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My Daily Radio Show Ends This Week

My Daily Radio Show Ends This Week

Today I can announce (much as much colleague Mike McFeely has done) that my 12-2pm radio show on WDAY will be ending. My last regular broadcast will be Friday. I love the talk radio format. Interviewing guests and mixing it up with callers are some of my favorite parts of this job. Plus, the folks

Podcast: NDFB President Daryl Lies, GOP National Press Secreatry Cassie Smedile

Below is today’s podcast from the radio show. Daryl Lies, President of the North Dakota Farm Bureau, called in from Tennessee where he’s on hand for the national Farm Bureau convention. He spoke about President Trump’s address to the convention yesterday. Cassie Smedile, National Press Secretary for the GOP, also called in to talk about

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

SAB On Television: Democrat Operative Attempts To Explain "War On Women" Rhetoric

Last night I was on Valley News Live’s 6:30 Point of View show with Chris Berg opposite Democrat party spokeswoman Rania Batrice. We covered a number of issues, including proposals in Grand Forks and Fargo to outlaw housing/employment discrimination against gays and the North Dakota Democrat Party’s “war on women” rhetoric. The segment was a

Heidi Heitkamp Can't Afford Too Much Independence

Betsy Woodruff has an article up this morning at National Review covering the balancing act red-state Democrats like Senator Heidi Heitkamp must pull off to both appease their right-of-center constituencies while not angering their national liberal supporters. Former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley blasted Heitkamp after she voted against gun control legislation, calling

Kevin Cramer's Spirit Lake Confrontation Sure Seems Like A Set Up

Earlier today I posted about the Spirit Lake Reservation tribal official who accused Rep. Kevin Cramer of “verbal abuse” being a political operative. It turns out that the story goes quite a bit deeper than that, and is actually connected to my having been kicked out of what was bill as a “independent media convention”

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