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Guest Post: The Grand Forks City Council Didn’t Let Citizens Speak Before Deciding to Ax Columbus Day

Guest Post: The Grand Forks City Council Didn’t Let Citizens Speak Before Deciding to Ax Columbus Day

This guest post was submitted by Dr. Kevin Fire of Grand Forks One thing that city governments have traditionally encouraged is public participation in the political process. That is, unless the topic about which there may be discussion  might anger the left. As a case in point, last Monday, the City Council in Grand Forks

When It Comes to Columbus Day, We Can’t Add Through Subtraction

“As another example of the liberal cesspool the city of Grand Forks is becoming, the Committee of the Whole voted unanimously last night to replace Christopher Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day,” a reader emailed me today, asking me to write about it. “I am floored.” He’s right. “City Council members, acting as the city’s

Fargo Bans Columbus Day

In a resolution passed 4-1 last night which describes the Columbus expedition to America as “brutal history,” the Fargo City Commission banned Columbus Day and replaced it with Indigenous Peoples Day. Columbus is “somebody that doesn’t deserve any recognition,” Commissioner Mike Williams is quoted as saying. One of the supporters of the change – Don Warne, director

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