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Prepare for a long war against the Islamic State

August 18, 2014 The hawks (including me) were wrong about a lot, but some got one thing right. It’s going to be a long wa. more »»

It’s time to reclaim the jungle

August 17, 2014 Thanks and congratulations to the Minot Public Works Department for taking on the mowing issue. more »»

The abandoned war

August 17, 2014 There was a time not so long ago when President Barack Obama boasted of how he had “ended” the Iraq War. It was, in his telling, a sign of his stalwart fidelity to his word. more »»

‘A’s for everyone

August 17, 2014 WASHINGTON — Grade deflation is dead. Long live grade inflation! Starting around the mid-20th century, a pandemic of meaninglessly high grades swept the nation. more »»

Is ISIS ‘an existential threat’?

August 17, 2014 U.S. air strikes since last Friday have opened a corridor through which tens of thousands of Yazidis, trapped and starving on a mountain in Iraq, have escaped to safety in Kurdistan. more »»

What John Walsh plagiarism fiasco?

August 17, 2014 This year’s Senate races are the Democrats’ to lose in the sense that the GOP is doing nothing to earn them, hoping President Obama’s political collapse will have reverse coattail effects. more »»

Time to back IS opponents

August 16, 2014 Islamic State terrorists poised to conquer Iraq will suffer from U.S. airstrikes — but that will not be enough to defeat them. Only attacks on the ground can do that. more »»

Celebrating 125 years: Happy birthday, North Dakota!

August 16, 2014 North Dakota is called by many names - “The Peace Garden State,” “The Flickertail State,” “The Roughrider State. more »»

Get ready for denials

August 16, 2014 Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera accused Matt Drudge’s website of “the worst kind of jingoistic rhetoric ever” for carrying news stories about the dangers of illegal immigratio. more »»

Carrying out an attack on achievement

August 16, 2014 New York’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, like so many others who call themselves “progressive,” is gung-ho to solve social problems. more »»

Too much of a good thing? No

August 15, 2014 Minot is fortunate to have a deep pool of candidates to choose from when key positions open up. In most cases, that is. more »»

A poll apart

August 15, 2014 A long time ago, maybe in the first Eisenhower administration, my precinct committeewoman taught me the unchanging rules of how to respond to public opinion polls. more »»

Obama remains consistent in his indifference to slaughter

August 15, 2014 In the summer of 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama was asked if he was worried that his proposed withdrawal from Iraq would result in ethnic cleansing or even genocide. He scoffed at the premise. more »»

Myths about the social safety net

August 15, 2014 “Some of my friends are destitute. Some of them are beggars/But, for me, there’s a subsidy if I spend my whole life pregger. more »»

Profiling not always bad idea

August 14, 2014 Perhaps it is time federal airport security screeners are told to do more “profiling” of a sort. Recently, a San Francisco woman managed to sneak aboard an airliner in San Jose, Calif. more »»

The mockery of ‘Black Jesus’

August 14, 2014 At night, the children’s channel called Cartoon Network transforms into the badly named Adult Swim channel, a parade of juvenile “satirical” sludge such as repeats of Seth MacFarlane’s “Family Guy”... more »»

Readin’, writin’ and social justice agitatin’

August 14, 2014 It’s back-to-school season across the country. But in an increasing number of districts, “back to school” doesn’t mean back to learning. more »»

Who owns the future?

August 14, 2014 At the end of the Cold War, Francis Fukuyama famously wrote that our world may be at the “end of history” where “Western liberal democracy” becomes “the final form of human government. more »»

Obama blocks own investigators

August 13, 2014 Perhaps the best friends Americans have in government are the inspectors general who act as watchdogs to root out waste and sometimes, crime by politicians and bureaucrats. more »»

The callow president

August 13, 2014 “Stop just hatin’ all the time. more »»



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