its entirety, with the exception of maybe a nephew’s high school basketball game or two.

  • Thomas Sowell
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Many people seem shocked at the recent savagery of a mob of students at Middlebury College, who rioted to prevent Charles Murray from addressing a student group who had invited him to speak. They also inflicted injuries requiring hospitalization on a woman from the faculty who was with him.

  • Pat Buchanan
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To back up Defense Secretary ‘’Mad Dog’’ Mattis’ warning last month, that the U.S. “emains steadfast in its commitment’’ to its allies, President Donald Trump is sending B-1 and B-52 bombers to Korea.

  • By Bill Miller Sr.
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By all decent standards, Coach Kim Anderson of the University of Missouri stands out, especially as an example to his players, and he knows the game. But that’s not enough. He didn’t win and that’s why he was fired last week.

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