Archive for December 4th, 2010

Helping Tribal Women and Children

Helping Tribal Women and Children

Gwen Caldwell, founder of Voice of Women, works throughout South Dakota to help keep Native American families together. The law allows financial incentives for states to terminate parental rights and adopt children out. There are no incentives for these families to be reunited. If you believe in this issue and would like to help, visit her website and see what you can do.

Family Heritage Alliance Luncheons

Family Heritage Alliance Luncheons

Pastor Dale Bartscher, Executive Director of the Family Heritage Alliance, says there are a couple of upcoming luncheons in the northern and southern Black Hills you won’t want to miss: FHA SOUTHERN HILLS LUNCHEON WHEN:  Tuesday, December 14 WHERE:  First Baptist Church Church (850 Gordon St., Custer) TIME: 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  “Come Early!” […]

Senate Support for Defunding Public Broadcasting

Senate Support for Defunding Public Broadcasting

This year alone, American taxpayers spent $420 million to fund the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). Due to the downswing of the economy, CPB has requested $604 million for Fiscal Year 2013. With hundreds of television channels available on cable and satellite, as well as hundreds of radio stations on AM/FM/satellite radio, the time has come to sweep out taxpayer funding for public broadcasting with the broom of fiscal responsibility and constitutional government.

Balancing Rights: Privacy v. Life

Balancing Rights: Privacy v. Life

An individual’s right to travel unmolested by an over-earnest TSA must be weighed against the realities of the terror threat, the federal government’s responsibility to ensure national security, and his fellow passengers’ right to fly safely. Similarly, a woman’s “right” to privacy, or choice – choose your “penumbra” – ends at her unborn child’s right to life. No amount of rhetorical obfuscation or wallowing in abstractions will change that fact.

Deficit cutting commission gets it wrong

Deficit cutting commission gets it wrong

The Bowles Simpson deficit cutting commission is more Washington theater. Another show with an impressive cast designed to give the appearance of being serious. This kind of theater, unfortunately, not only accomplishes little or nothing, but it makes things worse. Under the guise of doing something, it obfuscates our real problems.