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Friday, September 22, 2017

SALLY MORRIS: SHOULD WE AGREE TO STARVE THE INFIRM?

In a recent decision, a British judge has ruled that not only is it permissible to withdraw nutrition and hydration from a 50-year-old patient in a "vegetative state", but that…...

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

SALLY MORRIS: FEDERAL ARMING OF LOCAL POLICE A MISTAKE

Last week President Trump announced his decision to lift a ban on turning over excess military equipment – presumably surplus and decommissioned – to municipal and county law enforcement agencies.…...

Sunday, August 06, 2017

SALLY MORRIS: HOMESTEAD ACTS WERE NOT “HANDOUTS”

This is really a response to several comments by various contributors to the Fargo Forum on the topic of immigration. I would direct the reader to the Forum's opinion page,…...

Monday, July 24, 2017

SALLY MORRIS:  GREED - THE CAUSE AND CURE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

What if the minimum wage for American citizens is raised to $15/hour? What if the minimum wage for LEGAL immigrants is raised to $50/hour? And ILLEGAL immigrants' wages are set…...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

SALLY MORRIS:  MOHAMMED NOOR RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT HIRING PRACTICES

Many are convinced that America should end immigration of people identified as Muslim. Now we should consider whether those who are already here who so identify should be given loaded…...

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

SALLY MORRIS:  SLEEPWALKING TO SERFDOM

Last week the voters of Grand Forks – by a slim majority – decided to endorse an economic system that went out of style in America in 1789, with the…...

Saturday, April 15, 2017

SALLY MORRIS: TIME TO GET CITY GOVERNMENTS OUT OF LOCAL BUSINESS

  The Grand Forks City Council has a well-earned reputation for manipulating voters. Sadly they are living up to that reputation once again. Time after time the City has engineered…...

Sunday, November 13, 2016

SALLY MORRIS: ANOTHER CASE FOR SMALLER GOVERNMENT

Tomorrow the Grand Forks City Council will hold a meeting to consider what is to be done about the proposed demolition and sale of Arbor Park.  If any of you…...

SALLY MORRIS:  IT’S TOO EARLY TO “DISBAND” #NEVERTRUMP

Okay.  Congratulations have been given out to the winner, we’ve all admitted we were wrong about who would win.  Conservatives long ago were resigned anyway – when Indiana handed us…...

Friday, November 11, 2016

SALLY MORRIS: SOMETHING TO BE THANKFUL FOR – IT’S OVER!

  The election is finally over.  We will see what a President Trump will bring.  Conservatives who did not support him now must find a pathway forward.  As one such…...

Thursday, November 10, 2016

SALLY MORRIS: CAN FREE SPEECH SURVIVE A CON-CON?

There is a reason why the freedom of expression was the first item in the Bill of Rights.  Immediately following adoption of the Constitution, the Framers added ten Amendments which…...

Monday, November 07, 2016

SALLY MORRIS: THE STING OF AN ARTICLE V COS

The ichneumodinae are a kind of wasp.  Like many of their kind, they are predators.  The female stings its prey.  She doesn't kill it, however.  She merely stuns it and…...

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

SALLY MORRIS: NOT NEARLY AS CRAZY AS YOU THOUGHT – THIS COULD WORK

As the election season groans on, as Hillary’s scandalous emails come out, revealing plotting against everyone at every level, as Donald Trump keeps shoving his foot in his mouth over…...

Monday, October 17, 2016

SALLY MORRIS: THE SORROWFUL HISTORY OF WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN

The saga of how we came to the end of the line in the Republican Party is one which actually accelerated as the Democrats became more and more egregious.  In…...

Thursday, October 13, 2016

SALLY MORRIS:  WHY YOU DON’T UNDERMINE YOUR RUNNING MATE

Donald Trump’s stunt last weekend of ripping the rug out from under his running mate, Mike Pence, was stupid on sooooo many levels!  Firstly, he looked absolutely disorganized.  He looked…...

Monday, October 10, 2016

SALLY MORRIS:  SHUT UP, DONALD

Today House Speaker Paul Ryan advised Congressional candidates that they should support or dump Presidential candidate Donald Trump depending upon what will help them to win their elections as well…...

SALLY MORRIS:  SUNDAY’S DEBATE - NO REAL APOLOGY, NO HONEST ANSWERS

The Sunday night debate was about as unpleasant an event as you could imagine as the finale of a weekend which began Friday with the release of a video of…...

Saturday, October 08, 2016

SALLY MORRIS:  THE RIGHT MAN, THE RIGHT TIME, THE RIGHT PARTY

I got an email from Free the Delegates after a month or so hiatus.  In the aftermath of the released video recording of Trump’s obscene remarks regarding women and what…...

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

SALLY MORRIS: A CITY IS NOT ABOVE THE LAW

I will preface this article with the information that Grand Forks' City Council is determined to sell a downtown city park, purchased with tax dollars, to a "developer" for $1. …...

Monday, October 03, 2016

SALLY MORRIS: HEAVENLY MUSIC

We learned today of the death of Sir Neville Marriner, founder and longtime conductor of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields.  Music lovers in our region will mourn the loss of…...

Saturday, October 01, 2016

SALLY MORRIS: SHADOW BOXING – A DEBATE BETWEEN TWO DEMOCRATS

It is too bad that in the debate of Monday, the 26th, there was no one on stage to argue for a conservative cause and agenda.  We had two candidates…...

Monday, September 26, 2016

SALLY MORRIS:  NO THANKS, BUT PROBABLY SILENT GRATITUDE FROM TRUMP

Cruz’s endorsement has had a lot of us wondering what HE was thinking.  What about what TRUMP was thinking?  After months of thumbing his nose at conservative grassroots and proclaiming…...

Saturday, September 24, 2016

SALLY MORRIS: WHAT WE LEARNED IN ST. CLOUD

The stabbing jihad attack at the Crossroads Mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota, presents a number of issues worthy of discussion.  A young Somali man, a student at the State College,…...

Monday, September 19, 2016

SALLY MORRIS:  OPEN LETTER TO THE ARBOR PARK REVIEW COMMITTEE

Objectively, the idea of further residential development in downtown Grand Forks serves both existing downtown dwellers and downtown businesses very poorly.  Many – many! – have weighed in to support…...

Friday, September 16, 2016

SALLY MORRIS: TRUMP WON’T “MAKE AMERICA GREAT” WITH THIS!

Ivanka and Donald Trump’s latest proposals with regard to mothers and children are right out of Marx and Lenin.  From each according to his ability – to each according to…...

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

SALLY MORRIS:  LEVIN DOES HIS ELECTION-YEAR FOLD

Mark Levin has done his customary fold.  He does this every election year.  Remember?  He did it last  time around too.   But this time with a little twist.  He has…...

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

SALLY MORRIS:  AMERICA MOURNS A GREAT LEADER

Phyllis Schlafly has died at age 92.  For more than half a century, Schlafly was a leading thinker in the conservative movement.  Her last year has been a storm of…...

Saturday, September 03, 2016

SALLY MORRIS: A POLICE STATE BUILT ON THE RUINS OF A FREE SOCIETY?

The recently leaked memo from George Soros reveals the plot underlying the generosity of the federal government with regard to providing manpower, equipment and systems to our local police.  Although…...

Monday, August 15, 2016

SALLY MORRIS: A MODEST PROPOSAL FOR YOUR REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE

A couple of headlines to mull over here:  “Trump: If RNC cuts me off, I'll stop funding them” “Donald Trump begins contemplating the unthinkable: He might lose” Think about these…...

Friday, August 05, 2016

SALLY MORRIS: PLAYING WITH MATCHES - DONALD TRUMP AND THE GHOST OF A PRESIDENCY PAST

As I looked at the picture of Trump, on the morning after his glorious revolution, having taken over the Republican Party, now standing with his VP choice at his side,…...

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