The Family Research Council, a pro-family organization I have supported for at least 20 years, emailed a South Dakota Voter Guide to their constituency in South Dakota Friday. While I would normally consider this a good thing, I was gravely disappointed in the voter guide because it misrepresented Mike Rounds' position on the issues.
David North at the Center for Immigration Studies has a new insightful article on how the "cash for visas" EB-5 program was handled in South Dakota. It seems someone in South Dakota was making a cash haul, especially compared to what goes on in other states.
The Cato Institute has released its latest Fiscal Policy Report Card on America's Governors. The grade is based on seven items: two spending, one revenue, and four based on tax rates. Governors who cut taxes and spending most received an "A" and those who increased taxes and spending most received an "F".
Well, that's a ringing endorsement if I've ever heard one. "Somewhat conservative" is how iVoterGuide.com, linked in at the South Dakota Family Policy Council, rated the establishment-bought GOP candidate Mike Rounds. As someone I really look up to once said, I'd rather a person be either hot or cold.
My family and I went down to Custer State Park for the annual Buffalo Roundup today. As you can see from the pictures, there were a lot of people there, and the line of traffic was long for getting into the area. Though the event went quickly, it was a unique and worthwhile experience to see a herd of buffalo rounded up right in front of you.
This really says it all.
Conservative independent U.S. Senate candidate Gordon Howie is hosting a town hall meeting in Rapid City at Marlin's Restaurant in the Windmill Truckstop. All the U.S. Senate candidates from South Dakota have been invited. As you may know, Howie and Democrat candidate Rick Weiland recently held a forum where they discussed the issues in public.Next Page »
"We don't intend to turn the Republican Party over to the traitors in the battle just ended. We will have no more of those candidates who are pledged to the same goals as our opposition and who seek our support. Turning the party over to the so-called moderates wouldn't make any sense at all." - Ronald Reagan, Nov. 10, 1964