Alpena News and columnsen-usFri, 28 Oct 2016 09:43:21 EDTFri, 28 Oct 2016 09:43:21 EDT AMA ESD millage renewal the Nov. 8 election draws ever closer, here are thoughts we have on some of the millages to dot ballots in Northeast Michigan.Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe biggest betrayal of all people recall that when I was running for state representative, the Michigan Chamber endorsed another one of the candidates in the primary race. I know people remember because I still get asked about it.Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTTrade pacts only work when they are fair economists tell us one issue in the presidential campaign really should not be an issue. It is trade agreements with foreign countries. The more trade, the better, economists tell us.Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTObama breaking his own rules Barack Obama is notorious for using executive orders and other unilateral actions to override existing U.S. policy. Now that penchant for imperial rule is coming back to haunt Americans.Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTWhite House hypocritical with stance on Saudi Arabia course, Americans who harm people overseas intentionally and wrongfully should be punished. Villains should not be able to hide behind the American flag. Our government seems to support that idea.Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT