“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 August 18th, 2010

Conservative Ideas for Retirement Security

Conservative Ideas for Retirement Security

We know Social Security is going broke. It is an unsustainable socialist Ponzi scheme. We need to move back to the free market solutions that made America the greatest nation on earth, and the Automatic IRA is just one step in the right direction.

Study: Church-Run Hospitals Provide Better Care

Study: Church-Run Hospitals Provide Better Care

A study by Thompson Reuters looked at 255 hospitals and found that church-run hospitals were significantly more likely to provide higher quality performance and efficiency to the communities served than other systems. They even out-performed other not-for-profit hospital systems. Where would a government health care system rank?

Another Moderate Muslim Finds Voice on Cordoba House

Another Moderate Muslim Finds Voice on Cordoba House

Are moderate Muslims finally, after all these years of silence, finally finding their voice? A growing number of Muslims are speaking out against the proposed Ground Zero Victory Mosque. However, one believes the project is moving forward because planners believe they have the full support of the American government.

A Conservative Argument Against ‘Privatization’ of Social Security

A Conservative Argument Against 'Privatization' of Social Security

The bottom line is that Social Security is fiscally unsustainable. Even a pro-Social Security website laughably titled “ThereIsNoCrisis.com“, which was created a few years ago, could only make the statement, “economists agree it [Social Security] will remain solvent for decades” (emphasis mine). Indeed, a few “decades” is—at very, very best–all that the program has left.

SDTPA Announces ‘Constitution Challenge’

SDTPA Announces 'Constitution Challenge'

South Dakota Tea Party Alliance President, Shad Olson, announces today a plan to help educate South Dakota children about the founding principles of the United States by launching the ‘Constitution Challenge,’ an after-school, competitive knowledge club focused on the language and ideas in the United States Constitution.

Do You Still Know the Freedoms Won by the Founding Fathers?

Do You Still Know the Freedoms Won by the Founding Fathers?

Joining the wise words of Ronald “The Gipper” Reagan from his famous 1964 “A Time for Choosing Speech” with some of the outrageously brazen statements from our socialist rulers today, this clip makes a powerful illustration of how far off track we have allowed our government to drift. It’s time we asked ourselves if we still know the freedoms intended for us by the Founding Fathers.

A Primer on Appeasement and Courage

A Primer on Appeasement and Courage

Bill Whittle’s Afterburner is an excellent (and harsh) lesson on the steel our ancestors were made of…and the melted plastic our modern will is made of. We no longer have the resolve to deal with evil decisively that generations past had. These modern policies of faux “tolerance” (read: cowardice) are part and parcel of the yellow strategy of appeasement.