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An ‘all  knowing God’ loves  all equally

An ‘all knowing God’ loves all equally

Jul. 23 |           I was raised a Christian, as most of us were around here. One thing that stands out for me, was being taught that this God, was an “all knowing God.” Those who work in Washington may go to church because they...

Home-remodeling junkies claim sustainability

Home-remodeling junkies claim sustainability

Jun. 30 |             It’s nice to see that the Spokesman has a Green page. The May 25th Star Tribune “homes” section features three local homes as examples of “green living” in a “Style & Sustainability” article....

U.S convinces itself that some killing is OK

U.S convinces itself that some killing is OK

Jun. 17 | Does the U.S. government believe that it is acceptable to encourage and assist the Yemen government in their killing of citizens with drone strikes, since due process is not real popular or prevalent in Yemen, that this is all that is needed or not...

Why did the Vikings pass on Michael Sam?

Why did the Vikings pass on Michael Sam?

May. 28 | In the third round of the NFL draft, the Vikings took a defensive end out of Oregon State. The Vikings said of him, “He was the best player on our board at the time of the pick.” Best player at playing what — softball? No, college football,...

U. S. oil greed puts Libya in the spotlight

U. S. oil greed puts Libya in the spotlight

Apr. 9 |   How come we never hear news about Madagascar? They have three times the population of Libya. I have never seen an article about Madagascar, yet countless articles on Libya. Good grief, Libya has only six million people; Minnesota has 5.2 million....

Useable fingerprints ‘12 percent of the time’

Useable fingerprints ‘12 percent of the time’

Mar. 20 | The March 6 Star Tribune article about the found gun and sock that are being linked to Terrance Franklin has the police telling us that a certain study/report has shown that only “12 percent of the time are there usable fingerprints on a weapon.”...

Excessive wealth for some creates extreme poverty for others

Excessive wealth for some creates extreme poverty for others

Feb. 12 | A Timothy Egan New York Times editorial (Dec, 22, 2013) talks about a Montana wheat farmer who gets $300,000 a year in federal subsidies. He spends a month in Hawaii. The title of the editorial is “Good Poor, Bad Poor.” He also talks about a...

Murder is acceptable when defined as war

Murder is acceptable when defined as war

Jan. 3 | If a man is free to beat his wife inside their home, and believes he is free from his violent capacity to do so, does this mean he’s now created a “beating zone” where beating this woman is acceptable as long as it is done within the “zone?” Explain...

Blaming both drivers for fatal cop chase makes no sense

Blaming both drivers for fatal cop chase makes no sense

Nov. 27 | Sgt. Andrew Brumm of the State Patrol Major Crash Reconstruction Unit said he “found nothing in his investigation to indicate that the Minneapolis police officer Joshua Young saw the oncoming motorcyclist Ivan Romero.” So what does this tell...

One racist cop sets the tone for others

One racist cop sets the tone for others

Oct. 9 | If the bystanders video, which includes an audio track of the Terrance Franklin killing is authentic, then the police’s version of what happened should sound something like “Franklin charged the officers in the basement and then used one of the...