God-ordained Constitutional authority can always be used lawfully to accomplish the general welfare of Americans. It is when individuals in America blur the lines, speak to quickly, and don’t pay attention to their words and actions that American liberties are threatened.Read more ›
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ABC News has launched an investigation into the EB-5 “cash for visas” program that was the brainchild of Democrat Senator Ted Kennedy. The program also came up several times during the 2014 election as U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds dealt with uncomfortable questions about his involvement in the program which, in South Dakota, spawned a bankrupt beef plant, a former state official dead under odd circumstances, and $120 million of the taxpayer’s money missing.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
As more and more liberals have infiltrated the Republican Party in recent years, crony capitalism has become embraced more and more by the “Republican” power structure. In fact, in a state like South Dakota where the GOP has been blessed to control most of the reins of government for many years, the practice has become deeply embedded in the GOP leadership and in our state government.Read more ›
Today in open session of the Legislative Government Operations and Audit Committee (GOAC), South Dakota Attorney General Jackley provided a summary of the Division of Criminal Investigation’s (DCI) investigation into allegations of individual financial misconduct at the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED).Read more ›
While I have met very few voters who enjoy paying taxes, I’ve met even fewer who believe the tax code should only apply to some of us. When presented with the facts—instead of misleading rhetoric—most voters believe in fair play and want every business to have a shot to compete in the free market without the government picking winners and losers.Read more ›