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My wonderful daughter, Dot, has impressed me with her potty skills. She’s only 21 months and has managed to successfully poop and pee in the potty. She’s quite the amazing girl. The … more
There was a time when Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature talked about individual liberty. They pooh-poohed what they derided as Minnesota’s “nanny state,” which they blamed on … more
“The Big Lie.”Thanks to the 45th’s refusal to accept that he lost the last presidential election, that phrase has become almost a daily part of our vernacular. “The Big … more
Simple answers are always appealing, which is why many people are placing the blame for our region’s current worker shortage on the enhanced federal unemployment benefits that remain in effect … more
Well, first things first....time to step up to the plate and say my KETO diet temporarily went by the wayside. I went to see my doc and she said my triglycerides were going up and suggested I try a … more
America has something to prove. Nearly a quarter of a millennium ago, our founding fathers bet on the ability of “We the People” to best chart our own future. And while the results have … more
Sometimes it takes a shock, like a quick kick to the head or the gut, to get our attention, and we certainly have had our share in the last year. The tsunami of the COVID-19 pandemic swept over the … more
With the COVID-19 pandemic increasingly on the wane and with Minnesotans anxious to do some exploring out-of-doors this summer, Republican leaders in the state Senate have decided they want to shut … more
Everyone has a “growing up” story. Mine begins in an obscure township on the outskirts of Detroit, Mich. My parents’ little asbestos-shingled bungalow sat amidst a hodgepodge of … more
Writer and political activist Upton Sinclair famously wrote, “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.” And the truth of … more
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