Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time; they therefore who are decrying the Christian religion, whose morality is so sublime and pure (and) which insures to the good eternal happiness, are undermining the solid foundation of morals, the best security for the duration of free governments. — Charles Carroll, signer of the Declaration of Independence,

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Absentee Ballot Options for South Dakotans


South Dakotans have the option of absentee voting by mail or in person. Secretary of State Jason Gant said absentee voting opens today, Friday, April 18 for the June 3 Primary Election.


U.S. Senate Candidate Stace Nelson on Illegal Immigration

Bob Ellis

While some candidates run their mouths, South Dakota Rep. and U.S. Senate Candidate Stace Nelson acts. While some candidates claim to be conservative while betraying conservative principles, South Dakota Rep. and U.S. Senate Candidate Stace Nelson supports and seeks to advance conservative principles.

U.S. Senate Candidate Stace Nelson

Stace Nelson for U.S. Senate Meet & Greet

Bob Ellis

Tonchi Weaver of Citizens for Liberty and Gordon Howie of Life and Liberty in Rapid City held a meet-and-greet fundraiser for South Dakota Representative and U.S. Senate Candidate Stace Nelson tonight. Nelson spoke to the crowd in Rapid City tonight and said that the reason he was running for U.S. Senate was the same reason he had served in the U.S. Navy and NCIS for over two decades: love of country.


Lora Hubbel on Dennis Daugaard

Bob Ellis

The Rapid City Journal today features five questions with South Dakota Gubernatorial Candidate Lora Hubbel. Here are a couple which highlight the deficiencies of the current governor, Dennis Daugaard.

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Gosch-Gant Gaggle: The Most Sad and Pathetic Aspect

Bob Ellis

According to the Rapid City Journal, Stephanie Strong, who sued the South Dakota Secretary of State to get our state government to uphold the law impartially, doesn't have the money to pay the tens of thousands of dollars our court system has ordered her to pay for her impudence in insisting that the law be upheld.

Stace Nelson: Candidate for U.S. Senate from South Dakota

Republican Liberty Caucus Endorses Stace Nelson for U.S. Senate


A spirit of change and reform is sweeping the country. Incumbents are being voted out and principled reformers are heading to Washington with a dedication to liberty, Constitutionally limited government and free markets. The Republican Liberty Caucus believes Stace Nelson will be an important part of this movement for change, and we have given him our endorsement in the Republican Primary for the U.S. Senate in South Dakota.

South Dakota Rep. Stace Nelson speaking in Rapid City

What Do You Want: A ‘Pragmatist’ or a Feather-Ruffler?

Bob Ellis

There's a short article in the Rapid City Journal which encapsulates why South Dakota Rep. Stace Nelson is the best choice for U.S. Senate, starting with the headline "Nelson wants to ruffle feathers in Washington."

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The Environmental Impact of Environmentalism

Rick Manning

The environmental orgy known as Earth Day has come and gone. In all the celebration, the one thing that is seemingly never asked is whether or not environmentalist policies by the government are actually helping the environment?


A Way Out for College Kids

Guest Author

American education is in trouble—that much seems to be a given. Our public schools and colleges are getting poor results, our young people are drowning in debt, new graduates can't find jobs, and our overall rankings in the world are pretty dismal. We are greatly in need of a transformation, but we need to think big, because the problem is huge.

The Boy Scouts of America present a gift to Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates after presenting a copy of their "Report to the Nation" at the Pentagon, Feb. 26, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby

Liberals in California Target Judges with Boy Scout Ties

Gina Miller

Give them an inch, and they’ll demand a mile. We warned you that the terrible decision by the Boy Scouts of America to allow openly homosexual boys into membership would only lead to further attacks against the organization by the militant homosexual Left. We were right, and the target is now judges who have ties to the Scouts.

A female model demonstrating use of an electronic cigarette. (Photo credit: Michael Dorausch)

E-Cigarette Ban: Ideology Over Common Sense

Rick Manning

Ignorance amongst some politicians continues to rein as those who attack e-cigarettes in their war on tobacco are limiting the use of devices that help many smokers lessen or eliminate their tobacco dependency.

Pulling Down the Statue of King George III, N.Y.C. A romanticized depiction of the Sons of Liberty destroying the statue after the Declaration was read by George Washington to citizens and his troops in New York City on July 9, 1776.

The Rightful Remedy

Guest Author

Two hundred thirty years after the Founders won American independence from a tyrannical monarch, the inheritors of their estate are facing a hard reality: liberty is jealously defended or it is lost. As all three branches of the federal government exercise powers beyond those granted, our God-given rights are under sustained assault. The question is: what is the remedy?


"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