Minot Daily Newshttp://www.minotdailynews.comTop Blogsen-usWed, 23 Jul 2014 22:06:53 EDTWed, 23 Jul 2014 22:06:53 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssHow should the U.S. respond to conflicts in Ukraine and Israel?http://www.minotdailynews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/11169/How-should-the-U.S.-respond-to-conflicts-in-Ukraine-and-Israel?.htmlThis is the kind of week that has reminded me of just how easy it would be for the smallest of tragedies to provoke World War III. <P> One hundred years ago, Austrian Archduke Ferdinand and his wife were assassinated by a Serbian in Sarajevo.Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:01:33 EDTObama to sign executive order barring federal agencies from discriminating against LGBT employeeshttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/11168/Obama-to-sign-executive-order-barring-federal-agencies-from-discriminating-against-LGBT-employees.htmlPresident Obama plans to sign executive orders barring federal agencies and government contractors from discriminating against gay or transgender employees.Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:14:08 EDTCalifornia judge rules the state's death penalty unconstitutionalhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/11167/California-judge-rules-the-state's-death-penalty-unconstitutional.htmlWell, halleluiah! <P> A federal judge in California has ruled that the state's death penalty unconstitutional. <P> Judge Cormac J.Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:24:34 EDTWeird Al's latest parody "Word Crimes" is an anthem for grammarians everywherehttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/11166/Weird-Al's-latest-parody-"Word-Crimes"-is-an-anthem-for-grammarians-everywhere.htmlWeird Al Yankovic has written "Word Crimes," an anthem for all the grammarians, long-suffering English teachers and copy editors out there who are frustrated by the many people who don't know the difference between "its" and "it's" or "there,"...Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:08:40 EDTIs criticism of Obama and Holder due to racial animus?http://www.minotdailynews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/11165/Is-criticism-of-Obama-and-Holder-due-to-racial-animus?.htmlSo U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder thinks people are criticizing President Barack Obama, at least in part, due to racism.Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:59:10 EDT