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Dear Liberals: Western North Dakota Is Not Your Personal Playground

Dear Liberals: Western North Dakota Is Not Your Personal Playground

With oil and gas development booming in western North Dakota there are concerns about the impact of that activity on the land around it, and it’s more than just the environment. There is history, culture and scenery worth protecting in the western part of the state. That being said, when you hear some people talk

Clay Jenkinson: America's Misdirected Militarism, And The Quest For Theodore Roosevelt

Where is Theodore Roosevelt when you need him? So the Russian Federation swallows Crimea in direct violation of the 1994 Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances, signed by the United Kingdom, Russia and the United States. After the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, one of our principal concerns was the status and disposal of the USSR’s

North Dakota Oil, Fracking Documentaries Long On Politics And Short On Facts

Earlier this week I wrote about a documentary about the oil boom in North Dakota that was being screened by a George Soros-backed left-wing group in Washington DC. A former North Dakotan and SAB reader who lives in DC went to the event and provided the insights below. — I biked over to the Center

On Television: Can We Protect Property Rights And The Environment At The Same Time?

) I was on Chris Berg’s 6:30 Point of View program last night debating the “extraordinary places” regulations proposed to the North Dakota Industrial Commission by Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. The commission adopted the policy, but only for public lands, leaving private lands free. On the show, columnist Clay Jenkinson argued for the inclusion of

Clay Jenkinson Column: North Dakota's Energy Sacrifice Zone

A few weeks ago I wrote here that I regarded the Special Places initiative as perhaps the most important moment of North Dakota history in my lifetime. This last week the North Dakota Industrial Commission voted unanimously to “approve” Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s proposal—but so stripped of its original intent as to be essentially pointless

Roosevelt Descendant Bashes Oil Boom, But Hasn't Been To North Dakota In Five Years

Yesterday I wrote about Winthrop Roosevelt narrating a video for the Center for American Progress (a left-wing George Soros subsidiary) in which he claims that North Dakota’s “unchecked [oil] development is on a collision course with one of America’s truly special places.” He’s talking about Theodore Roosevelt National Park, of course, but the problem is