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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Diplomacy can work

Published September 25, 2002

The remarks by David Simon, "Pre-emptive attacks are prudent foreign policy," (Sept. 23) support a world view that escalates military tension and destabilizes any hope for a world order. In the wake of...

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...

Judges should avoid politicizing their elections

Published September 24, 2002

This year candidates running for open judicial seats in Minnesota will be able to announce their views on issues that may come before them during their tenure. Last term, the U.S. Supreme Court heard the...

Democratic propaganda blinds all in Tibetan controversy

Published September 24, 2002

TBy Diana Fu ibet is a land of mysticism tucked into the waist of the Himalayas where girls swing their long black braids and thick incense mingles with the chanting of Buddhist monks. To the average American,...

Question leaders

Published September 24, 2002

Does anyone think it's odd that George W. Bush has been pointing out "evil" countries that just so happen to have either a lot of oil or are perfectly placed for a pipeline that would allow quicker retrieval?...

The right to criticize

Published September 24, 2002

We as Americans often forget the reasons why we have so many freedoms and choices that other countries don't because it's too easy to overlook them. We must remember something before we open our mouths...

Move Homecoming parade to Thursday

Published September 24, 2002

Homecoming football games and parades go hand-in-hand. Both are a time for individuals to show their school spirit. This year, the University of Minnesota's Homecoming could be much different. Since the...

Protesters are profiling

Published September 24, 2002

In response to the Sept. 23 headline, "Four U student groups protest Dinkytown store's closing." The only people involved in racial profiling are those who support the former owner of Dinkytown Tobacco....

Truth about Ventura

Published September 23, 2002

During his "Hardball" appearance, Gov. Jesse Ventura asked a student which taxes increased during his term. Rather than acceding to Ventura, the student should have asked him who proposed a tax-increasing...

Pre-emptive attacks are prudent foreign policy

Published September 23, 2002

ABy David Simon ccording to Sean Misko's letter titled "Bush's U.N. speech offered no new reasons to invade" in last week's Daily, "never in its history has this country launched a pre-emptive military...