Who needs a pipeline to move oilfield benefits from the west? Fargo-Moorhead Diversion backers have concocted a scheme to turn the state’s oil and agriculture bounty into a giant ATM machine. Fargo’s diversion cost estimate is about $2 billion. It’s a sure bet the federal government will contribute little or nothing to this project and Minnesota will pay nothing. Residents outside Cass County should take notice. There are more plans to transfer the natural wealth of rural parts of the state to the east.