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Bill Would Make Giving Alcohol To A Minor A Felony For Those Over 21 Years Old

Bill Would Make Giving Alcohol To A Minor A Felony For Those Over 21 Years Old

HB1458, introduced by Rep. Chuck Damschen (who introduced legislation to ban tailgating during the last legislative session) has a bill that would make it a Class C Felony for anyone over the age of 21 to provide alcohol to a minor. There are a number of problems with this bill. First, I’m not sure that

Obama Says We're Not "Takers" As He Seeks to Enshrine Taking

We all know that wealth redistribution is the sine qua non goal of lefties the world over and has been throughout time immemorial.  No need to rehash why, and why it is a terrible idea, here.  What I do want to touch on briefly is how the lefties are moving on to something that should

Arcane Zoning Regulations Getting In The Way Of Hurricane Sandy Recovery

To here some tell it, the delays in rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy have everything to do with Congress which, thanks to House Republicans, has been reticent to simply throw money around. But how about some blame for the arcane building codes and zoning regulations which are making rebuilding a Kafkaesque ordeal? We’d had about a

Obama In 2006: I'm Not Voting To Raise The Debt Ceiling

“It’s a sad state of affairs,” said President Obama in 2006. “We just voted to increase the debt limit. The US total debt at this point exceeds eight trillion dollars. That’s eight trillion, with a T. So we’ve gotta get our fiscal house in order here in Washington. I’m not sure it’s gonna happen under

A Chill Wind Blows At The State Capitol For NDUS Chancellor Hamid Shirvani

I spent most of yesterday up at the capitol in Bismarck. I was the emcee for the annual “Converge on the Captiol” event (see a news report for that here), and then went inside to wander through some committee hearings and the legislative chambers for a while. What had lawmakers buzzing was a higher education

Home Invader Shot Five Times By Georgia Mother Defending Her Kids

A Loganville, GA mother of two fired six shots at a home intruder on Friday, hitting him five times, after he broke into her home and confronted her and her children as they hid in an attic alcove. The gun she used to defend herself and her children was NOT a single-shot musket as someone

Democrats Cleaning House At Blue Cross Blue Shield Of North Dakota

Last month Blue Cross Blue Shield had a lot of people in political circles in the state scratching their heads with the hire of very partisan Democrat House candidate Pam Gulleson to a new VP position overseeing the company’s government affairs division. Gulleson’s immediate superior is a former campaign manager for Heidi Heitkamp, making the

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