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PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
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Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
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Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
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October 31, 2016
HBO drama thrusts Minneapolis Somalis into unwanted spotlight
An HBO television drama created by an Oscar-winning director and a Canadian-Somali rapper has infuriated many in Minnesota's Somali community...
October 31, 2016 - 10:00pm
January 15, 2016
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan:
President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address Tuesday night before an almost-full joint session of Congress. Almost full because of the empty seat next to first lady Michelle Obama. The White House stated, “We leave one seat empty in the First Lady’s State...
January 15, 2016 - 12:43am
January 1, 2016
Byron York: Rubio, Cruz and immigration
Republican presidential rivals Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz have been in a fight over immigration recently. At the center of that conflict is the Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration reform bill, which divided the Senate — and the Republican party — over one of the current campaign’s...
January 1, 2016 - 1:56am
September 10, 2015
Byron York: A better GOP immigration debate
Yes, Donald Trump deserves credit for putting immigration in the middle of the Republican presidential debate. But at the same time, Trump has focused much of the conversation either on side issues, like birthright citizenship, or on impossibilities, like the mass deportation of millions...
September 10, 2015 - 12:51am
September 2, 2015
Susan Stamper Brown: Immigration and the Bible
People are tempted to blur moral lines when it comes to feel-good things like immigration. Last year, President Obama wanted us to support his views so desperately he pulled the Christianity card out of his back pocket, attempting to tie a moral equivalent to his immigration policies...
September 2, 2015 - 11:54pm
February 25, 2015
Joe Guzzardi: Obama’s overreach
Comprehensive immigration reform’s first death knell sounded in 2012 when President Obama unilaterally removed some young adult aliens from deportation, rewarded them with Employment Authorization Documents (EADs), and issued them Social Security numbers. Called deferred action...
February 25, 2015 - 11:50pm
February 6, 2015
Byron York: Public opinion left out of picture in Obama immigration drive
Gallup recently asked adults around the country a very simple question about immigration: Are you satisfied, or dissatisfied, with the level of immigration into the United States today? Are too many immigrants coming? Too few? Or is the number just about right? Before giving the...
February 6, 2015 - 12:43am
November 29, 2014
Tina Dupuy: Stop pretending
Illegal immigrants are the perfect Republican foe. They’re easily exploited as low-cost workers benefiting business and easily maligned for being “lawless” benefiting politicians. They’re a foreign other with a tendency not to speak English so suspicion is ready-made. Plus,...
November 29, 2014 - 1:28am
November 22, 2014
Media boycott of Obama's speech irresponsible
ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox's boycott of President Obama's speech about immigration is irresponsible. These media empires have vast reach and influence. It is the media's responsibility to communicate such speeches to the people of the United States so that the people can be more informed...
November 22, 2014 - 2:17am
September 3, 2014
Jason Stanford: Rick Perry loves the troops, hates feeding them
Texas has a new refugee crisis on the border, and this time it’s not a bunch of kids. When Rick Perry deployed the National Guard to the border, he remembered to go on Fox News, pose with assault weapons, and brag to Republicans in Iowa. But he forgot to make sure that our National...
September 3, 2014 - 11:18pm
July 22, 2014
Amy Goodman / Border children: ‘They don’t speak English, but they understand hate’
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas put a prominent, public face on the immigration crisis this week when he was detained by the U.S. Border Patrol in McAllen, Texas. After a number of hours and a national outcry, he was released. He first revealed his status as...
July 22, 2014 - 11:35pm
July 16, 2014
Tina Dupuy: Immigrants and the cootie offense
In September of 2011, a franchise of the Occupy Wall Street movement, set up camp on the steps of Los Angeles’ iconic City Hall. The encampment was lauded by celebrities like Bill Maher and Tom Morello and embraced by politicians like Congresswoman Maxine Waters and then City Council...
July 16, 2014 - 12:11am
Ron Paul: What’s missing in the current immigration ‘crisis’ debate
Over the past several weeks we have seen a significant increase in illegal immigration, as thousands of unaccompanied minors pour across what seems an invisible southern border into the United States. The mass immigration has, as to be expected, put an enormous strain on local resources,...
July 16, 2014 - 12:09am
July 12, 2014
Michael Reagan: Stinking border politics
Here’s a modest proposal for solving the “Children’s Invasion” on our southwestern borders. Next time a planeload of “unaccompanied alien children” from Honduras or Guatemala is being dispersed to their relatives in the U.S., the pilot should divert the flight and land...
July 12, 2014 - 1:38am
May 6, 2014
Jan Ting: Does immigration contribute to stagnant wages?
As always, when the Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report for April was released on Friday, the White House and hopeful pundits reported it with optimism. Jobs increased by 288,000. The unemployment rate fell from 6.7percent in March to 6.3 percent. So does that mean the recession...
May 6, 2014 - 11:50pm