Thursday morning news(?) roundup; Fart Tax

I guess the recession just mysteriously crept up on us;

Governor Rounds says South Dakota is not escaping the recession. The national economy is having a ripple effect on the local economies of cities across the state. And the Governor expects the economic news in South Dakota to get worse before it gets better. 

Hey, Mike, I have been in a recession ever since I have lived here.

Galynn sets us straight about SF snow alerts;

“If I do a snow alert, and we go in and we plow all the roads, and I bring in the contractors and we pick up the snow, that runs $550,000 for one event,” Huber said. 

Yeah, save the citizens money on cutting public safety so we can build more wood and rock thingies for our parks and send out calendars with just pictures of snowplows working.

Not only is Kate a looker, she has a beautiful voice, check her out.

Morrissey’s sound has folk-pop elements, and her soulful drive on the keys brings an edge to the music.

One more reason why Caroline Kennedy should not serve as a US Senator, she has Reid’s endorsement.

HR: “She’s 52 years old. I’ve spoken to her. She was part of a vetting process for vice presidential choices for Obama. She’s lived in government and politics her whole life. I think it would be a tremendous thing. … We have a lot of stars from New York. Bobby Kennedy. Hillary Clinton. I think Caroline Kennedy would be perfect. “

More Crooks and Liars while the Bush Administration did nothing – BIG SURPRISE!

Madoff, 70, is the alleged mastermind of a 50-billion-dollar fraud shaking financial institutions worldwide.

I guess we have too many Farty cows in South Dakota – more like Farty people.

Fisher responded on Johnson’s behalf to a Journal e-mail seeking the senator’s opinion on the so-called “cattle tax,” which Thune and some agriculture leaders say has been under consideration as part of an EPA review of ways to expand regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. Fisher said EPA officials have denied assertions that the agency is proposing such a tax.

It’s one thing to pay taxes on food but then to have to pay them on fartiness? They got us coming and going.