Category: Election

Ted Cruz in New Hampshire, Feb. 3, 2016 (Photo credit: Michael Vadon)

We Get Exactly the Kind of Government We Deserve – So Wake Up!

I put the promises of career politicians in the same category as the unctuous words and promises of hormone-driven teenage boys to young girls – not “lies,” exactly, for they really mean it when they say it. But will they mean it afterwards? In both cases, you’d get a hearty laugh as an answer. Apparently, that’s a lesson that many American voters have yet to learn.

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Donald Trump (Photo credit: Gage Skidmore)

Donald Trump: The Poor Substitute

We may not be humbling ourselves, but we are most certainly humiliating ourselves. Greatness is a matter of character, not cash, and when we canonize the egos of the successful, we are never so poor as a nation.

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A Glutton for Punishment: The Missed Lessons of Obama

A Glutton for Punishment: The Missed Lessons of Obama

Outside of the fact that a good portion of Americans believe that the Clintons operate outside and above American Laws, the Clintons, along with other criminal players, have gotten America’s eyes off of Oregon.

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Iowa Proof:  Beloved Hillary Clinton Melts Hearts & Gain Votes

Iowa Proof: Beloved Hillary Clinton Melts Hearts & Gain Votes

The long awaited Iowa caucus has come and gone. Hillary Clinton set the rooms on fire and became the beloved one that melted hearts and gained the majority of votes. Well, maybe not so much so.

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Senator Bernie Sanders (Photo credit: Michael Vadon)

Better Red Than Ted 

Does Bernie Sanders have a chance?  It is hard to run against Santa Clause, and for those who have imbibed of the Sanders Kool Aide, it might just be, “Better red than Ted.”

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Another South Dakota Ballot Initiative Challenged

Another South Dakota Ballot Initiative Challenged

Today, South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs announced that a challenge was submitted February 3rd on the initiated amendment to the South Dakota constitution limiting the ability to set statutory interest rates for loans (18%).

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Marijuana (Photo credit: A7nubis, Wikimedia Commons)

SD Legalized Marijuana Ballot Initiative Rejected

Today, South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs announced that an initiated measure to legalize marijuana for medical use was rejected and did not meet the required number of signatures to be placed on the general election ballot. The sponsor turned in 16,543 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office.

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Donald Trump (Photo credit: Darron Birgenheier)

What Would Trump Really Do About ObamaCare?

Do issues still matter to Republican voters, or are they so mad at the failed GOP establishment that they have forgotten what made them mad in the first place? Donald Trump’s past flirtation with a nationalized government run health care system brings this question starkly into play.

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Despite Clinton Secrets, You Can Vote for Good

Despite Clinton Secrets, You Can Vote for Good

A good candidate must not only show us that he knows what is required of him, but he must also demonstrate that he will act on that which he knows. It won’t do us any good electing someone who knows what to do but won’t do it, whether out of fear of men or desire to be re-elected, or whatever.

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Trump’s Lack of Respect for Others Property

Trump’s Lack of Respect for Others Property

Donald Trump says, “Eminent domain is wonderful.” Donald Trump includes himself among these “legal elites” who think government should be free to confiscate private property and turn it over to some private developer who proposes a project, claiming it will create jobs.

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