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Jim Shaw

Jim Shaw

Jim Shaw

InForum columnist Jim Shaw is a former WDAY TV reporter and former KVRR TV news director.

RECENT COLUMNS BY JIM SHAW
Columnist Jim Shaw responds to reports North Dakota Attorney General Drew Wrigley sent a message to Sen. Cramer outlining a "last-ditch effort" to reverse the 2020 election.

"(Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Scott) Jensen’s outrageous comments diminish and minimize the horrors committed by the Nazis," writes InForum columnist Jim Shaw.
Shaw writes, "The district’s main mission of educating students would have been overshadowed by this controversy. The ungodly hateful and threatening emails and phone calls would have continued to board members, turning their lives into nightmares."
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Kahl, along with Scott Faul, are serving life sentences for the shooting deaths of a U.S. marshal and a deputy marshal outside Medina, North Dakota in 1983.
"Having been an intern for Sen. John Hoeven, Cara Mund knows politics," writes Jim Shaw. "Her positions on important issues such as the high cost of prescription drugs and women’s reproductive rights represent the majority viewpoint in the state."
Ugly, vicious, profane and racist emails and phone calls, from all parts of the country, have been sent to Fargo School Board members following the board's decision to drop the Pledge of Allegiance at its meetings
“I don’t like it. It’s not right,” World War II veteran Vern Otterson said. “We were fighting against the Nazis. They were horrible. Why should anyone be running around selling Nazi stuff?”
"What happened in Texas and Louisiana will happen to women in North Dakota after the state’s abortion ban goes into effect later this month," writes columnist Jim Shaw. "The fact that abortion is still legal in neighboring Minnesota will be of little help."
"A 12-year term is what high court justices serve in countries such as Germany and South Africa," writes columnist Jim Shaw. "It would change the lousy system where presidents look for young candidates to appoint so they can stay on for decades with their extremist rulings."
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Rebecca Marchand, whose husband, Al Marchand, was killed while working as a flight attendant on Sept. 11, 2001, says the CIA's killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri means there's 'one less evil person' in the world.
This week, InForum columnist runs through three things that stink, including the vault bathrooms at the Fargo National Cemetery, the deletion of Wayne Stenehjem's emails and Rep. Michelle Fischbach's recent actions on Capitol Hill.