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More on teamwork…

More on teamwork…

Teams need coaches, captains, yes leaders. Our team is in disarray.

July 14, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Colony fiasco, Bayfront Park plan, burying power lines and all of LBK demands strong leadership

Colony fiasco, Bayfront Park plan, burying power lines and all of LBK demands strong leadership

Our memory of the former Colony haunts us. We want someone with vision to step in. But instead it looks like Rotterdam after Hitler’s Waffen planes carpeted the streets with bombs. And instead of the Klauber family selling units to friends, we see attorneys like so many wolves tearing at the carcass of a resort.

July 6, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Between Iraq and a hard place

Between Iraq and a hard place

Hopefully it will not take another century or two to bring some sanity to the situation, but in the meantime not one American soldier’s life should be shed in a conflict not our own.

July 6, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

What do we think?

What do we think?

Americans are worried about the country’s standing in the world. They want to be the most powerful and respected nation in the world, because we are Americans and that’s how we roll.

July 6, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Power line burial offers Key benefits

Power line burial offers Key benefits

The value of our homes is strongly tied to the ambiance of the island.

July 6, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Necessary rants…

Necessary rants…

Some issues facing the country demand immediate action from our government.

June 29, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Comparison of Sunni and Shia Islam

Comparison of Sunni and Shia Islam

There are two main sects in Islam: Sunni and Shi’ite. Sunni Islam is the largest denomination, although in some countries it is a minority.

June 29, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

There are three Iraqs

There are three Iraqs

Let them get bloodied up a bit. We are not going to settle a 15-century old dispute between the Shiites and the Sunnis just because we think it would be in our national interest to do so.

June 24, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Pentagon and Washington D.C.

Pentagon and Washington D.C.

Our son, Patrick, a LBK resident, is assigned to the Joint Staff at the Pentagon.

June 24, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Losing weight as we think of bombing Iraq

Losing weight as we think of bombing Iraq

For me and half of America the battle over 10 pounds shows all the signs of continuing. Like unrest in Iraq, there is no end. The struggle, the warzone in my psyche over my weight rages as do the cities of Iraq with all kinds of radical thoughts, competing factions and attempts of takeover.

June 16, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »