Savoring Summer In North Dakota

My son Noah is reticent to commit to a family vacation outside the state when it is “nice” in North Dakota. Noah’s “nice”translates to days that are not part of North Dakota’s winter. He figures if he is living with up to six months of cold, ice and snow he needs to appreciate all the “nice”…
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It Is Time To Take A Stand About The Law Enforcement Narrative…

I am tired of the “bad cop” narrative. I have seen far too much of this narrative over the past few years and it is time for us to step back and rationally reflect on why so many folks are willing to perpetuate it, or conversely, are not willing to rebut it. Regardless of what others…
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Let’s Talk About “The North Dakota Way”

I am at my limit in regard to the ad campaign that keeps telling me that Measure 4 is not the “North Dakota Way.”  The campaign seeks to shoot down Measure 4 by blanketing the airwaves with ads, peppering every tobacco retailer with signs, and filling voters’ mailboxes with a seemingly endless onslaught of red,…
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Use Your Power…Send The Circus Packing.

America is not the country it used to be.  Big money and partisan politics over the last couple of decades have left the majority of American citizens wanting.  The chasm between the haves and have-nots has grown dramatically.  Our government has become a three-ring circus – a circus no one feels good about. Too often,…
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The Pothole Special…

Now that I have a Kia, I receive periodic Kia newsgrams about new products, sales, upcoming required service, and other maintenance information.  With electronic delivery companies can readily keep in touch with you with the push of a button.  Mostly I like getting things this way – it saves trees and allows my landfill to…
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