How about our seniors?
October 26, 2014 It’s curious, not necessarily wrong, just curious how people plot and connive about what to do with the state’s extra wealth. more »»
Look out for neighbors
October 26, 2014 After two years in Williston and now six weeks in Minot, I have had the opportunity to see firsthand the challenges and opportunities facing western North Dakot. more »»
Who needs an Ebola czar?
October 26, 2014 “Rabbi, is there a proper blessing for the czar?” He thinks for a moment and responds: “May God bless and keep the czar ... more »»
The price of papal popularity
October 26, 2014 Normally a synod of Catholic bishops does not provide fireworks rivaling the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where Mayor Richard Daley’s boys in blue ran up the score on the radical... more »»
Obama desperate to gain trust
October 25, 2014 Ron Klain, the political hack President Barack Obama has put in charge of coordinating the national response to Ebola, has no experience in public health or dealing with large-scale disasters. more »»
Bears, wolves find a voice in the wilderness
October 25, 2014 WASHINGTON — If politicians preying upon your attentions this season fail to inspire, you might seek common cause with the beasts — the four-legged variety rather than those running for offi. more »»
The Hunter Biden chronicles
October 25, 2014 Everything you need to know about Beltway nepotism, corporate cronyism and corruption can be found in the biography of Robert Hunter Biden. more »»
Words won’t hurt evildoers
October 24, 2014 One has to wonder how much effort the White House put into coming up with the official name for the war against Islamic State terrorist. more »»
Does Obama care about people?
October 24, 2014 Can you walk out on the messiah? Appearing at a campaign rally for gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown in Maryland on Sunday, President Obama sought to capture the magic that had electrified... more »»
October 24, 2014 A group of Washington overlords — federal prosecutors — sometimes break rules and wreck people’s lives. President Obama may soon appoint one of them to be America’s next attorney general. more »»
Putting reputation over lives
October 23, 2014 In what may be the most irresponsible act of his tenure, President Barack Obama has appointed a political hack to lead the fight against Ebola. more »»
October 23, 2014 So as to give some perspective, I’m going to ask readers for their guesses about human behavior before explaining my embarrassment by some of my fellow economists. more »»
Vote ‘no’ on Measure 8
October 21, 2014 Measure 8 is another strange attempt to fix something that isn’t broken. In theory, moving the start of school back after Labor Day would make for longer summers. In reality, it doesn’t work. more »»