Category Archives: OpEd

Opinion, I’m editorializing.

Belonging

Fellow citizens march down Marquette avenue on their way to demonstrate in front of the Better Business Bureau for a living wage, sick leave, immigration  and other issues. Last week I attended a march in downtown Minneapolis. It was late … Continue reading

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Modern: What’s In A Word

Modern Times Cafe, Minneapolis, MN   12/12/2013 Built in 1909, the Modern has had an interesting past. Most recently as a restaurant in an ethnic neighborhood. But before there was the Modern Times Cafe there had been: Meat Market Dry … Continue reading

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Keith Ellison

     Representative Keith Ellison with Constituents, 06/30/2012 Last Saturday was a beautiful summer day: sunny and hot. What made it even better was the Caribbean Barbecue hosted by Carlo Lachmansigh. Guest of honor at the BBQ was Keith Ellison, our … Continue reading

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The Future Is Now

Yesterday evening, it was nice enough that I could sit in the backyard. At 10:00 p.m. it was a pleasant 26 degrees, which is normally the high for this time of the year. It was unsettling. The drought in southern … Continue reading

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MoveOn.Org Rally Supporting Rep. Keith Ellison

I just got back from a MoveOn.Org rally at Representative Keith Ellison’s district office on the North-side. About 40 people showed up to say thank you to Representative Ellison for his stand against cuts in medical care, social security, and … Continue reading

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