Archive for August 11th, 2008

Are You a Maker or a Taker?

Republicans are the “party of the rich” and conservatives are just mean-spirited selfish people who don’t want to help anybody, right? If you think so, you’ve bought the stereotype without the facts. The National Center for Policy Analysis highlights Peter Schweizer’s new book “Makers and Takers.” Schweizer dug through surveys, private records, scholarly reports and […]

Liberal Man Crush Continues at South DaCola

I think l3wis at South DaCola has a crush on Pastor Steve Hickey at Voices Carry. His post today makes the third post in four days about Voices Carry. I think he has a crush on Pastor Hickey, and is trying to disguise this emotion by pretending to despise Hickey. It’s a long-recognized response to […]

Schwiesow Interview at the War College

Pat Powers at the South Dakota War College has a good “10 Questions” interview with Independent District 32 Senate candidate Elli Schwiesow. Go read it for some insight into one of the most discussed legislative races in South Dakota in 2008. I will have several in-depth issue-oriented pieces on Elli’s positions on the issues in […]

Poll: Voters Say Media Bias a Big Problem in Elections

I’m sure this poll from Rasmussen is no surprise to anyone (except to the “mainstream” media themselves). Rasmussen found that 55% believe media bias is more of a problem than big campaign contributions. Thirty-six percent (36%) disagree and think that campaign cash is a bigger problem. When presented with the proposition of banning campaign commercials […]

Latest Adult Stem Cell Success: Bone Growth

Adult stem cell research continues to enjoy successes, while we have yet to see a single success from the much vaunted embryonic stem cell research Recent trials in Australia have shown tremendous results regenerating bone after serious injuries. These trials involved subjects who had received serious injuries, but were still not healed after many months. […]

State Hostility Toward Religion

American Minute from William J. Federer AUGUST 11, 1984, by an 88-11 Senate vote and a 337-77 House vote, Congress passed the Equal Access Act, stating: “It shall be unlawful for any public secondary school which receives Federal financial assistance and which has a limited open forum, to deny equal access or a fair opportunity […]

Laptops fading in the Governor/Legislature squabble and other comments

By Gordon Garnos AT ISSUE: When Governor Rounds found some more money to buy laptops for some of our kids, the disagreement the legislators had with him was to put a stop to his project. It seems now, the laptops are fading from the argument and the question legislators are asking is where did that […]

What the Obamas REALLY Think of America

This video is a compilation of clips of Barack and Michelle Obama that illustrate what they really think of America. America’s history has not been perfect, nor has it been sinless. But I don’t in any measure agree with Obama that it has been an “enormous tragic history.” Nor do I agree with his wife […]

Campaign Against Pastors and Truth Continues in South Dakota

The liberal South DaCola just doesn’t get it. What kind of a low have we sunk to where a pastor is condemned for speaking plainly about what is true and what is moral. Our society used to commend pastors for that, and used to appreciate that pastors helped keep our society healthy and safe. Now […]

Blame Moralists for the Consequences of Immoral Behavior

From the Culture and Media Institute, Rober Knight points out the latest attempt to reassign blame for the plight of homosexuals from their actual behavior. Ceci Connolly, who writes for the Washington Post, blames moralists. Globally, men who engage in homosexual relations are 19 times as likely to contract HIV as the rest of the […]