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Sand right on policy and a fine gentleman

West Fargo I read the Duane Sand column of Oct. 5 with great interest. Sand is right. We need to do it all, and we need to do it now. It was Sept. 15 or 16 that the U.S. House voted on a so-called compromise energy bill and the Democratic leaders...

West Fargo

I read the Duane Sand column of Oct. 5 with great interest. Sand is right. We need to do it all, and we need to do it now.

It was Sept. 15 or 16 that the U.S. House voted on a so-called compromise energy bill and the Democratic leaders allowed no amendments and no debate. Our dear friend, Rep. Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D., voted for this bill. If it had passed, 80 percent to 88 percent of known domestic reserves would have been permanently off-limits.

Pomeroy voted for us to be permanently dependent on foreign energy supplies. Thanks, Earl. If this bill had passed, I'm sure Pomeroy would have fed us some environmental hogwash and told us that the oil companies are free to drill where there is no oil.

Sand is a gentleman and didn't mention this fact. Sand is also pro-family, and Pomeroy consistently scores very low in this area.

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