We encourage everyone to vote their conscience and vote wisely in an election that holds so much at stake for the future of our country. The point is: we get to choose. That is the birthright of each American citizen, no matter what our background.
Obviously, this is not an “easy” plan; coming up with $9 million each year will not be painless. The mayor is very concerned about the possibility that future administrations and future city councils could decide to reduce the $9 million figure
The Republican Supreme Court decided to dump parts of the Voting Rights laws passed almost 50 years ago, most states controlled by Republican legislatures & governors, including North Dakota, have attempted to pass hundreds of restrictive voting laws
Party of one
Election day is next Tuesday. Are you registered? Have you made your picks? Please remember to show up. Without your vote, the candidates you favor least have a better chance of winning.
We were plunged into turmoil when Chip Cravaack, a Republican, with amazingly biased backing by the Duluth News-Tribune, upset Oberstar. Last election, Rick Nolan was lured back into politics, and, sure enough, beat Cravaack. Many in the Northland
From the Side
The world is changing, and in a desperate attempt to keep a finger in the dike, a seeming majority of American white males are missing historic opportunities to help steer the world to a better place.
I don’t know how to broach this one. I’ll just say that it all started out so happily. The auditorium of old Central was not roiling with a malcontented throng ready to critically engage its government.
Duty to Warn
Gary G. Kohls, MD
Don’t Trust the GOP’s “Big Tent” Myth or its Claim of Being “Compassionate Conservatives” (Or Why You Should be Voting as Green as Possible)
You’d think the government believes a nuclear meltdown is inevitable. The EPA has recommended new regulations that relax (increase) radiation exposure limits during and after catastrophic reactor accidents.
Hi-ho, Hi-ho/ It’s off to war we go/ With a hip-hip-hooray/ We’ll send ISIS on its way/ Hi-ho, Hi-ho!
The United States now has an Ebola czar. But what about a surgeon general? The gun lobby has successfully shot down his nomination - at least so far.
Lucky for all of us, I caught myself before starting this piece with something to the effect of, I remember back in the good old days…
Did you ever hear you’re only suppose to go through one major life change at a time? Why not a few? I know I’m good with change but I may have bitten off a little more than even I can chew.
North Shore Notes
I’m sure you have patterns or predilections. We all do. One of mine (that drove my parents to anxiety) was a regular habit of “adopting” (sorry, but that’s the most useful term I can think of) additional parents in the form of interesting older coupl
I first noticed Dan Neff’s glass work at the Park Point Art Fair a few years ago. His work caught my eye and immediately reminded me of the Fenton Glass Works in Williamsburg, West Virginia near my grandmother’s home when I was young.
UMD’s hockey teams will play their second straight weekend where both teams are at home, affording hockey fans the chance to see four hockey games in rapid-fire succession.
The Masked Fan
STONY POINT… Last week I previewed the Western Conference teams in the NHL that I look to finish in the 1-8 positions and make the playoffs.
Crinkly brown oak leaves danced across the path. My bike tires swished satisfyingly through drifts of leaves on the ground. Up ahead, a small flock of blue jays swooped across the road one at a time
What is daylight saving time? A pointless, archaic tradition that exists only to make it darker outside for trick or treaters.