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The Antler Port of Entry Photo via Mark Jorgensen

Guest Post: Reduction in Hours at US Ports of Entry Won’t Save Money but Will Cause Economic Harm

Guest Post: Reduction in Hours at US Ports of Entry Won’t Save Money but Will Cause Economic Harm

This guest post was submitted by Mark Jorgensen, a North Dakota resident who lives in rural Antler just south of the Antler Port of Entry “There will be no net savings to the federal government.” Those were the words uttered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials at the Antler, ND town hall meeting

Let’s Not Make It Harder for Our Canadian Friends to Visit North Dakota

Last week Governor Doug Burgum sent a letter (see below) to U.S. Customs and Border Protection urging them not to limit the hours of three ports of entry along North Dakota’s border with Canada (map). The hours of operation for the U.S. side of the crossings at Antler, Carbury, and Maida are 9am to 10pm.

Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister. Bloomberg photo by David Kawai

Guest Post: Justin Trudeau Shouldn’t Resign but He Should Change His Tune

This guest post was submitted by Fargo attorney Mark Western Today, the internet is gripped by the hysteria of knowing that the Prime Minister of Canada wore a black-faced costume in 2001, and also appeared blackfaced at some point in the 1990s.  As a matter of war and peace, this is not.  But it is

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Guest Post: Drug Importation Is Not the Solution for High Drug Prices

This guest post was submitted by state Rep. Karen Rohr (R-Mandan) and Rep. Lisa Meier (R-Bismarck). As prescription drugs become an ever more important aspect of modern medicine, leaders of all political stripes are increasingly concerned about the out-of-pocket cost of prescription drugs, especially for seniors.  Some of these suggestions, like passing most of the

"The fruit tree with balls" by quinn.anya is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Forcing a Woman to Wax Testicles Is What Happens When We Lose the Right to Say No

For years now we here in America have had a debate over where an individual’s right to say “no” stops, and where another individuals right to demand services from that person begins. Mostly this debate has circles around small-business entrepreneurs like bakers or photographers who, because of their religious beliefs, have objected to doing work

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Wheeling, W.Va., Sept. 29, 2018. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)

What Will Democrats Do if It Turns Out Trump Is Right on Trade?

Democrats, particularly “red state” candidates like incumbent Senator Heidi Heitkamp and U.S. House candidate Mac Schneider, have placed a big bet on trade this election cycle. Specifically, they’ve positioned themselves to benefit politically from any news about chaos or failure from the Trump administration’s efforts to negotiate better international trade agreements. Thus the news this

Have Canadians Found A Way Around America's Interminable Keystone Delays?

A new pipeline proposed in Canada would take Alberta oil to an eastern seaport where it could be loaded on supertankers and transported to refineries along the Gulf Coast. In this period of national gloom comes an idea — a crazy-sounding notion, or maybe, actually, an epiphany. How about an all-Canadian route to liberate that

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