September 18, 2013 | You can be for a smaller government or a bigger one but you have to pay your bills.
About Donald Kaul
Donald Kaul has written columns for half a century, beginning with a long stint at the Des Moines Register that made him a household name (in a good way) throughout Iowa. Kaul, who was named a Pulitzer Prize finalist for commentary in 1987 and 1999, lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
You can read more about his career in this column by Emily Schwartz Greco. He began to write for OtherWords in 2001, when it was known as Minuteman Media, and retired in 2016.
Articles by Donald Kaul
September 11, 2013 | Twelve years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks we're no safer but more of a police state.
September 4, 2013 | Any U.S. war with Syria will turn out badly.
August 28, 2013 | In forgiving his enemies, he achieved true greatness.
August 21, 2013 | In every war, both sides claim that God's on their side.
August 14, 2013 | My foolproof plan will rescue our society from the sleazy grasp of special-interest politics.
August 7, 2013 | Detroit was a one-industry company town run by executives who forgot how to make cars people wanted to buy.
July 31, 2013 | This sure isn't the representative democracy the Founders were after.
July 24, 2013 | The only sure result of Detroit's bankruptcy is that armies of lawyers will make bales of money.
July 17, 2013 | The Trayvon Martin verdict shows that with "Stand Your Ground" laws, it's your word against theirs and they're dead.
July 10, 2013 | Every administration hits rough waters.
July 3, 2013 | Paula Deen and Aaron Hernandez are suffering fates of their own making.
June 26, 2013 | The number of students taking humanities courses is plummeting, and financing for liberal arts education is being tea-partied to death.
June 19, 2013 | We have a right to be left alone unless the government can give us a very good reason to the contrary.
June 12, 2013 | The state-appointed emergency manager may be on the verge of selling the local art museum's masterpieces to pay the city's bills.