Tag: mt rushmore

After a week off, the crew is back and have an in-depth conversation about:

  • Trump’s Mt. Rushmore speech and the media’s awful portrayal of it
  • Sen. Tammy Duckworth’s characterization of the speech is a total lie
  • Cancel culture and the goofy claim it doesn’t exist and what the future holds

There is no magazine this week, so the guys will talk about their top picks in the next issue!

Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Mount Rushmore: Enjoy It While You Can

 

Ninety-one years ago today, on October, 4, 1927, John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum, son of Danish immigrants, and a prominent American sculptor, set chisel and dynamite to stone and began what is his best-known work, the carvings of the 60-foot-high heads of four American Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt into the side of South Dakota’s Mount Rushmore. 400 workers, 450,000 pounds of rock removal, and 14 years later, he died, and the few remaining bits of his masterwork were completed that same year by his son, Lincoln Borglum.

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My wife and I, along with three of our grown or nearly grown kids, will be spending three days in Custer South Dakota, seeing Mt. Rushmore, hiking, and generally visiting the area. We’re arriving Sunday evening July 23 and leaving Wednesday morning July 26. Would any Ricochetti in the area, or maybe visiting at the same […]

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It was our 7th day out as dawn broke on the westernmost camp we would make on this trip. Rapid City may be South Dakota’s 2nd largest city, but with under 80,000 people it seems hardly to qualify as a city by the standards of anything east of the Mississippi. Yet it showed something I […]

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