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Given last week's revelation that the IRS targeted conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status, it's worth recalling President Obama's Ohio State University commencement address.

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 5:19pm

In discussions of IRS-gate, comparisons abound to an earlier scandal that brought down a president and made many political and journalistic reputations. But the focus on who knew what and when in the tea party debacle misses the point.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 3:36pm

We have witnessed remarkable performances this past week in the unfolding drama involving the Internal Revenue Service.

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 8:45pm

President Passerby needs urgently to become a participant in his presidency.

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 9:28pm

In recent years, Minnesota's tourism and hospitality industries have struggled to recover the business they lost during the Great Recession. It's been a slow, difficult struggle.

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 4:22pm

Recently representatives of Brainerd High School (BHS) presented a proposal to Independent School District (ISD) 181 School Board members to eliminate class rank during the May 2 Curriculum Committee meeting.

Sun, 05/12/2013 - 3:44pm

I was at the meeting last week when John Ward met with a group of supporters of traditional marriage. I feel that those who spoke made some very valid points about why marriage should be one man, one woman. I agree with them all. I would also like to point out that nobody mentioned how our religious...

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 8:30pm

Some people are arguing loudly against homosexuality, saying it’s against the laws of their gods, and trying to force those beliefs on everyone, using our government and laws to do it. This is wrong. Our government was founded on the basis that religion is to be kept out of it, and that religions ...

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 8:28pm

I gave an exam last week, and one student showed up 25 minutes late.

Thu, 05/09/2013 - 4:19pm

The following editorial appears on Bloomberg View: Any doubts that the U.S. military has been unable to address its own problems with sexual assault should be dispelled by a just-released Department of Defense survey.

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 8:40pm