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Are you surprised at the number of spills of oil and related fluids being reported in the state these days?

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  2. Surprised
  3. Startled
  4. Shocked
  5. Oblivious
 
 
 
 
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locomotive

Jun-17-14 8:25 AM

Keep up that "logic" of yours, centerish. Class envy is never pretty.

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locomotive

Jun-13-14 7:13 AM

Baffled, I like the flat tax idea too. Cut out all the loopholes and just pony up the percentage. Life would be so much simpler, and freedom from the "deduction shuffle" would be priceless.

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locomotive

Jun-13-14 7:10 AM

I expect our state's officials that have been elected/appointed/hired to regulate the oil industry to do their job to keep North Dakotans safe from some of the results of that industry.

Am I surprised? I'm better informed, and I hope those who mess up, make mistakes, get careless, cut corners to save money, etc., will be held responsible for cleanup.

That's the best way for "Oil Can." If you can't, don't come here to do business. Period.

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FreedomRings

Jun-12-14 9:44 PM

Thanks JustaGarr, you input is always welcome.

JustaMan

Jun-12-14 9:05 PM Agree | Disagree

"I had "I like to drink clean water." removed."

~~~~~~~ So really, you're Garr then. Thanks for the confirmation. You're welcome.

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JustaMan

Jun-12-14 9:05 PM

"I had "I like to drink clean water." removed."

I've had more benign posts removed in the last 10 days than in last 10 months.....

MDN hired a new publisher last week.....

Wonder what his take is on this blog board..OR..Wonder what his orders were!!!

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FreedomRings

Jun-12-14 8:38 PM

For Whom Does the Bell Toll? It Tolls for Thee.

Gosh can't remember who wrote it...was it authored by willies or Mike Quinn?

Question is...should I double post this?

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73Hockey

Jun-12-14 4:56 PM

First of all Notso centerfield, the 12-17% you claim that is paid in by the "rich" is more in one year than you pay in during a one month period. Get over it, people make more than you do because they constantly push themselves while you count your food stamps thinking poor me.

PJ, that comment was racist.

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centerfield

Jun-12-14 10:22 AM

I was wondering if you had notified Mr. Radig's office of the locations of your sites, since he obviously does not realize that they exist. Oh, and no one is asking for you to justify your welding experience (actually, no one cares), just to back up your statements that there were radioactive disposal sites in ND. There seems to be some differences between your assessments and the State Office of Waste Management.

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EarlyBird

Jun-12-14 7:29 AM

Can you imagine how we treated all the other countries where we developed oil production. I think the ND citizens are getting a slight taste of what the middle east citizens have been dealing with.

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centerfield

Jun-11-14 10:21 PM

I am guessing that the people of Noonan, Watford City,and Crosby don't agree with you. Oh, and you are right... I don't believe you either since radioactive disposal sites are built and regulated by better people than you. At this point, the disposal sites are all located out of state. But, then, you probably knew that. By the way, where are these five sites you built....After all, if you build them, they will come....By the way, my source is Scott Radig, Director of waste management for the State.

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73Hockey

Jun-11-14 4:14 PM

BTW, before we blame big oil for all of our problems, have we checked out our own city fathers that continue to drive us into a hole?

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73Hockey

Jun-11-14 4:13 PM

1. If you were receiving a royalty check, you would sing a different tune.

2. "The Old ND" is dead, welcome to the "new" ND that provides thousands of jobs to those that need it.

3. Spills are just more visible now, how many spills were there by Lansford, Glenburn, etc when the were hitting oil out there up until the mid 80's?

4. You all whine too much. Sell your house and get more than the $100 you would for the same house in the rest of the country. Sell high, buy low, move to Arizona already.

5. If I had a nickel for every time "oil" was blamed I could by 10, 000 houses in Arizona.

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Idiots

Jun-11-14 12:05 PM

This oil boom has sure taken away the true beauty we once enjoyed in this state(Thanks for selling us out)The sooner it ends the better. With all the trucks and traffic I would assume for every barrel of oil brought out of the ground, Five barrels are being burned in trucks, but as Williston says we welcome you with open arms, well keep building maybe we can get rid of some of the trash in MINOT. Heard the laurel MT spill reached lake Sakakawea, its just a matter of time and old sak will look like the gulf spill.

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wally1

Jun-11-14 11:45 AM

Yall don't hear everthing. What you hear on TV/Radio is just a trickle. Once you learn of the amount it will just make you sick.

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PoeticJustice7

Jun-11-14 11:31 AM

Are you surprised that primary election turnout was the lowest in decades -- with only about 2,400 total votes cast?

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PoeticJustice7

Jun-11-14 10:51 AM

Old King Coal was a merry old soul

And a greedy old soul was he;

He called for his pipe, he called for his bowl,

And he called for his fiddlers three.

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PoeticJustice7

Jun-11-14 9:42 AM

Are you surprised that Eric Cantor lost his own county?

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PoeticJustice7

Jun-11-14 9:42 AM

Are you surprised that Eric Cantor lost his own county?

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minotroses

Jun-11-14 9:34 AM

I don't think there are any more, I just think they are getting reported more, as there were cover-ups before! Money talks and cover-up money was being paid to who???

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MattRothchild

Jun-11-14 9:27 AM

What? No option for "meh"?

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JustaMan

Jun-11-14 8:00 AM

Surprised by the number of spills, no.

Surprised an industry that spends millions of dollars putting people & policies into place who represent their interests above the public's are finally disclosing information, yes.....

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73Hockey

Jun-11-14 7:18 AM

And here we go...

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angeR69

Jun-11-14 12:55 AM

MDN: Oh no you di'nt!

Sometimes I think the editors enjoy winding these lefties up.

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