Archive for May 2009

Dakota Thunder Day 2 and the Thunderbirds

We made it back this afternoon for Day 2 of Dakota Thunder, the airshow at Ellsworth Air Force Base. This time the kids got to go up in the cockpit of a C-17 cargo plane and sit in the copilot seat with a colonel from the Mississippi Air National Guard in the pilot seat telling […]

Dakota Voice Week in Review, Ending May 30, 2009

These are the top items at Dakota Voice last week, thanks to you the readers. If you missed one the first time around, or just want to re-read one or more in your Sunday leisure, now is your chance. Arlington Section 60: The Saddest Acre in America – From a video report on Section 60 […]

Focus on the Family Commends Obama for Attention to Adoption

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Jennifer Riley Christian Post Reporter Sat, May. 30 2009 03:38 PM EDT Conservative pro-family group Focus on the Family gave unexpected praise to the Obama administration this week for their concern on adoption. Kelly Rosati, adoptive mother of four and senior director of Focus on the Family’s […]

Scenes from Dakota Thunder at Ellsworth AFB

My family and I just got back from the “Dakota Thunder” air show at Ellsworth Air Force Base.  My wife got sick, so we missed a lot of the show today (including the A-10s and Thunderbirds), but we hope to try again tomorrow after church. My daughter Karissa and son Justin got to go up […]

Still More on Diminished Solar Activity and Global Cooling

As more and more real scientific data comes in, and we are able to move further and further beyond the mythology and high-hopes of global warming high priest Al Gore, it becomes clearer and clearer that the public has been fed a massive campaign of hooey for the past 20 years. Just a few days […]

New Proposition 8 Lawsuit Comes on Heels of Supreme Court Decision

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Lillian Kwon Christian Post Reporter Fri, May. 29 2009 03:50 PM EDT In a bid to face off against the nation’s top two litigators, Christian legal firm Alliance Defense Fund filed a motion on Thursday to intervene against another lawsuit challenging Proposition 8. Just coming out of […]

Rights, responsibilites and health care

Star Parker STAR PARKER FOUNDER & PRESIDENT COALITION ON URBAN RENEWAL & EDUCATION Want to know what troubles our American health care system? Consider the thoughts of psychiatrist and Nazi death camp survivor Viktor Frankl. After spending time in our country as a visiting professor, he saw the looming dangers of freedom without responsibility. He […]

Sotomayor a “terror on the bench”

“Lawyers who have argued cases before Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor call her “nasty,” “angry” and a “terror on the bench,” according to the current Almanac of the Federal Judiciary – a kind of Zagat’s guide to federal judges. Of the 21 judges evaluated, the same lawyers gave 18 positive to glowing reviews and two […]

Senate Republicans: All Bark, No Bork

Senate Republicans must enjoy minority status. They are showing little leadership and little reason for voting Americans to change the balance of power in 2010.  Congressional Republicans: are you guys enjoying the ride from the back seat? From Americans for Limited Government.

Judge Sotomayor: Legal Bulldog or Judicial Bully?

Empathy over law and judicial activism aside, Newsmax reports that lawyers who have appeared before Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor gave some pretty harsh reviews of hear courtroom demeanor in the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary, a guide to federal judges. Among some of the terms used to describe her were  “nasty,” “angry,” a “terror on the […]

City Insists Permit is Required for a Home Bible Study

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Katherine T. Phan Christian Post Reporter Fri, May. 29 2009 10:16 AM EDT A San Diego pastor is fighting a citation from the San Diego County that requires him to obtain a permit to host weekly Bible studies at his home. Pastor David Jones and his wife […]

Texas Senate Rejects Re-appointment of Creationist to Board of Education

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Audrey Barrick Christian Post Reporter Fri, May. 29 2009 12:50 PM EDT The Texas Senate rejected on Thursday the re-appointment of Republican Don McLeroy, a creationist, as chairman of the State Board of Education. The Senate voted 19-11 for McLeroy, short of the two-thirds majority required. Opponents […]

American Flag Offends Foreigner Working in America

The time is long overdue for Americans to take back their own country from the anti-American Leftists we’ve allowed to gain ascendancy. One of the latest examples comes from Texas where a woman was told her display of the American flag in her office at a hospital “offended” some anti-American and had to come down. […]

Mainstream Media: The Propaganda Arm of Big Government

Marie Jon’ “He who hates, disguises it with his lips, and lays up deceit within himself; when he speaks kindly, do not believe him, for there are seven abominations in his heart.” — Proverbs 26:24, 25 There is a helpless, sinister sense that seems to be hanging like a heavy weight over the country. One can […]

Stem Cells Cure Boys Sickle Cell Anemia

No, it wasn’t embryonic stem cell therapy that cured Joseph Davis Jr.’s sickle cell anemia.  But from the “mainstream” media’s hype of embryonic stem cell research, you probably guessed it was. While there is still not a single successful therapy derived from embryonic stem cell (ESC) research, the case of Joseph Davis Jr. is yet another success […]

The Skeleton in Sotomayor’s Closet

Many people are wondering what disturbing revelations may yet come from President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor’s closet, but at least one important thing is already evident. From Americans for Limited Government.

The Great Global Warming Deception

The Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine has a video/slideshow presentation which shows once again that worshippers of the religion of global warming are full of hot air. Al Gore and fellow socialists at the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)–a political organization, not a scientific one–and elsewhere desperately want people to believe the […]

Is a Judge Closer to an Umpire or an Advocate?

Liberals are touting President Barack Obama and Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s “empathy” approach to adjudication as a good and positive thing for the court system. Both Obama and Sotomayor have strongly indicated that they consider the personal background, skin color, economic conditions and so on very important and relevant factors as to how a judge will […]

Gallup Poll: Opposition to Homosexual ‘Marriage’ Increasing

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Audrey Barrick Christian Post Reporter Wed, May. 27 2009 01:52 PM EDT On the heels of Tuesday’s Proposition 8 ruling, the Gallup Poll released a new survey revealing most Americans are still opposed to same-sex marriage. Fifty-seven percent of Americans say marriages between same-sex couples should not […]

Obama Motors: Going Nowhere Fast

Like all liberal public policy, government control of the auto industry generates a lot of commotion while going nowhere. Credit: The Patriot Post (www.PatriotPost.US)

The Measure of ‘Justice’ For a Judicial Activist

In the U.S. court system, there’s nothing more important as the standard of law than culture, race, empathy, economic status, gender, dreams, and emotion. There may be something else I’m forgetting…something down near the bottom of the list of considerations…I think it starts with a “C”…well, must not be that important… From our friends at […]

Peace Process: Barking Up the Wrong Tree

Working for peace with murderers and terrorists. Credit: The Patriot Post (www.PatriotPost.US)

Sotomayor: The Emerging Picture of Judicial Activism

A disturbing picture of judicial activism is shaping up over President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court pick, Sonia Sotomayor. By now many of us have heard the despicable statement Sotomayor made in which she made it clear that she expects the courts to “make policy,” usurping the role of the legislative and judicial branches (see video below). She also provided a […]

President Obama Has Trix for Breakfast

Silly voter; tricks are for liberals! Credit: The Patriot Post (www.PatriotPost.US)

Marriage Defenders Pleased With Calif. Supreme Court Prop 8 Decision

Reprinted by permission of the Christian Post By Lillian Kwon Christian Post Reporter Tue, May. 26 2009 01:50 PM EDT The California Supreme Court issued a ruling Tuesday upholding Proposition 8, the state’s constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman. The court ruled 6-1 that the amendment was not an illegal […]