Planned Parenthood, civility are victims in a warlike attack

Americans have a right to debate abortion, but this is a nation of laws.

Sack cartoon: The holiday shopping season


Municipal liquor stores: Minnesota cities don't belong in this business

Some make money, some lose money, but either way, these are monopolies that make no sense.

Ann Lenczewski's thoughts on taxes, after 17 years in the Legislature

Lori Sturdevant

She's been a type of politician that doesn't come along often.

Readers Write (Dec. 1): Applebee's attack, Democrats and "Islamic terrorism," Democrats and the economy, Planned Parenthood attack, Holidazzle

The Islamophobia on display in Coon Rapids is just not OK.

Hy Berman, Minnesota's great historian, taught us well

He helped residents know their state's story with eye toward the future.

Standing tall for justice will bring revolution of attitude

From the death of a young man who couldn't escape the odds stacked against him, the North Side and its youth can be renewed.

Don't risk credibility on 'hands up'-style claims

Systemic racism is the truth, but facts in Jamar's case aren't clear.

Climate conference offers an opportunity for a global response

Post-Paris implementation of an agreement is what will matter most.

Readers Write (Nov. 30): Community solar gardens, cover crops, U 9/11 recognition, flunking candidates

If you check the fine print, you'll see that solar power does add value to the grid.

History proves Thomas Jefferson was wrong (whew)

Ben Carson's misunderstanding aside, we can be thankful that James Madison's view of the Constitution prevailed.

Separation of powers: We must rein in today's rule by experts

Courts are too permissive about letting Congress delegate power to the agencies.

Pendulum against prostate screening has swung too far

How to "screen smarter" while avoiding unnecessary treatment.

Water quality is a worthy signature issue for Dayton

Summit can lead to cleaner lakes and streams for future Minnesotans.

Readers Write (Nov. 29): Sheltered workshops, package delivery,

In praise of my son's training at a sheltered workshop.

Of America and race and erasing history

This country doesn't have to hate itself to beat racism. We're not so good at self-loathing, anyway — but we're decent at reinvention.

Life choices: Be alert — direction can come from anywhere

For my wife and me, advice came from under the table at a professor's party.

The age of terror: Is the American standard of free speech outdated?

To answer, it's helpful to consider legal history at its highest level.

Blame U.S. tax code, not Pfizer, for yet another inversion deal

The current system too often rewards system-gaming over productive activity.