The Fantasies of Weiland

by Tiberius Gracchus on May 12, 2014

Let me cast an eye and opinion upon Senatorial candidate Mr. Rick Weiland’s campaign website. Mr. Weiland is running for South Dakota’s U.S. Senate seat, meaning to replace Senator Tim Johnson who is retiring. Weiland declares “Take it back!” as his campaign slogan. His single stated priority is the desire to take our country and […]

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The White Racists Are Safely Ensconced in Their Trailer Parks

“… They are not in positions of power,” or so claims L. Todd Wood [No Oprah I’ve Never Owned A Slave… Am I supposed to feel guilty for something I didn’t do?, 8 Apr 2014], one of the Special Guests at the “Spend a Special Evening with Jason” event in Sioux Falls this coming Tuesday […]

Read the full article → May 10, 2014 by Aspasia

The People’s House

The House Membership was last increased one hundred years ago, and the constituencies have inflated to abusive levels. Today, 312 million people are represented in the House of Representatives by only 435 voting members. We have the second largest voting districts for lower houses in the world, behind only India. Yet even though every ten […]

Read the full article → January 7, 2014 by Tiberius Gracchus

The End Run Pass

It will require break the mold initiatives and iron political will on the part of states to undertake a human capital reform agenda — and, accordingly, the Department has assigned the big points and promised the big money for this tough work. – A Race to the Top Scorecard, NCTQ A Race to the Top […]

Read the full article → December 16, 2013 by Tiberius Gracchus

Bored of Regents

A press release from the South Dakota Board of Regents on Thursday, December 5th announced a completed study and now predicts a shortage of home grown college graduates to meet a projected demand from the state job market over the next two decades. I should choke on a hotdog while watching a football game at […]

Read the full article → December 8, 2013 by Tiberius Gracchus

The Lights Go out in Dark Town

I was standing partway up a hill, looking down on a town. The town was on a flat plain before me, and ended at the sea. It was residential in nature and neatly organized with straight roads and hundreds of modest houses, all one story and similar in design. The homes all appeared to be […]

Read the full article → November 30, 2013 by Aspasia

Necessity: The Tyrant’s Plea

The federal government has been in the racketeering business for a long time, but it’s called “general welfare.” Through federal taxation, a burden on a state’s economy, funds are used to “fix” problems that the state government may not agree exists. Failure to submit to these programs could result in exclusion of the benefit of […]

Read the full article → November 25, 2013 by Tiberius Gracchus

Whose Child Is This?

The American people often cry out for the renewal of bipartisan government. The bipartisan needs of an efficient and functioning government are essential as we’ve learned over the years. Unfortunately when fear and disdain for our fellow countrymen manifests itself we elect monoscopic brawlers to the halls of government. Still most Americans would like to […]

Read the full article → November 14, 2013 by Tiberius Gracchus

And Now A Word From Our Sponsors

  It is a contemptible lie for the “Religious Right,” judgmental fascists who seek to impose their personal view of Christianity on the rest of the country through political activism, and who now invade and taint the Tea Party and Liberty Movements with hateful sophistry, to amazingly claim to wave the banner of liberty in […]

Read the full article → November 9, 2013 by Aspasia

‘V’ for Victory

The dilapidated state of South Dakota’s roads and bridges has been called a crisis by many with most deferring the problem to the next administration. Addressing the issue with a conservative approach may vary by individual, but possibilities should be examined to fund our aging infrastructure. One possible solution that has been effective in other […]

Read the full article → November 7, 2013 by Tiberius Gracchus