June 5, 2013 | Her most hilarious accomplishment was being named to the House Intelligence Committee.
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
May 29, 2013 | Sen. Coburn's underlying logic goes to the heart of the snake oil that Republicans are selling the American people these days.
May 22, 2013 | If Karl Rove is running a social welfare outfit, I'm the Queen of Romania.
May 15, 2013 | Don't ask me what a hedge fund is — if I knew, I'd manage one.
May 8, 2013 | Unless you have something better that can replace a brutal regime like Assad's government in Syria, what can you accomplish with military intervention?
May 1, 2013 | The great victims of this sequester will be our children, the unemployed, the poor and the elderly — all groups with feeble lobbies or no lobbies at all.
April 24, 2013 | Could we just cut back on warfare a little?
April 17, 2013 | Gun lobbies have our legislature of cowardly lions in their teeth.
April 10, 2013 | Expanding the franchise would make the institution stronger, not weaker.
April 3, 2013 | Virtually everything about the economic catastrophe of the 1930s has a precise parallel in today's major political dilemmas.
March 20, 2013 | If our generations had been around in the 1930s, we'd still be in the Great Depression with prominent lawmakers telling each other we need a smaller government.
March 13, 2013 | It's good to know the Senate isn't squandering its time on banal issues like health care and immigration.
March 6, 2013 | Smart government is better than small government.
February 27, 2013 | If the Postal Service were run like Congress, postal workers would only show up on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays — except when they were on vacation, which would be a lot.
February 20, 2013 | Modern warfare is an exercise in savagery.