Archive for July 1st, 2008

Lawsuit Against Argus Leader Newspaper Going Forward

The Rapid City Journal reports the South Dakota Supreme Court has given the green-light to a lawsuit by Sioux Falls Development Foundation President Dan Scott against the Argus Leader for damaging his reputation with a piece which was supposedly “parody.” The piece was written by Argus Leader editor Randell Beck. Beck labeled his weekly July […]

Lunch with the SD Wingnuts

I had lunch with the SD Wingnuts down at the Eagle’s Club today. They’re a great bunch of folks, many of whom I already knew, and got to meet Gid, the master of the SD Wingnuts blog. After wrangling and arguing for the last week with several folks that seem to be to the Left […]

Concerned Women Commend Gov. Rounds for Abstinence Funding

New Holland, South Dakota – Concerned Women for America (CWA) of South Dakota sent a letter (see attachment) dated May 22, 2008, to Governor Rounds expressing their appreciation to Gov. Rounds for his efforts to promote abstinence-until-marriage programs through acceptance of federal Title V funding. “Since twelve times more dollars are spent on condom-based sex […]

Global Warming: Earth is Not a Museum

Investors Business Daily yesterday provided a brief but fairly recent catalog of considerations which illustrate the mushy ground upon which the contention of anthropogenic global warming rests. Against the backdrop of the hysteria from the “mainstream” media last week in response to the prediction from the National Snow and Ice Data Center that the North […]

Obama Pandering to Christians

Despite Barack Obama’s recent derision of people who “cling to guns or religion,” The Christian Post reports Obama now says he wants to expand President Bush’s faith based initiative which provide government money to faith-based community service programs. Obama might actually carry out some of these intentions. But the traditional hostility of the Democrat Party […]

Archbishop of Canterbury Concerned About New Fellowship

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Jennifer GoldChristian Post CorrespondentTue, Jul. 01 2008 08:27 AM EDTIn a plea for unity, the Archbishop of Canterbury has told conservative Anglicans establishing a separate fellowship within the Anglican Communion to “think very carefully about the risks entailed.” Conservative Anglicans wrapped up the Global Anglican Future Conference […]

San Juan Hill

American Minute from William J. Federer Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders charged up Cuba’s San Juan Hill and captured it JULY 1, 1898. After eight hours of heavy fighting over 1,500 Americans lay dead or wounded. Just 4 months prior the U.S.S Maine was blown up in Havana’s Harbor. Teddy Roosevelt resigned as Assistant […]

Obama Supported by Long List of 1960s Radicals

Daniel J. Flynn at the City Journal details quite a list of 1960s radicals who support Barack Obama for president. Radical Michael Klonsky of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) is one. His group had clashes with police, and Klonsky eventually formed the Maoist Communist Party in the 1970s. Mark Rudd is another supporter. […]

‘Science Education Act Signed into Law in Louisiana

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Alexander J. SheffrinChristian Post ReporterMon, Jun. 30 2008 03:58 PM EDT Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed into law last week a measure that would grant teachers and students the freedom to challenge and examine critically the tenets of Darwinism in the classroom. The so called “Science Education […]