Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Pipeline protests

I have been watching the pipeline protests with dismay.  Can there be a more stark example of the conflict between economic expediency and protecting the environment?  I am not naive enough to think that we don’t need energy, because our current consumption rate still requires the use of oil.  But neither am I naive enough to think that we can build a failure-proof pipeline under the Missouri River.  To think that we can is, at best, magical thinking, and, at […]