The last couple months revealed a gap in my education: South Dakota history. Granted, I know the basics — the Homestead Act, sod homes, Indian tribes and treaties, the railroads, agriculture, the Dirty Thirties, meatpacking, credit cards. But I’ve never had a South Dakota history course and it became apparent when I learned South Dakota […]
Okay, I’ve got a poli sci degree, I was a political reporter and I stay fairly up to date. But I evidently have grown or remain blindly (or perhaps happily) ignorant to much of politics.
For the first time in my 36 years as a registered voter, I voted Tuesday as a registered Republican. The […]
No, this isn’t what I got for Christmas, let alone a smooth transition from Christmas cheer to real life. Still, at least two items of legal interest have been in the Argus recently that I believe deserve some comment or explication.
The most recent is that a judge refused to dismiss Dan Scott’s libel action […]
I was thinking of doing a brief roundup on South Dakota blog election coverage but came across a post that beats them all. Go read Scott Hudson’s post-election wrap-up, where his “Get Out of Town” stylings nails the “boneheads” of election day.
It always rains like hell on the loser’s day parade.
“Broadway,” Goo […]
Soon it will be over. Until then, another round-up of South Dakota political notes.
Coat Hangers at Dawn and South Dakota Progressive are doing an excellent job following the Roger Hunt/”Promising Future, Inc.” flap. I haven’t taken the time to look at the legalities of it all but it certainly seems to smell funny. Along […]