J. Karl Miller
Legalizing alcohol consumption in fraternity houses by students of legal age makes sense, but adding a diversity requirement is not necessary.
Missouri's move to the SEC comes at a price: the loss of historic rivalries with former Big 7/8 schools.
The frustration over the flawed economy and lack of jobs is understood, but it's irrational for "occupiers" to think that the "99 percent" is entitled to the money of the wealthy.
Halloween is a festival for children and teenagers, who will always remember the nights of trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving and other fun traditions. Progressive and religious groups should let children have their fun.
Security measures taken after the 9/11 terrorist attacks are to thank for a decade without terrorist attacks in the United States.
The divisive measure might be effective in campaigning, but it would not be a substitute for fixing the current tax code.
The intentions of the “Your Vote Counts” petition, which would demand a three-quarters vote of the legislature to set aside or amend ballot initiatives, should be questioned.
The United States should maintain its supply of nuclear weapons because rogue states cannot be trusted to follow disarmament procedures.
Although the Columbia City Council had good intentions, it is creating more problems than it is solving with feral cats.
Cuts to defense spending seriously weaken national security, and that is not the way to resolve the national debt problem.
Much of the lengthy impasse during the debt ceiling negotiations is due to President Obama's Robin Hood class-envy tactic wherein the wealthy become the villains.
There is no greater responsibility than that of a parent to a child — willful abdication of that obligation should be considered a capital offense.
Increasing taxes in a weak economy is counterproductive, and the U.S. cannot keep spending more than it takes in.
There is no reasonable excuse for American youth's poor knowledge of American history.
The growing sense of entitlement in this country might be eroding away our personal responsibility.
With the president's approval rate dropping under 50 percent, Republican candidates may benefit from the simple fact that they are not President Barack Obama.
Elected public officials must be held to higher standards of conduct and integrity.
Photo identification is a necessity for obtaining the ability to vote.
The government, along with watchdog organizations, uses corporate mascots as scapegoats for widespread issues such as obesity. Although campaigns to promote healthy diets and habits are points well-taken, the decision to comply ultimately lies with the consumer.
The MU Faculty Council voted to reject the inclusion of a diversity-intensive course in undergraduate curriculum. No further action should be taken because the classes are largely unnecessary.