“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 April 6th, 2011

School Official Admits Goal: Replace Parents Values

School Official Admits Goal: Replace Parents Values

Would you be surprised by a school official who admitted they want to indoctrinate children with a different set of values about humans sexuality before those children absorb their parents values? You shouldn’t be. Our government has been playing games with the truth about dangerous behaviors for a long time.

Rapid City Mayoral Forum: Privatization of Services

Rapid City Mayoral Forum: Privatization of Services

During last night’s Rapid City mayoral candidate forum, a question was asked from the audience about privatization of government services and whether the candidates were in favor of this. Among the replies, Alderman Sam Kooiker said he has already been looking for such opportunities and helping implement them. Then he said that he was hoping the voters would help him “privatize” our current mayor on Election Day.

Old People (Got No Reason to Live)

Old People (Got No Reason to Live)

Comedian Paul Shanklin channels Barack Obama on “Old People” (a fresh take on Randy Newman’s “Short People”) on the Rush Limbaugh show to deal with the high costs of health care under a government system.

Surgeons: Wait Times in Socialist Great Britain ‘Alarming’

Surgeons: Wait Times in Socialist Great Britain 'Alarming'

We have yet another report out of the Workers Paradise of Great Britain of long wait times for surgeries in their National Health Service. Liberals in the United States are Hell-bent on socializing our system, even as evidence pours in from across the globe that, no, socialism still isn’t working anywhere that it’s tried. The latest from the BBC reports “alarm” among surgeons over wait times.

Conservative Purity in the Tax and Budget Debate

Conservative Purity in the Tax and Budget Debate

Shad Olson has produced another excellent video report, this time on the outcome of the 2011 South Dakota Legislative Session. Conservatives wanted the South Dakota legislature to balance the budget this year by cutting government spending with no new taxes. Some say they did that, but you have to say that the vehicle license fees which were raised significantly are only a “fee” and not a “tax” in order to do that.

Rapid City Mayoral Forum Held

Rapid City Mayoral Forum Held

Sparks flew several times between incumbent Rapid City Mayor Alan Hanks and one of his challengers in the upcoming June election, Alderman Sam Kooiker at a candidate forum Tuesday night. The forum was held at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. All the declared candidates were present: incumbent Mayor Alan Hanks, Alderman Sam Kooiker, Alderman Ron Weifenbach, and local businessman Peter Wernicke. The event was sponsored by the College Republicans and Citizens for Liberty.

GOP Budget Cmte Members Primed for 2012

GOP Budget Cmte Members Primed for 2012

While Congress battles out the remainder of the budget for Fiscal Year 2011, the House Budget Committee is already one step ahead. The federal government’s spending spree is no longer sustainable and the House Republican Budget Committee’s proposed 2012 budget contain big changes to the main drivers of America’s debt — entitlement programs.