From the Side
Real poverty. Poverty that leaves a family of four living on less than $22,314 per year. That’s not a living wage job supporting that income level, supporting those kids, trying to pay that rent.
ung ho that rural areas are underserved by broadband access, and the other was that government should not be involved in providing a frill. The latter indicated that people should move into town if they need Internet access.
Meanwhile, the Congress in January, as it prepared to slash the food stamp program, fully funded the B61 thermonuclear gravity bomb “Life Extension.”
Duty to Warn
Gary G. Kohls, MD
It seems to be important to frequently address some of the scandals concerning our bloated Pentagon and the dark underbelly of the U.S. military
We are talking big business. The states and the federal government employ 500,000 correctional officers who make up one out of every nine government employees. New York City spends a shocking $167,000 a year on each inmate in its jails.
North Shore Notes
There are different ways to view the pieces, but I see the combat stage set for Afghanistan and Iraq back when Carter was in office. Remember him? Like most of us and the West in general, Carter had no concept of what was in store when Iran’s Western
While laws are being made to ensure that we are forced to live within this system, how are the laws on the corporations that provide us with what we’re forced to consume?
Beneath the headline, though, is a much grimmer reality, for what has happened to America’s workaday majority is not a “slump,” but a full-blown financial disaster.
Niedringhaus is one of too many journalists killed while performing a critical public service: journalism.
Eat & Drink
The Duchesse is a 6 percent Flemish red-brown ale that tastes like liquid candy. Think of a beery sweet tart.
Outside, a similar transformation is taking place. Bright sunshine and warm winds deconstruct winter’s snowdrifts. Eagles and osprey return as the rivers and lakes open up
The Masked Fan
As Union held an edge in play against BC throughout their game, North Dakota would have to be given the edge versus the Gophers in that regard.
In the background, there was the west-end goal post, and behind that, neatly framing Sadler as she pitched, was the nation of Greenland. Or maybe it was Anarctica. Actually, it was merely the glacier piled high from the winter that wouldn’t end
The biggest project of watching the Harlem Globetrotters play basketball is to wind down your sports-watching adrenaline from Intense to Moderate, and then to Relax-and-Enjoy.
While we’re on the subject of odd things, can we stop with the carrots already? Don’t get me wrong, I like them. I know Bugs Bunny loved them so it’s become this big stereotype that we all do
Taureans have endless patience (their symbol is the Bull), and an easy-going calm….buh, buh, buh…Bing Crosby comes to mind, a man embodying the voice and demeanor common to the sign of Taurus.
Kathy McTavish’s cello has become fairly well-known here in the Northland. But in recent years she is an emerging artist extending the bounds of installation and collaboration.