“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 12th, 2010

Governor Rounds Signs Firearms Freedom Act into Law

Governor Rounds Signs Firearms Freedom Act into Law

The South Dakota Legislature recently passed SB 89 which declares “exempt from federal regulation any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained in South Dakota.” Now, a little more than a week later, South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds has signed the bill into law.

Girl Scouts Exposing Children to Danger

Girl Scouts Exposing Children to Danger

The Girl Scouts seems ready to abandon their longstanding reputation as a wholesome organization for girls. The Girl Scouts recently partnered with Planend Parenthood and the United Nations to promote a sexually explicit brochure entitled “Healthy, Happy and Hot.” For parents with girls in this organization, it seems to be time to rethink their involvement.

Pledge of Allegiance, National Motto Upheld

Pledge of Allegiance, National Motto Upheld

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the constitutionality of references to God in the Pledge of Allegiance and on national currency. The pledge does not constitute an establishment of religion, Judge Carlos Bea wrote for the majority in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. “[T]he Pledge is an endorsement of our form of government, not of religion or any particular sect.”

Unmasking the Global Warming Belief System

Unmasking the Global Warming Belief System

If you care about twenty-first century society, you must read Steve Goreham’s new book, Climatism. In my 55-year career as a scientist I have written more than 1,000 book reviews for various journals. No book has pleased me more than this one. – Jay Lehr, The Heartland Institute

Obama at the Bat

Obama at the Bat

Obama at the Bat is a stirring tale of a man at bat, under tremendous pressure to hit a home run. Can he do it? Will he pull it off? Will the crowd go wild…or go home crushed?

The Defense of Marriage in America

The Defense of Marriage in America

Could we have imagined 50 years ago that marriage would be under all-out assault, and that we would be in a pitched battle to defend an institution so ancient, so fundamental, and so obvious? Would we have imagined it even 30 years ago? Yet that is where we find ourselves…but defenders of marriage are not without powerful allies.