howard lestrud
Most politicians are guilty as charged, guilty of overusing the words bipartisan and bipartisanship. During most election campaigns, whether it’s for city council, county board, state house, state senate, governor, U.S. house, U.S. senator or president of the United States, we will hear candidates...Read More
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It is agreed that we all want honesty in government. Whether we achieve that with all of our elected officials is subject to judgment. Gov. Mark Dayton is carrying that honesty banner these days when defending his 2014-15 budget that totals $38 billion. At this juncture, Dayton said, “I wouldn’t...Read More
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Abraham Lincoln is alive and well. It seems this is true, seeing the many books, periodicals, television specials and movie productions that are before us. In my new assignment as political editor for ECM Publishers, I just might try to gain an interview with America’s 16th president. I haven&...Read More
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In this third part of a three-part series, Clicking on the Web takes a look at the presidential debates held from 1960 to 2008. The 2012 edition of the presidential debates between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney begin Oct. 3.   In the first installment, we took a l...Read More
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