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President Donald Trump arrives to a rally at the Erie Insurance Arena in Erie, Pa., Oct. 10, 2018. (Al Drago/The New York Times)

A Political Rally Sounds Like a Fine Place for the President to Be During a Hurricane

A Political Rally Sounds Like a Fine Place for the President to Be During a Hurricane

“Trump bets there’s no downside to campaigning as hurricane rages,” reads a headline from CNN. “President Donald Trump tempted fate and nature by declining to cancel an optically risky campaign rally and fundraiser even as the most powerful hurricane in a quarter century thrashed across the Florida Panhandle,” the articles lede proclaims. That’s right. There is political risk

Lavinia Zapata embraces her son, Jorge, after a mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Feb. 14, 2018. At least 17 people were killed Wednesday at this school about an hour northwest of Miami, law enforcement officials said. A suspect, a former student, is in custody. (Saul Martinez/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)

The Mass Shooting as a Medium for Extremists and the Disaffected

Yesterday all too familiar news broke about another mass shooting. This time at a high school in Florida. This morning the alleged shooter, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. We may learn more in the coming weeks about why Cruz did this. It’s unlikely, given that he’s still alive,

Video: How Far Should We Go In Making Life Hard For Multiple DUI Offenders?

Today saw an interesting bill related to repeat DUI offenders from out of state. The bill is SB2157, and it would require the Department of Transportation to issue a work permit to any DUI offender who has lost his or her license in another state provided that person has lived in North Dakota for five