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Todd Fuchs: North Dakota's Political Parties Haven't Been Following The Law

Todd Fuchs: North Dakota's Political Parties Haven't Been Following The Law

Almost 90 years ago, in the 20’s and early 30’s North Dakota was controlled by the Nonpartisan League. They had strong support in the small towns as they campaigned hard on populism driving as a party platform the plight of the small farmers struggling against the railroads, grain elevators, and large cattle buyers from back east

Dr. Robert Sherrick: North Dakota Needs Options For Treating Opioid Addicts

The patient in my office today does not look like your typical drug addict.  He is middle-aged, dressed casually in jeans and cowboy boots, a local rancher.  He says something I hear often: “Doc, I never thought it could happen to me.” Of course, no one starts out with the intention of becoming an opioid


Tony Magnall: If You Want Influence, Become A Libertarian

If you vote Democrat or Republican, you have zero influence in Washington.  That’s right.  Zero.  This is not hyperbole, rather it is scientific fact.  As evidence I submit to you this study, and the damning statistics therein (link also posted at the bottom of this article).  Here is a short excerpt: “A shattering new study

Chris Olson: Why I Voted "No" On The SB2279 Non-Discrimination Bill

Of the various reasons that led to my decision to vote no against SB2279, my most important reasoning falls largely outside the established range of “acceptable opinion”. However, it is a view of government that is not new, but is, rather, the classical and foundational view held by our nation’s fathers. As a matter of

Jason Flohrs: Heidi Heitkamp Brings Scandal-Plagued DHS Official To North Dakota

Today, Senator Heidi Heitkamp will welcome Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas to North Dakota for a two-day trip focused on rail and public safety issues. Or at least, that’s what Heitkamp wants people to be talking about. Here’s what’s really happening: As the number two at DHS, Mayorkas is responsible for carrying out

Shauna Theel: Wind Becoming A Valuable Part Of North Dakota’s Energy Boom

The renewable energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) has helped spur private investment in projects that help American workers make more of our energy right here at home, and North Dakota has seen the benefits. For instance, when the leading wind turbine manufacturer LM Wind Power announced it was hiring hundreds of workers in the state