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November 1, 2017
Trump Jr. vows to take half of his daughter's Halloween goodies in a lesson on socialism
You may remember, what seems like 15 years ago, when Donald Trump Jr. took to Twitter to offer a candy-related metaphor. In this metaphor, a...
November 1, 2017 - 9:53am
September 12, 2017
Reader Opinion: We are socialists
Reading the Sept. 1 Reader Opinion letter about truth and its degradation was interesting. However, it became a great example of how truth is distorted and misrepresented. The letter states that "socialism" is being taught to our young people and has never worked. It is incorrect...
September 12, 2017 - 10:30am
Reader Opinion: Another example of hypocrisy
We have all heard Republicans complain about our government using "their" tax dollars to benefit the poor and needy. They've said that such people should be responsible for themselves instead of relying on Uncle Sam to provide for them. They say that amounts to socialism, which they...
September 12, 2017 - 8:30am
September 1, 2017
Reader Opinion: Truth in short supply
During World War II, a number of songs were written, one of which was, "praise the Lord and pass the ammunition." So, what in the world does that have to do with us today? Because there is one huge ammunition in our country which is being seriously depleted. It's truth. It seems today...
September 1, 2017 - 9:04am
August 17, 2017
Reader Opinion: Can the Republic survive?
As America seems to continue to spin out of control with the recent Charlottesville, Va., protest/rioting it is important to remember that that type of behavior, even though labeled alt-right/white supremacist, is in no way part of the quote "right wing." These types of behavior are...
August 17, 2017 - 7:30am
August 11, 2017
Reader Opinion: Reject the lies
I had to laugh at a response to a letter I wrote, as that's the best antidote to stale, monotonous leftist boilerplate. Yes, it's best to laugh in the face of untenable leftism and denounce it as the lie it is. First, it's (almost) laughable how the left will only quote from a "dictionary"...
August 11, 2017 - 9:30am
August 8, 2017
Reader Opinion: Outstate versus metro
I must take exception to the July 26 letter that labels Minneapolis a "socialist run hell-hole of political correctness," bracketed with other denigrations occasioned by the police shooting of an Australian woman. First, the letter opposes political correctness, which a dictionary...
August 8, 2017 - 6:30am
March 3, 2017
Reader Opinion: Study Leviticus closer
We often hear right wing politicians invoking text from Leviticus to condemn and judge their neighbors. On any day of the week, those same folks will happily go to Red Lobster and break the Leviticus prohibition on eating shellfish without giving it a second thought. There isn't any...
March 3, 2017 - 9:03am
October 13, 2016
Clinton or Trump? Both bad for Latin America, Venezuela's president bemoans
CARACAS, Oct 12 - Venezuela's president on Wednesday blasted White House contenders Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, panning...
October 13, 2016 - 11:57am
July 21, 2016
Reader Opinion: What you stand for
I have to giggle a bit to myself as I read yet another article from our resident socialist who, over the last couple weeks, has gone from talking about the surrender of his party leader, to now even distancing himself from the word "socialist." In the most recent rambling he actually...
July 21, 2016 - 10:56pm
July 20, 2016
Reader Opinion: Setting the record straight
There was no "basic misunderstanding" of economic systems on my part. During the Communist Revolution in Russia, even Lenin knew the word "communism" had negative connotations, so he described them as "social democrats" in order to deceive the world. What needs to be set straight...
July 20, 2016 - 8:24pm
July 18, 2016
Reader Opinion: Governance and economics
I generally do not respond to other letters, but recently I was inaccurately labeled so I felt I should. The inaccuracy comes from a basic misunderstanding of the difference between economic systems and systems of governance. The three economic systems we have been familiar with are:...
July 18, 2016 - 8:31pm
July 12, 2016
Reader Opinion: No real alternatives at all
After several rants from the prolific writer, he now wishes us to forget that he has exposed his true identity as a committed socialist. Earlier letters attempted to appeal to our rational side with passive sounding admonishments to seek new alternatives. But recent submissions betrayed...
July 12, 2016 - 12:08am
May 23, 2016
Reader Opinion: America - now and then
In the message in the Bible, Proverbs 17 it says, "It's stupid to try to get something for nothing." In 2007 approximately 96 million were on welfare, 27 million received food stamps and 7 million were on disability. Currently in America approximately 109 million are on welfare, 45...
May 23, 2016 - 7:23pm
March 18, 2016
Reader Opinion: Socialist surrender
It is starting to look like the socialist movement that our local daily contributors to the Dispatch have been begging for week in and week out is finally slinking back into its hole where it came from. Although Bernie managed to win the already liberal state of Minnesota with the...
March 18, 2016 - 7:48pm