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columnist Rob Port

Rob Port

Columnist

Rob Port was a pioneer in political blogging in North Dakota, founding SayAnythingBlog.com in 2003. Since then he's worked in talk radio and published print columns as well. Currently he publishes digital and print columns for the Forum News Service, and also hosts the Plain Talk podcast.

Before beginning his writing career, he spent 10 years working as a private investigator specializing in insurance fraud, accessing public records, and criminal defense.

He speaks English.

The wife of a major Trump political supporter claims that South Dakota Gov. Krisi Noem texted former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski about his inappropriate touching.
Political figures like Noem like to posture themselves as outsiders. Dutiful servants of the will of the people. They're all for accountability, as long as the spotlight of scrutiny is focused on their political enemies. Focus it on them, and they go looking for a rock to crawl under.
If we conservatives believe that business owners have a right to refuse service, if we believe they should be allowed to choose who they associate with and generally conduct their business in accordance with their convictions, then we have to accept that businesses can refuse to do business with the unvaccinated, be it as an employer or provider of goods and services.
North Dakota's COVID-19 numbers have significantly improved since a peak in November of last year when numbers for active cases, daily deaths, and hospitalizations were among the worst in the nation, and Gov. Doug Burgum instituted a statewide mask mandate.
Continued support for Trump is un-American.
This is a sad day for our country. It's time for us to unite, and stop catering to the extremists.
Imagine, for a moment, a situation like the Dakota Access Pipeline protests when our state was flooded by left-wing activists who came here to foment chaos. Do you think, if it had been available to them, that they wouldn't have availed themselves of the opportunity to flood our state with anonymous ethics complaints?
Trump cost Republicans those Senate seats in Georgia that were won by Democrats last night.
To be clear, all three members of the delegation are still touting themselves as Trump supporter. They likely will for some time to come. Actions speak louder than words.
"[O]nly the states have authority to appoint electors, in accordance with state law," the statement reads.