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A Lull or the End of the Boom?

Workers in the Bakken are getting nervous. Oil prices are free falling, and the lay offs have started. Everyone has a prediction on what will happen, but only time will tell. I will say this: now is not a good … Continue reading

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An Income Distribution Map That Enrages America’s Corrupt Elites

I found this fascinating graphic and article at The Atlantic magazine that shows the income distribution of counties in the 48 Contiguous United States. New York City, Los Angeles, and Washington DC, cities all dedicated to stealing wealth from honest … Continue reading

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North Dakota Meditations 7: The Midden

Driving around the endless, rolling fields of Western North Dakota, one sees many of the rock piles that built up over the century as the soil spits up the rocks from the plowed fields each spring. Farmers gather the unwanted … Continue reading

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Drilling Through The Winter

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Of Human Prosperity And The Bakken

“Human prosperity rarely dwells long in one place.” So said Aristotle. We’re drilling on top of abandoned homesteads, the dreams of last century. How much longer will the Bakken last? There is plenty of oil in the ground. The oil … Continue reading

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North Dakota Meditations 6: The Watchfires Of A Hundred Circling Camps

The night is very cold, and from my vantage point out the V-door on the rig floor I can glimpse the Killdeer Mountains, where the US Calvary fought the Indians. As far as they eye can see, there are hundreds … Continue reading

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Bakken Profile #2: ABH at Marathon

Whenever I travel through Montana, I stay with a friend in the Missoula area that runs a sort of commune. A very conservative commune to be sure, as there are no drugs and a strong support for second amendment rights. … Continue reading

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