Minnesota Meltdown: Farmers Declare Wind Farms a ‘No-Win’ for Rural America

Given the choice, no sentient being would ever tolerate an industrial wind turbine anywhere near their home or property. Merrily wrecking rural communities wherever it goes, the wind industry is facing real, red-blooded American resistance across the Midwest.

In this piece from Minnesota’s The Globe, locals lament the day the wind industry rolled into town. The miserable (and totally avoidable) experiences of locals are not remarkable, but the attitude of the journalist, Julie Buntjer in recounting them, most certainly is.

Not once does Julie use that condescending term ‘concerns’ – a biased little platitude employed by journos to diminish the credibility of what are simply stated facts; nor does she otherwise belittle or demean the subjects of her story. Nor does she allow the operator and it’s highly paid, lawyered-up goons to mock, ridicule or denigrate locals, in their customary fashion. For once, here’s a journalist simply telling it like it is.

STOP THESE THINGS

Tom Behrends: fought for his Country, now he’s fighting for his home.

Given the choice, no sentient being would ever tolerate an industrial wind turbine anywhere near their home or property. Merrily wrecking rural communities wherever it goes, the wind industry is facing real, red-blooded American resistance across the Midwest.

In this piece from Minnesota’s The Globe, locals lament the day the wind industry rolled into town. The miserable (and totally avoidable) experiences of locals are not remarkable, but the attitude of the journalist, Julie Buntjer in recounting them, most certainly is.

Not once does Julie use that condescending term ‘concerns’ – a biased little platitude employed by journos to diminish the credibility of what are simply stated facts; nor does she otherwise belittle or demean the subjects of her story. Nor does she allow the operator and it’s highly paid, lawyered-up goons to mock, ridicule or denigrate locals, in…

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