Minot Daily Newshttp://www.minotdailynews.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 30 Jul 2014 06:39:58 EDTWed, 30 Jul 2014 06:39:58 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssCoal is bad, but killing whales is good?http://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/609781.htmlWhen news contains complaints from corporate entities that government restrictions on their activities are not based in scientific fact, are unnecessarily expensive, could force companies to stop activity and waste a good deal of time and money,...Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTKerry's belief in himself quainthttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/609782.htmlIf an Israeli high-level official were caught on a hot mic candidly commenting on Secretary of State John Kerry's ill-fated act of Israel-Hamas peacemaking, he might call it "a hell of a diplomatic foray.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTCease the cease-fireshttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/609783.htmlMany years ago, on my first trip around the world, I was struck by how the children in the Middle East - Arab and Israeli alike - were among the nicest looking little children I had seen anywhere.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTAbandonment of visions accounts for many problems todayhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/609784.htmlWhile reading the first chapter of Jason Riley's new book, "Please Stop Helping Us," I thought about Will Rogers' Prohibition-era observation that "Oklahomans vote dry as long as they can stagger to the polls.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe buck stops herehttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/609749.htmlPublic school teachers and administrators sometimes grow frustrated at demands politicians put on them. No wonder. Curriculum demands vary regularly, depending on what seems to concern the public most at a given time.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT