The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Sex, Oil and Espresso Combine in North Dakota

    How does a savvy businesswoman make a buck in a town overrun by lonely, oil-hunting men? She opens a steamy coffee shop, of course. Boomtown Babes Espresso has opened in once-sleepy Williston, North Dakota, which has been transformed by fracking. Williston now claims one of the most concentrated male populations in the U.S.—the male-to-female ratio could be as high as 50:1. Roughnecks craving jugs of joe are are no joke for local women, who don’t feel safe without mates and mace.


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