Minot Daily Newshttp://www.minotdailynews.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 26 Mar 2015 20:11:17 EDTThu, 26 Mar 2015 20:11:17 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSpending, taxes must be limitedhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/619263.htmlRepublicans in Congress are being criticized by liberals for a budget proposal that makes relatively modest cuts in federal spending.Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe sun is rising on solar panels, and there's no fighting ithttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/619264.htmlOn the average sunny day, Germany's huge energy grid gets 40 percent of its power from the sun. Guess what happened one recent morning when the sun went into eclipse. Nothing. Or close to nothing.Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTWhat's gone wrong with democracy?http://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/619265.htmlThe Economist magazine recently published "What's gone wrong with Democracy ... and what can be done to revive it?" The suggestion is that democracy is some kind of ideal for organizing human conduct. That's a popular misconception.Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTSimple solutions for complex problemshttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/619266.htmlOur fast moving society demands simple solutions for complex problems. Even if they are wrong, fast poor solutions, given the proper spin, are accepted more quickly than good thoughtful answers.Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTWe will protect our ownhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/619224.htmlWhen word broke over the weekend that ISIS was trying to hit America at its core - by targeting our soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines - it hit real close to home.Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDT