Day: June 28, 2012

Here’s the “Obamacare – I won’t raise your taxes” Tax over which Mr. Obama will send Mr. IRS to chat with you

“Under my plan, no one who makes less than $200,000, you will not see an increase in your taxes” – President Obama Here’s the financial penalty TAX box future that Mr. IRS will be showing you if you decide that buy healthcare insurance is not in your future.  You may try the latter but you …

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Quick Thought on the Supreme Decision on Obamacare

Updated Thought:  Roberts is getting a lot of grief for siding with the Liberal Supremes and finding that Obamacare was Constitutional under the taxing ability of Congress.  Putting aside the argument that the tax language originated in the Senate (instead of the House where Constitutionally it must originate), I’m mulling over the idea, given other …

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I Could Hardly Be Happier…

There were only two outcomes from the Supreme Court that would be useful on the Patiend Affordable Care Act.  Complete repeal, or sustaining ObamaCare essentially unchanged.  The Supreme Court chose the latter, more or less.  And this is fine by me. America hates this bill.  A majority of states hate it.  Independents hate it.  But …

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Mandate Struck, But Not So Fast.

The much anticipated Supreme Court decision on the poorly named Patient Affordable Care Act has arrived.  Poorly written, poorly defended, and now poorly decided. Obamacare cannot be constitutional under the commerce clause.  This strikes the mandate.   But….if it is re-written as a tax, it could pass muster.  So Congress can tax business for its law, …

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A Brief And Incomplete Veto Override Round Up [Correction]

The fate of Obama-Care and the Holder Contempt vote , and all the discussion and speculation that follows, will probably wash out everything else today.  Before that happens I want to take a few minutes to comment briefly on yesterday’s veto overrides. I have written at great length on all these subjects and you can …

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Toadie? Or bootlicker?

From The Corner: NPR’s Horsley: By the time the President finished speaking, the rain had stopped, and a little sunshine was peeking through the clouds. That gave David O’Donnell of Portsmouth one more reason to be impressed with Mr. Obama. Rally Participant O’Donnell: See what his voice does? It clears up the weather, too. It …

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A thought on Veto Day and SB 289 – “AN ACT relative to presenting photo identification to vote in person.”

While there is a part of me that is going “Yeah, this may cut off some of the Democrat ‘advantage’ at election time” but that’s not why I am glad this has passed –  The reason is for a more open and more TRUSTWORTHY part of Government – a voter now has to present a …

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GrokTV Event: Brookfield Planning Board – presentation on “Sustainable Communities Initiative” – Part 3

Eileen Mashimo next addressed the Brookfield Planning Board and added some of the connections to some of the groups that are behind the scenes of this initiative, how the people and the groups all  interconnect, and the methods by which this “Granite State Future Plan” is being rammed through the process (it is rather manipulative).  …

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GrokTV Event: Brookfield Planning Board – presentation on “Sustainable Communities Initiative” – Part 2

Ken Eyring continues and finishes his presentation of some of the paperwork that just never seems to stop once a local community signs onto the “Granite State Future Plan” (the NH adaptation of the Federal program called “Sustainable Communities Initiative”  operated by a consortium of the Federal EPA, the Federal Dept. of Transportation, and the …

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Shaheen On Wildfires…You Can Smell The Hypocrisy (From Day 1)

Jeanne Shaheen had some harsh words for the White House regarding the Wildfires… “These wildfires are a direct result of this administration’s failure to do something about global warming,” Shaheen said with passion and to applause as the microphone cut out on her. …back in October of 2007.  Back in 2007 she was talking about …

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