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Big Brother on the Bakken, corporate empires and their North Dakota Targets: Christmas shopping with WBI and MD

Charlie Barber, Mandan

Part 1 of a series. Republished by permission of the author and the High Plains Reader, Fargo, ND. By Charlie Barber

And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away; so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.”   – Micah, 2:2

“I don’t want to be there [Williston] anymore.”   – 3rd Generation Williams County farmer

“Not only do we [the longtime inhabitants of western North Dakota] feel abandoned by our so-called ‘leaders,’ but we also feel that we are under major assault by the oil industry and the outsiders they bring along.”  – John Heiser

“For the rich men thereof are full of violence, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.” – Micah, 6:12

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