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Appeals Court Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law That’s Similar to North Dakota’s

Appeals Court Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law That’s Similar to North Dakota’s

This is a win for the Obama administration which took Texas to court over a voter ID law which doesn’t allow ballots to be counted until the voters casting them show one of seven valid identification documents. You can read the 5th Circuit’s opinion here, or below. [mks_pullquote align=”right” width=”300″ size=”24″ bg_color=”#ffffff” txt_color=”#000000″]Why even bother

James Kerian: North Dakota Showcases The Power Of Competition

North Dakota’s elected officials like to take credit for our state’s booming economy. Their challengers like to point out that no incumbent every put oil in the ground. Some of North Dakota’s policy makers say that if other states did things our way the country would be in much better shape economically. Others retort that

David Flynn: What Really Drives the Price of Oil?

I have not looked at oil production time series for North Dakota in a while so I thought it time to take a look. Oil production, in fact most commodity production (and certainly extractive production) has an interesting cost structure. There are significant fixed cost elements to cover in order to generate profit. Notice in

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