North Dakota Open Thread

The GOP Response(s)


Artist – Chan Lowe

In other news, a ruptured pipeline in North Dakota has released nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater drilling waste into local creeks.

Officials have discovered chloride concentrations in Blacktail Creek as high as 92,000 milligrams per liter — far higher than normal concentrations of about 10 to 20 milligrams per liter.

Meanwhile, Senator Joni Ernst may have told a bad story about wearing bread bags over her shoes during her response to the president’s State of the Union address, but according to The District Sentinel, the Ernst family received over $460,000 in federal farm subsides between 1995 and 2009.