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From World War II to 1980, the American economy worked incredibly well for most of us. Possibly for the first time in world history, rich and poor shared proportionally in the unprecedented … more
Perhaps one of the greatest ironies of the recent presidential election is this: It was Bill Clinton who planted the seeds of Hillary’s defeat. Without question, the most consequential action of … more
This past weekend, hundreds of thousands of Americans marched in the streets in support of science. That alone is astonishing. In a nation that has long prided itself on its scientific and … more
The leadership of both major political parties in the U.S. should be undertaking some soul-searching in this primary season. After Tuesday’s contests, it appears more likely than ever that the two … more
The most recent edition of the Timberjay caused me both amusement and bemusement. The front page was highlighted by the gleeful (my interpretation) report that Twin Metals took a major regulatory … more
Can America afford to provide free tuition at public colleges and universities? It’s an idea that’s gained some traction thanks to the campaign of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Yet others, such as … more
Ross Peterson’s letter in the March 12 Ely Echo was a Trump-et call for proponents of sulfide mining to join the Trump side of politics (bombast, exclusion, intimidation and personal attack). It is … more
As we report this week, political backers of the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near Ely have made progress in seeking to undermine federal funding for an ongoing study of the potential … more
I opened the front door of my red Jeep this morning expecting to see Old Dutch Gourmet White Popcorn all over the seat, but there wasn’t even a kernel anywhere, which surprised me, knowing the … more
As a life-long Democrat and one who has contributed to and voted for Congressman Nolan, it pains me to come to the conclusion that Nolan needs to go.  The issue has gone well beyond his all-out … more
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