Day: July 20, 2012

“The 99% and the 1%”: Well worth reading

The Occupy Wall Street movement protesters—as well as Obama and the Democrats—are fixated on what they say are “the rich 1%,” as opposed to the noble and deserving “99%”. Their aim is woefully off, as anyone with some knowledge of Austrian economic theory and historical analysis can explain. But they’ve never read an Austrian School …

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GrokTV Special Interview: Susan Olsen,NH House Candidate (Merrimack-7)- Question 9 – Proper role of Govt – To save us from ourselves? Or should it butt out?

Democrat NH House Rep. Kris Roberts of Keene uttered on the floor of Representative Hall these fine words concerning Government and his fellow citizens: “Government has to protect us from our own stupidity.” Thus, the question to Susan Olsen (Candidate for the NH House in Merrimack-7) was what her version of the answer should be: …

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GrokTV Special Interview: Bob Burns (Candidate for NH Exec. Council Dist. 4) – Dogs or friends?

In question 5, Bob mentioned that he did not get into politics to make friends.  So, the obvious question was from that snarky but truthful quote from Harry Truman (hey, sometimes you gotta have a wee bit of fun doing these interviews)… Question 6: A comment from Question 5: If you want a friend in …

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GrokTV Special Interview – Rick Parent, candidate for US Congress in NH CD-1 – Question 5 – submit bills or defund?

The obvious follow on to Question 4’s answers from Rick Parent was to ask “OK, what are you planning on doing about it?”  It is never enough, never sufficient to point out problems or areas of concern, so we wanted to know what his remedy / remedies would be: Question 5: Does Congressman Rick Parent …

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GrokTV Event-Rumney home event for Ovide Lamontagne (Candidate, NH Gov.) – Question 6 – Attorney General Delaney?

Giving the talk of healthcare and the (now settled) Obamacare lawsuit, the question came up about NH Attorney General Delaney, as well as other department heads.  Should they all be replaced? Question 6: Do you anticipate keeping Delaney as the Attorney General?  For all Dept heads? Previous: Ovide’s talk Question 1:  The Speaker has announced …

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ABC News Decides 52 Year Old is a 24 Year Old So it Can Blame TEA Party for Mass Killing

I guess you get extra points from your Lefty-Media peers if you are the first out of the gate to blame the TEA party for something.  In this case it is the horrific slaughter of patrons at a midnight showing of the new Batman Movie in a Colorado Theater.  ABC wasted no time identifying one …

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Federal Mandate Drives Up School Lunch Prices in Merrimack NH

Who says there is no such thing as a free lunch?  Well it wont be just Merrimack, New Hampshire.  The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 Federal mandate essentially implemented price controls everywhere School lunch is served to fund free lunch, based on federal guidelines, decided on for everyone, by a few hundred Democrats, …

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Regional Protectors or Watermelons?

NRPC Executive Committee Meeting 07-18-12 I, along with about 6 other people, attended the July, 2012 Executive Committee meeting of the Nashua Regional Planning Commission (NRPC), in an attempt to gain a better understanding of how this “advisory” Regional Planning entity operates. The 9 RPCs in New Hampshire were created as “political subdivisions” in approximately …

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Data Point – Fair Share: who DOES pay the income tax?

From AEIdeas: When is fair, well, fair?  Unfortunately, the Democrat Socialists that have their greedy fingers into the tax code are not going to be happy until the marginal tax rate for the top 15% (or lower) rises to 100%.

Yeah, I can see this happening more and more with smart electric meters….

Set the stage: former Enviro / Energy White House Advisor to Obama, Carol Browning (from US News and World Report) We need to make sure that we’re really moving electricity in the smartest way and using the most cost-effective electricity at the right time of day. Eventually, we can get to a system where an …

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