South Dakota

ACLU’s Voting Rights Battle: A Showdown Against Kris Kobach’s Voting Commission

ACLU’s Voting Rights Battle: A Showdown Against Kris Kobach’s Voting Commission

On October 1, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) launched a nationwide effort to expand voting rights. Faiz Shakir who is the ACLU’s national political director told McClatchy last month that this was their chance to go on the offense. Shakir told the media outlet that the entire time, voting rights advocates had been playing […]

Trump-Supporting Firefighter Let Go For Saying Slavery Should Be Brought Back

Trump-Supporting Firefighter Let Go For Saying Slavery Should Be Brought Back

A firefighter with the Dell Rapids, South Dakota Fire Department has been removed from his job for a posting he made on Facebook in which he advocated the return of slavery in the United States. John Nygaard allegedly made several racist posts on social media which came to the attention of Dell Rapids residents and eventually […]

History Made! Hillary Clinton Officially Nominated By Dem Convention (WITH VIDEOS)

History Made! Hillary Clinton Officially Nominated By Dem Convention (WITH VIDEOS)

Over a year of hard work, blood, sweat, and tears finally paid off late on Tuesday afternoon. The Democratic National Convention formally nominated Hillary Clinton as the Democratic candidate for president, making her the first woman to be nominated as the presidential candidate of a major party. In an obvious attempt to extend an olive branch to […]

Why Bother Hiding Money Overseas – Just Use One Of These US Tax Havens

Why Bother Hiding Money Overseas – Just Use One Of These US Tax Havens

Forget Panama. The United States is a location you may not think of as a major tax haven of tax evasion, but over the past decade, it has become one of the world’s number one destinations for international money launderers and tax evaders. Rich people from around the world have hid billions of dollars in U.S. […]

Keystone Pipeline Spill Nearly 100 Times Worse Than Reported

Keystone Pipeline Spill Nearly 100 Times Worse Than Reported

Remember the national debate over the expansion of the Keystone pipeline? Remember how Republicans promised it would bring jobs and present minimal environmental damage? Well, the portion of the Keystone pipeline that already exists has just leaked as much as 17,000-gallons of oil all across the agricultural lands of South Dakota. A leak was discovered […]

S. Dakota Ammosexual Blames President Obama For Nephew’s Bomb-Making Arrest

S. Dakota Ammosexual Blames President Obama For Nephew’s Bomb-Making Arrest

When police in South Dakota showed up at the apartment of Darren Kyle Zafft, they found enough guns to start a war and materials to make bombs. To be exact, there were 114 guns (some of which had been illegally modified) and various bomb components. Clearly, obviously, this is the fault of Darren Zafft, right? Nope. […]

Man Buying Gun Shoots Self In Crotch, Then Blames It On Black Guy

Man Buying Gun Shoots Self In Crotch, Then Blames It On Black Guy

If you ever doubted that karma exists and will come back to bite you on the rump (or other places), consider the case of Donald Anthony Watson of South Dakota. Watson is currently in custody and also in great pain. He was recently attempting to purchase a gun illegally (Watson is a convicted felon and thus […]

South Dakota Pulls ‘Don’t Jerk and Drive’ Campaign For Being Too Risqué

South Dakota Pulls ‘Don’t Jerk and Drive’ Campaign For Being Too Risqué

South Dakota’s Office of Highway Safety created an attention-grabbing and clever ad campaign aimed at educating people about safe driving practices in winter weather. Their slogan was “Don’t Jerk and Drive.” The intended message was to advise motorists to not?over-correct the steering wheel while driving in icy conditions, but not everyone found the message amusing. […]

South Dakota Restaurant Forced Gay Teen To Wear ‘GAY-TARD’ Name Tag

South Dakota Restaurant Forced Gay Teen To Wear ‘GAY-TARD’ Name Tag

A gay teenager in Yankton, South Dakota has filed a discrimination complaint against the restaurant where he once worked after the manager forced him to wear a name tag with a homophobic slur on it. Tyler Brandt came out as gay when he was in fifth grade–not an easy thing to do anywhere, especially in […]