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When I was run into the ground by John MacLeod

I interviewed the late Suns coach, twice, in 1986 and 87. He didn't want to sit down, however, but invited me to accompany him on a run.         

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Behind the Obama administration’s shady plan to spy on the Trump campaign

In Senate testimony last week, Attorney General William Barr used the word “spying” to refer to the Obama administration, um, spying on the Trump campaign. Of course, fainting spells ensued, with the media-Democrat complex in meltdown. Former FBI Director Jim Comey tut-tutted that he was...

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Minnesota House DFL tax bill levels playing field

The House DFL tax bill would level the playing field. Democrats want fairness for working families, farmers, senior citizens and small businesses after big corporations hit the jackpot with federal tax reform.

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Minnesota House Democrats' agenda is funded by tax-hike binge

Democrats in the Minnesota House are planning an all-out tax hike blitz that would hit families at every income level. They'd make health care, gas and other everyday goods and services more expensive.

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Turn down volume in war of words

America needs to step back from the constant division Omar and Trump both fuel.

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In the category of Mad magazine's "scenes we'd like to see," comes President Trump's threat to transport migrants to cities and states that have declared themselves sanctuaries. Apparently he thinks such a move would force Democrats in Congress who represent these places to vote to fund the wall...

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"Now, make no mistake about it: We're in a space race today, just as we were in the 1960s, and the stakes are even higher," said a stern Vice President Mike Pence, who chairs the National Space Council, at the council's March 26 gathering. The vice president is right. While ...

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During a recent CNN town hall, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts Democrat, indicated that she was not in favor of a gasoline tax increase but gave no specifics on an alternative to fund improvements to our nation's well-worn infrastructure. Ms. Warren is right to...

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Cutting off U.S. assistance to Central America's Northern Triangle countries to stem migration is an example of wrong-headed ideology driving policy off a cliff, with ruinous results for those countries and ours. President Trump decided, clearly without inter-agency consultation, coming just a day...

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It was not, to put it mildly, elegantly stated. In a speech in California to the Council on Islamic-American Relations (CAIR) not long ago, Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, a Democrat, dismissed the 9/11 destruction of the World Trade Center in New York City as merely "some people did something." ...

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Another Tax Day is behind us, but negative media coverage of President Trump's signature tax-cut legislation continues. Many reporters and pundits didn't even wait until the tax cut was signed into law in December 2017 to begin mischaracterizing it. Of course they called it a sop to the rich, but...

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TOPGUN: AN AMERICAN STORY By Dan Pedersen Hachette Books, $36.50 305 pages Navy aviation officials were stunned in the late 1960s at the heavy losses sustained in Operation Rolling Thunder, Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara's attempt to win the Vietnam War with a sustained aerial blitz. This,...

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Over the past 11 years the House has been in session (i.e., to work) 142 days a year. That's 223 days off. The Senate has averaged 162 days of work a year, which is 203 days a year off. The 2018 salaries for freshman members of Congress in both chambers ...

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"Taiwan marks an anniversary" (Web, April 11) correctly points out that the enduring Taiwan-U.S. partnership under the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) framework has proven the linchpin of our bilateral relations. While China's malignant intention to subvert Taiwan and other democracies has drawn the...

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