Fotolia-EU_CrackupThe great European Project, the Euro-elites’ dream of total domination over their peoples by an insulated class of bureaucrats, is crumbling.

In a classic case of bureaucratic, almost imperial, overreach, the vast bureaucratic machinery in Brussels, with its four unelected presidents, feckless Euro-parliament, and its own Central Bank, dictates about 2/3s of the “laws” of member states, and has perverted the useful doctrine of open borders between equals into never-ending immigration and dispersal of wholly unsuitable and unassimilable foreigners.

Telegraph-EU_Flag_StormyFurther, the campaign in the UK, which was very heated, was far more about unwanted immigration and potential societal meltdown than it ever was about a potential economic meltdown. As 1/6 of the total European economy, with its own currency and more trading partners than the rest of Europe, threats of economic implosion, or of pension checks ceasing in the event of Brexit, rang increasingly hollow even before Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, threatened to raise taxes and punish the people in the event of a “Leave” vote.
Heated campaign, Project Fear, Immigration….

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We have it on good authority that Republican Executive Councilor Chris Sununu is planning to vote with Democrats to retroactively reward Planned Parenthood with buckets and buckets of your hard-earned dollars; money he believes they need more than you do, apparently?

Maybe you disagree?

You should let him know right now!

Telephone: Executive Council Office: (603) 271-3632 | Home Office: (603) 969-1488
Email: csununu@nh.gov

Represents the cities and towns of Atkinson, Brentwood, Chester, Danville, Derry, East Kingston, Epping, Exeter, Fremont, Greenland, Hampstead, Hampton, Hampton Falls, Kensington, Kingston, New Castle, Newfields, Newington, Newmarket, Newton, North Hampton, Pelham, Plaistow, Raymond, Rye, Salem, Sandown, Seabrook, South Hampton, Stratham, and Windham, and the city of Portsmouth

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Another other GT bannerICYMI – Frank Edelblut, David McIntosh, and Dustin Siggins. Player updates at 9 am eastern.


Tune in tomorrow morning (right here!) at 9am eastern for our 150th program with Skip Murphy, Mike Rodgers, Susan Olsen, Kimberly Morin, Jane Cormier, Rick Olson, and Me. It’s Groksterpalooza.

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Via Zerohedge, who also noted:

Issued [early today] on Trump’s Facebook page, Trump saw an opportunity to piggyback on the UK’s reformist momentum, saying its people have “Declared their independence from the European Union, and have voted to reassert control over their own politics, borders and economy.” The statement goes on to say that a Trump administration would pledge to strengthen ties with Britain, and that come November, the American people would have the chance to re-declare their independence as well, while voting to reject today’s rule by global elites.

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Mike’s picture is certainly better (One post down if you please), but I thought I’d add the vote for those interested.
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Congratulations to British voters for freeing themselves from at least one oppressive unresponsive bureaucracy.

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Could US States Follow Suit?

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This was the cover of the U.K. Sun newspaper on June 23rd, the day of the “Brexit” referendum. The definitive victory for “Leave” is a strong rebuke of centralized bureaucracy, fearmongering by the party elites, and the stupid and petty meddling by Obama last month. Not to mention uncontrolled immigration from all the wrong places imposed by those governing elites.

Could US voters and states be next up? The primaries have already shown total dissatisfaction with bureaucrats and elites lording it over We The People, and forcing regulations and immigrants upon us with gay abandon. Is it time for US voters to tell DC “Up Yours!” ?

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Ed Pierce The Citizen in LaconiaWhat a snob – typical Leftist MSMer who believes that HE has free speech but no one else does?  Once again, we see little tolerance in the news bureau (who 90-95% vote and give campaign donations strictly to Democrats) and reinforcement that the MSM is slanted in both its outlook and actions. “Mr.” Pierce of The Citizen was some unhappy when he read an email from Flanagan (similar to what Jim Lawrence put out) taking Annie Kuster to the woodshed over her “sit-in / Publicity stunt (reformatted, emphasis mine):

Please remove our newspaper from your mailing list immediately.  If this is how Mr. Flanagan is launching his campaign, I seriously recommend some self-reflection. I believe the issue deserves an up and down vote and can’t fault Rep. Kuster for standing up (or sitting down) for something she believes in. Sort of like not giving an up and down vote to the Supreme Court nominee…burying your head in the sand and hoping it will go away, right?

So, a Democrat (and rather way-Left leaning Progressive) can do and speak her mind but a Republican Read the whole thing!

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VacuumCleanerClimbingThat would be the No Fun League, not the football guys.  I keep saying that the Environmentalists and the Crowd of No – no, you can’t do this and you can’t do that or this other thing.  All in the name of using No energy and Lloyd Alter over at TreeHugger is certainly one of them; the operative word is “sniff” (as in “seriously, you like doing that”?  Well here, he decides to go on a rant, on all things, LG’s vacuum cleaner stunt.  Simply a well known climber strapped a couple to her back and climbed a glass skyscraper in Seoul. His complaint:

The Set Up:

TreeHugger used to have a Waste of Energy Department where we would show silly electric things that could be done manually with no trouble at all, from an electric martini shaker to the Garlic Express. It’s time to bring back the WED as we watch Sierra Blair-Coyle , who can climb anything in the world with her bare hands, instead use two cordless LG vacuum cleaners connected to rubber suction cups to climb up the side of a 460 foot high office building in Seoul.

And The Rant:

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Well, it looks like Republican Congressional candidate, Jim Lawrence, has decided that Annie Kuster joining the crybaby “sit in” over gun control (instead of Islamic Jihadi control) was just too good to let go.  WHY do a sit in where YOU ARE LEGALLY ALLOWED TO BE?

Kinda defeats the whole purpose, eh?

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Jim Lawrence to Congresswoman Kuster:
“It’s time to put people over political posturing”

Hudson, NH, June 23, 2016 — Jim Lawrence today called out Congresswoman Kuster on her willingness to put political posturing over the people of the Second Distict. In the last 24 hours Congresswoman Kuster not only joined the Democrats for their political theater “sit-in” on the house floor, but she then also took the opportunity to collect names for fundraising.

Jim released the following statement on the matter:

“What happened in Orlando was a horrific act of terror. Unfortunately, the citizens of New Hampshire are no safer now then they were when Ann Kuster came to Washington. Instead of working for the people of the Second Congressional District, the Congresswoman prefers acts of political theater. Her willingness to trample on the rights of law abiding gun owners across the Granite State so she can pad her campaign coffers is frankly appalling.

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And Kelly Ayotte, former NH Attorney General and one that is supposed to know about Rights, has gone full Monty on Collin’s no-due-process-before-but-you-can-petition-a-judge-afterwards law that goes after guns instead the true enemy – Islamic Jihadis. A bureaucrat can take away your Second Amendment Right simply by deeming you “suspicious” – no charges, no evidence, no habeas corpus, no judge, no jury and no law.

Just a bureaucrat “and a pen”.  THIS should make us ALL very nervous knowing that the Feds are metricing their agents to put people on that list (reformatted, emphasis mine):

The air marshals, whose identities are being concealed, told 7NEWS that they’re required to submit at least one report a month. If they don’t, there’s no raise, no bonus, no awards and no special assignmentsInnocent passengers are being entered into an international intelligence database as suspicious persons, acting in a suspicious manner on an aircraft … and they did nothing wrong,” said one federal air marshal. These unknowing passengers who are doing nothing wrong are landing in a secret government document called a Surveillance Detection Report, or SDR. Air marshals told 7NEWS that managers in Las Vegas created and continue to maintain this potentially dangerous quota system.

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Listen up, Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte:

“Blaming guns for the Islamist murder of 49 people in the Orlando gay club, is like saying that Zyklon B gas was the cause of the Holocausts and not the Nazis:”

Yeah, a near miss against Godwin’s Law but it fits.  Just wish that Kelly wasn’t falling for the Democrat shaping of the battlefield and changing the topic.  Instead, she should be climbing on top of the Constitution as the high ground is always the best place to be.

So why does she refuse to do so?  Remember: “winning is only the precursor; what you do afterwards is most important” – she’s only concerned with that first word and not so much the actions.

(H/T: Instapundit)

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Trump speechYou’ve probably heard about it. Donald Trump gave a prepared speech that tore into Hillary Clinton in ways that had Senate Republicans scrambling for their communications directors. What do we say? How do we respond?

Typically, this is the sort of thing Democrat surrogates do for their favored candidates. Let the monied NGO’s and the Media let loose the dogs of war so we work the narrative without ever getting out delicate fingers dirty. Trump doesn’t feel the need to delegate that and it is exactly the sort of thing we thought we could expect with Trump as the Nominee.

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Here’s a nifty bit of science for you. A graph of temperatures going back 4000 years before SUV’s (BSUV). Alright, it’s 4000 years BP (Before Present) but it might as well be BSUV given that SUV’s (our poster child for reckless western abuse of cheap abundant energy) are only a fraction of the end of this graph wild ride.

Read this for the notes and details about the graph and other events it may not reflect. There is an 18,000 year temperature analysis and timeline here.

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A few days ago during an interview, New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen made some pretty egregious and outrageous statements about her own constituents.

Shaheen actually said that people who buy AR-15s are only doing so with bad intentions. Read the whole thing!

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We talk to reporter Dustin Siggins about the life movement with a focus on a pro-life health clinic (Stanton Healthcare) which is looking to compete with Planned Parenthood for the attention of women.

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This is very amusing but be patient. It gets better and more absurd the longer you listen.

AfD politician Steffen Königer ridiculed the Greens in the Brandenburg Parliament for their proposal of a “Campaign for Acceptance of Gender and Sexual diversity, Self-Determination and against Homo and Trans*-phobia in Brandenburg…”

Tim Condon adds, “Don’t miss the disapproval of the ruling class parasite directly behind our hero. And note the prune-faced blond behind him too. But best of all is the bald guy on the left…struggling through it all to keep from bursting out laughing.”

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That “someone else” is the political class and their stenographers in the press.

Since 9/11/2001 the media has been on a mission to protect the sorts of people most likely to commit acts of violence and terror in the name of Jihad–and anyone who might look like them. To aid and abet this free public relations effort there are printed guidelines. Yes, most of us are aware that these things exist for the press, but it’s always nice, every now and again, to take a few of them out for a walk in the sunshine.

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Guidelines for Countering Racial, Ethnic and Religious Profiling, first disseminated by the Society of Professional Journalists(SPJ) immediately after the 9/11 terror attack, exposes how members of the media are instructed to skew stories about Islamic terrorism.

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Throwback Thursday – June 27th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald June 23, 2016
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This week on Throwback Thursday we revisit interviews with Ann Marie Banfield (parental rights), Jim Kofalt (603 Alliance and Conservative Business League of New Hampshire), and Mark Lucas (AFP – on the Export-Import Bank, health care, and activating the grassroots). >>> Listen to us on TuneIn! <<<  

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Q: More Murderers Choose Knives or Rifles? A: Knives

by Scott Morales June 22, 2016

Did you know… That more people were murdered by clubs, hammers etc. than with rifles? Or that more people were murdered by hands, fists, feet or pushed than with rifles and shotguns combined? It’s true.  510 people were murdered in the United States in 2014 by rifles and shotguns and 660 were murdered by hands, […]

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Dogs: Go Ahead, Keep Texting

by Scott Morales June 22, 2016
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Guest Post – About Kelly Ayotte and her Constitutional disdain

by Skip June 22, 2016

Senator Ayotte: Thank you for exhibiting your basic misunderstanding of both the NH and US Constitutions with your support of Senator Collins latest bill. Super secret government lists that a person does not know they are on, has no way of getting off the list used to deny that person of multiple natural rights? You […]

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Elections, Corruption, and the Ex-Im Bank

by Steve MacDonald June 22, 2016
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David McIntosh, the President of Club for Growth, is back to talk about the Export-Import bank. Congress reauthorized the institution so it could fund crony corruption with your tax dollars. We also touch on the upcoming elections and what Club for Growth is focused on for November. Download this segment |  Complete podcast >>Listen to […]

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Media Rushes to Condemn Christian Bigotry… and Other Learning Opportunities

by Steve MacDonald June 22, 2016
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The rules of “the game” are what they are, but that is no reason not to use these situations as learning opportunities. Here’s another one.

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Editing History In the New Hampshire House

by Steve MacDonald June 22, 2016
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Last week we discovered a New Hampshire House “tradition” of which no one else appears to have been aware. The permanent record, the written history of what is said and done in the lower chamber of the Granite State’s Legislative body, is subject to random acts of review before becoming permanent. There are plenty of […]

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Well, that was rather ASSinine, wasn’t it US Senator Jeanne Shaheen?

by Skip June 21, 2016

Or rather, the US Federal Government Ambassador to New Hampshire, Jeanne Shaheen.  Seriously, you REALLY think that I have a semi-automatic rifle to “do bad things”?  H/T to Grokster Kimberly who picked this up at Buzzfeed: “Well, I think people need to have their voices heard, and what I’ve heard from people in New Hampshire is they […]

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Addiction in New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald June 21, 2016
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We continue with Frank Edelblut, candidate for Governor, on the “opioid crisis,” solutions without more bureaucracy, and New Hampshire’s other addiction problem…Federal money. Download this segment |  Complete podcast  

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Massachusetts Considers Killing off The Tax Holiday

by Steve MacDonald June 21, 2016
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Beginning in 2004 the State of Massachusetts has had an annual sales-tax holiday during which the state’s 6.5% sales tax is not charged on purchases. In 2009 they skipped it over budget concerns, and this year the state government is having that discussion again. See if you noticed what I noticed?

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