Archive for September 12th, 2011

Video of the Tea Party GOP Debate

Video of the Tea Party GOP Debate

This is the full video, in three parts, of tonight’s Tea Party GOP debate in Tampa, Florida. Candidates participating tonight were Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), businessman Herman Cain, former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA), Texas Governor Rick Perry, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, former Utah governor Jon Huntsman, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), and former Massachusetts governor Mitt “RomneyCare” Romney.

South Dakota Decides Not to Hold Plaintiffs Responsible for School Funding Lawsuit Costs

South Dakota Decides Not to Hold Plaintiffs Responsible for School Funding Lawsuit Costs

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announces that the State will not seek to collect the court costs against the Plaintiff parents in the school funding litigation. On September 1, 2011, the South Dakota Supreme Court unanimously held that the Plaintiffs in Davis v. State failed to prove that the South Dakota School funding system is unconstitutional. Under South Dakota law, a prevailing party is legally entitled to receive costs necessarily incurred in gathering and procuring evidence for both trial and appeal, excluding expert and attorney fees.

Real Hope for a Change

Real Hope for a Change

Hope and change were the magic words that swept a relatively unknown, inexperienced Barack Obama into the Oval Office. He campaigned as the one able to fix the Bush economy. Once in office, he has protested that he didn’t know how bad the economy was even though that was what he had run his campaign on. The solution to our current malaise is not more of the same. It isn’t spreading the wealth around in a step-by-step slide into socialism.

Libertarians Should Invest More Down Under

Libertarians Should Invest More Down Under

Libertarians and economists both recognize that countries with more economic freedom experience higher gross domestic product (GDP) growth. That growth translates into higher stock returns for investors savvy enough to look for governmental fiscal restraint rather than government stimulus. While many economists acknowledge that freedom matters, few investment strategies take advantage of this fact.

‘Nothing ever happens in South Dakota’ is a misnomer

'Nothing ever happens in South Dakota' is a misnomer

There is a misconception out there that South Dakota isn’t a very “newsy” state, meaning not much is happening in our state. How wrong they are. Newspapers are filled with news every day of the week. A review of some recent news articles proves a point. Many other folks don’t know what they are missing when they don’t read a newspaper