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OPINION | The problem & Ambrose ‘kudos Nola, Democrats & Independents’

AS an activist in our Community I was truly glad to see Ms. Hix and other leaders of the CNMI starting a real “PROTEST” against all the things that are going WRONG with our Government.

OPINION | California’s biggest cities confront a ‘defecation crisis’

THEY say there’s a smartphone app for everything, and doubters should know there are now at least two dealing with excrement on the sidewalks of San Francisco.

OPINION | Newark’s cry for Trump

Democrats in New Jersey love to attack President Trump, but they are now begging his Administration to fix Newark’s lead-tainted water that they ignored. Here is another parable of how liberal governance is corroding America’s big cities from the inside out.

BC’s Tales of the Pacific | The case for island unification

FROM the settlement of the islands until about five hundred years ago, the lack of technology and the limits of transportation forced islanders to live in relative isolation from the rest of the world.

OPINION | Epitaph of CNMI democracy (36): GOP social foolishness & education

THE GOP’s recent attempt to make a law to CONTROL social behavior was just out right foolishness and short-sighted or should I say was totally BLIND, for TRUE!

FEATURE | A brief look at the Earhart GI witnesses on Saipan

THE Battle of Saipan, fought from June 15 to July 9, 1944, was the most important battle of the Pacific War to date.  The U.S. 2nd and 4th Marine Divisions, and the Army’s 27th Infantry Division, commanded by Lieutenant General Holland Smith, defeated the 43rd Infantry Division of the Imperial Japanese Army, commanded by Lieutenant General Yoshitsugu Saito.

Editorials 2019-August-16

Why the heck not

A HOUSE member has introduced a bill that would “make it unlawful for any person to cross a road, highway, or crosswalk while using a mobile electronic device that causes impairment.” The author believes that the NMI should follow Honolulu’s example and “remind people to be more cautious and alert when using public roads.”

Variations | Immortal

IN his 2013 book, “The End is Near and It’s Going to be Awesome,” U.S. author Kevin D. Williamson asked, “Why is it that the telephone in my pocket gets better and cheaper every year, but many of our critical [government] institutions grow more expensive and less effective?” Apple, he added, makes improvements and generates profit while government at all levels runs up “enormous debts to fund stagnating or declining services.”

OPINION | Half-day sessions at PSS

THIS is an open letter to our education officials.