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Rev. Christina Martin of Mandan's First Lutheran Church (right) sits among Burleigh County residents in favor of allowing new refugee resettlements at a county commission meeting in Bismarck on Dec. 9, 2019. Jeremy Turley / Forum News Service

Expect Elected Leaders to Lead, Not Punt

Expect Elected Leaders to Lead, Not Punt

These folks talk cynical about trusting elected officials, and beat their chests about the wisdom of the masses, as if a ready rebuttal to that misguided conclusion weren’t at hand in the almost ubiquitous dim-witted ranting of the masses on platforms like Facebook and Twitter. The people, I hate to tell you, are fickle and

The Battle of Nashville" by Howard Pyle

The Censors Are Coming for HBO’s New Alternate History Show About the Civil War

A new HBO series from two of the producers of The Game of Thrones has sparked an online campaign to block it. The show is called Confederate, and it imagines an alternate timeline for the United States from the Civil War in which the South won and slavery is still very much alive. This sort

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