A friend stopped over last weekend. He is an over-the-road truck driver. We were discussing everything he sees while driving. A big thing he sees is people driving with their knees while texting. This is very frightening.
Although the origin of the “Downfall of Democracies” is often attributed to Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor who lived in the 1700s, the origin of the material below may be attributed to Alexander Tytler, or even Arnold Toynbee, or Lord Thomas Macaulay. Whoever can lay claim to the study had remarkable conclusions.
Decrease Tax Levy
Tax dollars should be used for needs of our citizens not for the wants of elected officials.
I didn't vote for the 2013 preliminary tax levy approved by the council by a 6 to 1 vote on Sept. 4.
This is in reference to guest opinion, Minnesota's wolf hunt, by Jim Aronson, on Wednesday, Sept. 12. You have said it very clearly — there is absolutely no benefit to killing wolves — not for livestock depreedation, not because the wolf population is exploding, not because wolves are killing all the deer.