“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 September 4th, 2007

Another ADULT Stem Cell Advance

Science Daily is reporting yet another adult stem cell advance. This one involves adult stem cells taken from blood vessels and researchers believe it will be effective in repairing heart tissue, bone, cartilage and muscles. “To make this available as a therapy, we would take a muscle biopsy from a patient with a muscle injury […]

Rapid City TIF Approvals Explode in Last Six Years

In my column in the Rapid City Journal today, I share some of my observations about TIFs (Tax Increment Financing) as I continue my personal quest to get a handle on this complex issue. I had hoped to talk to and include comments from city council members on both sides of this issue, but was […]

Values Voter Presidential Debate Coming September 17

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 29 /Christian Newswire/ — A Values Voter Presidential debate will be held at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, September 17th at 7:30 p.m. The majority of the Republican candidates have confirmed their attendance at the event. 30 of the nation’s most influential groups will asking the questions […]

Conquering M Hill

My children and I hiked up “M Hill” in Rapid City yesterday. M Hill is so named because of the big “M” on it, put there by the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Here is a view of M Hill from an opposing hill which we hiked up first. Not knowing exactly what […]

I said to myself, ‘Someday I’m going to marry that gal’

By Gordon Garnos EXPLANATION: It probably all started when I was asked to join the 100-voice Cestrian Welsh Male Voice Choir. It was in Chester, England, and I was stationed with the U. S. Air Force nearby. Some may remember that choir as it toured eastern South Dakota, presenting some 12 concerts, almost 25 years […]