The rights and wrongs of Hiroshima are debatable,” Telford Taylor, the chief prosecutor at Nuremberg, once said, “but I have never heard a plausible justification of Nagasaki” -- which he labeled a war crime.
From the Side
The Flat Earth Economic Society is back at it again, even in Minnesota, where I thought we were just a little bit above average. Yes, that fiscal wing of the New Conservative Neanderthal Party
North Shore Notes
The quirks of rural life are hard to define in a fair manner. The divisions (they are as clear as the vehicles people drive to church) fall cleanly along lines of property, which everyone has to some extent but seldom with equal degrees of management
Duty to Warn
Gary G. Kohls, MD
JP-5 is actually a refined kerosene that also contains a mixture of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), some of which are known carcinogens (cancer-causing) as well as being toxic to liver, kidney and immune systems.
Liquor laws in the region are an odd mishmash of regulations, with a variety of implications. In Superior, it is required that you have a bar and lounge in order to have a liquor store, a law clearly designed decades ago to protect local shopkeepers
But there are a lot of things we cannot control, like solar flares from our central heat, the sun. NASA didn’t tell us that maybe a couple of billion of Earth’s passengers might have died from the effects of the biggest solar flare, called a coronal
I learned a lot but I’ve forgotten most of it. I find I remember the classroom setting more than I do what was actually taught.
USPS is losing billions of dollars each year. What they fail to mention, however, is that those are phony paper losses manufactured by Congress at the behest of corporate privatizers.
I hate war,” Koji Hosokawa told me as we stood next to the A-Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, Japan. The skeletal remains of the four-story building stand at the edge of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.
It’s apparent that the residents of Duluth have their own signature style. It’s a look that says, “I live, work, and play in the great outdoors.” After all, we are the best outdoor city in the country.
Eat & Drink
Being a homebrewer, I was already well aware of Sprecher and especially of its delicious Black Bavarian Lager.
Sad as I was about the death of “my” local osprey, I was already formulating an article about the way that nature recycles itself, and no death is really the end of anything, only the beginning of many different things.
The Masked Fan
SILVER CLIFF… As I have recently mentioned, we are in the dog days of the hockey off-season. And it has pretty much been an exercise in boredom. Outside of the occasional (like daily) look at who is still left in the NHL free agent pool
“Bracket racing was a lot of fun, and a good way to stay out of trouble,” said Line, who was speaking by telephone from the Summit Racing Team’s nerve center in Charlotte, N.C.
The Resonance’s debut album, “At Stone Thrown,” carries the feel of a 90s alternative rock album but exactly what part of the 90s it is pulling from comes to question.
After sifting in a pool of doldrum television for 15 years, I finally got a permanent high: my Nancy Drew fix mixed with an eclectic high school crowd, crisp parent actors, and a murder plot as complex as Jon Benet Ramsey.
As far as I can tell, he believes that hordes of angry cats will climb through the windows and use their claws to remove his butt without permission.