Archive for January 29th, 2009

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


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 […]

Court Upholds Christian School’s Right to Enforce Moral Code

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Lawrence Jones Christian Post Reporter Thu, Jan. 29 2009 09:26 AM EST A California appeals court ruled this week that a private Christian school has the right to expel two students over an alleged lesbian relationship that was in violation of the organization’s “Christian Conduct” rule. In a […]

GOD TV, Musicians Partner Against Human Trafficking

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Ethan Cole Christian Post Reporter Wed, Jan. 28 2009 03:19 PM EST Global Christian network GOD TV will broadcast a music concert featuring big name Christian bands this weekend in an effort to raise awareness about modern day slavery. “The Stand – Freedom to Reign” was recorded in […]

Obama: New Deal Constitutional Assault Wasn’t Big Enough

A closed-door meeting between President Barack Obama and House Republicans has proven very enlightening about the dark path Obama has in mind for America. From CNS News: In a closed-door meeting with House Republicans on Tuesday to discuss the $819-billion economic stimulus bill, President Obama suggested that Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal failed because it was […]

Teacher-Approved High School Sex Obsession

What’s going on at Central High School in Rapid City?  Is one of our city’s high schools obsessed with sex?  Last year, Central High School put on the pro-homosexual play “The Laramie Project.”  Now the Rapid City Journal reports Central plans to do a graphic play called “Spring’s Awakening” written by Frank Wedekind.   The Journal […]

The Road Not Taken

American Minute from William J. Federer “I shall be telling this with a sigh, Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference” wrote Robert Frost in “The Road Not Taken.” He first published poems in […]

Newsbusted Conservative Comedy 1/27/2009

–National Park Service still cleaning up inauguration mess. –U.S. conducts military strike in Pakistan. –Drug dealers selling Obama-branded heroin. –Jon Stewart says Obama sounds just like Bush. –Mexico collapsing? Starring: Jodi Miller Director: Bruce Roundtower Executive Producer: Matthew Sheffield NewsBusted is a comedy webcast about the news of the day, uploaded every Tuesday and every […]

You Guessed It: Senator Harry Reid

Say it isn’t so! Not Senator Harry Reid wasting the taxpayer’s money?! Super-spending partisan, Harry Reid. As Democrat Leader, he helped pay for vicious attack ads criticizing last year’s bailout. But guess who voted for the $700 billion bailout. You guessed it — Harry Reid. And now he wants a trillion more dollars in new […]

South Dakota Legislative Update 1/29/2009