Just say no to meth in church
Also on the northern Plains, one alert reader sent in this item about eco-devo in North Dakota -- a meth lab hidden in a church. Imagine the suspicious signals that must have accompanied this. "Lars, why are you bringing ammonium and cough medicine to the potluck?" or "Ya know, Ingrid's sure been acting funny after Luther League. She talks a mile-a-minute, and she can't get to sleep!"
But seriously, folks, methamphetamine is a serious scourge that's really hurting rural areas all across the heartland. So please, please don't build meth labs in churches -- and if you see someone walking through a church door with boxes and boxes of Nyquil and lighter fluid, please call local law enforcement. ...
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