Tag Archives: jay thomas

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-S.D.) during a Senate hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 12, 2018. Heitkamp is one of three Democrats who are up for reelection in states President Donald Trump carried and voted to confirm Justice Neil Gorsuch. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)

Senator Heitkamp Finally Agrees to Interview on My Radio Show, Just Not When I’m Hosting

Senator Heitkamp Finally Agrees to Interview on My Radio Show, Just Not When I’m Hosting

I’ve long been a critic of incumbent Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s resistance to accessibility, be it with the media or the public. The Senator doesn’t like to put herself in situations where she might get tough questions. Especially not in a setting where she might be asked to candidly react to comments or questions from the

Fargo radio talk show host Joel Heitkamp

Liberal Talker Joel Heitkamp Continues Ratings Slide

The new ratings book is out for the Fargo/Moorhead market, so it’s time for an update on how the region’s talkers are doing. And if you’re left-wing talker Joel Heitkamp – brother to U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp – things aren’t doing so good. According to publicly available ratings for the 12-years-old and up demographic, KFGO

Fargo Police Chief David Todd: Treat Medicinal Marijuana "As Medicine"

This year North Dakotans may be asked to vote on not one but two ballot measures legalizing marijuana (and, ironically, one measure to implement tobacco price prohibition). One marijuana measure being circulated seeks to legalize medicinal marijuana. Another seeks to legalize all types of marijuana use. Interestingly, Fargo Police Chief David Todd seems open to

DPI Spokesman Mocks Common Core Critics As "Tiny Tribe" In Emails Not Turned Over As Open Records

Last week Superintendent of Public Schools Kirsten Baesler apologized during an interview with me for her office’s handling of the Common Core issue. The apology came after it was revealed that a spokesman for her department, former Associated Press reporter Dale Wetzel, had been using an anonymous email to send information attacking Common Core critic

Audio: Kansas City Jewish Center Shooter Called Into Fargo Talk Radio Show

Earlier today I wrote about Frazier Glenn Miller, also known as Frazier Glenn Cross, being a supporter of now-infamous North Dakota white supremacist Craig Cobb. Cobb made headlines across the country with his attempt to create a white supremacist community in Leith, ND. Back in November of last year Miller/Cross called into the Jay Thomas

Fargo Forum: "Real Journalism" Means Shooting The Messenger

In an editorial today, the Fargo Forum takes pot shots (not by name, naturally) at myself and my good friend Jay Thomas (of the Jay Thomas Show on WDAY AM970 in Fargo) for our focus on the email controversy at North Dakota State University. “Credible answers have been elusive,” writes the Forum, “but traditional in-the-trenches

Top