Archive for February 13th, 2009

Notable Quotes, Feb. 13, 2009

“No, I don’t think anyone will have the chance to [read the entire bill],” –  Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) (Source: CNS News) “It’s over for Arlen. He would do best to retire gracefully” – Glen Meakem, conservative talk show host in Pennsylvania on how Senator Arlen Specter’s embrace of the porkulus bill has angered his home-state allies. (Source: […]

South Dakota Legislative Recap Feb. 13, 2009

 [TABLE=38] For more information check the bill list at the South Dakota Legislature website.

Emphasis on Christian Education Essential to Culture War

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Katherine T. Phan Christian Post Reporter Fri, Feb. 13 2009 09:09 AM EST Major Christian and pro-family organizations are losing the cultural war because they don’t do enough to support K-12 Christian education or homeschooling, says a ministry dedicated to Christian education. Exodus Mandate, a leading advocate for […]

Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization Recalled for Being ‘Too Christian’

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Katherine T. Phan Christian Post Reporter Fri, Feb. 13 2009 09:36 AM EST Wiley-Blackwell, a major academic publisher, is recalling copies of Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization and scrapping the print run after critics said the entries were “too Christian” and “too anti-Muslim.” The publisher was set to release […]

Federal Government Facilitates Access to Financial Crack

RedState points to another of those hidden little gems in the porkulus bill. You’ll find authorization on page 490-491 for state legislatures to get around any governors who get a bad case of the integrities  and refuse the financial crack the federal government is pushing. SEC. 1607. (a) CERTIFICATION BY GOVERNOR.–Not 26 later than 45 […]

Signing Over the Future in 1,073 Pages

In this video Republican Study Committee chair Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) examines the stimulus bill. Do you imagine few if any of your elected representatives know everything that’s in it? Or is it more likely that a lot of different interests made a Christmas wish list of things they wanted (at the American taxpayer’s expense), […]

Concerns Grow over White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Jennifer Riley Christian Post Reporter Thu, Feb. 12 2009 06:09 PM EST The National Association of Evangelicals, the nation’s largest evangelical body, welcomed President Barack Obama’s commitment to faith-based initiatives, but it also highlighted concerns it has about the expanded role of the new White House Office of […]

Christian Broadcasters Urged Not to Lose Media Battle

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Lillian Kwon Christian Post Reporter Thu, Feb. 12 2009 05:30 PM EST Thousands of Christians media professionals came out of the National Religious Broadcasters Convention with a challenge to keep fighting the media battle or risk losing millions of souls. And the battle is fierce more now than […]

The End of Exceptionalism

“The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism, but under the name of liberalism they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program until one day America will be a socialist nation without ever knowing how it happened.”
– Norman Thomas, American socialist

Britain Kowtows to Islam and Political Correctness

It’s sad what a pathetic pile of cowardice the once proud British nation has become. Fox News reports that when Dutch parlaimentarian Geert Wilders arrived in the UK, the British Home Office turned him away for fear he might upset Muslims in Britain. The letter the British government gave him says your presense in the UK […]

Warnings from a Soviet Dissident

American Minute from William J. Federer  “Man has forgotten God, that is why this has happened” was Solzhenitsyn’s response when questioned about the decline of modern culture. A Russian author, Solzhenitsyn was imprisoned for eight years by Joseph Stalin, as he described in his autobiography, Les Prix Nobel: “I was arrested on the grounds of […]

Marriage Under Attack Across the Country

While some states are endeavoring to defend marriage, others are seeing efforts to change its definition. Stuart Shepard speaks with Mona Passignano, who follows state issues for Focus on the Family Action.  Passignano looks at several states where people and lawmakers are moving to protect marriage…and several where marriage is under all-out assault. Mona also […]

South Dakota Legislative Update Feb. 13, 2009

 [TABLE=36] For more information check the bill list at the South Dakota Legislature website.