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Broken politics Both political conventions are over. Billions of dollars are flowing, and the fighting is fierce - on TV, billboards, radio, yard signs, and bumpers. The language is intemperate.

Mon, 09/10/2012 - 5:55pm

This is something for President Obama, Vice President Biden, the Democratic Party and all who vote Democrat to contemplate and really seriously think about. So here are your plans.

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 4:36pm

We need Alderman Olson on the Brainerd City Council. Bob's the only full-time representative on the council. Bob isn't afraid to question staff. Bob always has the interest of citizens in every decision.

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 4:34pm

Government growth In 1950 U.S. Government jobs broke down as GS11-15 approximately 160,000 and GS 1-5 was approximately 900,000. In 2003 GS11-15 was approximately 775,000 and GS 1-5 was 230,000 employees.

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 4:34pm

Both political conventions are now over. Billions of dollars are flowing, and the fighting is fierce - on TV, billboards, radio, yard signs, and bumpers. The language is intemperate.

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 4:33pm

WRONG IS WRONG I read this article the other day about a prestigious college out east that caught a bunch students cheating on their exams and they now say they are being forced to establish some kind of official published moral code.

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 4:24pm

When do the killings end? Every day there are killings going on.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 4:49pm

A recent letter to the editor in the Brainerd Dispatch claimed that I voted to repeal the mortgage interest tax deduction. As is often the unfortunate case in politics, this claim is another example of half-truths and half the story.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 4:49pm

Summer may be winding down, but election season is already in full swing. So far, we've seen candidates at every level working to get their message out to voters across the district.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 4:48pm

Democratic convention? Have you skipped a week of important news, such as the convention of Democrats, not Republicans? How blatant can you be ignoring the opening day of the convention in Charlotte, N.C.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 2:02pm