Editorials
OK House Republicans — I give up. Since you’ve been the majority the only thing you’ve accomplished is naming things after Ronald Reagan and voting to repeal Obamacare an unprecedented — let alone unreasonable — 38 times. Seriously, you’ve done nothing. Even Congresses that set out to do...Read More
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After a 25-day trial, a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murder in the death of Trayvon Martin. Was justice done? That question has dominated political conversation in America. Some persons want to interject a discussion about race relations into the trial analysis. While those conc...Read More
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For only the third time in history, a U.S. Navy ship will bear the name of our great state when the USS Minnesota is officially commissioned into use on Sept. 7. This 377-foot long Virginia-class nuclear-powered submarine will be the most advanced warship in the entire Navy. It is capable of holding...Read More
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While the price of gas can change, the needs of Minnesotans stay the same. People still need to get to work, businesses still need to transport their goods to market and farmers still depend on diesel fuels to harvest their crops. Volatile swings in gas prices put Minnesota’s prosperity at risk. T...Read More
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            Housing prices are up 17.5 percent. Home sales are up 5.6 percent. Consumer spending is up. Americans are buying appliances at mid-2007 levels. The downside? Consumer debt has jumped 8.3 percent. Could Americans’ pent-up desire to spend money backfire, putting our economic r...Read More
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It is painfully obvious that too many elected officials in Washington, D.C., have lost touch with the struggling people of this nation. This was demonstrated recently when House leaders proposed a Farm Bill that would have cut aid to food stamp (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) recipients ...Read More
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