Mr. Zelenskyy and the Ukrainians are heroes for democracy, freedom and patriotism.

With the drift of the Trump Cult toward fascism, I looked to S.D. pols for similar leadership. I begged the failing, flaccid and fuzzy foursome, Thune, Rounds, Johnson and Noem to be champion voices for democracy, Constitution and justice to no avail.

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VoiceforAll

Here is the good Rev. Dan again, preaching from the pulpit of all these awful terrible republicans, they are just the worst, aren't they Rev.? It is so convenient how you find it so easy to look pass what your great democratic party is doing to the innocent children of this nation, the democratic grooming, the sex education that you want to teach them at 5 years old, being ok with letting grown men into the locker rooms and bathrooms of our women and children, women having to compete in athletic events against men insuring women take yet another back seat to men, writing laws to insure children can seek and get gender changing surgery's and medicines without their parents consent or even get an abortion, but leaving laws on the books that they can't buy cigarettes or get a tattoo. You are ok with letting millions of illegal immigrants flow into this country bringing crime and drugs with them even as crime and drug use skyrockets, killing our children and young people in record numbers. All these are ok with you, but look out for Trump and the republicans, they are the bad people, they are the cause of all trouble in this country. Thankfully not many in this country are listening to you or the rest of the democratic message, you would think as a God fearing and loving preacher, you would be fighting to protect our children, fighting to protect the innocent, but you just can't find the words, can you? Makes me all the more proud to be a republican and the causes my party fights for, I can lay my head down on my pillow every night and reflect about what I did and said that day to make this world a better place and I can feel good about it and think about what I can do tomorrow to do even more. How do you do that, how does any good democratic do that, how do they say to themselves, today, I fought to make sure 5 year old children got to learn about gender reassignment and sex before they have learned their ABC's and 123's, I fought to make sure the grown man that wants to be a women got to go into the same bathroom as a 7 year old girl and put her in danger, I fought to make sure that our borders remain open so that the crime and drugs in our country got worse so that more people get harmed or die, I don't know how you can say these are all good things that I fought for and made happen, I guess that is a good day for a democrat, sad to say.

SoDakD

Yet Voice can’t see how, his words, “..preaching from the pulpit of all these awful terrible republicans, they are just the worst…,” would perfectly fit himself by just replacing the word “Republicans“ with “Democrats.”

Of course, Voice has Rev Dan beat by many hundreds of repetitions of his favorite grievances.

VoiceforAll

Good to see SoDakD and the Rev. are on the same page, zero regard for our children or for women, party first, everything else is just collateral damage. Guessing you sleep just as good as the Rev. does SoDakD, as long as you support your party no matter the cost.

SoDakD

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Larry Skow

SoDak D and Preacher Dan: How about Biden bunch destroying the Constitution with their policy's regarding open border? And other crimes. How about the Great Hilda-Beast Clinton and her ties to Russia. Did Not Bill Clinton get $500,000 for speech in Moscow? Look back Rev Dan this war in Ukraine has its roots in Obama/Biden administration. Mr. Trump had Putin deathly afraid of him. A Bully/Despot like Putin is always afraid of getting whipped. Putin wet himself around Trump. Don't confuse that with Biden's soiled pants with the POPE. Rev Dan and all if you want HERO'S. Look to the 13 dead marines Biden killed with P.P. Planning on Afghan withdrawal plus look to the 22 year old Solider that just lost his life trying to rescue a illegal in the River on the border--who turned out to be drug smuggler! What a waste of young life's! Again Blood on Biden and groups hands as result of P.P. planning. Free speech has now been open on twitter lets see where that goes. Hopefully FACEBOOK falls as well. Trump may not been perfect but both GOP/Democrats feared him as well. He was rocking the boat and it needs rocking.

SoDakD

“Mr. Trump had Putin deathly afraid of him.” 😄🤷‍♂️

Larry, get a grip, bud. US intelligence concluded that in the 2016 election Russia was behind an effort to tip the scale to Trump with their campaign of cyber attacks and fake news on social media.

NONETHELESS, Trump knuckled under to the man he still calls a “genius” and threw our intelligence agencies under the bus by telling the world at Helsinki that, "President Putin says it's not Russia. I don't see any reason why it would be," he replied.”

Clearly - for some reason - Putin had Mr. Trump deathly afraid of HIM.

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Larry Skow

SoSakD: Maybe you should start with the Mueller report then go to Durham report advance on to Steele dossier findings. Try watching RIGGED or reading it. 2000 MULES will be coming out soon. That should be interesting. Then fill in time with reports on HUNTER BIDEN'S Laptop. Dig into root causes --try The wall Will Fall The Root Causes of the war in Ukraine. Now as far as your mystic believe Biden didn't cause high gas prices. look up how on first day of his presidency he cut the XL pipeline. That cut oil supply needed for blend stock needed. The supply issue of oil is cause of high gas prices. Oil trades on futures. Future supply was cut. And yes the pipeline would of been in operation by now. There was a completion date. Now don't get me wrong. I LOVE the high oil prices. My production is doing GREAT off these prices. Plus I am involved with EOR. So the $$$$ is good. Start with the above reading SoDak D. Maybe read up on how the open border to Mexico is destructive as well and what it is and will cost in the future. Read up. It will give you something to talk about in your secret club house meetings while drinking the Kool Aide

Larry Skow

SoDakD: Your wrong on Putin. How you handle bullies is out man handle them. There are videos of Putin/Trump meetings. On handshakes Mr. Trump yanks Putin around like a Doll. That is devastating to bullies. Putin thinks he is tough guy. But reality is he a Fake manly man. Bad guys know when they are over matched. Plus, Putin knew Trump would not hesitate to send him a missile like he did with the Iranian General Salami. Think about it that man killed hundreds maimed thousands of USA soldiers. Bragged about it--no one in our military or presidents had the nerve to take the troublemaker out. Mr. Trump sent the man a missile gift. Trump was on record of stating in war you take out the leaders. Putin doesn't have a death wish so he waited for slo joe--who he owns. Will Putin use Nuke's? Flip a coin on that one. But he doesn't want to be the leader that lost Russia.

VoiceforAll

And the way Biden is handling Putin is a showcase on exactly what not to do. Stand by for months watching Putin build up his army, threaten sanctions while running around saying that sanctions will stop him, and the rest is history. Ukraine being destroyed, thousands of lives being lost, our own economy and world economies being destroyed, blaming everyone and everything under the sun for the war happening. Then and only then, after Putin is half way across Ukraine destroying everything and killing everyone he can, blame republicans for not supporting the war effort, and then, taking billions upon billions of tax payer dollars to "stop" the war, this time. But somehow SoDakD finds a way to blame Trump, or whomever else the democrats want to blame, it surely wasn't Biden's fault, that could never happen, after all, Biden is the president now but it is still Trump's fault, right SoDakD? Biden could have stopped this, but he didn't, he chose not to, and the world pays the price and thousands of Ukrainian's die because of Biden's failures.

SoDakD

Whatever you think - however you want to play the blame game - we can leave that to the historians for now.

What is so great to see is that the majority of both Republicans and Democrats support standing up to Putin and backing the Ukrainians with our global leadership, our weapons and our money in their fight for democracy.

Larry Skow

SoDakD: You really going to rely on "US Intelligence"? The very ones who reported Iraq had WMD. Missed the mark on 911. Just to name a FEW of the strike outs--that all harmed USA. Get a grip ole boy! As it turns out CIA knew this was all false information being fed by Hilda Beast. YET NEVER CLEARED IT UP ON OWN ACCORD! Bear in mind FBI agents lied as well. They still haven't found Hunter's Laptop. Yes, sir you hit the Number 1 oxymoron of the decade. Now it broke yesterday Biden signed document to allow Ukraine into NATO---last October. Thus, triggering attack or was key in triggering attack---they knew would trip Putin's trigger! I suppose you believe all this money in aid to Ukraine doesn't find its way back as money laundering either. All a waste of money/lives etc. Look who gains off this. I would make a wager majority of US Congressmen/women somehow own defense contractor's stock. Ironic coincidence there! But SoDakD keep sucking on that Biden Kool Aide bottle you so attached to.

VoiceforAll

SoDakD, it is just too bad that Biden and the democrats stood around watching all this happen and not reacting to what the world saw as an impeding war until it was too late like it is now. Thousands have and are dying, a country lost, a worlds economy suffering, American's paying more and more every day, Biden throwing billions of dollars at it, all because they said sanctions would stop Putin, and they didn't and aren't, and now, every day, Russia talks more about nuclear war, China is empowered, Iran is empowered, North Korea is empowered, so now what, more people die, more nations lost, world wide recessions. All consequences of Biden's failure to act.

SoDakD

So now should we just leave them to their fate?

SoDakD

Really, Larry and Voice, even if you’re right that this all could have somehow been avoided.

WHAT. Do. We. Do. Now?

Do you have an answer? I don’t care to argue how we got here. We’re here.

I think we should continue leading NATO and the EU in a free world coalition to supply the Ukrainians with all the weapons and money they need to fight the Russians.

What do you think?

SoDakD

You seem to like polls that support your opinions, Voice. How about this one:

“In all, 73 percent [of Americans] say the United States is doing either the right amount or too little to support Ukraine.”

Larry Skow

SoDakD: NATO is farce and expensive joke. They have done ZILCH and won't. UN same thing. They are men with paper A#$Holes. They pin fake medals on each other's chest and parade around. But worthless in time of need and grow rich off others misery. Look back to Korea. China has beat the US military like a drum since then. Vietnam--beat us. Our military really has not been that great in all honesty and reality. We couldn't even beat a group of rock throwing camel jockeys in Iraq/Afghanistan. Democracy has sure worked well there hasn't it? We have left a bloody trail of destruction wherever we have been. But now we will have NINA NUTS leading the Dept of Disinformation or will it be PROPOGANDA? Think back SoDAkD--Mr. Trump started ZERO WARS! ZERO! Look at Obama/Biden --Look at the Syria mess and elsewhere plus we sure failed in the war against Communism kinda like war on poverty/Drugs and list of govt failures goes on and on. So SoDakD and all other Kool aid drinkers---hows bidenflation-- high gas prices--Prices for heating cooling your homes treating you these days? Are you really excited about paying more money--just to wake up in AM? WAKE UP PUT THE KOOL AIDE CUP DOWN!

SoDakD

Really, Larry - one more time:

Even if you’re right that this all could have somehow been avoided.

WHAT. Do. We. Do. Now?

Do you have an answer? I don’t care to argue how we got here. We’re here.

I think we should continue leading NATO and the EU in a free world coalition to supply the Ukrainians with all the weapons and money they need to fight the Russians.

This is not a trivial issue. It’s not a culture war distraction.

What do you think?

VoiceforAll

Here is SoDakD wanting everyone to fix the problem the democrats have created, just brush off how we got here, pay no attention to that, please, someone fix this problem for us so we can take credit for beating Putin. This is no different than all the other problems the democrats have created for this country in the last 16 months, cause the problems, blame someone else, then ask how to fix it. Again, thousands of lives lost, billions if not trillions of dollars being thrown at it, our economy suffering, the worlds nations economies suffering, and the democrats do nothing but throw money at it, send dignitaries over there, and Russia continues to march forward. Democrats didn't want to listen to republicans in the months leading up to the war, but now they ask for everyone's help after it starts, well done great leaders of the democratic party.

SoDakD

So, Voice, why can’t you just come out and say we should stop supporting Ukrainians with our leadership, weapons and money?

Your stance appears to be that “a terrible problem has been created for Americans by the Democrats, and now there’s nothing to be done about it.”

Is that it? Seriously?

And if you're looking for the Republicans to return to power and end this policy, you’re headed for disappointment aren’t you?

An overwhelming majority of Republicans back our support of the Ukrainians.

Whatcha gonna do, old buddy?

SoDakD

Once again I agree with you, Voice.

“Democrats didn't want to listen to Republicans in the months leading up to the war,”

This was because the leader of your party was calling Putin a “genius” and saying Putin’s going into Ukraine was “savvy.”

Biden could have started off with more serious sanctions. He could have immediately starting shipping heavy weaponry.

But that was hardly the advice from Putin’s biggest Republican fanboy - Donald Trump.

Does any other Republican’s opinion even matter?

If Trump offered no anti-Russian guidance, which other Republican’s opinion should Biden have listened to?

Were there Republicans saying we should not get involved? Which of them share your apparent stance on Putin’s war?

Larry Skow

SodakD: Time you stop and look at what Trump REALLY Said. And he was soooo right. Putin outsmarted Biden and Dunderheads so bad Biden still going around in circles. It is same class clowns that left Afghanistan with tail between legs and made such huge mess of that. Our military is a shambles. That started with Obama forcing good officers out. What we have left can't even fetch coffee right.

SoDakD

Can’t really bring yourself to abandon Putin and support the Ukrainians can you?

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