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Print Column: Be Thankful That Americans Choose to Do So Much of What They Don’t Have To

Print Column: Be Thankful That Americans Choose to Do So Much of What They Don’t Have To

MINOT, N.D. — One of the wonders of our free society is that nobody is required to do much of anything. Sure, there are certain imperatives. We all need food and shelter, and getting those basics requires effort. Yet our society enjoys a level of convenience and wealth which would be almost unimaginable to our

A Preemptive Strike Against The Inevitable Whining About "Black Friday"

We’re past election day, and the holiday season looms. Looming along with it is the holiday shopping season, which is a spectacle of consumerism in which Americans feel obligated to go out and spend until it hurts for a myriad of reasons among them economic stimulus. Honestly, I think our country has an unhealthy attitude

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