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Another SD lawmaker craps in the Marital Bed of governing

Yup, these are the kind of people that serve as county commissioners in our state, and you thought Dick Kelly said outrageous things;

Meade County Commissioner Alan Aker

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· June 26 at 10:08am ·

I was just notified by the county’s insurer that in light of the final federal court (Sorry to say, they’ve lost their “Supreme” title as far as I’m concerned. Of course, they’re no longer a court either, but I’m at a loss on what to call them.) decision on gay marriage, the county may be liable for its own costs if our register of deeds does not allow filing of same-sex marriages. Our register of deeds is an independent official and she will decide whether to obey our robed “legislators”. I expect she will. A word to any readers who are celebrating this news: I wouldn’t spike the ball just yet. You haven’t gained marriage “equality”, I predict you have ended marriage as a civil institution. One by one, states will remove it from statutes. It will be an exclusively religious institution. For awhile, some of our churches will refuse to perform same-sex marriages, and get away with it. Since liberals never stop, they’ll use courts to strip these churches of their tax-exempt statuses. These churches will be blessed and will thrive anyway. On the bright side, the federal income tax marriage penalty will disappear as it becomes impossible to determine who is married, since it will vary according to which churches we belong to. On the downside, among the non-religious, spouses will devolve to easily-discarded roommate-sex partners. Children will suffer abuse and abandonment in the ever-changing domestic arrangements. May the Holy Spirit do a new work among us and help us heal these new victims, and help us in a reconstruction of this wreckage.

Not sure if I want to even pick this apart? God help us all! Believe it or not though, I have never believed in marriage in the legal sense. I have often thought of marriage as a ‘spiritual bond’ whether you have a religion or not. I do however believe if you have children (Straight or Gay couples) there has to be some kind of legal precedent, I also think there needs to be some kind of legal agreement between couples that don’t have children, but share all the other aspects of married life (just not the rings). I think what people are missing the most about the gay marriage issue is it is about ‘equality’ and as long as straight couples can get legally married, then gay couples should be able to. It’s really that simple.

I went to a party tonight

I have often worked in the shadows, whatever that means. But tonight I exposed myself to a political event like no other (one moment while I dry off from my very hot shower).

While I will not expose some of the things I heard (because I am a man of my word, sometimes) I will give you a quick rundown.

A reporter got a good dig on me (still laughing)

I met a pro-choice Republican (that is in denial)

The Democrats still don’t get it (and they loves their Mike Huether)

HyVee is a grocery store that has a lobbyist come to these things (What?!)

Candidates won’t sign petitions (because they are afraid they might be right on an issue)

Some teabaggers get it (or don’t?)

And Jenna Haggar still talks to me (even though she knows she should not 🙂

And you should all vote for Richard Schriever.

I ended the night with a good friend eating this;


Get Your Girdonkephant On At The No Party Party

Young Adult Voter Awareness Event October 1st

Sioux Falls, SD (August 30, 2012) — Stump speeches will be sawed down, single letters surrounded by parentheses banned and party platforms will be shoes, not talking points.

Monday, Oct. 1 at 5-7pm

Icon Event Hall

402 N. Main Ave., Sioux Falls, SD

Sponsored by Click Rain, 605 Magazine, Mud Mile Communications and YPN/Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, this free non-partisan shindig gives young adults a chance to meet with legislative candidates from the Sioux Falls area while enjoying free food, music, special appearances by Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty and the signature drink, the Girdonkephant. Focused on education, awareness and energizing young adults to learn about the issues that matter to them, party politics will be out with awesomeness winning the vote.

Additional Resources:
Media Kit


Pass me the lime and salt – this is a political group I can get into (H/T – Dr. Barkey)


Wow, finally, someone with a little common sense when it comes to political groups;

Hispanic leaders in Nevada and elsewhere are reportedly considering severing their ties to the Democratic Party andforming an independent, grassroots group called the “Tequila Party.” The idea, according to proponents, is to tap into the rising voting power of Hispanics in order to push for immigration reform and other legislation that Democrats have failed to deliver. Here’s a quick guide:

Top 6 Political Hot Messes of 2010

Clever political website (H/T – AG)


As I indicated

Why I love the Onion


King Douchenozzle von Krunk

Looks like Glenn Beck dodged another bullet today.

Unfortunately, the victim of this fatal car accident was not him.

And you thought I was snarky