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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Ventura in Cuba

Published September 26, 2002

Gov. Jesse Ventura arrived in Cuba yesterday, despite pleas from the George W. Bush administration and Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to cancel his visit. Ventura will be attending the U.S. Food and Agribusiness...

War is justified

Published September 26, 2002

After reading "U.S. represents threat to world peace," (Sept. 25) I am curious how President George W. Bush can be a threat to world peace. He has not only asked Congress for permission to go to war with...

Kill the death penalty

Published September 26, 2002

More and more there seems to be evidence of mistakes and mistrials involving death penalty sentences in the United States. And again a federal judge says it's unconstitutional ("Judge declares death penalty...

Buses are better

Published September 26, 2002

The column "Professors, buses make back-to-school blues," (Sept. 25) portrayed mass transit, particularly Metro Transit bus service, as an unreliable service, necessary only for those who are not lucky...

Political gymnastics belie unwise decisions

Published September 26, 2002

DBy Larry Jacobs id you know that growing numbers of Americans are filing new claims for unemployment insurance when they have been out of work for six months or more and are giving up even searching for...

International court will restrict liberties

by Anthony Sanders
Published September 26, 2002

Do you believe in the liberties enshrined in our Bill of Rights? Do you object to the continuing infringement of our liberties, most notably evidenced in the USA Patriot Act? Do you think giving increased...

U.S. represents threat to world peace

by Scott Laderman
Published September 25, 2002

Two weeks ago, Nelson Mandela told Newsweek magazine that the United States represents "a threat to world peace." Its posturing on Iraq, he claimed, was grounded in the Bush administration's "desire to...

Professors, buses make back-to-school blues

Published September 25, 2002

TBy Molly Kentala oward the end of August there comes a day when the local Target begins hanging the giant "BACK 2 COOL" posters from the ceiling. To young children, such a day is considered a holiday....

American public deserves reasons for war

Published September 25, 2002

Before Sept. 11, President George W. Bush's policy on Iraq was essentially one of "containment." As a recent New York Times piece points out, before Sept. 11, "Iraq was, frankly, nobody's high priority...

The rhetoric of war

Published September 25, 2002

On Monday, President George W. Bush while addressing a crowd in Trenton, N.J., threw out his slogan "Ö either you're with us or you're with the enemy." To Bush and his hawkish cabinet, it appears that...