“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 March 9th, 2009

South Dakota Legislative Recap Mar. 9, 2009

 [TABLE=67] For more information check the bill list at the South Dakota Legislature website.  

Update: Preschool Bill Dead

As reported earlier today, SB 191, the preschool bill, was killed in the House Education Committee this morning. It was thought that the bill might be “smoked out” and revived for a vote before the full House.  The “smoke out” is a legislative procedure which allows a bill killed in committee to receive a vote […]

Limbaugh Condemned for Democrats Attitude

By now you have no doubt heard ad nauseam that Rush Limbaugh is an evil man (who may just be Satan incarnate) because he said he hopes President Barack Obama fails in his plans to socialize the United States. Liberals have put on their Indignation Hats and feigned shock over Limbaugh’s hopes that Obama will […]

Preschool Bill Killed in Committee

SB 191, the preschool bill, was killed in the South Dakota House Education Committee this morning by a vote of 9-6. According to Concerned Women for America South Dakota,  the following representatives voted to kill the bill: Van Gerpen, Bill Bolin, Jim Brunner, Tom Hamiel, Noel Hunt, Roger Olson, Ryan Schlekeway, Todd Sly, Jacqueline Vanneman, […]

Obama Moving to Rescind Conscience Protections for Medical Professionals

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Lawrence Jones Christian Post Reporter Mon, Mar. 09 2009 10:57 AM EDT The Department of Health and Human Services will begin accepting comments from the public this week on a proposal by the Obama administration to completely rescind federal regulations placed into effect by former President Bush […]

Survey Finds Religious Fealty Diminishing

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Katherine T. Phan Christian Post Reporter Mon, Mar. 09 2009 09:10 AM EDT The percentage of people who claim no religion has nearly doubled since 1990. Meanwhile, the percentage of Christians is on the decline, according to a new study on American religious life. The 2008 American […]

President Obama to Authorize Taxpayer Funding for Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Lawrence Jones Christian Post Reporter Sat, Mar. 07 2009 08:15 AM EST President Obama is expected to sign an executive order reversing a ban on federal funding of embryonic stem cell research, according to administration officials. The officials said the president will announce the move at a […]

South Dakota Legislative Update Mar. 9, 2009

[TABLE=66] For more information check the bill list at the South Dakota Legislature website.