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Tuesday, April 04, 2017

ROBERT HALE: THE PHILIPPINES’ REAL WAR ON DRUGS

[MINOT, ND] – Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, the U.N. Human Rights Council, and various international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are up in arms at the assault by Philippines president, Rodrigo Duterte,…...

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

ROBERT L. HALE: AMERICA’S GREATEST ENEMY - PUBLIC EDUCATION

MINOT, ND -- The public education system in the United States, by any measure, is a colossal failure. It has been successful, however, in one respect: it has masterfully indoctrinated…...

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

ROBERT L. HALE: THE REAL LESSON OF FERGUSON, MISSOURI

MINOT, ND -- The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and the irresponsible and barbaric response by thugs and racial activists is the product of the takeover of America's…...

Thursday, December 05, 2013

ROBERT L. HALE: THE OBAMA GAMES

President Obama is a star-struck Hollywood admirer and apparently the Hollywood elites share a mutual affection for him.  This is not surprising as both share something else – a belief…...

Monday, November 25, 2013

ROBERT L. HALE: OUR COMMUNITY ORGANIZER-IN-CHIEF IS AT IT AGAIN

MINOT, ND -- Sowing dissent and dissatisfaction is the stock in trade of community organizers is, particularly when there is none there to begin with. The best way to manufacture…...

Thursday, November 07, 2013

ROBERT L. HALE: THE POLITICS OF POVERTY

MINOT, ND -- Poverty in America is not an aberration. It should come as no surprise. It is not accidental, and it will continue to expand. Poverty in America is…...

Friday, November 01, 2013

ROBERT L. HALE: DECLINE OF AMERICA—A BRIEF HISTORY

MINOT, ND -- It is an appropriate time to opine about how, in a few short decades, history will record the turning points that moved America from history's most prosperous…...

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

ROBERT L. HALE: OUR MALTHUSIAN PRESIDENT

MINOT, ND -- Two hundred years ago, the Reverend Thomas Robert Malthus became famous for his "the sky is falling" predictions about population growth and starvation. Malthus claimed that the…...

Friday, October 11, 2013

ROBERT L. HALE: GOVERNED BY A COMMUNITY ORGANIZER

MINOT, ND -- President Obama's life experiences have been as a community organizer, academic lecturer, and government employee. The consequences of these skills in a person entrusted with an executive…...

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

ROBERT L. HALE: WHY NOT SHUT DOWN THE GOVERNMENT?

MINOT, ND -- One reason NOT to shut down the government is that most businesses depend on obtaining government permission to operate. When the government shuts down, it restricts commercial…...

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

ROBERT L. HALE: BRAIN DRAIN? COMEDY OF THE ABSURD!

MINOT, ND -- Obamacare's unintended consequences are coming at us at lightning speed. Every day a new issue/concern/problem raises its head. We are, as then-House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi told…...

Friday, August 16, 2013

ROBERT L. HALE: IS OUR PRESIDENT TURNING AMERICA INTO A SECOND-WORLD NATION?

MINOT, ND -- In May of 2008, then-U.S. Senator Barack Obama said, "We can't drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72…...

Sunday, February 17, 2013

ROBERT L. HALE: “STOP CRIME: THE GOVERNMENT DOESN’T LIKE COMPETITION”

"Stop Crime: The Government Doesn't Like Competition" -- seen on a bumper sticker.   MINOT, NORTH DAKOTA -- Our right to keep and bear arms is again under attack. This…...

Friday, January 11, 2013

ROBERT L. HALE: CLIMATE CHANGE—THE END OF MANKIND AS WE KNOW IT?

MINOT, NORTH DAKOTA -- The sweat is rolling down our bodies. Global warming, say world leaders like Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, is a crisis that is upon us, one…...

Sunday, December 23, 2012

ROBERT L. HALE: TAKING BITTER MEDICINE

MINOT, NORTH DAKOTA -- It is an amazing mindset that Americans have adopted. Some argue that it comes from an enlightened outlook on the world. Others, less blind, argue that…...

Friday, April 13, 2012

ROBERT L. HALE: OPPONENTS OF MEASURE 2 NOW RESORTING TO NAME-CALLING

We’d like to comment on a resent thought provoking, delightfully insightful and fact filled editorial by the Fargo Forum. The Forum, in keeping with journalistic goals informing the public on…...

Monday, February 06, 2012

ROBERT HALE: THE TRUTH ABOUT ABOLISHING PROPERTY TAXES

  Elimination of property taxes would be the best thing that could possibly happen in North Dakota or any state in our nation. Property taxes make us literal serfs on…...

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

BOB HALE: RESPONSE TO ASSERTIONS ON MEASURE 2

A recent article by Jamestown Sun’s Keith Norman titled “Street Budget Ends ’11 in Red” helps illustrate why it’s so important we pass Measure 2. Casey Bradley, Stutsman County chief…...

Thursday, August 04, 2011

ROBERT HALE: GRINDING THE DEBT CEILING SAUSAGE

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON -- The angst is over. Both Democrats and Republicans are congratulating themselves and one another. All is right again in the political world. Of course, both parties are…...

Monday, May 02, 2011

ROBERT L. HALE: UNIONS -  THE MANUFACTURING AND POLITICAL DEMISE OF AMERICA

What does the loss of America’s manufacturing prowess and the growing debt of states, counties, cities and towns across America have in common?  Unions.In 1971, my first year of law…...

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

ROBERT HALE: AMERICA – STOP PRETENDING

Most of us are familiar with the Grimm fairy tale about the King’s Magical New Suit.  The story goes like this:   "Your Majesty”, said the swindler tailors, “This is a…...

Thursday, January 06, 2011

ROBERT HALE: EXTRAVAGANCE, DEPENDENCY, CORRUPTION AN NORTH DAKOTA’S CONTROLLED MEDIA

Why Do We Need A Free Press and Why Don’t We Have One?By Robert HaleIt’s often said, “The pen is mightier than the sword”.  Our founding fathers certainly believed this…...

Friday, November 19, 2010

ROBERT HALE: IS THERE A “MINOT MAFIA”?

Beware Minot, of the city’s power brokers manipulating the levers of power from behind the curtain. Consider the growing influence over our state of a small, but powerful group from…...

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

ROBERT HALE: LEGALITY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SPENDING - THE CONTITUTION MEANS WHAT IT SAYS

I found the recent Minot Daily News opinion asserting the state and city would prevail in my attack on their economic development program interesting. I wonder if the editors have…...

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

ROBERT HALE: GLOBAL WARMING - THE REAL AGENDA

Fear of Global warming has taken the world by storm, so to speak.  According to theorists, universally claiming not to be theorists but purveyors of scientific truth, man is bringing…...

Monday, December 07, 2009

ROBERT HALE: PUTTING AMERICA’S SMALL BUSINESSES IN INTENSIVE CARE

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Wednesday, December 02, 2009

ROBERT HALE: WHAT’S OUR REAL FEDERAL INCOME TAX RATE?

FGF: "What's Our Real Federal Income Tax Rate?": A Voice F MINOT, ND -- Americans who work for a living, pay their taxes, and keep their personal and family budgets…...

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

ROBERT HALE: LEAVING SOLDIERS IN HARM’S WAY

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Saturday, November 21, 2009

ROBERT HALE: THE DESTRUCTION OF AMERICA’S REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT

MINOT, ND -- Does the United States actually have a representative government?  In theory, the privilege of voting is based on the presumption that we elect to public office individuals…...

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

BOB HALE: ARE WE GETTING OUR TAXES’ WORTH?

Prudent people, regardless of educational background, when making spending decisions ask themselves, “Am I getting my money’s worth”? Taxpayers should ask, “Am I getting my taxes worth? Even more important…...

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