Archive for September 18th, 2009

Rebecca Hagelin and 33 Minutes at Values Voter Summit

Heritage Foundation Senior Communications Fellow and producer of the film 33 Minutes, introduced the documentary. The documentary gets it’s name because an intercontinental ballistic missile launched from anywhere in the world could hit us in 33 minutes or less. I wrote about this film back in June, and you can watch a trailer for it […]

Joel Rosenberg at the Values Voter Summit

Author Joel Rosenberg spoke tonight at the Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit in Washington D.C. Rosenberg is the author of several best-selling fiction novels about intrigue in the Middle East (I’ve read all but the last one) and several non-fiction books about the Middle East.  Rush Limbaugh highly recommends Rosenberg’s works, and his first […]

Media Taking Some Hits at Values Voter Summit

By now you may have heard that there was some excitement this afternoon at the FRC Values Voter Summit–some unplanned excitement, that is. The first bit occurred during the speech by Rep. Roy Blunt (R-MO), if I remember correctly. Many of us began to overhear some rather loud talking at the back of the room […]

Star Parker at the Values Voter Summit 2009

Star Parker, one of my favorite writers and one of the most dynamic speakers at the Values Voter Summit, spoke this afternoon. Star said she got some hope for the conservative movement last year when Sarah Palin was chosen as the Republican vice presidential pick, but her heart sank after the election and she spent […]

Values Voter Summit: Stem Cell Research

Dr. David Prentice, Senior Fellow for Life Sciences at the Family Research Center, led a panel examining the issue of stem cell research at the Values Voter Summit this afternoon. Dr. Prentice pointed out that there are several types of stem cells including embryonic, umbilical cord and adult stem cells. Dr. Prentice pointed out that […]

Video: Rep. Michelle Bachman on Health Care Freedom

This is a video clip from this morning’s town hall health care forum at the Values Voter Summit in Washington D.C. In it, Rep. Michelle Bachman (R-SD) talks about what can be done to truly reform health care. Instead of massive government expenditures, huge taxes, loss of freedom and attacks on our Constitution, there are […]

Carrie Prejean at the Values Voter Summit

Carrie Prejean was introduced by Maggie Gallagher, President of the National Organization for Marriage. Gallagher said that it is difficult for Prejean to watch the video of herself being asked the question about marriage at the Miss USA pageant.  It was a time when she had high hopes to win the contest, but knowing how […]

Rep. Eric Cantor at Values Voter Summit

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), the U.S. House Republican Whip, spoke at the Values Voter Summit in Washington D.C. Cantor said many Americans are waking up to realize that they don’t seem to live in the America we knew anymore. He said our nation was built on the idea of the sanctity of life, but the […]

Values Voter D.C. Health Care Town Hall

In the recent and great tradition going on around the country lately, the Values Voter Summit held a town hall meeting on health care. A panel including Congresswoman Michelle Bachman (R-MN), Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), Congressman Tom Price (R-GA) and more was set up to speak on the subject, and microphones were placed around the […]

Rationing by Any Other Name

by Victor Morawski We critics of ObamaCare may have been doing ourselves a bit of a disservice over the past few months by focusing on health care “rationing.” Yes, “rationing” best describes some of the most disconcerting effects of government run health care, and it strikes a chord with the general public. But it is […]

Governor Tim Pawlenty Will Keynote SD Republican Dinner

From today’s mailbox… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 18, 2009 CONTACT: Lucas Lentsch 605-224-7347 PIERRE – Chairman Bob Gray of the South Dakota Republican Party announced today that Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming Republican State Dinner on Friday, October 2nd in Rapid City, SD. Governor Pawlenty is currently […]

Congressman Mike Pence at the Values Voter Summit

Congressman Mike Pence (R-IN) was the first speaker at the FRC Values Voter Summit in Washington D.C. this morning. Pence said that the most important moment in his life came when he gave his life to Jesus Christ. Pence said the American people have made it clear they don’t want a government health care plan […]

Tony Perkins Opens the Values Voter Summit

The morning opened with the posting of the colors and the pledge of allegiance. Then Family Research Council President Tony Perkins came up to welcome those attending and open the event. Perkins said that in these uncertain days for our country, the “values voter” was ready to rise to the challenge. ‘ His statement was […]

Values Voter Summit Getting Underway

The Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit in Washington D.C. is about to get under way. We had a great flight in yesterday, even though it was cloudy and rainy in D.C. and got settled in last night. Pastor Dale Bartscher of the South Dakota Family Policy Council and I went to some of the […]