Articles By: Bob Ellis

NRA Urging RINO Governor Veto Override

NRA Urging RINO Governor Veto Override

The National Rifle Association (NRA) is taking the unusual action of getting behind an override of South Dakota RINO Governor Dennis Daugaard’s veto of Second Amendment legislation from the 2017 South Dakota legislative session.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Mar. 17-23

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Mar. 17-23

This week, we learned that President Donald Trump’s “conservative” “pro-life” judicial nominee believes the “right” to murder your own child in the womb is “the law of the land,” and so is the “right” to counterfeit marriage, and that illegal aliens are “undocumented immigrants.” If that’s “conservative” and “pro-life,” then I guess I’m not a conservative.

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Good, Bad, Ugly, Mar. 10-16

Good, Bad, Ugly, Mar. 10-16

This weeks’ Good, Bad and Ugly brings us a look at some modest spending cuts in some of the right places, as well as a sellout of the American people when it comes to repealing ObamaCare.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Mar. 3-9

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Mar. 3-9

This week’s good, bad and ugly all center around the potential repeal of ObamaCare, and what it would be replaced with if “Republicans” in Washington actually find the anatomy to do anything at all.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Feb. 24 – Mar. 2

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Feb. 24 – Mar. 2

This week’s good, bad and ugly: dealing with illegal aliens, Republicans meddling in the free market, and Republicans spending $1 trillion more of your money on things not authorized by the U.S. Constitution. We don’t have a liberal and a conservative party anymore; we have a liberal party and a slightly less liberal party.

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South Dakota Senator Lance Russell

Senators Russell, Jensen on Vehicle Bills, Gov. Daugaard Schmoozing, Strongarming Legislature

During the legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City yesterday, South Dakota Senators Lance Russell and Phil Jensen discussed how the RINO leadership of the legislature uses “vehicle bills” that are voted on with no significant language and later have significant language inserted into them shortly before final approval. They also discuss how Governor Dennis Daugaard brings the RINO leadership to his mansion for dinner, schmoozing them and strongarming if necessary to get the leadership to implement his agenda in the legislature.

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South Dakota Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller

Science a Hot Topic at Rapid City Legislative Crackerbarrel Meeting

During the legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City yesterday, South Dakota Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller brought up SB 55 which had been intended to allow teachers to discuss all sides of scientific inquiry which are aligned with the educational content standards already outlined in law. The bill passed the South Dakota Senate on Jan. 25, but was killed in the “Republican” supermajority House Education Committee three days ago.

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South Dakota Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller

Video: SD Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller at Rapid City Legislative Crackerbarrel Meeting

South Dakota Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller was one of the featured speakers at the legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City today. Frye-Mueller discussed the bill HB 1157 which is the the agriculture future development subfund to provide funding for the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory.

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South Dakota Senator Lance Russell

Video: SD Senator Lance Russell at the Legislative Crackerbarrel Meeting.

The latest legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City was held at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology this morning. There were again two separate meetings today, one hosted by the Rapid City Chamber of Commerce and another hosted by the SDSMT College Republicans; the former had a format of written questions submitted to the legislators, and the latter allowed audience members to ask questions directly of the legislators.

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South Dakota Rep. Chip Campbell

Video: Legislative Crackerbarrel Discussion of HB 1157

During the legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City this morning, South Dakota Rep. Chip Campbell brought up HB 1157 which is the the agriculture future development subfund to provide funding for the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory.

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