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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May We Never Forget Their Sacrifice…

On Memorial Day we remember and honor our fallen, those who lost their lives in service to our country in the armed forces. When I think about the cost that has been paid for the ideals of country, both by those who lost their lives and by their family members who have grieved and lived with…
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The United States Owes A Debt To You…

To the many military members and veterans I know and to the many, many thousands I do not, I thank you for your commitment to the ideals of the United States and your service to our country.  Although you are many when viewed as a collective, you are few when scattered about the whole of…
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True Patriotism Isn’t Cheap.

Today, I will share with you what I posted on my Facebook in commemoration of Memorial Day.  I know many a veteran, my son Noah being one of them, and I feel the disconnect between their service and legislators’ respect of that service via deeds.  There are always plenty platitudes about military service and what…
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Revel, If Only For A Moment, In This Recognition…

Today I would like to congratulate a group of students  who were honored by North Dakota State University’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Global Outreach  with a Green and Gold Award for the Student Organization of the Year.  The organization, American Legion Post #400, has done a number of noteworthy things in its short tenure…
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