Crossing Over-Thank You, Dick Dobson, For The Reminder

By most measures, Dick Dobson should be about 150 years old. He’s got some hard miles on him, but at 81 he’s still got his memory and his health, and at that age, you can’t ask for much more. For those of you who don’t remember him, Dobson is the former editor and publisher of…
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What The Hell Just Happened?

Some random observations on yesterday’s election. WTF? Nobody—not me, not you, not Doug Burgum—could have predicted that outcome. Some predicted a Burgum win. Not me, although I had this nagging feeling every time I saw Ed on TV that maybe, just maybe, it could happen. But too many times I have predicted an election outcome…
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High Praise

Well, high praise from Pat Finken Monday, in the form of an e-mail from the Brighter Future Fund. Pat’s Superpac, Brighter Future Fund (yeah, right) is a big supporter of Wayne Stenehjem. Pat created his Superpac in 2012 with money from the North Dakota Republican Party and a bunch of big GOP donors like Jim…
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Voting For Burgum: A Primer For Democrats

It was late afternoon on an dreary late October day in 1990. I was stopped at the 5th Street railroad crossing in downtown Bismarck, waiting for a train to go by on the tracks in front of me. I looked to my left and there, in the car beside me, was Ed Schafer. He spotted…
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Pres-i-dent Clin-ton

This will be the shortest blog post I’ve ever written. (Cheering, clapping of hands!) So short you can probably read it at a stoplight on your way to work (but don’t comment-that would be illegal). Today is Tuesday, June 7, 2016, the day North Dakota Democrats will hold their presidential preference caucuses. I’ve already written…
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