Commentary

Memorial Day: Don't forget to remember those of us who remain

A chance encounter at a Home Depot brought home the notion that we must honor not just our valiant service members, but also their survivors.
Editorial

From the archives: The nation's pride and heartache on Memorial Day

We'll share those emotions again this year, just as we did in 1921.
Commentary

Memorial Day: Why the mournful sound of 'Taps' makes me sad

Won't we ever learn? We should all be shedding a tear over the fact that this melody has continued to be played and played and played — for generations.
Commentary

Politifact: On taxes and crime, front-runners run afoul of facts

No, Hillary Clinton is not going to release "all" of the "violent criminals." Yes, Donald Trump did pay some taxes, at least in the '70s.
Commentary

Strings attached: The unfortunate current spirit of charitable giving

The new 'investment' spirit in charitable giving demands measurable outcomes. Whatever happened to just helping those in need?
Editorial

Minnesota Legislature should take another shot at a 'One State Agenda'

Commentary

Restroom wars: A tolerant nation ties itself into knots

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