“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 27th, 2007

California Lawmakers Reject Assisted Suicide Bill

California Lawmakers Reject Assisted Suicide Bill by Janice Sanford [email protected] Assisted Suicide by Any Other Name is still assisted suicide….. On February 15, 2007, Assembly members Patty Berg and Lloyd Levine introduced AB 374, a bill to legalize assisted suicide in California. AB 374 California Compassionate Choice Act is virtually identical to AB 654/AB 651, […]

Gary Stocklaufer: A Definition of a Father’s Love

Man Ready For Foster Kid After Weight Loss Surgery Tiani JonesReportingCBS11TV (Aug 26, 2007 4:43 pm US/Central) (CBS 11 News) DALLAS A judge said he was too overweight to be a father. But thanks to a Dallas hospital, a Missouri dad is on his way to being half the man he is now. When Gary […]

Soft Underbelly of Education Spending

Well, the Argus Leader now has it’s list of state employee salaries that it wanted so bad, salaries that were already available upon request, I might add. So what does it tell us? 1. $370,992. Matthew Clark, state investment officer, South Dakota Investment Council2. $365,000. Rodney R. Parry, dean and professor, Sanford School of Medicine3. […]

Gender-Neutral Restrooms

I predicted some 4 years ago in a column I wrote for Toogood Reports that this would be coming: transgender/gender-neutral bathrooms. Before I’m hailed as a prophet, though, realize that it wasn’t a difficult prediction to make, given all the sexual silliness we’ve seen in the past 20 years. From Fox News: It also has […]

Open meetings and open records a must for good government

By Gordon Garnos AT ISSUE: It has been said that South Dakota has some of the worst laws in the nation when it comes to open meetings and open records of government. While this may be true, at least Attorney General Larry Long is attempting to improve both of them. We give him a lot […]

Americans Without Maps

Wow, talk about uglier than a train wreck! Not the gal, but her attempt to give a “thought provoking answer” to a question. According to WorldNetDaily, Miss Teen from South Carolina was asked by a judge, “Recent polls have shown a fifth of Americans can’t locate the United States on a world map. Why do […]