“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 March 3rd, 2010

Legalize Marijuana? That’s Crazy!

Legalize Marijuana?  That's Crazy!

Clayton E. Cramer has a good article at Pajamas Media on why he no longer supports the decriminalization of marijuana. While Cramer’s piece concentrates on the mental health problems associated with drug use, there are a multitude of reasons not to legalize pot.

South Dakota Legislature Passes Firearms Freedom Bill

South Dakota Legislature Passes Firearms Freedom Bill

A bill that declares “exempt from federal regulation any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained in South Dakota” passed in the South Dakota House of Representatives today. SB 89 was approved by a 49-19 vote. The bill had already passed the state Senate on Feb. 18 with a 29-4 vote.

Kopp vs. Zimmerman: Science Versus Hysteria

Kopp vs. Zimmerman: Science Versus Hysteria

A discussion took place on South Dakota Public Radio today between South Dakota state Rep. Don Kopp (R-Rapid City) and Dr. Pat Zimmerman from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology regarding Kopp’s bill requiring balanced instruction when anthropogenic global warming theory is taught in public schools.

Union Power Undercuts Business Flexibility

Union Power Undercuts Business Flexibility

Recalcitrant labor unions figure prominently into the equation of the U.S. Postal Service’s problems as unreasonable demands intersect with economic realities. The agency’s business model is so irredeemably bad to the point where it cannot be salvaged.

Shirley Dobson Dismissed from National Prayer Lawsuit

Shirley Dobson Dismissed from National Prayer Lawsuit

A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed all claims against Shirley Dobson, the wife of Focus on the Family founder James Dobson, in a lawsuit challenging the National Day of Prayer. Shirley Dobson is chair of the National Day of Prayer Task Force and was among the names listed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation in a lawsuit filed in October 2008.

MSNBC meltdown: Tea Party racists, anti-semite murderers

MSNBC meltdown: Tea Party racists, anti-semite murderers

From Tea Party Express:
In an interview with the Tea Party Express’s Mark Williams, MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan yelled, screamed, walked off his own set, and alleged that tea partiers carry signs calling for the death of blacks and Jews. And as the veins were bursting in his head he then demanded that Mark Williams’ microphone be cut off so he could be heard.

New Obama Appointee an Open Socialist, Globalist

New Obama Appointee an Open Socialist, Globalist

Andy Stern, an Obama appointee to the Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, is an unabashed socialist and promoter of global government over U.S. sovereignty. As you’ll hear in this video below, Stern believes there has simply been too much freedom going on our there. Government needs to meddle more in the affairs of private companies–spoken like a true bureaucrat. He (like his boss) is also an open supporter of Marxist wealth redistribution.

Sue Lowden on Harry Reid’s Govt Health Care

Sue Lowden on Harry Reid's Govt Health Care

This is a good ad by Sue Lowden, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) Republican opponent in the election this year. As a mother, she takes him to task for his “one size fits all” approach to government health care, which experience has taught her doesn’t work with children, much less health care. She takes a strong stance against socialized medicine, giving voters a clear choice.

Lord Monckton to Al Gore: I’m Coming for You

Lord Monckton to Al Gore: I'm Coming for You

Lord Christopher Monckton tells Bill Whittle that he’s going after former Vice President Al Gore and his dubious doomsday claims about climate change.

Pastor Denounces ‘Christians’ Who Live like Atheists

Pastor Denounces 'Christians' Who Live like Atheists

Most Americans claim belief in God but many are living as “Christian atheists,” according to some pastors. “We believe in Jesus enough to get us out of hell but not actually enough to change the way we live.”