I can’t think of a time I’ve been more pleased to see road construction. So many projects -- some that have felt long overdue -- are being addressed in our region. Be sure to thank our elected officials for allocating the necessary funds, and the work crews for their substantial efforts.
“In the councils of government we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence…by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes.” (By WWII hero and President Dwight Eisenhower.) His fears have been realized. The most recent documentation is the film “Dirty Wars,” showing America’s global reach in a war without end: Orwell”s “1984” brought to life.
The DFL wants to raise taxes many times the amount needed to cover the deficit. Are you angry yet? The DFL wants to add taxes to clothes plus a plethora of additions to existing taxes and fees. Are you angry yet?