Opinion

"Joe the Plumber"?

That alleged "winner" of the final 2008 presidential debate is Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher, a Republican voter.MORE »

Obama and McCain should meet this family

We asked local leaders to respond to the presidential debate.MORE »

Maybe next time I'll order the "kosher" ham!

I know. Pork is never kosher. But today I had an epiphany.

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Bonus points if you can sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” in its proper key

by Daniel Cubias • 10/15/08 • Let me return to the subject of my previous post, in which I advocated for amending the U.S. Constitution. I argued that being born in America should not be sufficient for citizenship. My idea is that people who want to be citizens should have to pass a test, just like naturalized immigrants do. One’s birthplace or family history would have nothing to do with it.
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VOICES | Hennepin County District Court Judge Philip Bush faces phantom challenger

Judge Philip Bush was appointed to the Hennepin County District Court Bench by Governor Rudy Perpich in 1989 through a merit selection process.MORE »

Panic attack: The economy, the Constitution, and my dog Binx

by Rich Broderick • October 14, 2008 • Poor Binx.

All of his life, he’s been terrified of one thing above all others.
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Speaking locally on the presidential debate

We asked local leaders to respond to the presidential debate.MORE »

Response to Planet Joe

While Dennis Shapiro praises Joe Nathan for his commitment and dedication for the betterment of public education, he manages unfair and untrue statements that I will address.

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What about those living on Side Street?

by Cassaundra Adler • 10/12/08 • If I had a quarter for every time the phrase “Wall Street and Main Street” were mentioned in the last month, I could bail out our economy.
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Start cramming now

by Daniel Cubias • 10/11/08 • Let me give thanks that this election season is almost over.
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