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America’s federal courts are supposed to be the great equalizer. While the costs of litigation can certainly limit the ability of some to have their day in court, the federal judiciary is, for … more
With at least two, and possibly three, separate women now accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault or impropriety, Republicans would appear to be left with two choices— … more
Can familiarity and friendship defeat the forces of hatred that seek to divide Americans over culture and faith? That is the question that will confront us all as we head into a 2020 presidential … more
Here’s a statistic that encapsulates the political moment we’re in today: The 400 richest Americans now have as much wealth as the bottom 62 percent of us. And just the three richest of those … more
I dislike spending time responding to the nonsense that regularly appears in the pages of the Tower News, but the defamatory screed from Tower Ambulance Director and Fire Chief Steve Altenburg that … more
Last week’s excellent letter to the editor from Lake Vermilion resident Elaine McGillivray reminded us of how the derogatory term “packsacker” is so regularly misused in our area by those of … more
The recent decision by the Trump administration to seek to overturn the entire Affordable Care Act is just one more example of the degree to which the current occupant of the White House is unfit for … more
The claims by metro legislators and anti-mining groups about PolyMet Mining are downright fabrications. It is very disappointing that people don’t know or don’t care what our strong rules … more
You only need to pay attention to the dynamics of the Eighth District congressional race to understand why Republicans are worried about holding the U.S. House. The GOP’s attack machine is focused … more
Earlier this month, the headlines began to appear that made the Democratic Party poohbahs weak at the knees. “Sanders becomes Dem frontrunner,” claimed the D.C.-based political magazine, The … more
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