Black Gold; Texas Tea

Come and listen to a story about a man named Jed A poor mountaineer, barely kept his family fed, Then one day he was shootin at some food, And up through the ground came a bubblin’ crude.                                     The Ballad of Jed Clampett Well, it would be fun to think that was what happened up … Continue reading Black Gold; Texas Tea

Of Lists And Secret Meetings

I’m not sure how long Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem intended to keep his secret task force on “places not to put oil wells” a secret, but North Dakota is still a pretty small state, and the North Dakota Capitol is a relatively small building, and it’s pretty hard to keep anything that goes on there … Continue reading Of Lists And Secret Meetings