Tag Archives: identity politics

Print Column: The Absurdity of Identity Politics When Identity Is Self-Identified

Print Column: The Absurdity of Identity Politics When Identity Is Self-Identified

There’s some weird stuff going on in the national Democratic Party, otherwise known as the organization North Dakota Democrats like Heidi Heitkamp and Mac Schneider like to pretend they aren’t a part of during election years. In recent weeks the party has had to address the problem of superdelegates, an Orwellian classification of elite Democrats

The Fargo City Commission

The Goal of Gender Parity in Elected Office Is as Dumb as It Is Insulting

Voters in North Dakota have no problem casting ballots for female candidates. We know this because women routinely win elections at the state and local levels. It’s absolutely true that there are more men then women in elected office in our state. But then it’s also true that a lot more men than women choose

Senator Heidi Heitkamp speaks on the Senate floor in favor of Savanna's Act, which is legislation she named after Fargo murder victim Savanna La-Fountaine-Greywind.

Native American Males Matter Too, Senator Heitkamp

With the 2018 election cycle already in full swing it is perhaps not surprising that Senator Heidi Heitkamp is grandstanding on legislation she has named after Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, a Fargo resident and Spirit Lake Sioux tribal member who was abducted and murdered earlier this year. I’m not necessarily arguing against the efficacy of the policy

Being Gay Doesn't Mean You Have To Fit Into A Specific Political Category

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comOver the last couple of weeks there has been something of a scandal in North Dakota politics over state Rep. Randy Boehning, a Republican from Fargo, who was outed as gay because of his vote against SB2279 (a bill which would have added gays to the state’s list of protected classes).