Archive for August 26th, 2009

Protesters Greet Herseth Sandlin on Members-Only Speech

About 50 protesters against government health care greeted Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin as she showed up to her members-only speech to the Chamber of Commerce YPG today in Rapid City. Only one supporter of government health care was outside along the street.

CDC Official: AIDS Rate is 50x Higher in Homosexual Men

An official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the CDC’s estimate Monday that in the United States AIDS is fifty times more prevalent among men who have sex with men (‘MSM’) than the rest of the population. Dr. Amy Lansky revealed this statistic during a plenary session at the 2009 HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta.

Cap and Trade: Hitting the People from All Sides

The cap and trade global warming tax–already passed in the U.S. House and being considered in the U.S. Senate–is an assault on the freedom and prosperity of the American people that hits them from all sides. It not only destroys jobs, increases the costs of goods and services and takes away their personal freedoms, it will also cost them even more in direct taxes to make government agencies compliant with its restrictions.

Massachusetts Election Monkey Business

In 2004, when it looked like John Kerry might leave his senate seat for the presidency and allow a Republican governor to appoint his replacement, Ted Kennedy asked for the law to be changed to call for a special election. But when Ted Kennedy saw he would die soon under a Democrat governor, he asked for the law to be changed back to better ensure a Democrat stranglehold, er, stronghold on Massachusetts.

Making Private Individuals More Accountable than Government

One of the most profound misunderstandings embraced by liberals today is the difference between private individuals and entities and government. Under our Constitutional government, one is legally accountable to the public it was elected to serve, while the other is held accountable primarily through market forces. Under liberalism, however, government is given a blank check and latitude to force private entities to dance to their tune.

Study: No Jobs Americans Won’t Do

We frequently hear the excuse from the amnesty lobby that we need illegal aliens for jobs Americans won’t do. Now a study proves what most of us already knew: it’s an empty excuse.

Students Challenge to Learn All They Can About Evolution

As students step foot on campus for another school year, an intelligent design proponent has offered a few tips for the millions who will face the teaching of evolution in their science classrooms. Tip number one, “never opt out of learning evolution,” says Casey Luskin, co-founder of the Intelligent Design and Evolution Awareness (IDEA) Center, according to the Discovery Institute. “In fact, learn about evolution every chance you get.”

A Weekend at Teds to Push Government Health Care

The Democrats are shameless in their zeal to socialize America. As they turned Senator Paul Wellstone’s funeral into an election rally, so they have already hijacked the corpse of Senator Ted Kennedy to use as a vehicle to push socialized health care on America. From a “Weekend at Bernie’s” to a “Weekend at Ted’s”

CFL Recess Rally: Health Care Question 4

Health care question #4 at the Citizens for Liberty Town Hall and Recess Rally on Saturday August 22: “I hear our president talking about his health care plan. Which plan is it? Is it HR 3200 or is it one of the Senate bills?”

1,700 Prison Inmates Mistakenly Receive Stimulus Funds

The federal government sent $425,000 of your tax dollars to prison inmates in the form of stimulus checks. I can’t wait for them to run my health care, can you?

What’s Wrong With a Single Payer System?

Obama and his supporters want a single payer system. What’s wrong with that? Nothing – unless you are the ultimate payer. They just want to have a big, ongoing “dinner party” and stick the taxpayers with the bill.

FactCheck Finds Obama Accusations of Abortion ‘Fabrications’ Fabricated

President Obama has claimed accusations that government health care would include abortions are “fabricated.” But a Factcheck.org article finds that the current House bill “would allow abortions to be covered by a federal plan and by federally subsidized private plans.” What other aspects of the socialized health care plan may the president be fibbing about?