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TUPPER: Moving beyond polarization

November 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Did decades-old reforms cement our partisan divide?
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LLOYD OMDAHL: Looking for the causes of polarization

July 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

We are in the current policymaking mess because the polarized public is being heard, and this polarization is being reflected by our leaders. Stated in classic Pogo wisdom: “We have met the enemy, and they is us.” Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Broder’s Golden Rule journalism

March 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

David Broder was a bridge builder and if ever a time needed bridges, this is it. Continue Reading

Commentary: The nuke threat isn’t a partisan issue for us

November 30, 2010 in West Central Tribune

The recently leaked diplomatic cables reveal both Arab and Israeli horror at a nuclear Iran. Last year, Israel’s defense minister, Ehud Barak, evidently told the American ambassador that the world had 18 months or less to keep Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, warning “any military solution would result in unacceptable collateral damage.” Bahrain’s King Hamad sent a cable saying, “That program must be stopped,” and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed said, “Ahmadinejad is Hitler.”
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