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Okay, so maybe the title is a smidge strong. Given an infinite amount of space for a title I might have called it: If The Government Comes To Euthanize You, Don’t Hire Ron Fischer As Your Lawyer; He Can’t Think' class="readmore"> [...]

August 26, 2014 NorthDecoder

North Dakota Christian Group Continues Its Assault on the Eighth Commandment

For North Dakotans who actually practice their Christian religion — particularly Catholics and Lutherans — the 8th Commandment is pretty clear. It says “Thou shalt not bear false witness…” Exodus 20:16. Folks familiar with the Bible recognize this as being [...]

August 8, 2014 NorthDecoder

Leaked Report on Improper Campaign Finance Scheme May Call ND AG Stenehjem Donations into Question

By Jack Russell Today, Politico broke news of a recently released internal document that could possibly implicate the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) in an improper campaign finance scheme. The confidential report, which warned RSLC leadership of “possible criminal penalties” [...]

August 4, 2014 dogWAGGER

Leaked Report on Improper Campaign Finance Scheme May Call ND AG Stenehjem Donations into Question

By Jack Russell Today, Politico broke news of a recently released internal document that could possibly implicate the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) in a criminal campaign finance scheme. The confidential report, which warned RSLC leadership of “possible criminal penalties” [...]

August 4, 2014 dogWAGGER

The Forum and the Art of Disinformation

By Jack Russell First Rob Port, now The Forum. Rep. Kevin Cramer’s camp brought out the big guns recently with an editorial in The Forum defending him in light of George Sinner’s No Work, No Pay rollout. It’s got to [...]

July 26, 2014 dogWAGGER

Kevin Cramer, Rob Port and Faith-Based Math

By Jack Russell Ever the charmer, Rob Port of Say Anything Blog took up Dem-NPL U.S. House nominee George Sinner’s No Work, No Pay initiative this week. As I’m sure none of you saw – because voluntarily reading Rob Port [...]

July 24, 2014 dogWAGGER
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News Updates from mid-July 2014

There’s been a glut of news coming out lately about North Dakota, nationally. We don’t see a lot of it locally, but it’s important stuff we all should know about. I’ve had about fifteen web browser windows open on my [...]

July 23, 2014 NorthDecoder
<a href=http://www.northdecoder.com/Latest/a-loophole-big-enough-to-drive-a-fracking-truck-through.html target=_self>A Loophole Big Enough To Drive A Fracking Truck Through</a>

A Loophole Big Enough To Drive A Fracking Truck Through

(Cross-posted, with permission, from The Prairie Blog.) I’m working on an article for a magazine I write for about the North Dakota Industrial Commission’s new policy for siting oil wells, and I thought I might share some of what I [...]

July 17, 2014 NorthDecoder

You Can’t Mitigate Greed

(Cross-posted, with permission, from The Prairie Blog.) Mitigation. There’s a word that draws mixed reaction. Most dictionaries generally define mitigation as “the act of making a condition or consequence less severe, the process of becoming milder or gentler.” It’s a [...]

June 30, 2014 NorthDecoder

Where The Hell Is Kevin Cramer?

Seriously. Where is North Dakota’s missing freshman congressman, Kevin Cramer? It appears Cramer has closed his office in the Federal Building here in North Dakota’s capitol city. Here’s a photo of what his office door has looked like for a [...]

June 27, 2014 NorthDecoder