Archive for February 9th, 2013

Star Wars Cantina scene

A Constitutional Convention is Ill Advised

The South Dakota Legislature is considering several bills that, if successful, could end up resulting in a Constitutional Convention. While it is commendable that our state elected representatives are seeking to deal with our nation’s radically out-of-control spending in a constitutionally correct manner (too many these days simply ignore the Constitution when they find it inconvenient), there are some serious hazards to taking the constitutional convention approach.

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Gordon Howie and Bob Ellis

Continuing the Conservative Message in South Dakota

I recently filmed an interview on Liberty TV with my friend Gordon Howie. We discussed my efforts to promote the conservative message going back many years. Dakota Voice LLC and American Clarion are grateful and proud to work alongside Liberty TV and the Life and Liberty Group to defend the truth in a dark and decaying world.

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Dr. Benjamin Carson at the National Prayer Breakfast, 2013

President Obama: At School at the National Prayer Breakfast

Dr. Benjamin Carson, a black pediatric neurosurgeon with Johns Hopkins Hospital, gave a stunning speech at Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast. It was stunning not so much for providing information we’d never heard before, but because he told the simple and un-sugared truth while standing only a few feet away from President Barack Obama.

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US election poster 1860 (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Does the Republican Party have a future?

The United States, from Day One, was a project about principles and ideals. The Republican Party was founded in 1854 to address one great blot on the nation’s founding legacy: the existence of slavery in a nation founded under the ideal of freedom under God. But, as longshoreman philosopher Eric Hoffer once observed, “Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.”

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