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Archive for December 2009

Senate Health Care Vote: ‘A Gift No One Wants’

Senate Health Care Vote: 'A Gift No One Wants'

The U.S. Senate voted today to give the American people a lump of coal for Christmas: government health care, mandates, and taxpayer-funded abortion.

The Wonder of the Incarnation

The Wonder of the Incarnation

Most of us can imagine a scenario where we would lay down our lives in defense of our spouse, our children, our family, or perhaps our friends. But who among us could imagine loving anyone so much that we would subject ourselves to cruel mockery, brutal torture, and an agonizing death at their hands? Who among us would willingly give our lives for someone who spurns us and hates us?

Faith and Personal Responsibility

Recently, I mentioned Robert Glennon’s book Unquenchable:America’s Water Crisis And What To Do About It. Robert Glennon, who is Professor of Law and Public Policy at the Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona, responded to my characterization of his book in the comment section at the bottom of the article.

Communist White House Christmas Ornament Troubles

Communist White House Christmas Ornament Troubles

BigGovernment.com released photos revealing a Mao Zedong ornament reportedly on the tree in the Blue Room. Other pictured ornaments depict transvestite Hedda Lettuce and Mount Rushmore with President Obama’s head added to it.

Sleaze and Slop Returns to White House Christmas Tree

Sleaze and Slop Returns to White House Christmas Tree

Remember the debauched Clinton White House Christmas tree? Flashbacks of this high depravity come as we find ornaments of drag queens and communist butchers adorn the Obama White House Christmas tree.

Senate Vote: Dems Don’t Give a Rip about Constitutionality

Senate Vote: Dems Don't Give a Rip about Constitutionality

There is no requirement more important for legislation than it pass the test of constitutionality. Yet Democrats in the Senate rejected on a party-line vote the call to even examine the constitutionality of their socialist health care bill. Be assured: the American people will not allow this contempt to stand.

Detroit: Model of Liberal Outcomes

Detroit: Model of Liberal Outcomes

Intrepid people’s reporter Steven Crowder takes us to Detroit, a devastated American city that looks as if it came out of a World War II bombing campaign, or perhaps belongs in some Third World rat hole. Instead, it is the natural outcome of unadulterated liberal policies.

Both Versions of Health Care Reform Bills Have Major Flaws

Both Versions of Health Care Reform Bills Have Major Flaws

A major reason for rising health care costs has been bad and stupid policies of the federal government. Now, both the House and the Senate version of the new bill for health care reform propose to create even more of these stupid problems.

An Insult to All Science – Are We Beyond Reproach?

An Insult to All Science – Are We Beyond Reproach?

By Nancy Neale How do we know our medication is effective; that our vehicle is safe; that the bungee cord in our jump will not break? Most of the population has taken it on faith – faith in the integrity of the scientists – that these questions have been sufficiently studied and answered. And they […]

School District Ends Ban on Christmas

School District Ends Ban on Christmas

A New York school district is bringing Christmas back to its schools after reversing an earlier decision to ban Christmas programs from school events. In its latest move, the East Syracuse-Minoa School District decided to incorporate both Christian and Jewish songs into a holiday musical and permit teachers to welcome Santa into the classroom.

Multi-Site Churches Growing

Multi-Site Churches Growing

The number of multi-sites – one church in multiple locations – has jumped from 300 to some 3,000 over the past decade. Many houses of worship have approached the phenomenon in creative ways, launching Internet campuses and international sites.

Despite Claims to the Contrary, Public Option Remains

Despite Claims to the Contrary, Public Option Remains

“The public option is dead,” they say. Then, how is it that, so conspicuously in the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) cost estimate, there lays some $871 billion in taxpayer subsidies from insurance coverage provisions?

Cash For Cloture: The Latest Waste of Your Money

Cash For Cloture: The Latest Waste of Your Money

You remember the unconstitutional waste of money program known as Cash for Clunkers, right? Did you know the liberals in congress have a new cash giveaway program to waste your money?

Culture Kampf and the Kamikaze Congress

Culture Kampf and the Kamikaze Congress

There is a culture war raging in America. It has wreaked havoc in our national psyche since the Summer of Love elevated the ersatz individualism and limousine liberalism of the Boomers from childhood fantasy to national fever-dream. This is a historically traceable event with vast implications for the future. He who controls the past shapes the present and creates the future. If history doesn’t help us live in the here and now what good is it?

Archaeologist Discover House from Jesus’ Time in Nazareth

Archaeologist Discover House from Jesus' Time in Nazareth

Excavators for the first time have found the remains of a home from the time of Jesus in Nazareth, Israel’s Antiquities Authority announced Monday. Up until now, archaeologists only found tombs but not remains of homes from the time of Jesus in Nazareth, where he spent most of his life.

The First Amendment and Poop Scooping Online

The First Amendment and Poop Scooping Online

The First Amendment applies to government curtailment of freedom of speech. No one has the right to be heard on another person’s private turf, just as a homeowner has the right to scoop up and throw away dog poop left on his yard.

Mixed Pro-Life Support for Casey Amendment

Mixed Pro-Life Support for Casey Amendment

Several prominent evangelical leaders are expressing support for alternative abortion language in the health care bill as proposed by Sen. Robert Casey (D-Pa.). But not every pro-life leader is happy with it. Douglas Johnson of the National Right to Life Committee said the Casey proposal is “entirely unacceptable”

Senate Whores: Let the Fiddling Begin

Senate Whores: Let the Fiddling Begin

The U.S. Senate preens and postures about fairness and equality, but when it comes right down to it, all they want is a higher price for the screwing they’re giving the American people.

Democrats Suicidal on Health Care Bill

Democrats Suicidal on Health Care Bill

Democrats are stupid enough to think passing the unconstitutional government health care bill will help their chances in 2010. It will make them stronger…like swallowing rat poison.

Shifting Gears: Land Rising Despite Melting Glaciers

Shifting Gears: Land Rising Despite Melting Glaciers

While global warming fanatics predict coastal cities under water due to melting glaciers, land in Alaska is actually rising as glaciers melt.

Dakota Voice Week in Review, Ending Dec. 19, 2009

Dakota Voice Week in Review, Ending Dec. 19, 2009

The most popular pieces from Dakota Voice last week, including: Base Closure Threat Blackmailing Senator Nelson into Health Care Vote?; Probe Called for in Sen. Nelson Offutt AFB Blackmail Allegations; ClimateGate Expanding, Including Russian Data and Another Research Center; ClimateGate Sequel: From Russia, With Love; Boy Ordered into Psych Evaluation for Drawing Christ on Cross at Christmas; Survey of Adult Homeschooled Students: Better in Almost Every Way; Battleground Poll: Democrats in Deep, Deep Trouble in 2010; and more!

Jack Bauer Interrogates Santa

Jack Bauer Interrogates Santa

Jack Bauer, once the head of the now disbanded Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), accuses Santa Claus of terrorist acts against the United States.

Survey: Religion in Sharp Decline in Britain

Survey: Religion in Sharp Decline in Britain

New research from the National Center for Social Research paints a bleak picture of declining faith in Britain. The survey of more than 4,000 people across Britain found that the number of people describing themselves as Christian has dropped in the last 25 years from 66 percent to 50 percent.

The Bondage of Debt

The Bondage of Debt

In the Old Testament book of Proverbs, King Solomon details the differences in thought, word, and deed between a wise man and a fool. In addressing the foolishness associated with borrowing money, he makes clear the relationship between debt and servitude: No man can truly be free when he is bound by financial indebtedness to another.

Dean is right: ‘Kill the bill’

Dean is right: 'Kill the bill'

When, earlier this year, the new Obama administration set health care reform into motion, word was that they carefully studied the tactical failures of Hillarycare, with resolution to avoid the same mistakes. Ironically, but not surprisingly, they have repeated them all.