Archive for April 15th, 2011

Restoring Our Republic Rally

Restoring Our Republic Rally

A “Restoring Our Republic: A Plan for 2012” rally was held in Rapid City, South Dakota this evening at the Ramkota Best Western. The event was sponsored by the Life and Liberty Group in Rapid City. Features speakers were authors John Eidsmoe and Mark Skogerboe, on the principles that made America great…and can again. Skogerboe offered a plan for identifying candidates who can restore our republic, and then getting them elected.

Budgeting Apples to Oranges

Budgeting Apples to Oranges

A battle has broken out between the tea party movement and House Republicans over just what the now-enacted continuing resolution (CR) for fiscal year 2011 will achieve in real savings. Activists have been responding to AP reports that the resolution cutting $38.5 billion would only result in $352 million in actual cuts to outlays in 2011. How can this be?

States Resisting ObamaCare Exchanges

States Resisting ObamaCare Exchanges

State officials should act now to deny ObamaCare the regulatory edifice it needs to take root, instead of waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the federal law, according to policy analysts who favor free market reforms. Already, Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.) has joined with Gov. Sean Parnell (R-Alaska) and Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) in an effort to resist implementation.

Fighting for the American Dream

Fighting for the American Dream

The latest Louder with Crowder with Steve Crowder features the American success story of the Gracie family begun by Helio Gracie in Brazil. The Gracies are living and teaching the American dream. We need more of this spirit!

If the judge ain’t straight you must vacate

If the judge ain’t straight you must vacate

Proposition 8 is an amendment to California’s State Constitution which defines marriage as between a man and a woman. It was passed via ballot initiative in 2008 but remains tied up in federal court, thanks in part to the ruling of Federal Judge Vaughn Walker. Walker was initially rumored to be a practicing homosexual, placing his objectivity in the case in doubt. But now he has admitted that he is a homosexual, and the case for recusal has been proven. His ruling on the Prop 8 case should be immediately vacated as he possessed both an incontrovertible and disqualifying conflict of interest.

Lawsuit Against National Day of Prayer Rejected

Lawsuit Against National Day of Prayer Rejected

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit rejected a lawsuit filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation that sought to strike down the National Day of Prayer. The court determined that “a feeling of alienation” was not sufficient legal grounds for the atheist group to file suit. Historically, including 2010, all 50 governors, along with U.S. presidents, have issued proclamations in honor of the National Day of Prayer.