“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 July 31st, 2009

CDC says Flu vaccine not for the elderly–Dr. Emanuel concurs

Socialized medicine isn’t even officially in place yet in America and already the CDC is implementing rationing, leaving the elderly at the back of the line for treatment.

Herseth Sandlin Votes NO to More Cash for Clunkers

While U.S. House Democrats succeeded in bilking the taxpayers for another $2 billion for their “Cash for Clunkers” program, 14 Democrats voted against this ripoff. South Dakota’s Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin was among them.

U.S. House Subcommittee Approves Taxpayer-Funded Homosexual Partner Benefits

The U.S. House Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, Postal Service and the District of Columbia voted yesterday to provide taxpayer-funded health care benefits to partners of homosexual government employees. The bill provides marriage-like benefits to homosexuals, even though the federal Defense of Marriage Act defines marriage as “exclusively between one man and one woman.”

Murderer Briley Piper’s Death Sentence Overturned

The South Dakota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the judge in Briley Piper’s conviction for the murder of Chester Allan Poage did not properly explain that a jury would have to unanimously agree to sentence him to the death penalty. Yet according to the verbatim transcript included in the Supreme Court’s decision, the judge appeared to go to great lengths to explain this to Piper.

South Dakota Philanthropists to be Recognized

The South Dakota Chapter of the Association of Fund Raising Professionals (SDAFP) will be recognizing the most philanthropic individuals, organizations and communities in our state at the 2009 National Philanthropy Day Celebration to be held Friday, October 2 at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn, Rapid City.

Cash for Clunkers Runs out of Gas

The Cash for Clunkers program, based on the fraudulent theory of man-made global warming, has run out of money in just a week. Liberals in Washington thought $1 billion of wasted taxpayer funds would be enough to finance the program, but they were wrong. They will surely be back to waste more of the taxpayer’s money on this joke of a program, however.

Police Sgt Crowley Gives Details of Meeting with Obama, Gates

Though some of the things Sgt. James Crowley discussed with President Obama and Professor Gates at the White House yesterday were said in confidence, this video of a later press conference provides a good picture of what the meeting was like.

Texas Considers Teaching America’s Religious Heritage in Schools

Texas is considering ending the recent practice of ignoring American’s rich Christian heritage and including the important role religion played in the founding of our country.

Mark Skogerboe Speaks on Renewing the Covenant of Our Founding Fathers

This is a video of my friend Mark Skogerboe giving a speech at the Bemidji, Minnesota Independence Day Tea Party a few weeks ago. The speech was entitled “Renewing the Covenant of Our Founding Fathers.”