Day: October 2, 2011

Conservative Firebrand Encouraged to Run Against Gillibrand for Senate Seat

You met her here first. Former NY Lt Governor, Betsy McCaughey, tireless fighter for the Constitution, and against the government takeover of healthcare, is being encouraged by NY state conservatives to take on appointed Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in 2012. NewsMax reports that "Former New York Lt. Gov. Betsy McCaughey’s name is being floated as …

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A nagging irritation from yesterday’s Granite Oath PAC event

Like the questioner said, "This troubles me greatly" During the Q & A session of yesterday’s Granite Oath PAC, a retired US Marine officer asked this question (3:49-8:25): This last week, your own Lt. Governor said that your support for in-state Tuition for illegal aliens was wrong and inappropriate.  Why do you continue to support …

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

        &nbsp  &nbsp “Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.” ~Barry Goldwater This week’s Rino of the Week Report is two days overdue. We have now moved into that area of RINO-dom where we are now looking at “RINO-esque” house votes versus …

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What brings societies like our to an end? “We all know what will save us and what is destroying us.”

From Victor Davis Hanson, an author and University of California professor of classics: "Redistribution of wealth rather than emphasis on its creation is surely a symptom aging societies…A  new entitlement in a matter of minutes becomes an institutionalized right whose withdrawal causes far more anguish than its prior nonexistence….But as we see now in postmodern America…the …

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Historical Perspective: The Atom Bombs Dropped on Japan

I have had many discussions with libertarians who say "dropping the atom bombs in World War II on Japan was a war crime!" Such foolishness partakes of a certain lack of historical perspective, as do many "pure" libertartian positions (not to mention those of the political Left, which are always wrong). So here’s a little …

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President Obama at the Human Rights Campaign Dinner last night

Yes, you are absolutely right, this IS APPALLING!  Bullying is horrible, and somebody has to stop the leaders of Government from bashing those that could help us out of our current economic straits.  Obama even said so at last night’s Human Rights Campaign / LGBT dinner : Obama reminded the group of the White House …

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GrokTV Special Interview – Ovide Lamontagne at the Granite Oath / Gov. Perry

Ovide Lamontagne is not just the Chair of the Granite Oath PAC that has been doing a valuable service by inviting all of the Republican candidates for President – he is also the only candidate for NH Governor actually in the race.  We talk about that run here in this micro-interview, especially on the tendency …

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GrokTV Special Interview at the Granite Oath PAC – Union Leader Unionists

Of COURSE other "issue advocates" are going to start showing up at higher profile political events.  In this case, unionists from the Union Leader showed up to make their case why Ovide Lamontagne and Gov. Rick Perry should be confronting their employer to prevent layoffs and pay cuts.  Gee, when I keep pointing out that …

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