Originally, the EPA was meant to be an executive clearinghouse for environmental programs initiated by Congress. Now the agency has seemingly become a branch of government unto itself, even challenging in court Congress’ ability to curtail the agency’s activities. I write about this because North Dakota is on the cusp of making a similar mistake.
Former Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., will be the keynote speaker opening night at the Chester Fritz Library. UND’s Conflict Resolution Center has scheduled a five-day symposium May 21-25, “Civility in Public Conversation: Have we lost our ability to talk?”
According to a lawsuit filed last month in Colorado’s U.S. District Court:
Rob Port and Scott Hennen, both featured radio personalities on Fargo’s AM-1100 The Flag, published a photo without permission on the SayAnythingBlog.com blog.
Now that we have a Democrat in the White House — and not just any Democrat, but a close political ally of Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., someone whom Conrad endorsed for president very early in the campaign — suddenly, Conrad doesn’t seem so adamant about deficits.
Just a few days ago, North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven presented to the Legislature his plan to spend President Barack Obama’s misnamed “economic stimulus” funding. Outside of some underwhelming funding for job training programs and some funding for infrastructure projects that were “shovel-ready” (meaning the jobs associated with them already were created), there was little in Hoeven’s proposal that had anything to do with job creation.
, March 07, 2009
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