“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 January 2009

The Third Jihad: A Wakeup Call to America

The video below is a stunning wakeup-call on radical Islam to Americans. As the film points out, the West is threatened not only by open terrorism, but the creeping domination of militant Islam. This film was created by a Muslim who was disturbed that very few of his fellow Muslims are willing to stand up […]

Thomas Sowell Interview: Is the US Headed for Socialism?

  Glenn Beck interviewed economist, columnist and author Thomas Sowell on the state of the economy and the question of whether the United States is headed from capitalism toward socialism. (I think the answer that is: YES, at 100 MPH with no seatbelts!) One of the most important questions they examine is the Marxist attitude […]

Sean Hannity Interview with Michael Steele, RNC Chairman

Michael Steele, Chairman of GOPAC and former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, was elected to the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee yesterday. Though I preferred Ken Blackwell for this post, Michael Steele was my #2 choice, so I’m happy. Steele spoke last September at the FRC Values Voter Summit in Washington D.C.  This is an excerpt from […]

Fight Against Them That Fight Against Me

American Minute from William J. Federer Jacob Duche’ was born JANUARY 31, 1738. An Anglican minister, the Continental Congress had requested he open their first session with prayer. Conscious of impending British attack, Rev. Jacob Duche’ read Psalm 35: “Plead my cause, Oh, Lord, with them that strive with me, fight against them that fight […]

Government takes over, Obama apologizes

STAR PARKER FOUNDER & PRESIDENT COALITION ON URBAN RENEWAL & EDUCATION The Obama administration, completing its first full week, wasted no time getting priorities in order. First, issue formal apologies to the world, and then begin advancing massive, intrusive government at home. The president chose Arab television, Al Arabiya, to give his first sit down […]

Obama on Equal Pay: Do as I Say, Not as I Do

President Barack Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law yesterday. Ostensibly, the law is designed to make it easier for women to sue employers for pay discrimination.  So is Obama an equal-pay employer? According to CNS News, Obama’s  female senate staffers only made 78% of what their male counterparts made.   The data, analyzed […]

Judgment to Rush

You’ve probably heard of the “Fairness Doctrine,” the anti-First Amendment rule liberals are drooling to bring back to muzzle talk radio and Christian radio. You’ve probably also heard about all the wailing and whining Democrats have been doing about Rush Limbaugh… Liberals are asking conservative lawmakers to stop listening to Rush Limbaugh. But in his […]

South Dakota Legislative Recap 1/30/2009

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Today’s Notable Quotes 1/30/2009

“The few women who do experience negative psychological responses after abortion appear to be those with preexisting emotional problems…The evidence shows that she is more likely to experience feelings of relief and happiness, and when child-birth and child-rearing or adoption may pose concomitant (if not greater) risks or adverse psychological effects.” – President Obama’s Deputy Attorney […]

Pelosi Stammers and Stutters on Contraceptive Stimulus Bill

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was desperate to get contraceptive spending into the economic stimulus package.  Why, you might ask?  What does taxpayer-funded contraception spending have to do with stimulating a lagging economy? Speaker Pelosi will tell you…but you might not be any more enlightened afterward than you were when you started. “There is […]

Obama Task Force to Boost Unions, Government Dominance

You’ve probably noticed that the “middle class” is a political football in American politics.  Every day we hear about all the things we need to do “for the middle class.”  Probably the only bigger footballs in politics are “the poo’er” and “the children.”  Now we hear from CNS News that President Barack Obama has started […]

Creationists Hold ‘Answers for Darwin’ Conference on ‘Darwin Day’

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Elena Garcia Christian Post Reporter Fri, Jan. 30 2009 08:32 AM EST While hundreds of celebrations worldwide will be marking the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth beginning in February, one creationist ministry will be holding conferences to refute the famed scientist’s theory of evolution. Answers in Genesis, […]

Judge Denies Anonymity Request for Proposition 8 Donors

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Lawrence Jones Christian Post Reporter Fri, Jan. 30 2009 09:03 AM EST A federal judge on Thursday denied a request to keep the names of late donors to the Proposition 8 campaign undisclosed, a move that backers of the California same-sex marriage ban say puts more donors at […]

Persecuted Chinese Christian Near Death

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Ethan Cole Christian Post Reporter Thu, Jan. 29 2009 03:52 PM EST A Christian Chinese couple who has been persecuted for years by authorities for their faith is pleading with officials for one final meeting as the husband is said to be near death by medical doctors and […]

Dems Throwing More Fuel on Republican Fire

After the thrashing Republicans have received lately for their lack of leadership and for offering a RINO for the presidential nominee, it’s heart-warming to see some fire coming back into the GOP. Not content to consolidate their gains and move on, Democrats and their standard-bearer President Barack Obama have taken to attacking Rush Limbaugh, a […]

NewsBusted Conservative Comedy 1/30/2009

Topics in today’s show: –Closing Gitmo –Spike Lee says God created bad economy to help Barack Obama get elected –Obama wins battle to keep his Blackberry as president –Britney Spears plans autobiography –Eva Mendes voted “most desirable” Starring: Jodi Miller Director: Bruce Roundtower Executive Producer: Matthew Sheffield NewsBusted is a comedy webcast about the news […]

Congratulations to those who voted for America

On January 20, 2009, a coronation took place. It was the most expensive inauguration in American history. Barack Hussein Obama was sworn in as America’s 44th President. The pageantry far exceeded this man’s stature. It has been said that “Tolerance is a crime when applied to evil” (Thomas Mann). Do not pray for President Obama’s policies […]

Franklin Delano Roosevelt on Christianity

American Minute from William J. Federer Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born JANUARY 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, NY. The 32nd President, he was in office longer then any other, over 12 years, serving during the Great Depression and World War II. On October 6, 1935, FDR stated: “We cannot read the history of our rise […]

South Dakota Legislative Update 1/30/2009

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FocusAction Update: Saving the Economy

The U.S. House voted to spend more than a trillion dollars of your money, but how much of that will actually go toward bolstering the economy? Stuart Shepard and Tom Minnery discuss some of the dubious items in the economic stimulus bill. The stimulus bill vote in the House turned into a “partisan supported” vote […]

Life at Conception Act Introduced in Congress

Today a group of senators including Senator John Thune (R-SD) introduced the Life at Conception Act. From WMBB: In an attempt to protect the unborn by resolving the question of when life begins, U.S. Sens. Mel Martinez, R-Fla., Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Sam Brownback, R-Kan., Tom Coburn, R-Okla., Jim DeMint, R-S.C., Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., James Inhofe, […]

South Dakota Legislative Recap 1/29/2009

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Democrat Plan to Get Economy Back on Track

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” – Anthony Robbins “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.” – Rita Mae Brown “With the multitude of examples in the world today and throughout history, why do we keep thinking socialism and big-government solutions […]

Homeschooling Sees Dramatic Rise in Popularity

The Heritage Foundation published some interesting facts about homeschooling yesterday. Most of this information would come as no surprise to most homeschoolers, but could be news to those who don’t know much about the phenomenon.    Homeschooling–as an alternative to public or private schools–gained popularity in the 1980s and has really taken off since the […]

Forcing People to Volunteer an ‘Idea Whose Time has Come’?

Bob Mercer’s piece at the Black Hills Pioneer today features some interesting quotes from a “Republican” legislator on HB 1105, the “mandatory volunteerism” bill which died in committee yesterday. For those who aren’t familiar with the Orwellian “mandatory volunteerism” bill, this was introduced to the South Dakota legislature by Rep. Mark Kirkeby (R-Dist. 35) and would […]