"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.

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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