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The Colony and clearing of cockroaches, Mayoral outbursts and attorneys drill for Longboat dollars

The Colony and clearing of cockroaches, Mayoral outbursts and attorneys drill for Longboat dollars

The whole place must be cleared and all the convalescent memories must be extinguished before either Ocean Properties or Unicorp can gain control from the flailing unit owners.

December 15, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Liberals hate the middle class

Liberals hate the middle class

The middle class is in trouble. This, of course, we have heard from both parties ad nauseam.

December 15, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Three countries or one continent

Three countries or one continent

In spite of economic gains in tri-lateral trade, there is far to go on measures of integration.

December 15, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Memo to Republicans: Don’t blow it again

Memo to Republicans: Don’t blow it again

Your attitude on immigration, if I understand it, runs counter to your professed beliefs.

December 8, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Recreation Center – alternate approach?

Recreation Center – alternate approach?

This seems to be the unique part of this methodology – building of a public purpose facility on publicly-owned land by private interests and then renting that facility to the Town for a public purpose.

December 8, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Surviving Thanksgiving and a toxic, menacing bird

Surviving Thanksgiving and a toxic, menacing bird

My dad repeatedly looked through the oven window waiting for the pop-up thermometer. But the more he waited, the more the home filled with an acrid and nauseating odor. I asked my father why it was so smoky. He looked like Robert Duvall walking around a bombed out landscape in Vietnam relishing the smell of turkey in the morning.

December 8, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

51 Ways to Leave Your Lover

51 Ways to Leave Your Lover

It is a simple story. We had stopped for gas at a station on 301 and, unbeknownst to me, my wife had awakened and left the car.

December 2, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Elections do matter

Elections do matter

The big story of course is who becomes the Senate Majority Leader in 2015, Harry Reid of Nevada or Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.

December 2, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Odds and ends

Odds and ends

With so many problems, great and small, pending before the commissioners, it is difficult to understand why any sane individual would want to join that body.

November 25, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down

A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down

If you substitute “lies” for “sugar” and “Obamacare” for “medicine“, you have a pretty good idea of how the Affordable Health Care Act became law.

November 25, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »