Archive for August 29th, 2009

Senator Thune Town Hall: Health Care Penalties for Noncompliance

Video of questions at Senator John Thune’s town hall meeting in Rapid City yesterday: if this bill passes, and there is a revolt by the doctors and taxpayers and they refuse to live under this bill, what retribution will the government take?

Senator Thune Town Hall – Video of Question on Congressional Health Care

Video of questions at Senator John Thune’s town hall meeting in Rapid City yesterday: “What will we do about 47 million Americans who can’t afford health care?” and “Why can’t the American people have the health plan you [Senator Thune] have?”

Homeschooling Report Dispels Many Education Myths

The 2009 Progress Report on homeschool academic achievement is out, and it finds that homeschooled students out-perform their public school counterparts by 34-39 percentile points…while only spending 6% of what the taxpayers spend on public school students.

Something’s Got To Give

Instead of blindly following America’s Pied Piper into a maelstrom of insolvency, mismanagement, and corruption, the time has come for us to take a chance on ourselves again. Ask anyone who has ever saved up to buy a car or a home or to fund their child’s education–without taking out a loan–and they will tell you that taking ownership over one’s own life and future yields returns that are far more valuable than any entitlement check from the government.

A time for truth on abortion

Are we a people that see the unborn, family, and individuals as all part of the fundamental fabric of life? Or are we a materialistic, secular nation of individuals making political claims on each other?