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Stephen Covey, the management guru who died this week, would have had a hard time selling his books in Benjamin Franklin's America, or Abe Lincoln's.

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 5:28pm

A letter writer from Aitkin recently claimed that economist Bruce Bartlett (ex-GOP-economist, cum neo-Keynesian) has "punctured" the claim that the tax increases for Obamacare will fall on the middle class.

Sun, 07/22/2012 - 5:18pm

When my grandson was a small boy I watched him playing video games one day on what I assumed was an X-box. I asked him what was the object of the game and he told me "To kill as many people as you can.

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 9:53pm

I can't be the only one who thinks like this. I don't care to read Keith Hansen's opinion every day. I want to see the opinions of several readers. I would like to see open forum back instead of reader opinion.

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 4:16pm

The opinion offered by a writer on July 18 includes these words from a quotation attributed to Rev. William J. H. Boetcker: "You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down.

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 4:14pm

I recently received a mailing from the, "Just let them die," wing, of the pro-death party, trying to enlist my support for repealing the affordable healthcare act.

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 4:13pm

On Tuesday Fed (Federal Reserve) Chairman Ben Bernanke testified before the Senate Banking Committee. When Sen. Charles Schumer D-N.Y. was finished questioning Mr. Bernanke his parting comment was "get to work.

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 4:12pm

The Dispatch's Keith Hansen quoted Wall Street Journal editorialist Stephen Moore in "Obamacare costs to fall mostly on middle class," July 3. Alas for Mr.

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 4:54pm

How naive does Romney think we are? He keeps talking about how the super rich can't lose the Bush tax cuts because they are the job creators. Well, they have had this tax cut for a decade now.

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 4:53pm

Discussions surrounding ObamaCare are keeping our focus away from the real problem we all face. Like a red herring dragged across trails to lead dogs away from game, we are being led to believe the Affordable Health Care law is still open for debate.

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 4:29pm