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.
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: 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.
Column: Boston Marathon Bombing – A Week of Highs and Lows
Now that we have had a chance to catch our collective breath, there are lessons to be learned from looking back at the week that had all of us addicted to news.
Column: Power Lines, Preparation and the Private Sector
There were a lot of people complaining last week about how long it took Xcel energy to get the power back on for many of its customers.
Column: Revenue Needed
Volunteerism is one of the noblest aspects of humanity. Anyone who is willing and able to volunteer for this effort should do so. Let’s be clear though, the city shouldn’t need volunteers.
Column: When the Weather is the News
Last week’s extreme weather event and the resulting power outage raise some interesting questions about the role of the media in general, and talk radio in particular, in such situations.