Archive for August 7th, 2008

U.S. Senate Candidate Dykstra Accepts Debate Invitation

From today’s mailbag: Sioux Falls, S.D. – Republican Senate Candidate Joel Dykstra has accepted the invitation to participate in a formal debate of candidates for U.S. Senate hosted by KELO-LAND TV. The hour-long forum is scheduled for Tuesday, October 21 and will be moderated by News Anchor Angela Kennecke. The debate will be broadcast live […]

Study Reports the Obvious: Vote for Drilling Now Reduces Prices Now

Newt Gingrich has a very telling note on his website. When we consider drilling for more oil to increase supply and bring down gas prices, liberals love to wail and moan that we won’t have that oil for 10 years. They’ve been rolling out this same protest for 10 years, so you do the math […]

The NEA Taxpayer and Membership Shakedown

You may remember from my piece on Wal-Mart a few days ago that I’m not a big fan of unions, especially those which engage in political activities with the dues paid by union members. A couple of days ago, the Wall Street Journal had an update on the “Extracurricular Politics” of the National Education Association […]

Obama Tire Inflation Energy Plan is Full of Air

You didn’t really believe Barack Obama when he said if we all inflated our tires to the proper level we could save as much oil as we would gain from offshore drilling, did you? At least, you probably didn’t unless you happen to belong to the same political party as Obama. You did believe him? […]

The Second Great Awakening

American Minute from William J. Federer The largest town in Kentucky had less than 2,000 people, yet 25,000 came to Cane Ridge, Kentucky, AUGUST 7, 1801, from as far away as Ohio and Tennessee, to hear Barton W. Stone and other Baptist, Methodist and Presbyterian ministers. Part of the Second Great Awakening, these “camp meetings” […]