Archive for April 2nd, 2009

Thune Amdt to Protect Charitable Giving Passes

The United States Senate today passed Senator John Thune’s (R-SD) amendment to protect the tax deduction for charitable giving.  The amendment passed 94-3; the only “Nay” votes were Senator McCaskill (D-MO), Sanders (I-VT), and Whitehouse (D-RI). At a time when many Americans face tough economic times, President Barack Obama seeks to lower the tax deduction […]

Location Set for Rapid City Tax Day Tea Party

The planning committee for Rapid City’s Tax Day Tea Party met at noon today and a location for the event was locked in: Memorial Park in Rapid City. The event will be from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm on April 15.  We plan to meet in the area of Memorial Park around the intersection of […]

President of the United States Bows to Foreign King

President Barack Obama may be tempted to blame his teleprompter for telling him to grovel in front of the king of Saudi Arabia, but I don’t see the teleprompter anywhere around in the picture below. Didn’t anyone tell President Obama that Americans don’t bow down to anyone? Didn’t anyone tell President Obama that the President […]

Protecting Parental Rights

Parental rights have been under assault in America for a number of years as liberals increasingly believe all falls under the focus and sway of government–including children. With renewed vigor for the U.S. to adopt the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child (an Orwellian-named measure which would emancipate children from their parents and […]

German Family Seeking US Asylum to Homeschool Children

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Aaron J. Leichman Christian Post Reporter Thu, Apr. 02 2009 08:01 AM EDT The case of a homeschooling family seeking for political asylum in the United States after fleeing Germany is expected to go before an immigration judge in Memphis, Tenn., Thursday. Uwe and Hannelore Romeike, formerly […]

Geithner to Bank CEOs: You’d Better Dance to Our Tune

We are watching the free and free-market United States crumble before our eyes! Who would have thought a year ago–even with a Democrat White House and Congress–it could happen so quickly…and so openly? And apparently without a peep of protest or question from the watchdog guardians of a free republic: the press. (They have actually […]

US Seeks Seat on UN Human Rights Council

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Ethan Cole Christian Post Reporter Wed, Apr. 01 2009 03:46 PM EDT The United States will run for an elected seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council this year, the State Department announced Tuesday, reversing the Bush administration’s approach to the often discredited Council. Secretary of State […]

The First Electronic Message

International Morse Code American Minute from William J. Federer The world of communication was revolutionized by a man who died APRIL 2, 1872. His name was Samuel F.B. Morse, inventor of the telegraph and the Morse Code. An outstanding portrait artist in his own right, founding the National Academy of Design, Morse erected the first […]