Hate Obamacare? You’re Going to Love This [OPINION]
A regulated health insurance marketplace where citizens get reduced out of pocket costs thanks to a government transfer of wealth; sound familiar?
Lessons from the Shutdown [OPINION]
Now that the latest manufactured crisis is over, it behooves the American voter, and Republicans in particular, to sort through the consequences in the hopes of learning a thing or two.
Why Democrats Won’t Negotiate [OPINION]
Democrats are completely justified in taking their stance, but it is a little surprising that they have held out this long.
Why House Republicans Can’t Compromise [OPINION]
If it weren’t already causing so much unnecessary hardship, the government shutdown would be fun to watch.
A Plea to the Tea Party: Stand on Principle! [OPINION]
Congress members are spending their August recess time holding town hall meetings and such back in their home states. If there is one message to take out of the footage of Republicans meeting with their constituents, it is that the Tea Partiers are dissatisfied.
Culture Clash – Have Democrats Lost Their Way? [OPINION]
Despite the Republicans doing everything they can to marginalize themselves, the 2014 prospects for the Democratic Party don’t look good.
Pope My Ride [OPINION]
From the credit where credit is due department, Pope Francis is practicing what he preaches. He has ditched the luxury cars favored by his predecessors, and has been traveling in a Ford Focus.
Politics of Justice [OPINION]
There have been a number of big criminal cases since the advent of the 24 news cycle that has turned them into media circuses, but the only real comparison to the George Zimmerman trial is the O.J. Simpson verdict.
Back to the Future – Mayor Mike Huether’s Capital Improvement Plan [OPINION]
The Mayor of Sioux Falls, Mike Huether, has released a $429 million capital improvements plan for the next four years.
Corporate Traitors – Tax Avoidance is Not Patriotism [COMMENTARY]
A just released Government Accountability Office (GAO) report tells us what we already knew. Our most profitable corporations are tax dodgers.