James Hartnett

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Bacon must not know too many farmers--whose fortunes have nose-dived with Trump.


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For sure, Frank was tireless with his advocacy to shut down liquor stores near the Rosebud Indian Reservation...and succeeded. Never did he complain about the many miles and hours on the road from Dakota County to Whiteclay. Upon his return, like at a local meeting or a community gatherin…

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More to the point. Here are a couple bullets we conveniently dodge (no pun intended). We are are a Right to Work state, a ridiculous misnomer if there ever was one. City fathers and the Chamber of Commerce and businesses, in the main, shun unions. We won't and can't grow until businesses tak…

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Bridget Kelly is so strong. Great story. And now, because my wife Renee (not real name) was raped, got pregnant, had the beautiful baby and now three grandchildren, time almost heals all wounds. Yet, in Renee's case, a strange turn of events five years remove: enrolling in the local college,…

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Great news...always on board when I see an uptick when it comes to hiring people with disabilities. Nevertheless, a caveat: doesn't always work when you're in the professional realm. Despite two MAs, I was hard pressed to put my skill set to work on anything like a career-path basis. Ironica…

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Just like Bush and the fictitious "Weapons of Mass Destruction" that excused the atrocities of the Iraq War, thousands killed, we now have our gullible Iowa and Nebraska senators falling lock, stock, and barrel for another fiction. Did we forget the plus 7,000 Trump lies? Why would…

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Is this your typical Republican run-out-the-clock gambit? Like CHIP. When W. Bush was governor of Texas, when there were 1.4 million in children with no health insurance, but could qualify for CHIP, Bush had to act. His office then fought for separate applications for CHIP and Medicaid. In s…

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Just part of their motif: Make America Hate Again. This points to Individual-1 and his divisive tactics. Until we defeat the GOPers, make them man up and be courageous--which will never happen--we will continue to see the slow step backwards into the 19th Century...where they reside. Hard to…