Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usSat, 20 Dec 2014 10:26:21 EDTSat, 20 Dec 2014 10:26:21 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssIGBFD&B says 'thanks'http://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/582084.htmlTo the editor: The Christmas season is meant to bring hope and peace to everyone. Especially children. There is no better time to celebrate the season for youth empowerment.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTChristmas spectacular is backhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/582085.htmlTo the editor: Greetings and Merry Christmas to everyone. It is this time of year as usual to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. With one exception, this is my anniversary of 30 years of my displays of Christma.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTWeighs in on pipelinehttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/582086.htmlTo the editor: I recently was able to attend a public meeting in Fort Dodge about the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe rise of Putinismhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/582087.html"Abe tightens grip on power as Japanese shun election." So ran the page one headline of the Financial Times on the victory of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Sunday's elections. Abe is the most nationalistic leader of postwar Japa.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTApplauds ABATEhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/582057.htmlTo the editor: Casual conversation over lunch with a co-worker one day a while ago leads me to this letter. Too often good deeds go unnoticed and I think this is one that deserves some credit.Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT