J. Karl Miller
Criminalizing firearms benefits criminals the most. Instead, courts should work to ensure that the only people with guns are those who will use them safely.
There was no getting around it, after questioning President Obama, General Stanley McChrystal had to go.
The race to label someone as culpable in the Gulf oil spill has led to fingers pointed not only at BP, but also at former President George W. Bush, Big Oil, greed, capitalism, anti-environmentalists and the American driver.
Take a look back at how the world has changed in the last 75 years.
In the ever increasing call for political correctness, society has become too oversensitive to laugh every now and then at humor reaching across diverse lines.
The rhetoric surrounding this controversial issue is doing nothing to bridge the divide and solve the problem. Control of the borders and who comes and goes is neither a Democrat or Republican problem, it is a national issue to be solved by the federal government.
David Blumenthal's claims of service in the Connecticut Senate race is just the latest example of someone misrepresenting their record in Vietnam. It's something that has been going on for decades now.
When the confirmation hearings begin for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, questions about experience are likely to arise. However, the U.S. Constitution doesn't state necessary qualifications for a Supreme Court justice.
Mistakes were made during an ill-fated Feb. 11 SWAT incident, but let's give the man in charge a chance to fix the problems before we criticize.
This continued bickering over the intent and meaning of separation of church and state is mindless and unreasonable among people presumed to be civilized. Although we as the tolerant must also tolerate the intolerant, we should not allow them to make the rules.
Some anti-tea party columnists, bloggers and editorials have characterized the tea party as being racists and fanatics based on information from recent polls. Other information, such as tea party members being better educated, is often over-looked.
Although never matching that of the clergy or physicians, throughout much of American history, lawyers have enjoyed the trust and respect of the people, but that trust has been eroded.
To those who say an unfair infusion of money influenced the result of the April elections, one just has to look at recent national and state elections to see that isn't true.
Why trust our law enforcement officiers with shotguns, pistols and nightsticks but not Tasers, which are a less lethal alternative?
We're so caught up in keeping tobacco and alcohol off of the airwaves that we miss the shady lawyers and debt-relief agents.
The mainstream media would have you believe that Republicans are obstructionists, but history proves that wrong.
The right to vote is one of our most important privileges, and those choosing to vote should ensure they are well-informed and well-prepared. This election is particularly important, as it will elect a new mayor and two city council seats.
Recently, the academy has selected unworthy movies as winners, but "The Hurt Locker" shows that quality filmaking will be rewarded.
Two separate incidences of peaceful assembly were in the spotlight last week. Their actions show that no matter what the argument, the First Amendment gives you the best platform.
Invoking reconciliation to push legislation is dangerous and wrong. Senate rules are in place for important reasons and should not be overturned for any reason, especially not the health care debacle.