“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 November 19th, 2009

Senate Health Care Vote Coming This Weekend

Senate Health Care Vote Coming This Weekend

Qusi Al-Haj, Senator Thune’s West River Director, gave an update at the Citizens for Liberty meeting tonight on the Senate health care bill scheduled for a vote this weekend. It’s a big one, it’s a bad one, and Americans need to get busy convincing these senators to stop it.

Green Jobs: Expending Much Effort for Less Return

Green Jobs: Expending Much Effort for Less Return

So-called “green jobs” cost more to produce the same output, and cost twice as many jobs in real industry as are created. So why should we waste our time investing in such things to fight an imaginary problem that doesn’t exist in the first place?

Senate Health Care Bill Now Available Online

Senate Health Care Bill Now Available Online

The socialists in the U.S. Senate have finally released their version of the government takeover of health care, giving we the unwashed a few hours to read it over. Read what you can of the 2,000+ page bill…then let your senators know their re-election is on the line if they pass this attack on the Constitution and the American way of life.

Some Scientists ‘Baffled’ by Lack of Global Warming

Some Scientists 'Baffled' by Lack of Global Warming

It seems some in the “scientific” community are confused by the vacation that global warming has taken. It’s not cooperating with their flimsy hypothesis that human activity is causing the planet to warm up. They need only look at the mountain of information that points to natural and cyclic climate change to end their bafflement.

New Poll Finds Low Approval for Obamacare

New Poll Finds Low Approval for Obamacare

Approval among Americans for government health care has been dropping, dropping, dropping. Now a new poll from Quinnipiac University finds only 41% of likely voters approve of President Barack Obama’s handling of the health care issue.

GOP Disunity Paves the Way for Judicial Activists in the Courts

GOP Disunity Paves the Way for Judicial Activists in the Courts

Ten Republicans broke with their party and supported the nomination of judicial activist Judge David Hamilton to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. Hamilton has ruled public prayer at the beginning of legislative sessions–a practice going back to the first Congress–unconstitutional, and believes judges can write “footnotes to the Constitution.

Marijuana Problem Growing Among Children in South Dakota

Marijuana Problem Growing Among Children in South Dakota

While certain criminals in our community push the legalization of pot, children are getting caught up in addictions and the problems associated with recreational drug use. Marijuana has become the number one substance abuse problem for children under 18.

Video: Dog Cries When Master Returns from Afghanistan

Video: Dog Cries When Master Returns from Afghanistan

When this military man returns from duty in Afghanistan, his dog comes running to greet him, crying out in happiness.

President Obama Again Bows in Shanghai

President Obama Again Bows in Shanghai

President Barack Obama is bobbling again, this time bowing in Shanghai to a Chinese guy after a town hall meeting. Is this one of his Chinese masters, one of the guys who gave him the trillions of dollars he’s borrowed to waste in the name of the American people?

Scientist Speaks in Rapid City on Stem Cell Research

Scientist Speaks in Rapid City on Stem Cell Research

Internationally recognized stem cell expert Dr. David Prentice spoke in Rapid City Wednesday about adult and embryonic stem cell research, and human cloning. A petition drive may soon be underway to remove South Dakota’s ban on embryonic stem cell research.