Jump to content

Welcome to the Freedomain Radio Message Board


Sign In 

Create Account
If you're interested in joining the philosophical discussion, click "sign in" or "create account" on the right of the page. If you're creating a new account, please be sure to include an explanation as to why you're interested in joining the message board community. This verification requirement is included to cut down on possible spam accounts.

If you have supported Freedomain Radio financially and would like immediate access to the message board - or - your donation status is incorrect, please contact Michael at operations@freedomainradio.com with your Paypal email/Bitcoin address/etc as well as your board account name and the situation will be addressed ASAP.
 
Guest Message by DevFuse

DONATOR ONLY PREMIUM CONTENT - For more information on donator levels click here

67 Philosopher King files - 72 Gold files - 48 Silver files - 51 Bronze files

If your donator status is incorrect, please contact Michael at operations@freedomainradio.com with the relevant information.


Freedomain Radio Amazon Affiliate Links: United States - Canada - United Kingdom


Photo

Dakota Access Pipeline - A Sober Analysis

North Dakota pipeline DAPL oil pipeline oil Dakota access Dakota access pipeline Energy Transfer Partners Bakken Shale Sioux

  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1
GA_Freeman

GA_Freeman
  • 21 posts

https://www.youtube....h?v=3i1mWSREtQQ

 

Please check out my analysis and research on the DAPL issue.  It is ongoing and very interesting.  Please review and even use the research for you own purposes.

 

https://wordpress.co...ordpress.com/93

 

This is my Blog of the same video.


  • 0

#2
webdever

webdever
  • 128 posts

Blog link is broken. I think maybe this is it?

 https://gafreeman.wo...sober-analysis/


  • 0

#3
pipeline_mike

pipeline_mike
  • 50 posts

Hello there. I just finished reading your article. I was a Project Manager on the DAPL last year, and I must say that your article is very well researched and well written.

There are some areas that could be greatly expanded upon. First and foremost is the violent behavior of some of the so-called "protestors." This behavior ranged from criminal mischief and animal abuse at its best, to intimidation, felony arson, attempted murder and terrorism at its worst. Also, the Standing Rock Sioux/"Water Protector" bloc is treated as a unified entity in your article. This is FAR from the case. Chairman David Archibald enjoys a majority of tribal support, but there is a significant pluarility of the tribe members who are strongly against his leadership in general, and were specifically against his decisions over the past couple years with regards to the DAPL. One should not ignore that the entire controversy served to enrich Archibald personally---ammong his other ventures, he owns the only gas station in town, and he was the primary beneficiary of the 100+-fold increase in local traffic as well as the accompanying demand spike in fuel and propane that resulted from the DAPL "protests." To say that there was internal resistance to the official tribal policy(and who it benefitted), is an understatement.

Futhermore, there existed an even greater resentment between the Standing Rock Sioux and those who had traveled from other parts of the countryto take part in the "protests." Many of the SRS viewed these travelers as unwelcomed invaders who had only come to participate in a kind of Woodstock or Burning Man festival--a mockery. The tourist "protestors" left more than a bad taste in the mouths of many SRS. Currently, the developing issue at Cannonball is the environmental disaster that these fair-weather activists left in their wake. As Spring is upon us, the Cannonball Ranch is transitioning to its seasonal floodplain stage--threatening to wash literal tons of trash and human waste into the selfsame watershed that all of these jill Stein-led out-of-towners were ostensibly trying to protect from pollution. (Oh the irony....) The cleanup efforts are under way, as I type. 

Anyway, those are my intial critiques. All in all, you wrote an extremely great article, and my critiques are somewhat tangential, as they serve to dispute neither the spirit nor of the letter of your writing. 


  • 0

#4
pipeline_mike

pipeline_mike
  • 50 posts

http://www.washingto...ger-rivers-lea/


  • 0





Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: North Dakota, pipeline, DAPL, oil pipeline, oil, Dakota access, Dakota access pipeline, Energy Transfer Partners, Bakken Shale, Sioux