“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 August 10th, 2008

Berlinski Answers the New Atheists

“The attack on traditional religious thought,” writes David Berlinski in The Devil’s Delusion, “marks the consolidation in our time of science as the single system of belief in which rational men and women might place their faith, and if not their faith, then certainly their devotion.” David Berlinski, mathematician and philosopher, skeptic and iconoclast, in […]

Preschool Takes Center Stage Again in South Dakota

It seems the debate over preschool and universal pre-k are getting started even earlier this year. Today the Argus Leader from Sioux Falls has two articles on the subject, one examining efforts in the legislature for the past two years to set standards for private preschools, and another examining a new behavior-based preschool being started […]

Writer: Campaign for UnHealthy Families Pushed Me Out of Democrat Camp

Today’s Rapid City Journal features an interesting Letter to the Editor about a man’s experience with the South Dakota Campaign for UnHealthy Families crew: I would like to comment on the Campaign for Healthy Families people who visited my home today (8/4), and tried to get me to vote against the upcoming abortion bill. I […]