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By J.p. Tangen
Special to Mining News 

I did my civic duty today and voted

Our state, our country are confronted with an array of political problems, and our candidates offer us little hope for respite


Last updated 8/21/2016 at Noon

According to legend, in 333 BC, while on his way to conquer the Persian Empire, Alexander the Great stopped at Gordion, where he learned about a special wagon that had its pole tied to the wagon body with an intricate knot. A prophecy had foretold that whoever could unfasten the knot would go on to rule over Asia. Alexander tried to unfasten the knot, but when he was unable to do so, he drew hi...

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