Category: Rapid City

Sen. Thune Town  Hall Meeting in Rapid City

Sen. Thune Town Hall Meeting in Rapid City

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) will host a town hall meeting on Friday, January 16, 2015, at the Historic Theater at the Performing Arts Center of Rapid City to discuss opportunities to advance key South Dakota priorities during the new session of Congress. Thune will focus on the Powder River Training Complex expansion, tax reform, regulatory reform, and his agenda as Chairman of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.

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Brig. Gen. Johnson (right) with Gen. David Patraeus in 2010. 
        Photo provided by Duke Doering.

Brigadier Gen. To Discuss Afghan War

Army Brigadier General Ted Johnson, recently retired from the South Dakota National Guard, will talk on Saturday, January 10, about his experiences directing the Guard through the largest call up of SDNG forces since WWII. Sponsored by the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group, the event will take place at Western Dakota Technical Institute in Rapid City, starting at 9 am.

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On the the Behavior of the Family Heritage Alliance: An Open Letter

On the the Behavior of the Family Heritage Alliance: An Open Letter

A couple of days ago, I sent this letter to the Family Heritage Alliance. Since the actions of FHA with which I take great exception were public, I am now making this letter public.

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WW2 soldiers will tell about crossing Bridge at Remagen

WW2 soldiers will tell about crossing Bridge at Remagen

On Saturday, November 8, WW2 US Army soldiers Paul Priest and Bill Lofgren, along with military historian LTC George Larson (USAF ret), will visually present their experiences crossing the Bridge at Remagen, scene of horrific fighting at the Ludendorff Railway Bridge spanning the Rhine River. Sponsored by the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group, the presentation will take place at Western Dakota Technical Institute in Rapid City at 9 am.

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SD Senator Phil Jensen Mailer

SD Senator Phil Jensen Mailer

South Dakota District 33 Senator Phil Jensen’s mailer is out. One of our best Republicans in the South Dakota Legislature, Jensen points not only to conservative rhetoric, but a conservative record of leadership.

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Protecting Religious Freedom is not ‘Extremism’

Protecting Religious Freedom is not ‘Extremism’

This is my letter to the editor, printed in the Rapid City Journal today, defending South Dakota Senator Phil Jensen against the extremism of a so-called “Republican” who obviously is a better fit in the Godless Democrat Party.

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Choose: A Real Conservative or Big Government Cronyism

Choose: A Real Conservative or Big Government Cronyism

I received a nice big color slick mailer today from Many True Conservatives which points out the differences between conservative independent U.S. Senate Candidate Gordon Howie and RINO “Republican” Candidate Mike Rounds. Though some Republicans would rather Howie wasn’t in this race (to embarrass RINO Rounds), the differences are real, and they are big.

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Campbell and DiSanto: Second Amendment Supporters

Campbell and DiSanto: Second Amendment Supporters

South Dakota Gun Owners and the National Association for Gun Rights takes a lot of flack from liberal “Republicans” for hitting RINOs over the head with their own weak records on Second Amendment rights. Unlike the National Rifle Association (NRA) which usually endorses whoever is the incumbent or favored candidate in a race, even if they’re a liberal Democrat, SDGO and NAGR don’t suck up to the halls of power.

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What Real Republicans Look Like

What Real Republicans Look Like

This is what a pair of real Republicans look like. From South Dakota’s District 35, Chip Campbell and Lynne DiSanto. Unapologetically standing for limited government, low taxes, traditional marriage, the Second Amendment and local control.

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USAF Air Advisor to Discuss Afghan Deployment

USAF Air Advisor to Discuss Afghan Deployment

MSGT James Blair of EAFB and Director of the South Dakota Air and Space Museum will visually present his recent experiences as a military Air Advisor to the Afghan National Air Force, teaching them technical orders and how to maintain and repair the aircraft, both fixed wing and rotary.

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