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Let's Be Clear: Governor Dalrymple's Budget Includes Zero Tax Relief

Let's Be Clear: Governor Dalrymple's Budget Includes Zero Tax Relief

The precise use of language is vital in politics. After all, that language is the basis upon which the laws we must live under are built, so what words mean is important. Which is why it’s frustrating when publications like the Bismarck Tribune insist on calling Governor Dalrymple’s property tax shift tax relief. Property tax

Obama Crony Warren Buffett Raking It In From Transporting Bakken Oil By Rail

If built, the Keystone XL pipeline would take about 100,000 barrels of North Dakota’s Bakken oil per day (to put that into perspective, that’s the equivalent of taking about 500 tanker trucks off the roads a day). But the Keystone XL pipeline isn’t being built as President Obama continues to obstruct the process with regulation.

Irony: Gore Walks Away With $100 Million In Dirty Oil Money As Al Jazeera Buys Current TV

Al Jazeera is buying Current TV, the cable news channel founded by Al Gore. Al Jazeera, the pan-Arab news giant, has long tried to convince Americans that it is a legitimate news organization, not a parrot of Middle Eastern propaganda or something more sinister. It just bought itself 40 million more chances to make its

Matt Damon's Anti-Fracking Movie Seemingly On Its Way To A Flop

Matt Damon has become something of an anti-fracking activist. His new movie, Promised Land , takes aim at oil and gas drilling technique, no doubt hoping to do for fracking what The China Syndrome did for nuclear energy. The movie is about an oil industry land man who is out to swindle property owners into

Thanks Fracking: US Oil Imports At A 20 Year Low

I’m a free trade sort of guy, so generally I think America ought to get its goods and services from wherever makes sense in marketplace. If that’s someplace in America, great. If not, that’s ok too. Thinks like “trade deficits” are the result of economic illiteracy and media sensationalism. That being said, I was never

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