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Nelson: Kowtowing to tyranny and liking it

October 8, 2011 in INFORUM

I last wrote that the 9/11 attacks not only killed thousands of Americans and led to perhaps 70 times that many Iraqi deaths but also finished off the America we old-timers used to know. Continue Reading

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Nelson: Sorrow over what we’ve lost

September 10, 2011 in INFORUM

My wife woke me up a couple of hours early on Sept. 11, 2001. Continue Reading

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Nelson: UND logo fight ends in disgrace

August 27, 2011 in INFORUM

So the last hurrah has been heard for the University of North Dakota’s Sioux logo and nickname. Continue Reading

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Nelson: Welcome to goo-goo America

August 13, 2011 in INFORUM

You would be hard-pressed to find a more juvenile, uninformed attitude toward the recent debt ceiling brouhaha than what many Americans just expressed. Continue Reading

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Nelson: UND can stand up, fight lies

July 9, 2011 in INFORUM

When we examine the furor over University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux logo and nickname, we must start with and remember one thing: The NCAA’s stance against the emblems is palpably, tangibly, demonstrably wrong. Continue Reading

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Nelson: They do it because they’re men

June 25, 2011 in INFORUM

Ho hum. Another month, another male politician in trouble for infidelity and stupidity. Continue Reading

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Nelson: Replace absurdity with fact on logo issue

May 28, 2011 in INFORUM

Now that North Dakota’s chattering class and its allies are taking a breather from bashing supporters of the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux symbols, maybe we can introduce some facts and logic.
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Nelson: Did US take out right man?

May 14, 2011 in INFORUM

The funny thing about the “USA! USA!” chant by celebrants at the White House fence after Osama bin Laden’s killing is that we don’t yet know if he was behind the 9/11 attacks. Continue Reading

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Nelson: Spinning lies with nuances

April 23, 2011 in INFORUM

Dr. Grael Gannon’s view essentially guts the Constitution as any kind of restraint upon the federal government.
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Nelson: Barefaced lies tarnish shining city

April 2, 2011 in INFORUM

President Barack Obama’s Monday speech on our war with Libya had all the expected Washington elements: barefaced lies, boilerplate, hypocrisy, self-congratulations and deception, and yet a sprig of comedy to lighten the mood. Continue Reading