Archive for September 1st, 2008

The Safety and Welfare of These States

American Minute from William J. Federer The British invaded Washington, D.C. The Capitol was burned. President James and Dolly Madison fled the White House. On SEPTEMBER 1, 1814, President Madison wrote: “The enemy by a sudden incursion has succeeded in invading the capitol of the nation… During their possession…though for a single day only, they […]

How Pathetic: Sarah Palin’s Seventeen Year Old Daughter Pregnant

By Carrie K. Hutchens Just when you think things can’t get any worse or any lower, someone has to step up to the plate and prove it definitely can. We’ve just seen it again with the rumors apparently being spread that Bristol Palin was actually the mother of the baby born to her mother in […]

Do any SD college presidents support lowering the drinking age?

By Gordon Garnos THE ISSUE: Congress passed the National Minimum Drinking Age in 1984, setting that age at 21 throughout the land. Several states before then allowed those 18 and older to drink beer and liquor. Now, more than 100 college presidents have signed a statement supporting the Amethyst Initiative which, in effect, asks that […]