Post Tagged with: "2014"

Kansas Senate race is a national election

Kansas Senate race is a national election

Former Democrat House Speaker Tip O’Neill’s political wisdom that “All politics is local” has been a staple in political thinking for many years. But the truth of the matter is that, regarding elections for national office, politics is really, today, a national business.

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What Real Republicans Look Like

What Real Republicans Look Like

This is what a pair of real Republicans look like. From South Dakota’s District 35, Chip Campbell and Lynne DiSanto. Unapologetically standing for limited government, low taxes, traditional marriage, the Second Amendment and local control.

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FRC Issues Inaccurate, Anti-Conservative Voter Guide

FRC Issues Inaccurate, Anti-Conservative Voter Guide

The Family Research Council, a pro-family organization I have supported for at least 20 years, emailed a South Dakota Voter Guide to their constituency in South Dakota Friday. While I would normally consider this a good thing, I was gravely disappointed in the voter guide because it misrepresented Mike Rounds’ position on the issues.

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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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Tea Party Express Whores Itself to RINO Establishment

Tea Party Express Whores Itself to RINO Establishment

We’ve come to a very sad and pathetic place in America and South Dakota, these days. There once was a time, not too long ago, when you could count on certain people and groups to do the right thing and hold the line against what was wrong. Not anymore.

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Ruining RINO Rounds Run

Ruining RINO Rounds Run

Bloomberg did an interesting article on the only conservative in the South Dakota. U.S. Senate race, conservative independent Gordon Howie. Wouldn’t it be cool to have another conservative-like Ted Cruz-in the U.S. Senate who actually wants to promote conservative values, and win?

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Every Voter Should Understand This

Every Voter Should Understand This

If your congressman or senator voted for the Affordable Health Care Act (“Obamacare”), then you should understand this. A vote for “Obamacare” was a vote to cut funding of Medicare by $716 billion dollars. That is the figure given in a two year study by the Government Accounting Office that was published in July 2012.

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Alabama’s Amendment 3 Could Jeopardize Gun Rights

Alabama’s Amendment 3 Could Jeopardize Gun Rights

Jason Baker’s column from Wednesday, “Alabama Statewide Amendment 3 could be a slippery slope,” warns against the possible dangers to Alabamans’ right to keep and bear arms due to the wording of the proposed amendment to the state’s constitution. I want to concur with Mr. Baker’s sentiments and amplify the warning.

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Will Republicans Have a Rout in the Senate?

Will Republicans Have a Rout in the Senate?

This is easily one of the most favorable political environments for Republican congressional prospects in quite a long time, particularly on the Senate side of the equation. Yet, if the polls are any indication, at the moment, the landscape appears more mixed.

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Republican Hypocrites and Party Idolators

Republican Hypocrites and Party Idolators

It looks like I’m far from the only one who is pretty disgusted with Election 2014. Erick Erickson at RedState asks why we should bother supporting Republicans ths year? And this situation has led me to ask myself whether I want to be a hypocrite and an idolator.

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