January 31, 2023


By Scott Hennen
Host of “What’s On Your Mind?” Radio Show heard on KTGO-1090AM and KFYR-550AM
Co-owner of Flag Family Media and the McKenzie County Farmer

I have a phrase I use when referring to extreme environmentalists: eco-terrorists. I started using it during the tragic Dakota Access Pipeline protests. Thousands of people from all over the country claimed to be concerned about water quality in North Dakota, so they protested a pipeline. Pipelines are the safest mode of transport of petroleum products, but who lets facts interrupt a good protest? And most of these protestors used anything but peaceful tactics. Instead, we witnessed terrorizing and vandalizing, plus the despicable treatment of law enforcement. It will live on as a sad chapter in North Dakota. And many in the media “took sides” forgetting the tenets of journalism in favor of fawning over like-minded protestors.

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