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Opinion

Crime and a widow’s eloquence

National Columnists

rust in government has been declining since the administration of President Lyndon Johnson. According to Pew Research, only 36 percent of Democrats and Democrat-leaning independents and 9 percent of Republicans and those leaning Republican now trust government. Who can blame them given the ...

Supreme Court can help narrow the racial income gap

National Columnists

Ironically Republicans may be the reason for President Joe Biden’s announcement of the kind of person he would nominate for the Supreme Court. Former President Ronald Reagan, upon being elected, made it clear he was going to pick the first woman for the court. And former President Donald ...

In most respects, North Dakota is okay

Community Columnists

In the creation, it is rumored that the earth was without form and void. And that was before anyone ever saw North Dakota. The Jockey Club in New Jersey protested the creation of a state that was a blank nothingness. Minnesota claimed that we would never make it here. So we must ask: who ...

Gratitude for UND gender inclusion efforts

Letters to the Editor

Liz Anderson, trustees board president, Bismarck-Mandan Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and Church Lisa Falk, Board of Directors, Unitarian Universalist Church of Fargo Moorhead David Whitcomb, president, Grand Forks Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Open letter to Andrew Armagost, ...

NATO — Strategic asset or liability?

National Columnists

Is the territorial integrity of Ukraine a cause worth America’s fighting a war with Russia? No, it is not. And this is why President Joe Biden has declared that the U.S. will not become militarily involved should Russia invade Ukraine. Biden is saying that, no matter our sentiments, our ...

ND beef is better

Letters to the Editor

Kerry Dockter, I-BAND president, Denhoff I would like to respond to a situation that happened January 24th, 2022. Representatives from I-BAND and DRC were invited as guests to be on the Joel Heitkamp radio program. We intended to talk about an important bill, the American Beef Labeling ...