Military spending cuts
Today, Feb. 20th, there was an editorial in the Dispatch that tried to tie our economic success, or lack of it, to having military troops and equipment deployed here and around the world.
A Feb. 16 letter argues that teacher salaries are in an alternative reality that should learn to play by the salary rules of NFL players. In my view the writer has the importance of the two realities completely reversed.
Everyone complains about the job market, but they do not do anything to change it. Our country needs jobs in the housing and construction market to get the economy going again, and I have a plan to help us achieve this goal... it' called IRAD or Individual Retirement Account Diversification.
Fran Tarkenton (you remember him from the Vikes) is now a successful businessman and consultant to other businesses. He likens current “government” schools to what would happen if the NFL ran their business they way our schools are run.
The national news showed a 7-year-old girl being grabbed in a store in an attempted abduction. This was caught on the store's video cameras. The girl got away and the man, who had just been released from prison, was arrested.
Today in Photos 11.04.13 to 11.17.13New Pathways 80s Prom5A Warrior Football Semi-Final Against ChaskaMy GalleryClimbing Tree at Gregory ParkWarriors Girls Swimming and Diving FeatureOut and About at Kiwanis ParkCenter for Lifelong Learning - Vietnam ProgramNorthridge Fire Fort Ripley
What is a "living wage" for a family of four in the Brainerd Lakes Area?