Are Police Being Handcuffed When It Comes to Gang Violence?

September 12, 2014
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Are Police Being Handcuffed When It Comes to Gang Violence?

Ever wonder why so many men wore guns in the Old West?  Truth be told, the guns kept the bad guys and good guys in equilibrium.  You don’t mess with someone who will fight back.  Concealed carry is even better because the bad guys won’t know who has a gun, and who doesn’t.  So why…

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Are All Conscientious Objectors and Anti-Abortionists Religious?

September 11, 2014
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Are All Conscientious Objectors and Anti-Abortionists Religious?

When World War II broke out, most men felt the urge to enlist in the military, but some now argue that the traditional sense of patriotism, built upon blind trust, might not fit future wars.  The old model presumed a country under attack.  Defending family and way of life was seemingly built right into the…

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SDNG’s WW2 POWs Won’t Be Forgotten

September 10, 2014
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SDNG’s WW2 POWs Won’t Be Forgotten

(POW Memorial established at Camp Rapid) By Duke Doering      During World War II the South Dakota National Guard had 31 of its members taken Prisoners of War (POW).  29 of these were captured in North Africa and Italy, one on the island of Java and one at the Philippines.   Miraculously all 31 survived…

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Will South Dakotans Be Last to Know about Real News?

September 9, 2014
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Will South Dakotans Be Last to Know about Real News?

It’s happening now in Britain, just as the events during the 1930s Europe seemed oceans away to Americans caught up in local intrigues, such as “who will show tonight at the local drive-in.” Yes, it might be said that we are buffered by the oceans that separate us from the rest of the world.  That…

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Tourists as Victims: Get Street Smart before Going to Europe

September 8, 2014
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Tourists as Victims: Get Street Smart before Going to Europe

Let’s face it, tourists stick out wherever they are.  They make the easiest victims because they won’t fight back.  Even those who normally carry guns realize that gun laws are different from state to state in the US.  It’s even worse in Europe where universal anti-gun laws mean that criminals with weapons can be guaranteed…

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1940 Battle of Britain Beginning Interrupted Rapid City Woman’s Girlhood

September 7, 2014
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1940 Battle of Britain Beginning Interrupted Rapid City Woman’s Girlhood

The blitzkrieg of England began on September 7, 1940, as 300 Luftwaffe bombers  began to soften up London as a prelude to invading the country under the codename “Operation Sea Lion.”  Fifty-six more nights of pounding English cities would follow until May 1941, when the Germans called off the invasion.       Americans watched…

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