August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized
WASHINGTON â The laboratories of democracy are blowing up.
A rash of relatively convoluted, thoroughly unsexy political scandals involving governors is moving through the country. So many of them involve Republican presidential hopefuls that consp…continue reading on dglobe.com
October 7, 2013 in Uncategorized
Amidst all the madness over Obamacare and the government shutdown comes a fascinating poll about âwe the people.â
Beginning in 2005, the Gallup organization has asked the following question: Do you trust the American people to make good judgme…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
July 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Here, where cattle could graze in vast swaths of this depopulated city, democracy ratified a double delusion: Magic would rescue the city (consult the Bible, the bit about the multiplication of the loaves and fishes), or Washington would deem Detroit, as it recently did some banks and two of the three Detroit-based automobile companies, “too big to fail.” Continue Reading
June 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic
We ask that all voters head to the polls today to help determine the immediate future of the Mitchell Board of Education.
November 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Many voters will feel a sense of relief when this election is behind us. Continue Reading
October 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) A task force seeking ways to make South Dakota government more open is ready to make its recommendations.
September 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic
North Dakotans don’t have to register to vote. They can just show up on Election Day.
January 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Three American democracy advocates barred by Egyptian authorities from leaving the country have sought refuge at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, officials said today, as tensions between the two allied nations sharply escalated over a probe into foreign-funded organizations.
May 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
President: U.S. has historic opportunity and responsibility to support rights of people seeking freedomsPresident Barack Obama today called for Syrian President Bashar Assad to lead his country to democracy or “get out of the way,” his most direct warning to the leader of a nation embroiled in violence. Continue Reading
March 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The distance between the streets of Benghazi and the establishment of a democracy may be further than the Libyan culture can manage. That goes for Tunisia, Egypt, Iraq and Afghanistan, as well. Continue Reading