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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 Of Any Existing Law That Outlaws Governmental Euthanization of People.' class="readmore"> [...]

August 26, 2014 Jack Russell NorthDecoder 0

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 one of the parts of Christian dogma that says good [...]

August 8, 2014 Jack Russell NorthDecoder 0

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” for what appears to be a financial “white washing” scheme, [...]

August 4, 2014 Jack Russell dogWAGGER 0

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” for what appears to be a financial “white washing” scheme, [...]

August 4, 2014 Jack Russell dogWAGGER 0

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 be a solid hit when the state’s largest paper feels [...]

July 26, 2014 Jack Russell dogWAGGER 0

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 is like agreeing to listen to nails on a chalkboard [...]

July 24, 2014 Jack Russell dogWAGGER 0

News Updates from mid-July 2014

<a href=http://www.northdecoder.com/Latest/news-updates-from-mid-july-2014.html target=_self>News Updates from mid-July 2014</a>

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 computer for a little while. I’ve been meaning to try [...]

July 23, 2014 Jack Russell NorthDecoder 0

A Loophole Big Enough To Drive A Fracking Truck Through

<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>

(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 have learned here, because it’s pretty interesting and I can [...]

July 17, 2014 Jack Russell NorthDecoder 0

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 word we didn’t much find in common usage in North [...]

June 30, 2014 Jack Russell NorthDecoder 1

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 couple weeks now: The sign says to call a number [...]

June 27, 2014 Jack Russell NorthDecoder 0