Archive for January 28th, 2009

South Dakota Legislative Recap 1/28/2009

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Court Ruling Upholds Religious Freedom

A California state appeals court has ruled Christian schools may discipline according to religious criteria. The ruling stems from a case in 2005 when a student at California Lutheran High School reported that two fellow students indicated on a MySpace page that they were lesbians. The principle questioned the girls and, based on their answers, […]

Iran Takes the Offensive

On November 4, 1979 Iranian Islamists revolutionaries violated the centuries-old principle of international law granting diplomats immunity from arrest and foreign embassies sovereignty in the territory of the host country they occupy. Fifty-two Americans were held hostage for 444 days, occurring during the latter days of the Carter administration. On January 19, 1981 the Algiers […]

Washington Goes Whole Hog

“We will ban all earmarks in the recovery package. And I describe earmarks as the process by which individual members insert pet projects without review. So what I’m saying is, we’re not having earmarks in the recovery package, period.”—Then President-elect Barack Obama, January 6th, 2009. From our friends at Americans for Limited Government. 

The powers not delegated

By Robert Romano Americans for Limited Government Often, talk of the nation’s founding principles is discarded as an irrelevancy in public discourse. But in truth they are more salient than ever as power in Washington grows to untold heights. And those who still value liberty must take note of this unprecedented rise and take action […]

Mandatory Volunteerism Bill Dies a Quick Death

Well, that was quick. KELO says the House Education Committee gave the “mandatory volunteerism” bill a quick death, voting 13-1 to kill HB 1105. West River legislator Dist. 33 Rep. Jacqueline Sly was the only member of the Education Committee to vote for the bill. The bill would have required high school students to volunteer for […]

Imagine the Potential

When you think about abortion, think of something.  Imagine a child… This child’s future is a broken home… he will be abandoned by his father… his single mother will struggle to raise him… despite the hardships, he will endure… this child will become … The first African American president Life: Imagine the potential (Why does […]

Time to Nationalize McDonalds

Did you know McDonalds is getting rich on the backs of the poor? They have a profit margin that makes that of the evil oil companies look modest. Look for congressional hearings any day to institute a windfall profits tax against the McDonalds clown, or perhaps even the nationalization of McDonalds. A company that would […]

Evidence of Physics, Evidence of Design

Our universe is so finely tuned to operate in an orderly fashion, so finely tuned to make life possible, if one didn’t know better one would almost think it was designed. What does the evidence say? What does someone do when they seek the truth?  Do they follow where the evidence leads? Watch this video […]

The Long List of Gitmo Returnees to Terrorism

I apparently missed this former Club Gitmo guest who returned to terrorism after his retreat from the stress of jihad. Fox News featured a story today about Abdallah Ali al-Ajmi  who left the sandy beaches of Club Gitmo only to blow himself and 12 other people up in a terrorist attack in Mosul, Iraq. From the Fox […]

Challenger Slipped the Surly Bonds of Earth

American Minute from William J. Federer Seventy-three seconds after lift-off, on JANUARY 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded, killing its entire seven member crew, which included a high school teacher-the first private citizen to fly aboard the craft. In his address to the nation, President Ronald Reagan stated: “Today is a day for mourning…a […]

Sarah Palin Launches SarahPAC

The Wall Street Journal reports Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has formed a Political Action Committee (PAC), SarahPAC: Need another indication that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is eyeing a 2012 bid? Today she launched a new political action committee, SarahPAC, to dole out political donations to Republican candidates. “SarahPAC believes America’s best days are ahead. Our […]