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December 5, 2011
N.D. may cast one vote for president
It may sound speculative today but our only member of Congress may be casting the state's one vote for president in January. In the event that none of the presidential candidates garner 270 votes in the Electoral College in the 2012 election, the choice will be thrown into the House...
December 5, 2011 - 6:42am
Opinion Corner: Excitement surrounding NBA's return
The NBA is back and I couldn't be more excited for the 66-game schedule promised to tip off with a five-game Christmas Day. First, it's important to thank network television, which provides 25 percent of the league's revenue. Owners weren't about to let nearly a billion dollars of...
December 5, 2011 - 6:34am
November 28, 2011
Opinion Corner: Hard being a Vikings fan
It's hard being a Vikings fan. It's not quite as bad as being a Cubs fans with the Billy Goat Curse and their more than 100-year championship drought.
November 28, 2011 - 6:51am
Thankful for my America
Living on a gravel road in a rural Arkansas county with more cows than people, I have much to be thankful for on my favorite American holiday. Hence a Thanksgiving lesson in boondocks economics: Last week, I paid my hay man $2,200 for 55 round bales to see my cows and horses through...
November 28, 2011 - 6:41am
November 21, 2011
You are being heard!
While each group consists of divergent motives and opinions, the tea party and Occupy Wall Street have one common thread -- the demand to be heard. History tells us that this is not a new complaint. The American colonists did not revolt over the tax on tea but over the method by...
November 21, 2011 - 6:44am
November 14, 2011
Repeal proposal is worse than tax itself
On Nov. 3, a committee of the Legislature received testimony and considered the merits of the initiated measure that proposes to repeal all property taxes in North Dakota beginning Jan. 1, 2012. The legislators were not impressed. Having a working knowledge of the property tax and...
November 14, 2011 - 6:36am
November 7, 2011
A new restaurant chain is needed for health crisis
Open Letter to the Blue Cross Blue Shield Board of Directors: As your annual meeting approaches, you must resolve to bite the bullet when it comes to fighting the trends that will certainly lead to the bankruptcy of Blue Cross Blue Shield and the impairment of thousands of North...
November 7, 2011 - 6:45am
October 17, 2011
Jamestown reader asks about help when programs close
Greetings Teri!!!! Are public colleges and universities required to provide any transitional assistance to students en-rolled in a program and the program is closing prior to their degree completion? I am thinking primarily of undergraduate students that may have two or three years...
October 17, 2011 - 7:07am
Making some 'best estimates' in races for 2012
Even though it is too early to start placing bets on the 2012 election, John Dwyer, president and CEO of the Lignite Energy Council, wanted the best estimates at the annual meeting of the Lignite Energy Council in Bismarck earlier this month. Best estimates this early in the election...
October 17, 2011 - 6:40am
September 23, 2011
Xs and Os of PLOTS program
Over the past two decades the North Dakota Game and Fish Department has emphasized wildlife habitat enhancement and hunting access on private land through its Private Land Initiative. Most North Dakota hunters are familiar with the Private Land Open to Sportsmen program, which provides...
September 23, 2011 - 7:58am
July 22, 2009
Obama's war for socialism. Yes, socialism.
At some point of embittering clarity, Americans will open their eyes to the glaring significance of the Obama era and see the Power Grab Years for what they are. Whether this realization comes in time to stave off the eradication of the United States as we thought we knew it, or whether...
July 22, 2009 - 6:48am
Mr. President, are we still torturing?
On Dec. 26, 2002, Dana Priest and Barton Gellman broke, in the Washington Post, the first undeniable story of American torturing of suspected terrorists.
July 22, 2009 - 6:45am
July 17, 2009
Potter knows where the bodies are buried
Wendell Potter is the health-insurance industry's worst nightmare. He's a whistle-blower. Potter, the former chief spokesperson for insurance giant CIGNA, recently testified before Congress, "I saw how they confuse their customers and dump the sick -- all so they can satisfy their...
July 17, 2009 - 7:05am
July 16, 2009
The mystery of Sonia Sotomayor
WASHINGTON -- Doubtless thousands of other women's ears perked up when Sen. Charles Schumer, introducing Sonia Sotomayor at Monday's confirmation hearing, mentioned the Latina jurist's girlhood affection for Nancy Drew books. The smart, plucky girl-detective was a role model for...
July 16, 2009 - 6:57am
July 15, 2009
In Iraq, soldiers still suffering and dying
The first I heard about what happened to Lt. Col. Timothy Karcher, the last U.S. commander of Sadr City who recently signed over jurisdiction to Iraqis, was from a reader. He e-mailed me about my last column, which argued that "allies" don't declare victory over each other (as Iraq's...
July 15, 2009 - 6:52am