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Gay marriage rally includes moms
By Don Davis Three mothers of gay men joined hundreds of others in the Minnesota Capitol on Thursday with one goal. Its important that they be treated equally, Mabel Galvin said. Government shoul...
2/14/13 at 7:06 PM Coalition wants Minnesota minimum wage upped to $9.50 2/13/13 at 6:01 PM
In Minnesota, Obama calls for action to slow gun violence 2/4/13 at 3:32 PM
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
Daschle says no to chief of staff
Four years ago, Tom Daschle was very interested in formally joining the Obama administration. Today? The thought of Daschle taking a key role in the White House is being floated, but early Friday, he...
1/11/13 at 1:32 AM Get ready for a smaller paycheck 1/1/13 at 9:23 PM
Gun rights and wrongs 12/18/12 at 10:53 AM
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
Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation: An Author's Perspective
To start off this column, I would like to start with a quote in connection with the results of the Presidential Elections: "When you give someone a Herculean task, which takes a lot of time to compl...
11/9/12 at 9:35 AM Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation: A Review of the 2008 Proposal 11/7/12 at 6:25 PM
Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation: An Interview with James Garvin 10/22/12 at 10:55 PM
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
Post-Election Insights: Helpful Links
We are in the heat of election season and you may be wondering....what happens next? Here is a link to a helpful research document from Eaton Vance that discusses the Fiscal Cliff. I am not a...
11/2/12 at 8:59 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
Obama's 2013 budget includes $5M for F-M diversion funding
FARGO In a mixture of thanks and disappointment, North Dakota and Minnesota lawmakers say some federal funding for the Red River diversion is better than none at all. President Obamas 2013 budget, r...
2/13/12 at 4:31 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
Obama to Minot, North Dakota?
_______________________ Editor's note: ABC News reported that President Obama might come to Minot today. However, Forum Communications learned through North Dakota Senator John Hoeven's office that...
6/28/11 at 10:03 AM