June 25, 2015 Federal budget deficits in the half-trillion-dollar a year range apparently are being viewed as a success by President Barack Obama and other liberals. more »»
June 23, 2015 The Russian bear has been growling for some time now, as evidenced by Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine. Now, he may be sharpening his claws. more »»
How secure is Obamacare?
June 22, 2015 Claims all the personal information on tens of millions of Americans being collected through Obamacare is secure sound less reassuring in light of a massive cyber security breach a few weeks ago. more »»
Failure once again tolerated in D.C.
June 21, 2015 Federal bureaucrats’ reaction to warnings that something bad will happen without taking preventive action sometimes seems comparable to a man standing on railroad tracks, spotting an approaching... more »»
June 20, 2015 Ugliness of hate THUMBS DOWN: It is impossible to fathom the depth of the degradation of a human mind that thinks it is justified in killing black people because they are “taking over the world. more »»
Putting a cost on ‘free riding’
June 19, 2015 To the editor: A recent editorial made light of efforts to reduce greenhouse gases from burning fossil fuels in power plants generating electricity. more »»
Better no deal than weak deal with Iran
June 18, 2015 At one time, President Barack Obama insisted that any pact to keep Iran from building nuclear weapons had to include agreement by Tehran to provide details of its past attempts to do that. more »»
Where is government accountability?
June 17, 2015 One might think that when the government pours billions of dollars into a program, there would be some oversight to ensure the money is not wasted. That would not be an accurate assumption, however. more »»
June 16, 2015 As most can imagine, with the passage of the bond for a new High School and re-alignment of our other existing buildings, this summer is going to be a busy one for the Facilities Department. more »»
Session finally done
June 14, 2015 Special legislative sessions in Minnesota are becoming so common they should be called “extra sessions” — there’s not much special about them. more »»
June 13, 2015 Session stumper THUMBS DOWN: The Minnesota Legislature’s one-day special session passed most of the important legislation facing it, but stumbled on the agriculture and environmental bill. more »»
Record setting concealment
June 12, 2015 President Barack Obama’s administration, which he promised in 2009 would be the most transparent in history, instead is on track to set new records for concealing information. more »»
Remembering Christine Carmichael
June 12, 2015 To the editor: Your most able reporter, Kremena Spengler, has done excellent work in her report on Christine’s accomplishments and her courage in the face of her physical disabilities. more »»
Get the session started soon
June 11, 2015 It sounds like the Minnesota Legislature’s latest special session should be starting soon. Gov. Mark Dayton announced Friday that the basic agreements have been reache. more »»