“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 22nd, 2007

Problems the Surge Hasn’t Solved

Since positive news out of Iraq has stunned Democrats, they’re busy trying to find new reasons to pooh-pooh our military effort and prophesy defeat. From the Washington Post: Democratic leaders in Congress had planned to use August recess to raise the heat on Republicans to break with President Bush on the Iraq war. Instead, Democrats […]

Kill the Moose, Save the Planet

Now it seems the moose in Norway are wreaking as much destruction upon our fragile planet as these diabolical cars we drive. From Spiegel Online: The poor old Scandinavian moose is now being blamed for climate change, with researchers in Norway claiming that a grown moose can produce 2,100 kilos of methane a year — […]

High School Joy

ON THE CHURCH AND SOCIETY By Raymond J. Keating If only high school had been as enjoyable as portrayed in “High School Musical,” which hit the Disney Channel in January 2006, and in the sequel “High School Musical 2” that debuted on Friday, August 17. Dating back to the early days of Hollywood, the most […]

How to Reduce Divorce Rates by Half and Save Billions

Aug. 21 /Christian Newswire/ — In a speech at ‘Family Preservation Day’ at the Lincoln Memorial on Aug. 19, Marriage Savers President Mike McManus, charged, ‘Presidential candidates say they support `Family Values.’ Why not ask them, `Do you support reforms that could slash America’s divorce rate in half? None would cost the Federal Government a […]

Love INC, Area Churches Help Over 1,000 Children With New School Clothes

For the fifth consecutive year, Love INC’s Clothe-A-Kid for School program is mobilizing area churches to help children in need with new school clothes. On Saturday, August 25, over 800 children in Rapid City and Spearfish will receive a backpack and new clothes purchased just for them by area church volunteers. (Full Article)

More Lunacy from the Bench

CNS News tells of illegal immigrant Nicholas Martinez who was sentenced to a year in jail for drug possession and child endangerment. He was denied probation because the judge at the time found “Mr. Martinez is illegally in the country and is in violation of the probation rules right from the start if I place […]

Grima Rove-Tongue

From the folks at PatriotPost.us, playing off the Lord of the Rings characters Grima Wormtongue, King Theoden, Gandalf and Aragorn: [The Patriot Post (PatriotPost.US)]

Ju-Jitsu Demo at Central States Fair

My daughter’s Ju-Jitsu dojo, Rushmore Ju-Jitsu, did a demo at the Central States Fair yesterday and tonight. We missed the one yesterday, but participated in the one tonight. It went very well and was well attended. Here’s one of my daughter doing a roll. Here’s one of Sensei Doug Langworthy, the owner of the dojo […]

‘Biblical Reality’ Based on False Assumptions

A new book called “Moses Didn’t Write About Creation!” by someone calling themselves Ephraim is getting some attention around the internet. It’s a new concept regarding origins called “Biblical Reality” and is defined as “the ordained marriage of Biblical Truth, and Scientific Reality.” However, I don’t think it’s deserved because not only is it incorrect, […]

Spitting on Warm Linoleum

WorldNetDaily reports on a new climate study which will soon appear in the peer-reviewed Journal of Geophysical Research. The study finds that Al Gore, um, overstates global warming just by a teensy bit: A major new scientific study concludes the impact of carbon dioxide emissions on worldwide temperatures is largely irrelevant, prompting one veteran meteorologist […]