Archive for May 16th, 2008

Mark Kirkeby Running for Re-Election to South Dakota Dist. 35 House of Representatives

From the mailbag today, Mark Kirkeby is a Republican running for re-election to the South Dakota District 35 House of Representatives. There are two seats available in the general election and three Republicans running in the primary: Kirkeby, Terry Batchelder, and Don Kopp.

Evangelical Manifesto Signers List Was Not Accurate

The Evangelical Manifesto released a week or so ago has generated several denunciations, including my own. Briefly, while the document seemed innocuous enough on the surface, it’s implications and logical end really cannot amount to anything other than a call for the surrender of commitment to Biblical values and a Christian retreat from the public […]

Holy Pot: Worshipping With Marijuana

Just when you think you’ve heard every excuse to smoke pot… A man who was arrested for allegedly distributing marijuana says he and his wife are members of a cannabis ministry and have a religious right to use pot. But, police aren’t buying it. (May 15)

NewsBusted Conservative Comedy 5/16/2008

Topics include–Hillary Clinton scandals–Chelsea Clinton to run for office?–Wikipedia sued for inaccuracy–The Guardian sinks Jaws into global warming–McDonald’s and Michael Moore–Jerry Seinfeld’s Web site woes

Orwell Cinema: Living in the Land of the Blind

By John W. Whitehead “If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face.”-—George Orwell It has been 60 years since George Orwell published his novel 1984. Described as political satire, it is, in reality, a political prophecy. 1984 portrays a global society of total control in which people […]

U.S. Senate Candidate Sam Kephart: ‘I’m a populist first’

The Yankton Press & Dakotan has an article on Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sam Kephart of Spearfish today. Kephart said the majority of the nation’s problems come to down to power struggles. “It’s not as much about partisan (politics), Democrats against Republicans, as it is about the ‘Ins’ versus the ‘Outs’,” he said. “Those with […]