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Updated at 9:38 AM

“The Four Tigers” is a shorthand label for the dynamic economies of East Asia which achieved strikingly rapid growth from the 1960s into the 1990s – Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.The passing of the dominant leader of one of them is a good time to discuss all of them. On March 23, Singapore leader Lee Kwan Yew died at the age of 91. For over half a century, he and his organization have controlled government in the city-state of Singapore.

Updated Mar 25, 2015 at 4:56 PM

The Missouri Legislature has ended their first half of this year's session. Reports show the Republican controlled legislature was very "pleased" with their progress thus far.

Updated Mar 25, 2015 at 12:26 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Warren Buffett.

Posted Mar 25, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Each week, we take a look back at things that made us smile, laugh and congratulate as well as things that made us shake ours heads and ask, “What?”

Posted Mar 24, 2015 at 4:45 PM

The use of offensive language has grown out of proportion and become common place. I suppose that this is because the Censors, programmers, moderators, etc. use this language themselves and so it is acceptable to them. And because of this, new...

Updated Mar 24, 2015 at 11:05 AM

We were talking about death, about the growing number of young people killed by overdoses of heroin and prescription drugs. If anything would scare people away from drugs, I said, it would be the death of a friend.

Updated Mar 24, 2015 at 11:03 AM

Don Landgren cartoon about arsenic levels found in cheap wine.

Updated Mar 24, 2015 at 10:25 AM

When I was a senior in high school, I posed one of the cruelest questions ever to my parents.“So,” I asked, one night at the dinner table. “How much money have you saved for my college education?”

Updated Mar 23, 2015 at 1:45 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon about Ted Cruz’s entrance into the 2016 race.

Updated Mar 23, 2015 at 11:11 AM

During his State of the Union address, President Obama focused briefly on a proposal to provide free tuition for two years of community college education. This is an intriguing idea, and it deserves a close examination.

Posted Mar 23, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Contrary to the very best efforts Congress can put forth to, "Gum up the works" America is in pretty good shape.

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