President Obama’s deficit reduction plan envisions a combination of tax increases, changes to entitlement programs and reductions in military spending. Today’s Question: What’s your reaction to the president’s plan to reduce the deficit?
Tuesday marks the end of the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy that forced gays and lesbians in the military to keep their sexuality a secret. Today’s Question: How accepting is the culture of your workplace toward openly gay and lesbian employees?
It’s cold again. The temperature yesterday morning tied the all-time record low for the date in the Twin Cities. Today’s Question: In your home, how do you decide when it’s time to turn on the heat?
This week at a Republican presidential debate, moderator Wolf Blitzer offered this hypothetical: “A healthy 30-year-old young man has a good job, makes a good living, but decides, you know what? I’m not going to spend $200 or $300 a month for health insurance because I’m healthy, I don’t need it. But something terrible happens. Read more →
The forest fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area has grown rapidly in recent days. Hundreds of firefighters and members of the National Guard are trying to contain it. Today’s Question: How should authorities decide which wildfires to fight, and which to let burn?
Social Security is a hot topic in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. One candidate has called the program a “monstrous lie” and a “Ponzi scheme.” Today’s Question: Are you counting on Social Security to be there when you need it?
Relatives of a man killed in a hit and run involving Joe Senser’s car have suggested that the former Vikings star’s family is getting preferential treatment from police. Today’s Question: Does our justice system give equal treatment to rich and poor?
Thousands lost their lives and many more lost family and friends, but the terrorist attacks of 9/11 affected people all over the world in different ways. Today’s Question: How did the attacks of 9/11 change your life?
Republican presidential candidates held a televised debate last night. It was their first debate since Texas Gov. Rick Perry joined the race for the Republican nomination. Today’s Question: What’s your reaction to last night’s GOP debate?
Although Minnesota has a reputation for stiff penalties against drunken driving, state law addresses only the operation of a motor vehicle – not a bicycle. Today’s Question: Should it be illegal in Minnesota to ride a bike while intoxicated?