Right to Disenfranchise [OPINION]
The Supreme Court’s ruling on the Voting Rights Act has opened up a fairly predictable can of worms.
Pope My Ride [OPINION]
From the credit where credit is due department, Pope Francis is practicing what he preaches. He has ditched the luxury cars favored by his predecessors, and has been traveling in a Ford Focus.
Back to the Future – Mayor Mike Huether’s Capital Improvement Plan [OPINION]
The Mayor of Sioux Falls, Mike Huether, has released a $429 million capital improvements plan for the next four years.
Corporate Traitors – Tax Avoidance is Not Patriotism [COMMENTARY]
A just released Government Accountability Office (GAO) report tells us what we already knew. Our most profitable corporations are tax dodgers.
Farm Bill Divides South Dakota’s Senators
In what passes for a bipartisan vote in today’s US Senate, the $100 billion dollar a year farm bill was passed by a tally of 66 to 27.
Column: A Vote for Convenience
Tuesday’s school board election for Sioux Falls may have had a measly 3.7% turnout, but lack of convenience is certainly not to blame.
Column: All the Wrong Outrage
It seems like what began as a week of three scandals has devolved into very little “there” being there.
Column: Lone Star, No Oversight
The deaths resulting from the explosion of the West, Texas fertilizer plant were preventable, making them all the more tragic.
Column: Radicals, Fervor and Isms
The war on terrorism will never be the same, and that is a good thing.
Shrine Circus Worth the Trip
As many of my journeys are wont to do, it began spontaneously, in error, and late.