After spending the last eight years in Texas, recently we were finally able to return to Minnesota. On this Thanksgiving Day we experienced something to convince us our decision to move to Duluth was the right one.
Those of us who follow fact-checking sites like FactCheck.org or PolitiFact.org always have known that the president’s promise that we could keep our health care plan if we liked it wasn’t entirely true.
What a mockery of our judicial system (“Duluth police officer Jouppi found not guilty of assault,” Nov. 23). If officer Richard Jouppi wasn’t guilty of excessive force, as the jury determined, neither was Jack the Ripper guilty of murder.
Regarding the plane crash over Superior early in November, the News Tribune displayed an absolutely unprofessional attitude. Not only did it smear the heroics of the pilot who bravely and safely landed the plane, it also spun suspicions on to him.
National Republicans claim the Obama administration was responsible for the recent government shutdown. They point to the constitutional authority of the House of Representatives to control the budget and try to avoid responsibility for the $24 billion hit to our economy, as well as the job losses, furloughs, uncertainty for businesses, damage to families and decreased status with foreign governments it caused. However, the history and politics of their attempts to end the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, and its new health care system are left out of their claim.
Justice? Where? The verdict handed down in the Richard Jouppi case was as disturbing as the video that has been replayed hundreds of times (“Duluth police officer Jouppi found not guilty of assault,” Nov. 23).
I found the Nov. 22 article about the woman accused of stealing nearly $800,000 worth of jewelry from Security Jewelers interesting. The accused allegedly stated to police she took merchandise to help pay her bills but then got greedy.
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