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The Prayer of a Righteous Judge Assailed by Antagonists of America

The Prayer of a Righteous Judge Assailed by Antagonists of America

To paraphrase Founding Father George Washington, religion and morality are essential pillars to American freedom, and you cannot be a Patriot if you work against either of these. It is our duty to uphold them. And I agree.

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Who Makes the Law of the Land

Who Makes the Law of the Land

How many of you believe that Congress makes the laws of our land? How many of you believe presidential executive orders are also the law of our land? How many of you believe the Supreme court’s decisions are the law of our land?

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"A republic, if you can keep it," said Benjamin Franklin when asked what type of government the founders had established.

Republic No More – And Why It Matters

The Founders wrote at length against pure democracy, which as one wag noted, “is two wolves and a sheep deciding on what’s for dinner.” That may be fine for the wolves today, but when three hunters enter the equation tomorrow, not so much. And when five PETA members enter the fray the day after…? And ten cattle ranchers the day after that…?

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Misinformation Personified

Misinformation Personified

On the surface, the fallacy that “America is a democracy” seems to be a case of “no big deal,” yet, due to its overall importance and its sad acceptance, the opposite is true. In fact, isn’t this notion of it being a “ho hum” issue just a bit demeaning? Since when does proper understanding and belief of one’s government become so trivial?

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USMC Ho-Chunk Warrior Fought in Vietnam’s Battle of Foxtrot Ridge

USMC Ho-Chunk Warrior Fought in Vietnam’s Battle of Foxtrot Ridge

“I have been in the bush for more than six months” writes Ho-Chunk US Marine Alan B. Walker of Rapid City who fought in the vicious Battle of Foxtrot Ridge, two miles from the Khe Sanh Combat Base, during the Vietnam War. He will talk on Saturday March 11 at Ellsworth Air Force Base’s South Dakota Air and Space Museum, starting at 9 a.m, a free family event sponsored by the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group.

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Have You Considered: Is Genesis History?

Have You Considered: Is Genesis History?

I used to believe in evolution, and didn’t believe the Genesis account of history which says God created the universe in six days. That was before I learned about the terminal weaknesses of the theory of evolution, as well as the scientifically viable theories of creation scientists that actually fit available scientific evidence better than the idea of evolution does.

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Finish What President John F. Kennedy Intended: “Splintering the CIA Into a Thousand Pieces!”

Finish What President John F. Kennedy Intended: “Splintering the CIA Into a Thousand Pieces!”

Most Americans are also aware that after the assassination President Johnson reversed President Kennedy’s orders on Vietnam while conveniently appointing former CIA director Allen Dulles, who was fired by President John F. Kennedy for lying and manipulating when it came to the “Bay of Pigs,” as the fox in the chicken coop to the “Warren Commission” to investigate John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

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Dogs Excelled in Frontline Combat during Vietnam War

Dogs Excelled in Frontline Combat during Vietnam War

“Dogs exhibit heroism under fire in extreme combat,” says Jim Dugan (USAF ret) of Rapid City who will talk about his Vietnam War experiences as a dog handler, while headquartered at Tan Son Nhut Air Base.

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Oil painting of George Washington's inauguration as the first President of the United States which took place on April 30, 1789

The First Presidential Inauguration of these United States

This week I will have the privilege to attend the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. While this is truly an honorable day and tradition for Americans, did you know there are seven distinct religious activities in the first presidential inauguration that have been repeated in whole or part during every subsequent inauguration?

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Navy Veteran Patrolled Treacherous Mekong Delta during Tet

Navy Veteran Patrolled Treacherous Mekong Delta during Tet

On Saturday, January 14, Ken Delfino of Keystone will talk about his combat experiences during the Tet Offensive with the US Navy’s River Patrol Force in South Viet Nam. As he says, “this small segment of my life is dedicated to my brothers-in-arms with whom I patrolled the Long Tau, Soi Rap, Co Chien, My Tho and Ham Luong Rivers for 22 months.”

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