J. Karl Miller
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.
As a combat veteran, one who has experienced the horrific and tragic deaths of friend and foe alike, I am appalled by anyone who would advocate the display of a dead enemy as a trophy of war.
Columbia has 65 parks where dog owners can walk their dogs and 125 miles of bikeways where cyclists can bike. Bonnie View trails should stay as pristine and as unspoiled as possible.
History has taught us that majority is not always right.
Paul Ryan's proposed budget addresses the problem by addressing spending.
Women's basketball is a purer version of basketball than the way men play.
Thirty years ago Wednesday, the last American troops left Vietnam. Since then, those who served in that war have faced ridicule and personal attacks for doing their duty.
Establishment of the no-fly zone in Libya entailed the best of intentions; however, there has yet to be a clearly defined mission or objective.
When Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker proposed restricting certain union employees' collective bargaining rights and requiring they contribute to their retirement and health benefits, as is done in the private sector, a circus atmosphere materialized.
Today's students, with the inevitability of progress and growth, do not get to experience some of the old pleasures the writer shared in the 1950s at MU.
The legislature's potential plans to modify or repeal the "puppy mill initiative" have raised debate via comments and letters to editors statewide.
The Citizens Police Review Board is counterproductive and should fade away soon.
A majority of Americans support the death penalty for a reason: Capital punishment is appropriately reserved for the most vicious of crimes.