Archive for July 24th, 2008

Homosexual Activists Try to Rewrite Law, History

It may come as a surprise to some but I’m in favor of repealing the military “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy which allows homosexuals to serve in the military as long as they don’t bring their sexual practices to the attention of military authorities. I’m in favor of returning to following the law, something we […]

Chris Lien: What I Learned in ANWR

From Republican U.S. House of Representatives Candidate Chris Lien of Rapid City, South Dakota:===========================On July 14th, I had the opportunity to travel to Alaska and tour its North Slope Region. The reason for the trip was in response to hearing so many people in South Dakota ask me the question, “what can we do about […]

Appeals Court Overturns Internet Porn Law

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Katherine T. PhanChristian Post ReporterThu, Jul. 24 2008 11:57 AM EDTA federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that a 1998 law intended to protect children from viewing sexually explicit material online was unconstitutional. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia overturned the Child Online Protection […]

Homosexual Bishop Refuses Call to Resign, Repent

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Lillian KwonChristian Post ReporterThu, Jul. 24 2008 10:43 AM EDT The openly gay bishop at the center of much of the divisions in the Anglican Communion rejected a conservative bishop’s call for him to resign in order to restore unity. “Those calling for my resignation seem to […]

Real Change From a Baseball All-Star

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Josh KimballChristian Post ReporterThu, Jul. 24 2008 10:59 AM EDT The life of Texas Ranger Josh Hamilton has taken another dramatic turn following his record-breaking performance in Major League Baseball’s All-Star Home Run Derby last week. Since he belted 28 home runs in the first round of […]

Interest in Arctic Oil Heating Up

You probably heard about the Russian sub that went to the Arctic last year in pursuit of oil reserves. Bloomberg has more information about the oil potential in the Arctic, along with a link to a U.S. Geological Survey report released yesterday that says the Arctic may hold 90 billion barrels of oil. The Arctic […]

Tennessee Statehood

American Minute from William J. Federer Tennessee’s Constitutional Convention composed its State Constitution in 1796. The U.S. Congress accepted it and President George Washington signed the bill admitting Tennessee as the 16th State on June 1, 1796. The Tennessee Constitution, Article XI, Section III, stated: “All men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship […]

Voters Tired of Being Bribed With Their Own Money

The out-of-control spending by the federal government has reached new heights of insanity since 911. Things were turning around after the Republicans got control of congress in 1994. The welfare state was at least caged, if not fully tamed, and some measure of responsibility was returning to Washington. But in the wake of 911 and […]

Alaska Photos from Davison County GOP Chairman

After posting some pictures from Chris Lien’s trip to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska yesterday, I received an email from Allen Lepke, the Chairman of the Davison County Republicans who shared some photos he took on a trip to Prudhoe Bay at a village known as Deadhorse. The pictures (below) are from […]

Republicans Learn to Play Like Dems

In a rare example of masculine determination Senate Republicans have taken a page or two from the Dem playbook and are forcing a vote on off-shore drilling. Betting that the energy crisis and high-prices are a sure bet for GOP candidates this season, Republican Senate leaders are setting out to claim the issue as their […]

The Current Practice of Abortion in South Dakota

Dakota Voice is reviewing the Report of the South Dakota Task Force to Study Abortion, in light of the upcoming November vote on Initiated Measure 11 to end most abortions in South Dakota. Pertinent sections of the report will be reviewed each week for the next several weeks which may shed light on Initiated Measure […]

Video: Haven’t experts said same-sex parenting is fine?

“Ten Persuasive Answers to the Question ‘Why not gay marriage?’” Q7: Haven’t experts said same-sex parenting is fine? Point 1: American Academy of Pediatrics statement that there is no difference for children in homosexual homes than heterosexual homes by a panel of 8 people that came up with the statement and imposed it on the […]

Turning Back the Culture of Irresponsibility and Entitlement

American society was once made up of people who took the time to teach children and the younger generation about values, morality and responsibility. When that younger generation disregarded morality and responsibility, the older generation exercised the “tough love” necessary for the younger generation to see the consequences of bad decisions–and learn from them. Sadly, […]