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Terror stories toothless

Terror stories toothless

Sep. 28 | Including the Sunday, September 7, 2014 front-page story, the Star Tribune has run more front page Sunday “terror” articles on local Somalis going to the Middle East to fight than the actual number of young men and women who have gone to fight. How...

Palestinians also have the right to defend themselves

Palestinians also have the right to defend themselves

Sep. 14 | The “right to defend yourself” is a bit slippery, a little tricky, because most of the time those with the most lethal violence are the ones left standing, left alive, left with a voice, and they use their voice to write history books, claiming...

Co-ops are not for poor people

Co-ops are not for poor people

Aug. 5 |   Let’s be clear on one thing, the true working poor, the unemployed poor, poor people, do not shop at our local co-op grocery stores. Seward Co-op can go on and on about their mission to bring healthy food to the inner city, but if you really...

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...
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