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October 23, 2016
Other Opinion: This time for president, none of the above
For the first time in more than half a century, Forum Communications Co. declines to endorse the Republican candidate for president of the United States. It does not follow, however, that the endorsement goes to the Democratic candidate. This year, we suggest none of the above is...
October 23, 2016 - 8:04pm
June 24, 2016
Other Opinion: Obama and Trump agree on one thing - and they're right
June 22 (Reuters) - From terrorism to immigration and healthcare, President Barack Obama and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump don't agree on much. Obama hammers Trump on immigration policy, describing his ideas as "dangerous" and "loose talk and sloppiness."...
June 24, 2016 - 8:50am
Other opinion: Trump's vote-winning strategy - attack Muslims
June 23 (Reuters) - Donald Trump prides himself on not backing down from any fight or controversial position. Hours after the Orlando nightclub mass shooting on June 12, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee doubled down on his plan to ban Muslim immigrants from entering...
June 24, 2016 - 8:43am
June 22, 2016
Other Opinion: When in doubt … blame the news media
People in the news media are very used to being disliked. It seems that anyone who feels strongly about an issue also carries a gut belief that "the media" is biased against them. Donald Trump has been blasting journalists for their supposed unfair treatment – along with their kid...
June 22, 2016 - 12:27pm
November 20, 2015
An open letter to performers regarding standard terms and conditions for photographer and reporter credentials
Dear Performing Artists, The associations and organizations listed below represent and assist thousands of photographers, reporters, editors, publishers, media entities and others dedicated to informing the public about issues that matter to their communities and personal interests. Our...
November 20, 2015 - 2:19pm
October 12, 2014
Endorsement – Ignore the critics: The choice is Mills
Don't believe everything you've heard about Stewart Mills – except that he's the clear choice for voters on Nov. 4 to send to Washington to represent northeastern Minnesota's sprawling 8th Congressional District. Don't believe he's a rich kid who never had to work a day in his...
October 12, 2014 - 7:41am
October 3, 2014
Endorsement - Minnesota U.S. Senate: McFadden
If Mike McFadden brings the enthusiasm and focus to the U.S. Senate that he has brought to his candidacy, Minnesotans will be well served. Republican McFadden is challenging first-term Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and on balance the challenger is making the case for change. That's not...
October 3, 2014 - 3:10pm
October 2, 2014
Endorsement - Minnesota governor: Johnson
Republican Jeff Johnson has the tools and temperament to be an effective counterweight to Minnesota's DFL-dominated Legislature. He should be elected governor, replacing Mark Dayton, who has not demonstrated the convictions or leadership Minnesotans expect from the state's chief executive. Johnson...
October 2, 2014 - 1:30pm
October 1, 2014
Endorsement - Minnesota 7th Congressional District: Peterson
Minnesota 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson has the distinction of incurring the ire of the unreconstructed left and the tea party right. That factor in his political resume has served him and his constituents well for more than 20 years. He should be re-elected to another...
October 1, 2014 - 1:30pm
July 11, 2014
It's time to diversify
Fishing on Lake Mille Lacs has been a way of life for generations of Minnesotans and will remain that way for generations to come.
July 11, 2014 - 4:05pm
June 25, 2014
Getting real about pensions
Slowly but surely, reality is taking hold in the debate over the massive liabilities state and local governments have accumulated for their workers' pensions and other benefits.
June 25, 2014 - 12:10pm
June 8, 2014
Jobs growth is not enough
U.S. business is once again creating jobs in bunches. Payrolls increased 217,000 in May, according to Friday’s monthly update from the Labor Department; it was the fourth straight month of above-200,000 employment growth. All 8.7 million jobs lost during the Great Recession have...
June 8, 2014 - 10:23pm
June 5, 2014
No road work ahead
Both parties want to do nothing but squabble before this year’s election. Not much will stop them — except, perhaps, this dose of reality: If political point-scoring is all they accomplish over the next several weeks, work on the nation’s roads, bridges and rails will come to...
June 5, 2014 - 6:22pm
June 4, 2014
Congress has many ways to achieve its many purposes. The transparent way is to enact a program and pay for it annually out of general revenues or borrowing. The politically easier but less transparent method is to go “off-budget,” via government loans and credit guarantees. Guess...
June 4, 2014 - 9:48pm
May 30, 2014
A price for repression
For years the Obama administration, like its predecessors, has avoided punitive action or even harsh words against the authoritarian, populist government of Venezuela, despite its systematic violations of human rights. The thinking is that Hugo Chavez and now his successor, Nicolas...
May 30, 2014 - 4:59pm