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Arcane Zoning Regulations Getting In The Way Of Hurricane Sandy Recovery

Arcane Zoning Regulations Getting In The Way Of Hurricane Sandy Recovery

To here some tell it, the delays in rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy have everything to do with Congress which, thanks to House Republicans, has been reticent to simply throw money around. But how about some blame for the arcane building codes and zoning regulations which are making rebuilding a Kafkaesque ordeal? We’d had about a

How Many North Dakota Lives Could Oil Pipelines Be Saving?

One continually frustrating aspect of the North Dakota media’s coverage of rising traffic fatality rates is the fact that they refuse to report those rates in the context of rising levels of traffic on the road. Yes, fatalities are up, but so are the number of drivers on the road and the number of vehicle

Americans Still Upset About Smaller Paychecks Post "Fiscal Cliff"

It’s unfair that a “greedy” Congress take more out of paychecks, according to outraged Americans. Gabriella Hoffman’s paycheck is a little lighter today, thanks to a payroll tax increase that is forcing millions of Americans to make the kind of tough budget cuts their representatives in Washington lawmakers seem unwilling to tackle. Hoffman, a 21-year-old

Liberal News Anchor Breaks Gun Laws On Television, Gets Off Scott Free

Laws, I guess, are for the little people. And after all, David Gregory is on the right side of this issue. But please note, they’re saying that Gregory will escape prosecution despite clearly breaking the law. Via Legal Insurrection, who has the prosecutor’s whole letter. Having carefully reviewed all of the facts and circumstances of

Why Does North Dakota Need A 25% Increase In Human Services Spending?

North Dakotans have become used to stories, in the past few years, extolling the state’s booming economy. North Dakota has some of the fastest growing employment numbers, and lowest unemployment rates. Personal incomes in North Dakota are growing faster than anywhere else in the nation. Yet, according to Governor Jack Dalrymple’s executive budget recommendations, we

Liberal Hypocrisy: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Sigh… the hypocrisy of liberals. You can’t make this stuff up. From The Wall Street Journal. The manager of a business in West Nyack, N.Y., Caryn McBride, was receiving vaguely menacing “negative correspondence” and phone calls. At least twice she made reports to police, in one case telling them “she was worried because an email

Woman Being Stalked Thanks To Newspaper Disclosing Gun Owner Addresses

Putnam County Clerk Dennis Sant, who is refusing to go along with requests for gun owner data from a newspaper that has already put the home address of tens of thousands of gun owners online, told reporters today that a retired law enforcement officer and a woman who has been the victim of stalking in

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