“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!” – Samuel Adams

Archive for August 2nd, 2007

On the Christian Nation Question

Professor Blanchard at South Dakota Politics responded to Sibby’s and my post about Senator Barak Obama’s recent statement about whether America is or was a Christian nation. Though I disagree with Blanchard, I have to give him hearty praise for providing the first reasoned and based-in-reality thesis I’ve ever seen that contends America is not […]

Mapping the Lack of Coverage

The South Dakota War College has an enlightenting post on all the places/newspapers that have provided coverage on the Chad Schuldt embezzelmenet story. Meanwhile, except for the original 137 words from the Argus Leader that named no suspect, the crickets chirp on at 200 South Minnesota Ave in Sioux Falls…

North to Canada

ABC News is making hay of the increasing number of Americans moving to Canada: “Those who are coming have the highest level of education — these aren’t people who can’t get a job in the states,” he explains. “They’re coming because many of them don’t like the politics, the Iraq War and the security situation […]

Gov’t Drives Up Cost of Services

CNS News has a story about how federal aid is driving up the cost of a college education: “College enrollment over the last 20 years has gone dramatically up because of [federal] subsidies,” Tim Carney, a columnist for the Washington Examiner, told the conservative Young America’s Foundation conference in Washington, D.C. Carney said colleges have […]