Past Generations Followed the Bootstrap Ethic of Horatio Alger

October 11, 2014
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Past Generations Followed the Bootstrap Ethic of Horatio Alger

Our grandparent’s generation knew that succeeding in life was up to the individual.  It came from will and spirit, already embedded within the moral outlook.  Coming from a middle-class family was not a prerequisite as it is today, as if the material symbols of upscale homes and fancy cars will make everything fall into place.…

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Responding to Life’s Challenges with God’s Truth

October 10, 2014
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By Becky Soske The recent news of the 29 yr old Oregon woman declaring she has chosen her day of death has struck a chord with many Americans.  On one side of the “life” spectrum, those who agree are calling her move “brave” and “courageous.”  She has committed to spend the remainder of her life (roughly three…

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Write “Refuse” When Government Asks about Race ID

October 10, 2014
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Write “Refuse” When Government Asks about Race ID

Racial pride and identity have always been synonymous with being human–and should be talked about and promoted.  But governments have no business collecting any such information in order to manage society.      The same goes for any business or organization under the direct or indirect control of any branch of government.      Whatever…

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Voting for the Candidate Who Can Win

October 9, 2014
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By: Constitution Cat My fellow Republicans were fond of telling me during the primary election season that their vote was going to the “candidate who can win”. They were less interested in the candidate’s record on the issues, commitment to principles or friendship with the truth than their perceived notion that the candidate could win…

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South Dakota Won’t Forget Sacrifices of WWI Medical Officers

October 9, 2014
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South Dakota Won’t Forget Sacrifices of WWI Medical Officers

(October 1918: Medical Trench on Western Front)  by Duke Doering     Near Bois de Bantheville, France the 147th Field Artillery fought farther into the country as the World War 1 battle with Germany was nearing an end.  It was at this time that two officers in the 147th Field Artillery were recognized, not only…

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Senate Town Hall Meeting

October 8, 2014
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Senate Town Hall Meeting

Gordon Howie will host a town hall meeting in Pierre on Thursday evening. The public is welcome to attend.   Paid for by Gordon Howie for Senate  

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