As the Earth warms United Van Lines is touting South Dakota as a white earth haters' destination replacing Oregon at number one.
Vermont was second, Idaho fourth and South Carolina fifth. Many Southern and Western states had more people moving in than moving out, while several Northeastern states saw high rates of outbound moves. [KGW teevee]The moving company is part of Unigroup: a Republican campaign donor.
White Republicans are leaving blue states that subsidize red states for racist, regressive states like South Dakota after the state's climate denier governor has made it a permanent disaster area.
The Rapid City Journal is reporting that a San Diego investor is leasing Trump doomsday shelters at the former Army depot a few miles from Edgemont even as a nearby uranium mine is being called a "toxic waste dump site."
Minorities are few and apartheid hides American Indians in concentration camps: out of sight; out of mind.
This NPR story verbalizes the decision of one progressive to flee a town once touted as western South Dakota's destination of choice after fourteen years raising two children who escaped hours after their own high school graduations in 1991 and in 1995 for the University of Wyoming. It was good, too. Our meticulously preserved 1902 Furois-built arts and crafts on Canyon Street was adjacent to Spearfish's magical city park.
Not really South, not really Dakota: the state represents everything that is wrong with America. But, South Dakota Democrats, be stalwart: it's nothing that the Yellowstone supervolcano won't fix.