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Longboat’s Mayor-go-Round spins predictably

Longboat’s Mayor-go-Round spins predictably

The best rides on the playground are out of the sunshine so no child gets unnecessarily burned. And the deciding of who will be Longboat’s next mayor often occurs the same way and for the same reason.

March 16, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

She who controls the past

She who controls the past

Hillary, unlike her husband, hates contradiction, resists scrutiny and accountability.

March 16, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Election postcript plus

Election postcript plus

Now we know the results…

March 16, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Israel better worry — so should we

Israel better worry — so should we

President Obama’s latest decree of what would be an acceptable deal with Iran was not reassuring.

March 16, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Candidates to our town

Candidates to our town

I like to look into our visiting candidates, and what they are doing in our city.

March 16, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

I was born in 1942

I was born in 1942

We stood up for what was right.

March 16, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Who killed Boris Nemtsov?

Who killed Boris Nemtsov?

He was killed for protesting Putin’s politics in Russia, the terror in Ukraine, the illegalabduction and incarceration of another hero, Ukraine’s imprisoned fighter pilot Nadiya Savchenko. She is starving to death rather than submit to Putin. Doctors say she only has four-five days left.

March 16, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Vote Younger and Daly; sadly the decision is too easy

Vote Younger and Daly; sadly the decision is too easy

Jaleski is not the establishment and his effectiveness is reduced the closer he gets to the crucible of policy-making and governance. Grossman’s admonitions are more of a swan song of negativity mixed with arrogance. And the song remains the same meeting after meeting.

March 3, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

To bury, or not to bury

To bury, or not to bury

If this is a classic case of “gilding the lily,” is the expense worth the effort?

March 3, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

Election wrapup

Election wrapup

The 10th of March approaches.

March 3, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »