Are the actions we commonly take to try to influence our governments largely futile? Our petitions, protests, testimonies before boards and commissions, letters and calls to politicians- what do they really amount to?
Do the crime, do the time,” goes the old saying. Unless of course, the criminals are corporate executives. In those cases, the culprits are practically always given a “Get out of jail free” card.
He was a hit in these parts with his sullen piano playing and melancholy hymns.” Jedda didn’t say anything, just walked away.
Party of one
Many Christians didn’t speak out about slavery or lynchings out of fear for themselves and their families. Many Christians didn’t speak out because they were far removed from where these crimes were being committed. Many Christians didn’t speak out
For felony theft with use of force, you can’t beat the pollution industry. And when it comes to toxic contamination of Lake Superior, government and corporate collusion, and its protectors in the court system, are like Goliaths to our David-ish envir
President Obama said at the National Prayer Breakfast not long ago that ISIS is “a brutal, vicious death cult” but had no monopoly on violence. Then he seemed to upset a whole gaggle of politicians with these truths
It’s always nice to start with good news first, especially when the Duluth public school district is the subject. Director of Business Services, Bill Hanson, is projecting no cuts to education (no lost teachers or classes) in the upcoming fiscal year
North Shore Notes
My recent return to the Iron Range took me through terrain roughly called “south of Aurora” which prompted a recollection.
From the Side
I’m not a constitutional lawyer or even pretend to know the document like some people but I still have some simple and exactingly dumb questions of those who do seem to know a lot more than I do.
When I first heard of the beer Wisco Disco, I wondered, do I need boogie shoes to drink this beer? I thought it was a joke.
James Moors and Kort McCumber have become well known names around the area for their songwriting over the years. The two met at a folk festival in 2005
Dunkin’ Donuts has announced that their new Duluth location, slated to open this spring at the corner of Central Entrance and Basswood Ave, has been delayed until the fall.
The Masked Fan
If you are doing a side by side checklist though, while the team has shown good, consistent won-loss records in each season, the last title was in 2010, the last NCAA playoff appearance was in 2011 and within the “Big 4” schools of the U of M, UND
Under normal circumstances, this would be a fabulous weekend for UMD’s hockey teams, both men’s and women’s, at AMSOIL Arena.
Duty to Warn
Gary G. Kohls, MD
Over the past several decades there have been a number of well-financed campaigns, promoted by well-meaning laypersons, to raise public awareness to the plight of patients with dementia. Suspiciously, most of these campaigns come from “patient suppor
The watery, wintery scene must have fired some memory synapses in my brain, because into my mind’s eye flashed the image of another river flowing through snow-covered banks in Yellowstone National Park.
The investigators found that just as in the U.S., there was an increase in the rate of diagnosed autism among Danish children.