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Can We Stop Pretending We Know How Dead People Would Have Felt About Modern Politics?

Can We Stop Pretending We Know How Dead People Would Have Felt About Modern Politics?

It’s Martin Luther King Day, and that means that many of the efforts to reflect on King’s accomplishments and legacy will be obscured by modern opportunists telling us what that great man would have said and thought today. From the left we’re told that King tried to warn us about Donald Trump. From the right

Bill Seeks To Dissolve State Boards That Haven't Met In More Than Two Years

Did you know that the State of North Dakota has at least 144 official boards and commissions? I’m not joking. That’s the number listed on Governor’s Office website, and there are probably a great deal more. They encompass everything from the Beef Commission to the Dairy Board to boards overseeing cosmetologists and barbers. But how

North Dakotan Bruce Gjovig Receives Award At CPAC Conference

SAB readers attending the CPAC conference were surprised when a man from North Dakota won an award last night. Turns out it was Bruce Gjovig, head of the UND Center for Innovation Foundation in Grand Forks, who got the Ronald Reagan Award. According to the press release, it’s “an honor given annually to a  leader fighting

Margaret Thatcher, Great Britain's Iron Lady, Has Passed Away

Margaret Thatcher died in London last night after a stroke. She was 87 years old. In addition to being Great Britain’s first, and only, female Prime Minister Thatcher was, along with America’s Ronald Reagan, part of a rare moment in modern political history. A moment when two of the world’s superpowers were governed by outspoken

Republican Senator Flips On Gay Marriage

Senator Rob Portman of Ohio has flipped on the issue of gay marriage, going from opposing it to embracing it in the pages of the Columbus Dispatch. What turned his head on the issue was the fact that one of his children is gay: Two years ago, my son Will, then a college freshman, told

Is America Ready For A Libertarian Republican President?

“I would absolutely not run unless it were to win,” Senator Rand Paul said on Fox News Sunday today in response to questions about a potential run for President. “But I think the country is really ready for the narrative coming — the libertarian Republican narrative.” So what is the “libertarian Republican narrative?” “I think

Democrat Introduces Constitutional Amendment To End Presidential Term Limits

Rep. José Serrano of New York has introduced H.J.Res. 15, an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the 22nd amendment. The 22nd amendment reads: No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as