Muslims On Parade

April 22, 2015
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Muslims On Parade

And then there were two… The Sioux Falls, South Dakota Airport has become the site of regular Muslim prayers.  We reported on this story when there was only ONE participant in this regular ritual. Maybe that doesn’t bother you.  Maybe it shouldn’t.  On the other hand, the increasing presence of Muslims across the country does…

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Hot Springs Soldier. Anzio, 1944. Mines Caused 75% of Casualties

April 21, 2015
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Hot Springs Soldier. Anzio, 1944. Mines Caused 75% of Casualties

by Duke Doering      In the spring of 1944, members of South Dakota’s 109th Engineer Battalion were supporting the 34th Infantry Division as the “Red Bull” [below] landed at Anzio and began to push German and Italian forces north up the boot of Italy.  During that fight it was important to keep track of…

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The Leader Speaks (Guess Who)

April 21, 2015
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The Leader Speaks (Guess Who)

by Niall Ferguson      It was March 1933. The national mood was feverish and yet expectant. In the wake of his sweeping election victory, the country’s charismatic new leader addressed a people desperate for change. Millions crowded around their radios to hear him. What they heard was a damning indictment of what had gone…

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Clinton Cash… South Dakota Style

April 20, 2015
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Clinton Cash… South Dakota Style

The new bombshell book “Clinton Cash” follows an interesting money trail. Should a similar study be published about “South Dakota Cash”? Maybe it could be called  “___________ (your favorite SD politician’s name) Cash”. Reviews of the “Clinton Cash” book have this to say: New book, Clinton Cash, points to ‘pattern’ of donations and rewards Says…

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South Dakota Better Than Mars

April 20, 2015
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South Dakota Better Than Mars

Really?? Your South Dakota tourism dollars at work:  Some have suggested that I came from, or live on another planet… not true.  That said, after watching this commercial (several times), I am now convinced South Dakota is a better place than Mars. More tax dollars, successfully used to change minds and promote South Dakota. Wow! ***Gordon…

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How Government Spends Your Money

April 20, 2015
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How Government Spends Your Money

If you’ve got the money, honey… Maybe that should be the new national anthem. At first glance, it seems like a near hopeless cause to reduce government spending.  Look a little deeper. First, Congress should put a lid on it. A spending cap would at least give revenue a chance to catch up.  One area…

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