In January, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) released its “State Legislators Guide to Repealing ObamaCare,” which details defensive measures that could be used to slow and even stop implementation of the federal law. Thus far, lawmakers in 42 states have either introduced or announced their support for ALEC’s Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act, modeled on Arizona’s Proposition 101.
DakotaPoll.com supposedly did a poll of the Tea Party movement South Dakota and came up with some interesting findings. While some of the answers sounded typical for what you’d expect from Tea Party people, a number of others seemed very suspicious. A closer look at some of the poll questions raises further doubts, as does the uniformly liberal background of all those involved in conducting and commissioning the poll. Is this a fair representation of Tea Party sentiment in South Dakota?
No, this headline isn’t talking about churches in the Middle East, Indonesia or some other foreign location. It’s talking about right here in the United States. Many people find it hard to believe that Christians and Christian churches could be under attack in a nation founded by devout Christians who declared their firm reliance on God at the founding of this nation, but it is sadly true.
After nearly 20 years serving western South Dakota as a listing of Christian businesses and services, the Black Hills Area Christian Business Directory has a new name and new direction. Besides being distributed as the familiar printed publication, it has moved to internet distribution, and is now known as FaithBook SD, located at www.FaithBookSD.com.
When Ronald Reagan was elected to the presidency the first time in 1980, too many of the American people and our leaders had forgotten the essential truths of the American way of life. Ronald Reagan came to Washington in 1981 and reminded us in his first inaugural address. From the conduct of many of our leaders, it’s obvious that 30 years later, it’s time we re-learned these things again.
As the federal debt approaches $15 trillion in 2011, and Obama himself admits (even though his rhetoric does not match his action) that Washington can’t afford to spend money on everything it wants to do, an idea is floating around D.C. to provide Internet access across the entire nation. This is not a joke.
A retired school teacher was getting medical bills and did not understand why. One bill had already been given to a collection agency when the client came to our office for help. These kinds of problems that are too typical of government agencies can cause great anxiety to customers who deserve better, and do damage to their wallets as well.