Column: All the Wrong Outrage
It seems like what began as a week of three scandals has devolved into very little “there” being there.
Column: Recent Events Have People Longing for the Good Old Days, Which Weren’t All That Go…
The news coming out of Cleveland regarding the abduction, confinement, rape and torture of the three women that were released from the Castro home last week is truly startling. This is the type of information that makes us fundamentally question our society.
Weiland to Seek Democratic Nomination for Senate Seat
When Sioux Falls’ own Rick Weiland threw his hat into the ring aiming to fill retiring Senator Tim Johnson’s seat, it was a signal that US Attorney Brendan Johnson had decided not to try to succeed his father.
Column: An Unflattering Comparison – The Sioux Falls Bus System
Sioux Falls’ city bus system, the Sioux Area Metro, does not run enough routes or with adequate frequency, because it is terribly underfunded. To see this, let me tell you a little bit about the city where I was born.
Column: Lone Star, No Oversight
The deaths resulting from the explosion of the West, Texas fertilizer plant were preventable, making them all the more tragic.
Column: Radicals, Fervor and Isms
The war on terrorism will never be the same, and that is a good thing.
Shrine Circus Worth the Trip
As many of my journeys are wont to do, it began spontaneously, in error, and late.
Column: Boston Marathon Bombing – A Week of Highs and Lows
Now that we have had a chance to catch our collective breath, there are lessons to be learned from looking back at the week that had all of us addicted to news.
Column: Power Lines, Preparation and the Private Sector
There were a lot of people complaining last week about how long it took Xcel energy to get the power back on for many of its customers.
Column: Revenue Needed
Volunteerism is one of the noblest aspects of humanity. Anyone who is willing and able to volunteer for this effort should do so. Let’s be clear though, the city shouldn’t need volunteers.