Category: South Dakota

The Freedom Poet on President’s Sunday

The Freedom Poet on President’s Sunday

Mark the Freedom Poet invites you to PRESIDENT’S SUNDAY SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH At 4 PM At: Chute Rooster 850 Ghute Rooster Dr, Hill City, SD 57745 Just off Hwy 385 Learn about the most unique Chief Executive in World History. Mark has been studying and teaching about our Presidents for decades, and will provide a two-part presentation: * Part I will feature the four Mt. Rushmore iconic Presidents Their lives and times, accomplishments, families, wisdomn wit, and even pets. ” Part ll will provide a compact minute for the remaining 39 Dinner will be purchased from the wonderful choices on the Chute Rooster’s Menu at 6 PM while Mark entertains with songs and poetry from his new book, To America with Love, a Song and a Sword There will be no admission charge, but Mark will pass Abe’s top hat, and offer his books for sale. Make your plans now […]

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Taxpayer-Paid Lobbyists in Pierre

Taxpayer-Paid Lobbyists in Pierre

One can understand and accept that private individuals and organizations should be able to make an appeal to their own government in protection of their own interest. But what about government appealing to government in its own interest? When it comes to taxpayer-funded lobbyists in Pierre, the taxpaying public doesn’t have a chance against this crew. Here’s why.

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Jan. 23 South Dakota Legislative Billwatch

Jan. 23 South Dakota Legislative Billwatch

Here are some of the notable bills being considered in the South Dakota Legislature today. I haven’t had a chance to review all of these in detail yet, but because of their subject matter, they warrant scrutiny.

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Jan. 22 South Dakota Legislative Billwatch

Jan. 22 South Dakota Legislative Billwatch

As we always do at American Clarion, we’re watching a number of bills in this year’s South Dakota Legislative Session. Since the liberals are running things in our state capital, some are good, some are bad.

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Yes, Liberals are Running the South Dakota Legislature

Yes, Liberals are Running the South Dakota Legislature

The 2015 South Dakota Legislative session began this past week. In the Senate, 27 of 35 members, or 77 percent, are Republicans. In the House, 58 of 70, or 83 percent, are Republicans. This gives Republicans an 81 percent supermajority in the Legislature. With a Republican governor, and virtually all other officers of state government being Republican, what kind of legislation can we expect in 2015?

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Butte Co. GOP Adopts Resolution of Support for SD GOP Platform

Butte Co. GOP Adopts Resolution of Support for SD GOP Platform

Republicans in Butte County, South Dakota decided it was time people who called themselves “Republicans” actually put their money where their mouth is, and show a little loyalty to the South Dakota GOP Platform. After all, the GOP platform is a reasonable, common-sense list of policy positions that every Republican (who’s worth the name, anyway) ought to be able to back…unless they really belong in the Democrat Party, that is. Think about it. Would you expect a member of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to drink and drive? Would you expect a member of the American Dental Association to promote the eating of lots of sweets and say that brushing your teeth isn’t important? Would you expect a police officer to blow off traffic laws and carry out the occasional burglary? Would you expect a pastor to steal from the collection plate or sleep with the wives of his elders/deacons? […]

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Secondary syphilis (Source: CDC)

Why Are STDs Rising in South Dakota?

The state of South Dakota is again reporting an alarming increase in sexually transmitted diseases in our state. What is NOT getting reported is where and why this spike in disease is coming from. Do we have any clues?

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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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Activist Judge Attacks Marriage in South Dakota

Activist Judge Attacks Marriage in South Dakota

United States District Court Judge Karen E. Schreier, a President Bill Clinton appointee with ties to former Democrat Senator Tim Johnson, has taken it upon herself to attack the institution of marriage, the South Dakota Constitution, and pour contempt on the will of the people of South Dakota who voted in 2006 to affirm in our state constitution what every civilization throughout human history has understood instinctively: that marriage can only be formed by a man and a woman.

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In SD, Nothing to Stop GOP Agenda…Except the GOP

In SD, Nothing to Stop GOP Agenda…Except the GOP

In the 2015 South Dakota Legislative session which begins tomorrow, 27 of the 35 senators are Republican. In other words, the Republican Party has a 77% supermajority in the South Dakota Senate. In the South Dakota House, 58 of the 70 legislators are Republican. In other words, the Republican Party has a 83% supermajority in the South Dakota House. Is there any reason why the Republican agenda should not pass with ease?

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