North Dakota Fighting Sioux News
Why use of Native American nicknames is an obvious affront
Whenever the white man treats the Indian as they treat each other, then we will have no more wars. We shall all be alike -- brothers of one father and one mother, with one sky above us, and one country around us. -- Joseph, Nez Perce chief, during a visit to Washington, D.C., in 1879 We'll never
Offensive 'Siouxper Drunk' T-Shirts Roil College Campus
Students at the University of North Dakota have been widely criticized for mocking their school’S native American mascot during an end-of-school-year celebration by wearing “Siouxper Drunk” T-shirts. The weekend event called Springfest is an annual gathering at University Park, which is owned by
Washington State Wants Schools to Ban Native American Mascots
If the Washington State Board of Education has its way, high schools across the state will no longer count Warriors, Braves, and Redskins among their mascots. The state board passed a resolution last Wednesday encouraging districts to stop using Native American mascots, according to ABC...
Envisioning Obama's New Frame, A SCOTUS Flow Chart, Edwards Charges Dropped (PM Note)
Question of the Day – What’ll Obama Say to Reframe in Ohio? Romney Predicts Obama Will Change Course, Says ‘Words are Cheap’ – Mitt Romney today offered a scathing preview of the speech President Obama is set to deliver Thursday in Ohio, warning a group...
The Irony Of Arizona (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: ANALYZING ARIZONA: Although Democratic candidate Ron Barber, an aide to Rep. Gabby Giffords, prevailed over his Republican challenger in last night’s special election in Arizona, he did so without the help of one key ...
North Dakota Voters Opt To Abandon 'Fighting Sioux' University Nickname
North Dakota voters approved a ballot measure allowing the University of North Dakota to discontinue use of its controversial nickname –the Fighting Sioux, the AP reports. With 65 percent of precincts reporting, the measure has 67 percent support, with 33 percent opposing it. The schools...
North Dakota Votes Against Abolishing Property Tax
Resident Voted Against a Constitutional Amendment to Abolish the Property tax
North Dakota Measure To Eliminate Property Taxes Just the Beginning, Advocates Say
North Dakota Ballot Measure to Eliminate Property Tax is 'Draconian,' Opponent Says
What to Watch in Today's Voting Contests
Voters take to the polls to cast their ballots in Arizona, Maine, Virginia, Nevada, North Dakota and South Carolina today. Residents of these respective states will decide on a series of contests including a special election, a crowded Republican Senate primary and a decision on...
Clinton and Obama Fight for N.D. Votes -- Again
Sen. Hillary Clinton made a blunt appeal to North Dakota delegates to switch their support to her, despite the fact that Sen. Barack Obama handily defeated her in the state's caucus in February. In an indication of how tense the battle has become for each Democratic delegate, Obama abandoned the