Archive for July 3rd, 2008

Columbian Hostages Rescued by Obama Volunteers?

A really cool rescue of some hostages, including three Americans, came in Columbia yesterday. Some Columbian government troops infiltrated the rebel group “Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia” (known as FARC) who had been holding several hostages for several years. Bloomberg tells the story of how the thugs were planning to transfer the hostages to another […]

New Private School Funded by Will Smith Uses Scientology Material

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Joshua KimballChristian Post ReporterThu, Jul. 03 2008 02:46 PM EDT LOS ANGELES – A new private school founded by popular actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith has set off a Hollywood media frenzy over its alleged ties to the controversial “Church” of Scientology. The New Village Academy […]

On the Nation’s Behalf

American Minute from William J. Federer Washington, D.C., was in a panic as 70,000 Confederate troops were just sixty miles away near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The furious battle had lasted three days. As General Lee found his ammunition running low, he ordered General Pickett to make a direct attack. After an hour of murderous fire and […]

Conservatives Defend Dobson Criticism of Obama

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Jennifer RileyChristian Post ReporterThu, Jul. 03 2008 12:01 PM EDT Several conservative commentators this week defended Dr. James Dobson’s criticisms of Democrat Barack Obama’s Bible interpretation as standing up for the Christian truth. Dobson, who took issue with Obama’s use of Bible passages to defend his public […]

U.S. Senate Candidate Dykstra Supports Thune Energy Legislation

From today’s mailbag: Sioux Falls, SD – United States Senate candidate Joel Dykstra has announced his support of the energy legislation currently being proposed by South Dakota Senator John Thune. Dykstra attended the Gas Price Forum in Sioux Falls Wednesday hosted by Senator Thune where he detailed the plan. Dykstra said Thune’s bill is a […]

Grand Jury Finds Insufficient Evidence to Indict Abortionist Tiller

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Lawrence JonesChristian Post ReporterThu, Jul. 03 2008 09:12 AM EDT A grand jury that was convened to investigate notorious late-term abortion provider George Tiller adjourned a six-month investigation Wednesday without issuing an indictment. In a written statement, the panel of 15 grand jurors said they did not […]

World Religious Summit for Peace Kicks Off

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Ethan ColeChristian Post ReporterWed, Jul. 02 2008 06:10 PM EDT Some 300 people of various religions met in Japan on Wednesday to kick-off the two-day World Religious Summit for Peace ahead of the G-8 summit. More than 20 countries were represented at the religious gathering held in […]

Senator Thune Introduces Aggressive Energy Bill

Tired of paying over $4.00 a gallon for gasoline? Tired of congress doing nothing about the problem? According to the Argus Leader, Senator John Thune is doing something about it. Senator Thune has introduced a bill in the Senate to kick-start U.S. energy policy and production. Thune’s bill would open areas off U.S. coasts, the […]

Many Pro-Family Leaders Unite Behind McCain

Time magazine reports that about 100 pro-family leaders met in Denver Tuesday to discuss and ultimately agree to support John McCain in his bid for the presidency: The group included leaders like Phyllis Schlafly, the long-time leader of Eagle Forum; Steve Strang, the publisher of Charisma magazine; Phil Burress, a prominent Ohio marriage and anti-pornography […]

Obama Blows Main Tenet of Christianity

WorldNetDaily, the Religion News Service and The Nation indicate Franklin Graham, son of Billy Graham and head of Samaritan’s Purse, asked Barack Obama some pointed questions about his faith in a closed meeting recently. From WorldNetDaily: According to River’s account, Graham went on to ask Obama whether he believed Jesus is the only way to […]

August in Denver: Standby for Fun

When liberals are forced to the periphery of power, as they have been since at least 1994 and up until the last few years, they still hold socialist, big government, nanny-state, un-American ideas, but usually have sense enough to moderate their message to the voting masses knowing that their ideas just don’t appeal much to […]

Milestones on the Road to Iraq

Milestones on the Road to Iraq

Arthur Herman has a great piece on “Why Iraq Was Inevitable” at Commentary Magazine. The Left and their accomplices in the “mainstream” media have been hard at work since the war itself trying to ignore and rewrite history, but Herman does a thorough job of cataloging what led to the 2003 invasion and why, under any standard of common sense, it was inevitable.

Lunch with the Ambassadors

I had lunch with the Republican Ambassadors in Rapid City today. The meeting was chaired by Rapid City attorney Stephen Wesolick. The featured speaker for the meeting was John Quinn, PhD. Quinn has worked as a Wall Street investment executive, was a former congressional aid, and a former consultant to the Executive Office of the […]

Planned Parenthood Afraid to Call a Child a Human

South Dakota has been back in the headlines a lot again lately. For such a small state (less than 1 million people), South Dakota is a preeminent leader in the fight for life and human rights. We’ve made national and world headlines recently for our second attempt to ban most abortions in South Dakota. We’ve […]

Famed Theologian Leaves Anglican Church

Noted theologian J.I. Packer is leaving the Anglican Church of Canada, according to Charisma Magazine. Packer said his departure stems from the liberal leanings of his former bishop, Michael Ingham. “He doesn’t believe the things God tells us in the Bible,” Packer told Charisma. “He believes homosexual unions can be a form of holiness. I […]