April 24, 2023 Last week, a student asked me "what the hell is wrong with the North Dakota legislature?" The answer isn't what you think.
September 10, 2021 I gave a Rosh Hashana sermon the week after the attack on The World Trade Center. I am surprised at how current it still feels.
March 6, 2020 Before the show began, a group of them started chanting, “please don’t make me vote for Joe Biden.” Others followed and for a glorious 90-seconds, the entire venue erupted in this collective lament. This chant haunts me.
September 24, 2018 Democrats are wrong, the case for looking into Kavanaugh's past is not self-evident. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a case. There is and it’s a good one.
October 8, 2017 If there is no place for debate about gun policy in the aftermath of the Las Vegas massacres, we have given up on the idea of politics itself.
November 28, 2016 Can I tell you something, honestly? This is one of those situations where I couldn't give a damn what the people think.
November 28, 2016 America is at a crossroad right now. Do we go down the road of passive acceptance and fear, or do we go down the road of truth, mutual respect, and fighting for what’s right?
November 27, 2016 Why would they turn around and belittle those who feel the awesome power and intimacy of political decision-making?