I am not writing this blog post solely out of hate, though I do hate many of the people in Dickinson, and I want to see them get what is coming to them, for what they did to me, and to other people. Even so, I still feel like warning people, especially the ordinary, plain people who are usually the last to know anything.
The people in Fargo, Bismarck, and Grand Forks, the wealthy people, the bankers, the people at the highest level of government in North Dakota, they want to collapse Dickinson, North Dakota for several different reasons.
Everyone outside of western North Dakota is aware of the repeated and continual frauds committed in the Dickinson area: enormous government funding and donation funding to build the St. Alexius Hospital which is an empty shell and inadequate; Dickinson State University not-for-profit Foundation receiving investor funding and donations to build Hawks Point Assisted Living and the Biesiot Activities Center, yet not paying and denying liability for construction loans from banks; $1 million private donation to open the Strom Center For Entrepreneurship and all the money is gone with no accounting for it; Dickinson State University awarding hundreds of college diplomas to foreign students who never completed the curriculum; Civil Service Commission never once in its history ever siding with a City of Dickinson employee; methamphetamine addicts running loose and out-of-control in the City of Dickinson.
Everyone outside of western North Dakota is aware of what has been going on in Dickinson, and it has been decided, that one of the ways to handle it, is to make Dickinson as small and inconsequential as possible, to collapse Dickinson.
For instance, the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library And Museum being constructed on the DSU campus was an idea that would have increased the enrollment at DSU, increased the importance of DSU, and brought many visitors and money to Dickinson. The Governor of North Dakota, Doug Burgum, stepped in and used all of his influence and powers of persuasion with the board of directors of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library And Museum Foundation to not build in Dickinson.
Another example, the president of DSU, Thomas Mitzel, came up with the idea, that DSU could become a polytechnic campus, providing certificates and degrees for people working in industries in the Dickinson area. This idea would have been a tremendous boost for DSU and Dickinson. The oil and gas industries would have gladly provided financial support to DSU for training that prepared people for employment with them. Students from around the country would have been attracted to DSU for its ability to place graduates in high paying jobs in the oil and gas industry. Not only did the State of North Dakota not listen to president Thomas Mitzel’s ideas, it cut DSU’s funding in order to show president Mitzel that he needed to leave.
The truth is, that the State of North Dakota does not want DSU to grow and prosper, it wants DSU to go belly-up. It wants DSU’s enrollment, reputation, and status to decline so much, that there is clear justification to close DSU. You just watch and wait to see all the ways the State of North Dakota has planned to decrease funding, eliminate programs, discourage administrators and professors, hire ineffective leadership.
As I have written in previous blog posts, the Banks have implemented lending policies so that people can not buy homes in Dickinson. This will cause homes not to sell, sellers defaulting on their mortgages, and home prices in Dickinson falling drastically.
The intention is, to diminish the size of Dickinson, to collapse Dickinson, to make Dickinson about the same size as Bowman, New England, Belfield, Beach, Killdeer, Richardton, Taylor, Dodge, or Halliday.
With Dickinson being just a small-town gas stop on the interstate, it will merit only minimal funding from the State, and only minimal political influence. At the same time, whatever oil and gas production that is occurring in western North Dakota, this oil and gas revenue won’t be going to Dickinson with its small population, it can go to fund projects in the more civilized areas of Fargo, Bismarck, Jamestown, and Grand Forks.
So what does this mean to the ordinary, plain people living in Dickinson? It means that Dickinson is going to get smaller, and smaller, and smaller, to where it eventually looks similar to New England, Bowman, or Belfield.
This is not just due to the oil boom going away, the entire rest of the state, the bankers, the highest level politicians in the State, the Governor, they don’t want State funding to go to this area, and they want the oil and gas revenue money from this area to go elsewhere, not here.
When Dickinson shrinks to a small size, the people in this area become poor, and the property here becomes very cheap, it is certain that the bankers and the wealthy people in the eastern side of the State will buy up the land and mineral rights, and promote drilling and fracking in this area, which is one of their long term plans. To financially ruin this area, so that they can then plunder this area for its resources.