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.
President Obama and his fellow Democrats sold many Americans on the Affordable Care Act largely by emphasizing two arguments: The law would help to reduce overall health-care costs, and it would provide health insurance to those who, for financial or health reasons, cannot get it now....
In 1983 when President Reagan ordered the deployment of missiles in Europe as part of his "peace through strength" strategy to counter the Soviet Union, the very liberal town of Takoma Park, Md., declared itself a "nuclear free zone.
Last Wednesday there appeared on page 4A of this newspaper a full-page ad paid for by Minnesotans United asking each one of you to contact your legislators to try to pass a bill legalizing same-sex marriage.
On Monday, April 1, I met with James Woolsey, the former director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). I've long been impressed with Woolsey's analysis of global trends, but had not previously had the honor of meeting him.
Last year in May after ten years of acrimony and debate over the public funding of a new Vikings stadium the State Legislature passed a financing package, one which calls for the State paying $348 million of the $960 million in estimated total construction costs. It was a long and arduous process f...