J. Karl Miller
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.
When does being politically correct cross the line? The revision of the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn seems like a start.
Some politicians and commentators seek to profit from tragedies like the shooting in Tucson while ignoring the consequences.
The two council members who opposed the resolution to say the pledge, Paul Sturtz and Barbara Hoppe, have done little to endear themselves to their constituents with this vote.
The lowlights include the cotton-ball incident at the Black Culture Center and Derrick Washington's suspension from the MU football team.
Even before the 112th Congress convenes on Tuesday, it appears the Pelosi-Reid "my way or the highway" attitude has taken a back seat to a hint of bipartisanship.
Wikileaks' subject matter is obviously not intended for the public eye, and what good came from the revelation of Deputy Police Chief Dresner's affair? What is the line between what the public has the right to know, and what the public needs to know?
Repealing the policy during wartime would cause many more problems within the military.
Despite extensive criticism, Fox News is as fair and balanced as other news sources.