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What Can a Conservative Do With This Republican Field?

What Can a Conservative Do With This Republican Field?

So, what’s a conservative Republican to do with this field we have? The polls indicate that despite her strong conservatism, Michele Bachman is not a frontrunner. I am truly sickened that the so-called frontrunners appear to be Mitt Romney, Ron Paul and a floundering Newt Gingrich. It is heartening to see Rick Santorum gaining some steam, but he certainly does not have the money that Romney has.

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Owens’ Law of Oscillating Pyramids

Owens’ Law of Oscillating Pyramids

At the time of the American Revolution, there was no direct taxation. There was instead taxes on various transactions which in total added up to a miniscule percentage of their income. Today, for many it is now over 50%. How much corn are we willing to give to those we don’t trust to do things we don’t want? How long can this continue?

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George Washington, Inspired by Heaven

George Washington, Inspired by Heaven

After winning the Battle of Trenton, Christmas night, George Washington’s small force met General Cornwallis’ 8,000 man British army. The night before the battle, Washington left his campfires burning and silently marched his army around the back of the British camp at Princeton, New Jersey. At daybreak, JANUARY 3, 1777, Washington attacked, capturing three regiments of British troops.

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Commemorating Betsy Ross

Commemorating Betsy Ross

A 3-cent stamp honoring Betsy Ross was issued in Philadelphia, JANUARY 2, 1952, commemorating the 200th anniversary of her birth. Born a day earlier, January 1, 1752, to a Quaker family in Philadelphia, Betsy was the 8th of 17 children. She apprenticed as a seamstress and fell in love with upholsterer John Ross, son of an Episcopal rector at Christ Church and nephew of Declaration signer, George Ross. As Quakers forbade interdenominational marriage, John and Betsy eloped, being married by New Jersey Governor William Franklin, Ben Franklin’s son.

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Rick Perry Smacks Media Mudslinger

Rick Perry Smacks Media Mudslinger

Apparently Politico is continuing the SOP of baseless accusations without even supplying a name of the accuser. Is this what they’re teaching in “journalism” school these days? It must be, since facts, objectivity and analytical thinking no longer seem to be in the syllabus. I’m still not a Rick Perry fan, but I need to give credit where it’s due. He handled this jerk of a “reporter” very deftly and properly.

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Your Portfolio Needs Rebalancing

Your Portfolio Needs Rebalancing

Most investors do not have a balanced portfolio. They look for investments with little to no risk that still provide great rates of return. And by chasing this elusive chimera they miss the easy money they could make from having a good asset allocation in the first place and rebalancing it periodically. To have a balanced portfolio, you must know your asset categories and what percentage of your portfolio to put in each one. Without such a plan, your portfolio is automatically out of balance.

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‘No email is worth a human life’

‘No email is worth a human life’

Will South Dakota go along with the recommendation of the federal safety investigators to ban cellphone use for all vehicle drivers? That is a question our legislature will have to deal with in the upcoming session that gets underway next week. As of now, our state is one of nine states with no laws prohibiting cellphone use i.e. texting, or talking behind the wheel. Is this about to change?

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Obama Creates Hotline to Help Detained Illegal Aliens

Obama Creates Hotline to Help Detained Illegal Aliens

The Obama White House has set up a hotline for detained illegal aliens. No, it isn’t for people to report illegal aliens. What were you thinking? Did you forget that the current administration is always found in defense of lawbreakers and promoters of immorality? The hotline is for lawbreaking illegal aliens who have invaded our country, to give them assistance against evil people who might detain, arrest or seek to deport them.

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The ‘Mainstream’ Media Dust-Up Over Farm Dust

The ‘Mainstream’ Media Dust-Up Over Farm Dust

The Rapid City Journal and others on the Left want South Dakotans and Americans to think that the threat of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulating farm dust (of all things) is nonsense, that it’s just a bunch of silly fear-mongering by conservatives that is completely unnecessary. The truth is, the federal government has long been way out of control, and is more hostile to our freedom than King George ever was.

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Extending Freedom to More Americans

Extending Freedom to More Americans

On the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring that persons held as slaves would henceforth be free.

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