Posts by Jack Russell

A Walk on the Vile Side: The Bigotry of Margaret Sitte (Part One)

If you’ve been diligently following along with the current North Dakota legislative session, (You’re not a lobbyist, right?) you’re probably already very […]

The Consequences of Eliminating Sales Taxes

The Tea Party era is waning in most places, but not in North Dakota.  Yesterday, Republican Rep. Scott Louser proposed eliminating […]

Dark Days for the GOP

We’ve reached a turning point in American politics.  Many of the standard arguments which once worked so effectively for the […]

NDSU Gives Bill Clinton the Palm

In a campaign appearance for North Dakota Senate Candidate Heidi Heitkamp, Bill Clinton spoke to an overflow crowd at the […]

The Decline of Rick Berg and the Political Rebirth of North Dakota

Last week we all discovered Rick Berg really isn’t sure what company/companies he owns and/or represents. When you consider how […]

Berg Voted to Block Call Center Bill That Would Have Brought Jobs Back Stateside

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) started running radio ads today in Bismarck, Fargo and rural North Dakota targeting Senate […]

Berg Marching in Lockstep with the GOP

It’s been a few pretty quiet weeks for Congressman Rick Berg as of late.  Have you noticed how he hasn’t […]

My Company, ‘Tis Of Thee

At an event in Florida this morning, the day after giving his nomination acceptance speech at the RNC, Mitt Romney referred to […]

Mitt Romney’s Tax Mysteries: A Reading Guide

by Cora Currier, ProPublica Last week, the website Gawker published more than 900 pages of documents from Bain Capital, the […]

Society Notes Corner: Rick Berg and Jack Dalrymple Discover Treasure On The Gulf Coast

The cream of North Dakota Society has been whisked away by jet plane to the glorious shores of the Gulf […]