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The President’s Role with American Businesses

The President’s Role with American Businesses

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.

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EB-5 Visa Program in ABC News Crosshairs

EB-5 Visa Program in ABC News Crosshairs

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.

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EB-5 Still Casts Shadow Over South Dakota

EB-5 Still Casts Shadow Over South Dakota

The EB-5 scandal which threatened (but failed–RINOs did a good job of executing a lockststep coverup) to derail the U.S. Senatorial hopes of RINO Mike Rounds continues to cast its shadow across South Dakota.

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Choose: A Real Conservative or Big Government Cronyism

Choose: A Real Conservative or Big Government Cronyism

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.

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Tesla Motors showroom in Washington D.C.(Photo credit: Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz)

Crony ‘Capitalism’ Strikes Tesla

Tesla Motors, the American car maker created in 2003 by “engineers who set out to prove that electric vehicles could be awesome,” has been banned from opening stores in Michigan to advertise and sell its vehicles.

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South Dakota EB-5: Show Me the Money

South Dakota EB-5: Show Me the Money

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.

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Barack Obama and Ted Kennedy (Photo credit: Sage Ross)

EB-5 Program a Ted Kennedy Brainchild

The EB-5 “cash-for-visas” program has generated a lot of controversy and discussion in South Dakota over the past couple of years. Did you know the EB-5 program that some “Republicans” have embraced was created by a Democrat Ted Kennedy bill?

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On Crony Capitalism in South Dakota

On Crony Capitalism in South Dakota

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.

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South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley

South Dakota AG Addresses Financial Misconduct Relating to Northern Beef Packers

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).

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Government in the Business of Picking Winners and Losers

Government in the Business of Picking Winners and Losers

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.

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