This is a rare guest column on the blog. It comes to you from Steve Holmes, a very thoughtful video producer, who seems to think I am given to the occasional "godless communist rant" on here. I can't imagine where he gets those ideas when I'm just writing about visits to bakeries in small Kansas towns. OK, so, he's obviously a long time reader and knows this is just a temporary lull in my ranting.
With his permission, I am sharing his latest email that was appropriately titled "Lefist Hippie Liberal Trash" - what some might call "fodder" - as a guest column here.
Interested in boycotting South Dakota over its abortion ban? Here are some links you might want to put in your next godless communist rant:
Beef comes from South Dakota. Also, Gateway computers and, I believe, Iams pet food. Corn. Ethanol. Lots to boycott. In case
Ideas for a South Dakota boycott
Son of Ideas for a boycott
SD Office of Economic Development (if the businessmen bleed, the GOP listens)
SD Cattlemen (if the cattlemen bleed...)
SD Dep't of Tourism (if Wall Drug bleeds...)
SD newspapers (for letters to the editor)
As I understand it, Mississippi plans a similar ban, but I've concluded Mississippi is beyond hope and not a desirable place to visit anyway. I could see myself living in South Dakota and was looking forward to a trip to Wall Drug.
Also, we're trying to get Russ Feingold to run for President. His stances on the Patriot Act, the Iraq mess and campaign finance reform mark him as a man who stands up for what he believes, is not afraid to zig where others zag, and is almost always right. Links:
http://iowafeingold.blogspot.com/2006/02/2-petitions-supporting-russ-for.html (anyone, anywhere, can sign these)
I had no idea there was so much in South Dakota to boycott. I really thought they were a useless and therefore unboycottable state.
I've never been to South Dakota, but, oddly enough was planning a visit later this month. That has fallen through for other reasons. But, I will trust Steve's assessment of their products.
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