“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 July 7th, 2008

Saving Lives & Making Tears

I was reading news articles and came across the following human interest story… Chiefs TE Gonzalez saves man’s life in restaurant By DOUG TUCKER, AP Sports Writer 3 hours, 54 minutes ago KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)—A California man says Pro Bowl tight end Tony Gonzalez of the Kansas City Chiefs kept him from choking to […]

Obama Faith-Based Program Expansion Diminishes Hostility

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Jennifer RileyChristian Post ReporterMon, Jul. 07 2008 12:06 PM EDTBarack Obama’s announcement of plans to not only maintain but to expand President Bush’s beloved faith-based programs apparently softened conservatives and Christian voters who had feared the initiative would be dismantled if a liberal Democrat were to take […]

Hawaii the 50th State

American Minute from William J. Federer Hawaii became a U.S. Territory JULY 7, 1898, as President McKinley signed the Treaty of Annexation. Discovered by Captain James Cook in 1778, the islands were united by King Kamehamaha. After his death in 1819, his wife and son abolished the pagan religion which practiced human sacrifice. The next […]

Did last legislative session do South Dakota any good?

By Gordon Garnos AT ISSUE: The First of July brought with it several new laws that were passed by the last legislative session and signed into law by Governor Mike Rounds. It depends on who you talk to as to whether or not they were good laws, laws that will help the social and economic […]

Right to Life Leader: Pro-Life Vote Most Important This Year

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Alexander J. SheffrinChristian Post ReporterSun, Jul. 06 2008 05:38 PM EDTThe National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) – the nation’s largest and most influential pro-life organization – emphasized the monumental importance of this year’s election during its annual convention Thursday. In its address to supporters, leaders of […]

Video Illustrates Mugabe Election Fear Tactics

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Ethan ColeChristian Post ReporterSun, Jul. 06 2008 05:33 PM EDT A video filmed using a hidden camera showed how Zimbabwe’s runoff election was not free nor fair as citizens were forced to vote for President Robert Mugabe in last month’s runoff election. The film, made by a […]