But this is a failure of stewardship writ large, in neon lights, at the national level. This is all about short-term tactics in the face of some of the most serious long-term issues we’ve ever faced as a nation. It was the heights of irresponsibility.
John Taft, CEO of RBC Wealth Management, great-grandson of President William Howard Taft and grandson of Sen. Robert Taft
What with Facebook mining every bit of wit and wisdom we post online, Google Earth spying on our backyard doings, and now the NSA sucking up information on cell phone calls and emails like a Dyson DC41, Americans could be forgiven if we started wearing tinfoil hats to try to keep our thoughts to ourselves.
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How is anything going to change if everyone remains anonymous?
“You think you’re that good?” Timberwolves head coach Rick Adelman said, repeating to the media what he’d told the players after the game. “We aren’t the San Antonio Spurs and we aren’t Miami. We act like we have plenty of time.”
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The Jeff Johnson campaign for governor could take it as a compliment. Just 48 hours after the Hennepin County commissioner won a straw poll of Republicans at the party’s central committee meeting, Alliance for a Better Minnesota (ABM), the aggressive DFL-support group, mined the Internet and found a couple of questionable posts by campaign aide Craig Westover.
Children do not wear badges that say “My mom drinks all the time.