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John Andrist: A Second Face of Racism and Sexism

John Andrist: A Second Face of Racism and Sexism

There is a subtle form of racism that exists even among those who decry the practice. I noted a few weeks ago that those who think Native Americans require special benefits are, in fact, racists. An estimated 80 percent of them function just like the rest of us, having walked away from reservation life. The

Heidi Heitkamp Should Speak Out About Sexist Democrat Attack On Joni Ernst

According to campaign finance disclosures, North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp has spent over a quarter of a million dollars of her PAC money, her Senate campaign cash, and her personal money on helping Democrats in US Senate, US House, and North Dakota races. One candidate she’s given a significant amount of money to is House

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City Official: New Protections For Homosexuals Will Make Little Difference

Despite the attention the issue gets, there’s little actual data to suggest that there’s any real problem with housing or employment discrimination against homosexuals. On the issue of housing discrimination specifically, I spoke with then-Labor Commissioner Tony Weiler back in April who told me that complaints over discrimination against homosexuals were not only minimal in

Movie Review: How Capitalism Ended Racial Segregation In Baseball

Last night my wife and I went to see 42, the Jackie Robinson story. It was an enjoyable enough movie (as they said in Moneyball , it’s hard not to be romantic about baseball), though the story was more fairy tale than reality. But what do you expect when a movie about real people doing

Video: Talking Ads For Strippers, Sexist Emails And NDSU's Planned Parenthood Parntership On Valley News Live

On my regular segment on Valley News Live’s 6:30 POV show we discussed the Fargo Forum’s web ads for strippers, the allegedly “sexist” email sent out by a North Dakota legislator and North Dakota State University’s partnership with Planned Parenthood. Valley News Live – KVLY/KXJB – Fargo/Grand Forks I actually found a lot of common

Obama's Own Personal War On Women

For someone quick to accuse his political enemies of sexism, President Obama sure doesn’t have a lot of women working for him. Obama, who made women’s issues a core of his reelection bid, has nominated men to serve in three of his most prominent national security positions, including secretary of state, where Sen. John F.