Today’s commentary is a pair of articles, by a prominent liberal and a prominent conservative, each describing what he likes about those on the other side of the cultural and political divide. In the interest of civil discourse, we’re posing the same challenge here. Today’s Question: If you identify as either liberal or conservative, what Read more →
Archives for March 2012
A bill that passed the Minnesota House on Tuesday would make it harder for sports and concert venues to restrict the resale of tickets to their events. Backers of the proposal say people should be able to do what they want with tickets they buy. Opponents charge that the change will make it easier for Read more →
Chief Justice John Roberts has said he has complete confidence in the Supreme Court to decide cases fairly and impartially. Court watchers point out, however, that the nine current justices tend to vote along a partisan divide, aligned with the presidents who appointed them. Today’s Question: How confident are you that the Supreme Court decides Read more →
What do you think of recent efforts to more closely regulate how medical professionals provide abortions?
Employers are turning to social media for information about prospective employees. Some are asking candidates to log onto Facebook during job interviews, and a few have gone so far as to ask for usernames and passwords. Today’s Question: Would you be willing to share your Facebook information with potential employers?
It’s the first day of spring, but that’s only going by the calendar. The season came early in Minnesota and other parts of the country. Saturday’s high, for example, was the earliest 80-degree temperature ever recorded in the Twin Cities. Today’s Question: How has Minnesota’s early spring affected your life?
Hmong veterans of the Vietnam War are seeking the right to be buried in U.S. military cemeteries. The Hmong fighters served alongside American soldiers in the war, often helping retrieve U.S. airmen shot down over enemy territory. Today’s Question: Should Hmong veterans be granted the right to burial in American military cemeteries?