SDP focuses on national politics with a special emphasis on South Dakota. It also includes posts on philosophy, science and culture. SDP was founded by Jason Van Beek, who stopped blogging after becoming a staffer for Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and is currently operated by Ken Blanchard.
I've received several complaints about unacceptably slow load times for my blog. Typepad, the platform I use for my blog, is undergoing some changes, which are causing the problem. Hopefully, this will be fixed very soon.
I stated in an earlier post that John Thune would be a guest on Jeff Gannon's radio show this morning. I was wrong. The show is TONITE at 9 CST. My apologies. You can listen to the show through the internet by clicking HERE.
In an earlier post, I stated that it would be an outrage if the Argus Leader did not report on the fact that President Clinton and singer John Mellencamp were scheduled to headline a fundraiser for Tom Daschle. It turns out that the AL DID report this development over a week ago. In an article that appeared in the AL on January 19, under the headline "Thune needs funds--and fast," the second-to-last sentence of the article reads:
Meanwhile, Daschle has scheduled a fund-raiser in Washington next month featuring former President Clinton and singer John Mellencamp, which could raise more than $1 million.
I apologize to the Argus Leader's editors and to reporter Mike Madden, who wrote the story cited above, for my mistake.