Archive for July 18th, 2007

Republican Congressman Robbed on House Floor

Every now and then, a politician gets careless and the truth slips out. They usually couch things–especially liberal things–in lofty, noble, selfless terms to justify what the constitution and common sense denies. But there are those rare moments when you get a glimpse of how they really see things. From the Politico: Rep. Don Young […]

Argus Leader Caught With Their Left Pants Leg Down

Greg Belfrage of Dakota Watercooler now has a transcript of Dan Scott’s recent speech regarding Sioux Falls development. As you can see from previous postings at the Dakota Watercooler, South Dakota War College and other places, it’s raised quite a stink…mainly coming from the Argus Leader. When discussing the development of the Sioux Falls community, […]

Invitation to Terrorists

Trivial things like upholding the law and our national sovereignty aren’t enough reason to secure our borders? Try this. From ABC News: An FBI intelligence report distributed by the Washington, D.C. Joint Terrorism Task Force, obtained by the Blotter on ABCNews.com, says the illegal ring has been bringing Iraqis across the border illegally for more […]

Remembering family’s cars is like taking a trip down Memory Lane

By Gordon Garnos AT ISSUE: Remembering the various cars that were in your life while growing up is like taking a trip down Memory Lane. I was in Minnesota the other day and was listening to a talk show from a Minnesota radio station. The gist of the program was the search for the old […]

Generation Rx, Part 2

GUEST COLUMN By Ralph Hatcher, M.D. In a prior column I described the mounting problem of prescription drug abuse and its repercussions throughout society and in particular the impact on how emergency medicine is practiced in most ERs. But what can be done about it? Like most complex issues, identifying the problem is the easy […]

Liberalism Hiding Behind the Skirt of Populism

Depending on how you define populism, it could be akin to conservatism (defending the rights and values of the common people). However, it is more often defined as defending the “little guy” against the “elites.” Of course, in this context, elites are defined as the “evil rich,” not the government/media/academia that believes it needs to […]