What caused the economic downturn we are now experiencing? When I ask that question the answers I normally get are 1) the housing bubble collapse, 2) the near collapse of our banking system, or 3) the failed policies of the Bush administration.
Do you understand or even care what is going on in this nation? Talk about rampant government abuse. Take over of health care, car manufacturing, banks and enough new strangling regulations to sink a battle ship.
Grassroots organizing is the means to channel the frustration, energy and brilliance that has emerged in the national and local scenes, the new populism, the "American Fall" that followed the Arab Spring.
Hey! What are you doing today — making cookies, shoveling snow, or in the summer, swimming, bike riding, going for an ice cream cone, or something you hadn’t thought of, like playing table games, hide ‘n seek, or going down the water slide at one of our great places in the Brainerd...
I would like to comment on the Open Forum article by Terry Sluss on Jan. 27th.
First I was not aware that the quantity of office staff constituted representation. The representation is by the elected senator for each district.
Reference is made to an article in Friday's paper by Terry Sluss. You make reference to Senate action on day one of the current session but you fail to mention the partisan political pot stirring before the session even started this year.
Obama is the greatest man in the world. Neither you nor I believe this but telling the truth about Obama is not allowed in the Brainerd Dispatch. Too bad. The Brainerd Dispatch used to be a reliable, independent paper.
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What is a "living wage" for a family of four in the Brainerd Lakes Area?