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Podcast: Boycotting the NFL, Mining in Minnesota, and Recreational Marijuana

Podcast: Boycotting the NFL, Mining in Minnesota, and Recreational Marijuana

On today’s radio show I was joined by Isaac Orr from the Center of the American Experiment, a Minnesota-based think tank. Orr talked about the importance of mining in Minnesota, particularly tapping into reserves of platinum family minerals like nickel and copper in the state’s Iron Range. Also Fargo Attorney Mark Friese talks about problems

Vice President Mike Pence on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 12, 2017. File photo. Tom Brenner/The New York Times, Copyright 2017 The New York Times.

Who Cares if Vice President Pence’s Walkout Was a Stunt?

On Sunday Vice President Mike Pence walked out of a 49’ers/Colts football game after several of the former team took a knee during the national anthem. Pence left right after the anthem was completed, and posted this to Twitter: I left today's Colts game because @POTUS and I will not dignify any event that disrespects

Minnesota Vikings players lock arms during the national anthem before the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, Sept. 24, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports

Your Right to Protest Does Not Make Your Protest Right

I found myself thinking of that old Stealer’s Wheel song about being stuck in the middle. The one with line about how there are “clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right.” This controversy in the NFL – and now the MLB – over players kneeling or sitting out during the national anthem

CBS Columnist: Indians Who Like The Washington "Redskins" Nickname Are Uncle Toms

Here in North Dakota a years-long battle over the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname ended with a whimper when the Spirit Lake Sioux tribe lost a federal appeal in their lawsuit against the NCAA. Yes, that’s right, at the end of that fight the people fighting hardest to keep the Sioux nickname at

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