The Obama administration contains to wrestle with the issue of approving the Keystone XL pipeline which would transport oil from the huge Alberta oil sands reservoir (it's oil not tar) to refineries in Texas, Oklahoma and Illinois.
Fri, 04/26/2013 - 8:19pm
As the manhunt for the Boston bombers reached its climactic conclusion, Americans of all hues and backgrounds heaved a sigh of relief. Thank goodness it wasn't .
Thu, 04/25/2013 - 4:18pm
The last time there was a terrorist attack on America, we got the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration.
Several months ago, not long before the massacre in Newtown, Conn., I asked Dan Gross, the president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, why his group refused to argue for amending the Second Amendment.
Little noticed in legislative debates over taxes and budgets, House File 956 (HF 956), an Omnibus Energy bill, is quietly working its way through committee hearings, on its way to the floor of the Minnesota House of Representatives.
I am, as what's known in the Episcopal Church, a "cradle" Episcopalian, meaning that I have been an active member of our church since birth. I was ordained a priest in the church and have been retired for the last seven years.