The recent articles by the Dispatch about
meth addiction are alarming. I say this because in the last 20 years
this country has spent a trillion dollars on this so called “war on
drugs” and with little effect except, to fill our prisons with drug
dealers. We continue to berate the Mexic...
The Crow Wing County Sherriff's Department's ban of cellphones and other electronic devices at the Crow Wing County Judicial Center may turn into an interesting demonstration of just how addicted most people are to their beloved cellphones.
The recent letter concerning the Broken VA? I can hardly get my arms around his premise that the VA is broken!
god, had he questioned or surveyed any patients on the SCID unit, or
for that matter any unit there, he surely would have found a very
contrasting denouement to his assumptions.
I have friends that are afraid that we are taxing
the rich too much. They conviently miss that our present tax rate is
the lowest in recent history, since the institution of the income tax I
believe. It is less progressive than it used to be.
As it got
less progressive the wages of the average worki...
Fiscal cliff, debt ceiling, sequestration and national debt don’t seem to have any impact on the 537 elected officials (435 members of the House of Representatives, 100 Senators, and the president and vice president) holding office in the House of Representatives, Senate or the White House. They s...
Brainerd’s athletic teams have cashed in this 2012-13 winter sports season offering rays of hope to an area hit by a paper mill plant closure, word that the Minnesota State Patrol’s dispatch center is to close in Baxter and a persistently stubborn unemployment rate.
February was not particularly...