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Message From #NoDAPL Activists Is at Odds With Standing Rock Tribe’s Position on Oil Development

Message From #NoDAPL Activists Is at Odds With Standing Rock Tribe’s Position on Oil Development

The protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline may have started with a camp established by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in rural south central North Dakota, but it’s a movement that’s gone national. The most recent iterations were activists marching (unofficially) in the Rose Bowl Parade and protesters climbing into the superstructure of the Vikings stadium during

LegitSlater: We Need to Reconsider Who We Idolize, and Why

I love sports just as much as the next guy or gal. I participate in Fantasy Football and fill out a pick sheet at work every week detailing who I think will win that Sunday’s (Thursday’s and Monday’s too) NFL matchups. I have a passing interest in Baseball, enjoy Hockey, and will even tolerate a

Joel Heitkamp's "Expansion" Plans Over Before They Started

Earlier this week liberal talk radio host Joel Heitkamp attempted to preempt news that he was being yanked off his western North Dakota affiliates with news of his own. Specifically that he was “expanding” his show to a second radio station broadcasting in the Fargo region. Unfortunately, that idea didn’t last long. As I posted

Shocker: Taxpayers May Have To Bail Out Vikings Stadium Building Plan

Subsidies for professional sports venues has to be one of the most ludicrous things in politics. Professional sports are hugely profitable enterprises, where the teams are owned by billionaires and staffed with millionaires, so the idea that there’s a need to subsidize the stadiums and arenas where these people conduct their business is absurd. Yet,

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