Sunday, October 29, 2006

Don't Shake Your Fist at Rush

Williston resident defends Limbaugh in a letter to the Washington Post. Rush stuck his neck out to question a man with a dibilitating disease. Such courage!

Saturday's WaPo letters (third one down)

A Little Dunk

WDAY radio host Scott Hennen gets a scoop when he gets Dick Cheney to seemingly acknowledge that water-boarding is a good and useful interrogation tool. Then he invites him to come hunting in North Dakota. Um, way to go Scott.

White House interview transcript

Article from the Christian Science Monitor

Monday, October 23, 2006

Byron on Colbert

Ah, another timely post. Only three weeks late.

Byron Dorgan seems competant discussing protectionism on the Colbert Report. However, I fault him for not disabusing Colbert of the perception that the Badlands are confined to South Dakota. Damn you, South Dakota, and your slick publicity.

Sen. Dorgan on Colbert's show, via YouTube

Watch it before it's yanked for copyright infringement. Or watch the other BD clips (if you're into that sort of thing).

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Ex-Iraqi NoDak Transplant Makes NY Times

Yesterday's news today! Not much actual N.D. content, but I always wondered where those resettled refugees ended up after moving far, far from wherever they were settled in North Dakota.

NY Times: For Recruiter, Saying "Go Army" Is a Hard Job