“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 June 17th, 2008

Karen Weber: Another Terri Schiavo or Not?

by Carrie K. Hutchens Terri Schiavo’s world became one of isolation at the hands of her husband. He made the decisions of who could visit her, if any at all could at any given time. He made the decisions of what therapy she might receive, though he came to reject any therapy at all. He […]

Barack Uh Obama for Uh President

This video of Barack Obama talking about going to Iraq is starting to make the rounds. I, uh, am not going to say I’ve, uh, never said “uh” when I talk, but, uh, Obama does, uh, say “uh” a lot here. According to Blogs for John McCain, in four minutes he registered 55 uh’s: First […]

New Blogger at Dakota Voice

You’ll soon see a new blogger here at Dakota Voice: sman. He’s from Rapid City and will have some things from the political realm on his mind to share with you from time to time. Welcome to the fray, sman!

Pro-Life Pharmacies

What’s the world coming to? We now have drug stores exercising their right of conscience not to sell tobacco and porn! And to think: the drive to force pharmacists to violate their conscience and sell contraceptives and abortifacients started it all. Several months ago we heard the story of pharmacist John Lane in Broadus, Montana. […]

NewsBusted Conservative Comedy 6/17/2008

Topics in this episode: –Barack Obama gets only a small bump in the polls after getting the nomination –CNN markets itself as the neutral news channel –The Obama campaign’s new anti-rumor web site –800 rats in an Oregon house! –K-Mart sells sweatpants promoting abstinence NewsBusted is a comedy webcast about the news of the day, […]

Church of England Wrestles with Female Bishops, Homosexual Issues

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Maria MackayChristian Today ReporterTue, Jun. 17 2008 09:01 AM ET “There is no doubt that we are at an unsettled moment in the Church of England,” the Secretary General of the Church of England General Synod told journalists on Monday. Outlining the agenda for the July Synod […]

Don’t Shoot Until You See the Whites of Their Eyes

American Minute from William J. Federer “Don’t Shoot Until You See the Whites of Their Eyes!” was the order given JUNE 17, 1775, by Colonel William Prescott to troops on Breed’s Hill, adjacent Bunker Hill, guarding the north entrance to Boston Harbor. They were aiming at 2,300 British soldiers, under General Howe, marching at them […]

For the Bible Tells Me So: The Real Story, Part 7

BY BOB ELLISDAKOTA VOICE This is the seventh installment in a 8-part series examining the DVD “For the Bible Tells Me So.”Introduction – Why the DVD Deserves a Closer Look Part 1 – Building Sympathy Without Exegesis Part 2 – The Bible as a ‘Truth Buffet’ Part 3 – Understanding the Bible…Or Rewriting It? Part […]

Healing, Hope, and Restoration For Our Courageous Troops

By Marie Jon’ “From the start, I knew I’d get better. — I always knew that it was a part of God’s plan. God’s been very faithful to me even though I don’t deserve it.” — U.S. Marine Cpl. Aaron P. MankinPhysicians and nurses are a part of the surgical teams that bring our troops […]

Christian Conference Seeks to Transform Culture

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Michelle A. VuChristian Post ReporterSat, Jun. 14 2008 02:43 PM ET In the midst of election frenzy, a group of diverse Christian leaders gathered this week for an unprecedented conference that called for rethinking the role of faith in public life. The Envision ‘08 conference gathered hundreds […]

Bishops of Zimbabwe Condemn Violence

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Anne ThomasChristian Today ReporterMon, Jun. 16 2008 05:46 PM ETThe Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Zimbabwe has condemned the widespread violence that followed the country’s March 29 presidential election and appealed to political parties to “exercise restraint.” In a statement issued on Thursday, the bishops said that the […]

To Judge or Not to Judge

It’s a point I’ve made before, but in this day and age of misuse and misunderstanding, the error can never be corrected often enough. Frank Turek’s column at TownHall.com today deals with the oft-used (over-used) defense many liberals use today to shield themselves from criticism of their bad behavior: judge not. Almost any time a […]

UPDATE: Government Suing Itself for More Money

KOTA says three more schools have joined this ponderous, semi-ongoing lawsuit against the state of South Dakota for more education spending. Government suing government for more money. Isn’t that sweet? The article says there are now 93 school districts participating in this farce, with 74 of them providing funding for the lawsuit. Government spending taxpayer […]