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Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Massive Out-Of-State Campaign Contributions Illustrates the Need to Repeal The 17th Amendment

Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Massive Out-Of-State Campaign Contributions Illustrates the Need to Repeal The 17th Amendment
Seventeenth Amendment Before the 17th amendment, as per the US Constitution state legislatures duly elected their Senators. Many people do not know this. Those who drafted the US Constitution and the states that ratified it understood the ramifications of electing officials at large. The House of Representatives has always elected officials at large. By doing so giving way to a... Read More

Without Christianity There Is No Libertarianism. Period.

Without Christianity There Is No Libertarianism. Period.
Christianity and Libertarianism Christianity is at the foundation of libertarianism. The two remain distinct, one is religious and the other philosophical, but share a lot of common ground. Libertarianism is an ethical code of principles revolving around peace (non-aggression) and justice (private-property). I use the term peace to describe the non-aggression principle because non-aggression is peace. If there is an... Read More

The Case for Privatizing the North Dakota State Mill & Elevator

The Case for Privatizing the North Dakota State Mill & Elevator
North Dakota State Mill I believe one of the biggest flaws in culture today is the acceptance of the default position of “let the government take care of ____.” I beg the question, why is the default position “letting politicians have a say in everything?” Better yet, why is this default position acceptable? Hence, the thesis of this article. Privatize the North... Read More

North Dakota, Once Opposed to Federal ‘Real ID’ Now One Signature Away

North Dakota, Once Opposed to Federal ‘Real ID’ Now One Signature Away
What is Real ID? The Real ID Act of 2005, quickly passed with no debate in the Bush years. The bill created regulations and deadlines for the states to comply. The Federal deadline was set for ten years and provided states extensions. Consequently, non-compliant states without Real ID standards will no longer be able to access federal buildings or domestic... Read More

The Sensible, Palatable, and Radical Approach to Educational Freedom in North Dakota

The Sensible, Palatable, and Radical Approach to Educational Freedom in North Dakota
Educational Freedom in North Dakota North Dakota large in part is a conservative state and is arguably the most libertarian state in the country. If a poll were taken amongst North Dakota conservatives and libertarians whether they support abolishing the Federal Department of Education, I think it would be very fair to say an overwhelming majority would be on board.... Read More

Kevin Cramer Violates North Dakota Republican Party Resolutions, Again.

Kevin Cramer Violates North Dakota Republican Party Resolutions, Again.
Principles Schminciples Who needs principles when you’ve got the support of the Paul Ryan-John Boehner Swamp? The act of parties creating party platforms is meaningless, much like politics altogether. Say one thing, do the opposite, or in this case write one thing and do the contrary. The North Dakota Republican Party Platform and Resolutions explicitly state individuals are solely responsible... Read More

U.N. Official Visits North Dakota Says Issue Of Trash Left Behind Was Overblown And Implies Protesters’ Rights Violated

U.N. Official Visits North Dakota Says Issue Of Trash Left Behind Was Overblown And Implies Protesters’ Rights Violated
U.N. Official, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz On March 1st, a U.N. official at the request of Standing Rock Chairman David Archambault visited the Standing Rock Reservation. The U.N. official, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, was in North Dakota as part of her 10-day visit to the US. Meeting with different tribes, politicians and government officials around the US on behalf of “Native Americans” related issues. With... Read More

Libertarianism and the State In One Lesson: 5 Critical Topics For Libertarians

Libertarianism and the State In One Lesson: 5 Critical Topics For Libertarians
“Libertarianism and the State In One Lesson: 5 Critical Topics For Libertarians” This E-book is what I have been working on for the past several weeks. Creating an E-book was a new experience for me. I have never come close to writing, building, and designing an E-book before. However, I am very satisfied with the finished product. I give to... Read More

The Dakota Access Pipeline Lawlessness is a Symptom of Public Property

The Dakota Access Pipeline Lawlessness is a Symptom of Public Property
Dakota Access Pipeline The saga of unlawfulness at the Dakota Access Pipeline seems to be winding down for the time being. There has been plenty of coverage of new developments regarding the situation, but little has been said about the root cause. Ultimately the individuals choosing to be rioters and trespassers are to blame, but something should be said about the... Read More