Archive for January 19th, 2009

Major Natural Gas Find in Israel

Israel National News reports a huge natural gas find in the Mediterranean Sea near Haifa. Infrastructures Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer (Labor) said that the find was of “historic proportions,” and that it could change the face of Israel’s economy. Eighty-seven billion cubic meters, or nearly 3.1 trillion cubic feet, of high-quality gas are estimated to be in […]

Poll: Americans Not Buying Global Warming Propaganda

Al Gore and his disciples are losing the war to convince the American people that human beings are responsible for any warming of planet earth. From Rasmussen Reports: Forty-four percent (44%) of U.S. voters now say long-term planetary trends are the cause of global warming, compared to 41% who blame it on human activity. This […]

Government Bird Brains

“I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” Ne’er were more scary words ever uttered! From our friends at Americans for Limited Government.

Animal Rights Radical in the Obama Administration

President-Elect Barack Obama’s pick for “regulatory czar” of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Harvard Law School Professor Cass Sunstein, is a radical animal rights activist of the highest order.

Intolerant Homosexual Activists Protest Rick Warren

KELO reports homosexual activists marched outside Pastor Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church yesterday and waved rainbow flags in protest over Warren’s invitation to pray at President-Elect Barack Obama’s inauguration Tuesday. John Einsohn, one of the protest’s organizers, tells the Orange County Register that Warren “preaches intolerance while pretending to be a friend of the gay community.” These […]

Border Patrol Agents Sentences Communted

Fox News is reporting that on President George W. Bush’s last day in office, he has done what many have been calling for him to do for a long time: commute the sentences of former Border Patrol agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Alonso Compean. They had been sentenced to 11 and 12 year sentences, respectively, but […]

Martin Luther King Jr Remembered: I Have a Dream

 An excerpt from Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech: I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will […]

A Historic Opportunity in Pierre

Randy Rasmussen has another great column in the Rapid City Journal today. It is entitled “Lawmakers should set a benchmark this session” and highlights a rare opportunity for the South Dakota legislature to get government under some reasonable control. Here is an excerpt:  The Legislature also has a historic opportunity. By cutting back on state […]

Do You Need More Time…Or Time Better Spent?

  People can become frustrated because they don’t have enough time to do everything they need to do. Too often they find that life doesn’t provide them enough time to do more than one or two things as well as they would like. It’s very important that we learn to manage our time. None of […]

No Constitutional Requirement for Callous Indifference

American Minute from William J. Federer William Orville Douglas died JANUARY 19, 1980. He was a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court for 36 years, after having taught law at Yale and Columbia University. In the 1952 case of Zorach v. Clauson, Justice Douglas wrote: “The First Amendment, however, does not say that in every […]