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Minimum wage headed up
By Don Davis Minnesota's minimum wage is about to rise. After the House passed 71-60 a higher minimum wage Thursday, it heads to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is expected to sign it into law Monday. "I think ...
4/10/14 at 7:29 PM Minnesota minimum wage deal includes lower small business pay 4/7/14 at 9:39 PM
Minnesota House, Senate agree on minimum wage increase 4/7/14 at 12:30 PM
Left to Obama: 'You didn't have to cut us off'
Forgive me for posting an old video, but I have 3 reasons. I just discovered this little parody gem over the New Year's holiday. I think it's indicative of how the left has turned on Obama and stay...
1/3/14 at 12:36 PM Daschle says no to chief of staff 1/11/13 at 1:32 AM
Get ready for a smaller paycheck 1/1/13 at 9:23 PM
The Internet and the U.S. Government
With every new technology comes the potential for either good or evil. How will the U.S. government's use of digital technology to spy be judged? Dynamite can clear the way for a new road through a m...
6/10/13 at 8:54 AM
As a woman who has always had plenty of junk in her trunk, I was drawn to the Washington Post story published in The Forum online about Michelle Obama's posterior. Apparently, Michelle's posterior has...
2/5/13 at 10:58 PM They are all "our" children... 12/16/12 at 11:49 PM
"FLOTUS" 1/16/12 at 8:05 AM
Red Cross Welcomes Honorary Chairman President Barack Obama
Since 1906, the American Red Cross has had as part of its structure an office of President. United States President Woodrow Wilson agreed to serve in this position in 1913, establishing a tradition f...
1/21/13 at 2:31 PM
Election Reflection: Why We Voted the Way We Did
The either/or (Republican or Democrat) aspect of U.S. elections provide voters with the fewest of options. Yet with so many issues to consider, it hardly seems like two is enough. It also makes it di...
11/13/12 at 10:42 AM Beyond Politics 10/19/12 at 9:54 AM
The Lesser of Two Evils = Vote Third Party 9/6/12 at 10:25 AM
God Bless America
Yesterday, November 6,2012, America voted with a close Presidential election. President Obama rolled to a second term over Romney for another four years as president. The president won re-election in...
11/7/12 at 12:13 PM
We have our man for the job! Now let's get to work! Thoughts on the US Elections
What does it take to become the President of the United States? And what does it take to ensure that the man you voted for is elected to office? These are the questions I've been asking myself ever...
11/7/12 at 5:40 AM Did Sandy push the presidential elections back? I hope so. 10/30/12 at 7:23 PM
Education should be encouraged, not denied 10/25/12 at 8:36 AM
The RNC, Invisible Obama and Eastwooding
I have absolutely no desire to get into a political discussion on this blog, but Clint Eastwoods speech at the Republican National Convention just needs to be commented on. Not only was it a funny and...
9/12/12 at 3:14 PM
2012 Presidential Election
Back in February of 2010 I etch-a-sketched an article called "Repubocrats"...my term for the total "indifferences" between republicans and democrats. Upon watching sometimes up to 8-minutes of the rep...
9/4/12 at 3:13 PM
Half Ton Mom, Dad and Teen.
If you've watchedany sort oftelevisionover the past years you've no doubt seenprogramming focusing on weight issues. Program titles include "One Big Happy Family", "Say Yes to the Dress:Losing Weight"...
1/18/12 at 12:34 PM
President Obama's upcoming address to students
President Obama will deliver his third annual Back-to-School Speech at 12:30 p.m., Central time, on Wednesday, September 28th,from Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington, DC. The speech...
9/26/11 at 8:00 AM
Politics waste money in space
BY STEVE P.O. Box 2 When President Obama first won the lottery, I was excited when he said that he intended to use it to pay off a large chunk of the national debt. However, I was shocked, as Im su...
4/20/11 at 4:34 AM
I Can't Believe I Was There
I like to think that I have a decent vocabulary. I'd also like to think that if I had to describe a situation, any situation, I'd have a wide array of words at my disposal in which to choose. But...
1/26/11 at 8:32 AM State of the Union Address 1/25/11 at 4:41 PM
Looks like another State of the Union
I'm sitting at home with my laptop on my lap and the president of the United States on the TV. It's State of the Union time. Below are my thoughts, with timestamps in central time. Feel free to add y...
1/25/11 at 9:17 PM Obama's State of the Union 1/27/10 at 2:10 PM
Obama? Nobel? You're kidding me. 10/9/09 at 7:39 AM