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Confederate Land Art: The Apotheosis of Racist Iconography

Paul Gunther | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics
Paul Gunther

As South Carolina's Capitol grounds and other jurisdictions decide the fate of their most prominent emblems of past oppression and contemporary reaction, Stone Mountain guarantees that at least one Confederate icon will loom over the South's largest city for as long into the future as mankind can foresee.

Where the Buffalo, Jackalopes and Presidents Roam

Jason A. Atkinson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Jason A. Atkinson

Luck should never be a factor in visiting America's greatest national assets, and chance should never be part of living next door to public land.

Home to Mt. Rushmore, Rapid City, S.D., Serves Up Hospitality, History... and a Hearty Meal

Bob Richter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Bob Richter

Only now after standing in front of it can I say that seeing this monument in real life is pretty mind-blowing. In fact, I'd go so far as to say that Mt. Rushmore is a jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring experience that you really have to see in person to understand.

America's Best Tourist Trap

Paul Brady | Posted 03.01.2013 | Travel
Paul Brady

Back then hiring a relatively obscure artist to spend more than a decade carving a sculpture into the remote Black Hills seemed like a no-brainer.

Is President Barack Obama Bound for Mount Rushmore?

Bill Lucey | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Bill Lucey

It seems every week or so, a political pundit or newspaper columnist, metaphorically speaking, propels the president to Mt. Rushmore status. In fact, Rushmore and Mr. Obama are invoked so frequently in the same sentence that I began to wonder.

West: Obama 'Obsessed With Being On Mount Rushmore'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Cornel West criticized President Barack Obama, saying he's "obsessed with being on Mount Rushmore" and is focusing too much on his "legacy." “I ...

U.N. Official Makes Shock Suggestion On Mt. Rushmore

Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

South Dakota's Black Hills, home to the granite faces carved into Mt. Rushmore, should be restored as Native American tribal lands, a United Nations o...

Our Guide To Family Vacations In South Dakota

The Huffington Post | Lisa Lacy | Posted 10.04.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in South Dakota can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pretrip homework. To make planning easier, we...

Green News Report - July 9, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: Obama on Mt. Rushmore; Monsanto lobbyist moves to FDA; Bald eagles move to D.C....

Will the Democratic Party Face No Opposition?

Matt Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Littman

Republicans are nearly out of business. They are in worse shape than Chrysler. John Boehner just asked for stimulus money to keep the Republican Party alive (I am joking).

Reading The Pictures: Hillary's Rushmore

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-05-30-hillary_shaw.jpgMy hope, in anticipation of Saturday's crucial DNC rules committee meeting, is that Hillary approached this photo with more irony than presumption.