The following are excerpts from emails relayed from a highly-trusted source in North Dakota. While independent confirmation is lacking, the reliability is of the reports is high.
Areas in North Dakota are being heavily impacted by migration due to the oil finds there and this probably accounts for much of the situation.
"Yes it is---people have NO idea what can happen--or pull up to a stop light and have men leer or shout obsenities---or have someone follow you -- because you stopped at a stop sign and waited to long to move to have them follow you and threaten you with a tire iron--we all carry mace, my DIL and youngest daughter have permits and DO carry concealed weapons. We now have 24 hour security in our little Walmart parking lot with a 4 yr contract--which is probably smaller than most of your grocery stores because women were being followed and cut off from their vehicles--happened to my DIL and me youngest daughter, good thing they had cell phones and called Walmart-men employees came out and helped them. there were men that came from another state-weren't here even a week, grabbed a teacher from a small town to the west of here on her morning walk, murdered her, came right by my turn off-went to Walmart with her dead body in their van, bought garbage bags and a shovel to bury her--murdered jsut for the fun of it---we have no idea who is here--youngest daughter had a man at her window playing with it-her dog went through the window and chased the man away-now they have the dogs pen around the house,
At Walmart they put pallets out and within hours-maybe not that long its gone-Albertsons is a little better, but not much-its hit and miss.
We don't drive 260 to 300 miles round trip for groceries, thank goodness we raise our own-and are prepared Oh and its not fun to wait in line for 30 to 45 minutes -or to get ones behind grabbed or someone walk by and slip an hand under your arm and grab a breast as they go by "
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