Much has been written about the economic boon North Dakota has enjoyed from tapping into natural resources like oil and gas. But what if our state could use those energy resources to weaken Vladimir Putin’s influence in the world by taking away some of his strategic leverage? That’s one of the conclusions of a new report from American Experiment North Dakota titled Energy Leadership: How American Energy Production Can Make The World Safer.
This week, columnist Scott Hennen shares a message of gratitude for family, farmers and energy producers. "I'm grateful for the encouragers," Hennen writes. "The world needs more of them, now more than ever."
"Recently, I asked the audience what one word best described their attitude these days and then what action they were taking as a result," writes InForum columnist Scott Hennen. "Sadly, most responses we received suggested "anger" is what best described what they were feeling."