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President, RS Eden
February 11, 2011
Before there were 12 steps or 12 traditions, there were two men.....and then there were three.
November 17, 2010
Deluge of non-profit solicitations may not get desired results.
Deluge of non-profit solicitations may result in the opposite of the desired effect.
August 10, 2010
The Truth Matters
Willie Horton Light
July 26, 2010
When did Cowardice become Cool?
Minneapolis has had gangs for as long as I can remember.
July 19, 2010
The Information/Mis-information Age
Finally, we all get our soapbox!
May 6, 2010
Political Pugilism and the governor
Supreme Court overturns unallotment. Back in the ring with the Legislature.
April 29, 2010
"Spread the good news, if all else fails, use words"
I will not be denying God if I don't forward your email.
April 16, 2010
Alcohol User Fee
A tax by any other name may still be a tax, but nowhere is it more justified as a fee than with alcohol.
April 16, 2010
The Politics of McCarthy (Joe, not Gene)
Trust, but verify, used to be the rule of the day. In the information age, verify first.
March 26, 2010
Changing times, changing priorities.
I don't generally blog about our programs, or the services we provide....except now
March 3, 2010
Team Players, or Lemmings?
When did politics become a team sport?
February 25, 2010
Sausage and Law
"To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making." Unknown
February 22, 2010
Things that make you say hmm...
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing". Edmund Burke
February 4, 2010
First Day of the Legislature
October 21, 2009
In Sedona, Arizona, 3 people died in what amounts to a large, ill constructed, sauna created for the monetary gain of a self-proclaimed Shaman, and it is portrayed in the news as a Native American ceremony gone bad.
October 6, 2009
Vikes vs. Pack
Maybe the bridesmaid finally caught the bouquet.
September 9, 2009
September is the month designated for the nation to recognize the strides we have made in addressing America's number 1 social problem; addiction.
August 31, 2009
Health Care Hijinx Part III
"No one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American people" H.L Mencken
August 12, 2009
Good addicts/bad addicts
Life's not fair, that doesn't mean we should stop trying to make it so.
August 4, 2009
Ever evolving racial politics create a confusing, and disturbing, landscape.
July 24, 2009
Health Care Hijinks part 2
When looking for the bad guys, follow the money.
July 20, 2009
Bill W. and Dr. Bob
A play about the genesis of Alcoholics Anonymous gets ready to open in Minnesota.
July 20, 2009
Mrs. Ramstad's Gain, Minnesota's Loss
At a time when we have evolved to where the terms Moderate/Democrat and Moderate/Republican are nearly oxymorons, Ramstad's decision may signal business as usual.
July 15, 2009
When Intuition and PoliticsTrump Common Sense.
Can we actually harm when we rush to protect?
July 8, 2009
Selective speedbumps on the road to redemption
For some, the redemptive path is greased by success and fame, for others it's questionable whether one even exists.
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