January 2013

Moran and Manchin Lie, Saying Gun Bill Supported By The NRA

by Rick Olson January 31, 2013

“The petty man is eager to make boasts, yet desires that others should believe in him. He enthusiastically engages in deception, yet wants others to have affection for him. He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants others to think well of him.”  —Xun Zi Congressman James Patrick Moran, Democrat, from Virginia’s Eighth Congressional District […]

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A funny thing happened on the way to “Did Saturday’s boos send a response to Jim Foley’s claim?”

by Skip January 31, 2013

It just keep writing itself.  A Conservative friend of mine was strolling around the ‘Grok and saw the post I put up from Jim Foley’s site for his aborted run for NH GOP Chair. He let me know that “Wow, can anything scream ‘Country Club!’ ” any more than the pictures he had as a […]

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Hmm…here’s a thought.

by Susan Olsen January 31, 2013

From one of my little old lady friends who winters in Arizona…

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Cartoon Of The Day – Shotgun Barry

by Mike January 31, 2013
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Nashua New Hampshire Democrat Rep. Cindy Rosenwald – Domiciles Out Of State “Stray Cats” Who Then Vote From Her Home

by Steve MacDonald January 31, 2013

Nashua New Hampshire Democrat Cindy Rosenwald is back in the spotlight.  If you recall, she’s the one who admitted that her party not only knew it had left an 800 million dollar hole in the budget, but they planned to cut spending to fix it.  Well, now we find out that she knew there were […]

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MSNBC Doctors Video…Again

by Rick Olson January 31, 2013

“Guns are like umbrellas, except they protect you from pain instead of rain.” —Greg Gutfeld What is it with Wankers? Why do they somehow end up here in the US? I have had the opportunity to meet many Brits now here in America and they are nothing at all like either  Piers Morgan or Martin Bashir. These […]

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Story About Leveling Reagan Chicago Apartment For Obama Library – “Utterly Inaccurate”

by Steve MacDonald January 31, 2013

Maybe you heard the tale?   A Washington Times Communities article (also reported by Newsmax) suggested that the University of Chicago, which owns the Chicago apartment property of former President Ronald Reagan, was planning to demolish it to make way for a parking lot for the Obama Library.  According to the people dedicated to preserving that […]

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Should we be surprised, or honored, that Gov. Hassan’s office is keeping tabs on the ‘Grok?

by Skip January 31, 2013

Well, what can I say other than “Thanks for following we ordinary schlubs at GraniteGrok!”.  I am still happily amazed that folks are interested to read what this lowly blogger has to say; when Doug and I started the ‘Grok, we thought we’d be happy with 5 folks (other than family) reading us each day. […]

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While the Debt Keeps Heading North: 103%

by Mike January 30, 2013

Yessireee Bob, the debt to GDP ratio is now sitting at 103%, aided and abetted by that downward revision of GDP – Thanks, Obamanomics! Add in the fact that we are creating 4 Trillion of new debt each year (3 Trillion rolled over and 1 Trillion net new), which is 25% of GDP(!), those warning […]

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Joe Biden: “If it only saves one life!” Five against two. Guess who had the equalizer?

by Skip January 30, 2013

Five big guys against two guys.  Normally, the five guys are going to take what they want.  It did turn into, temporarily, a five on one.  And then… (reformatted, emphasis mine): FAIRBORN —  One man was killed and another shot in the leg when they, along with three others, allegedly participated in a home invasion […]

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Data Point – Obama’s economy heading south: -0.1%

by Skip January 30, 2013

The Obama administration, I think, has figured out that the Bush excuse has expired.  But, they were happy to talk Sandy Superstorm and “The Republican fiscal cliff” – it is never, EVAH the result of their policies.  Never. Some numbers breakdown here. (H/T: AEIdeas)

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“How dare you tell me, a woman, how I should protect myself and my child!”

by Skip January 30, 2013

This was just a pretty good thing to watch – a female Citizen telling a male Senator to “stuff it”. “You are a large man…“You are not a young mother who has a young child with her,” she said. “And I am passionate about this position because you cannot understand, you are not a woman […]

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Last Line Of Defense – Is YOUR Sheriff On Board?

by Mike January 30, 2013

The duty of the County Sheriff is to uphold the Constitution. The County Sheriff should NOT be just another layer of law enforcement, faithfully executing whatever garbage Washington sends his way. Done right, the office of County Sheriff could be your last line of defense against Federal overreach, short of reaching for your own gun. […]

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A Bump On The Road To Unity – Unity of what?

by Skip January 30, 2013

Again, Steve’s post on NH GOP’s mistrust of bloggers and unity ignited a bunch of thoughts – and realized I had gone long (even for me).  So consider this Part II of mine from his Part I.  On Unity – or more properly put – the false sense of Unity that some in the NH […]

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No-Skeet-O: Erin Burnett Zings The Chief

by Mike January 30, 2013

Recently, CNN host Erin Burnett angered the leftists in the media by daring to challenge the veracity of “I shoot skeets all the time” Obama. Seems like nobody really believes his sudden conversion to shooting sports! H/T The Blaze: (NoSquito is a lure to draw annoying pests toward the zapper – Wonder if it works […]

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A Bump On The Road To Unity – some riffs off Steve

by Skip January 30, 2013

Steve’s post brings up a bunch of issues that are well worth your time to read – and as you can tell by the title here, this is a takeoff on it.  He brings up (along with some of my thoughts): Bloggers like us aren’t the problem that former NH GOP Chair Wayne MacDonald believes […]

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Scumbag Piers Morgan At It Again!

by Rick Olson January 30, 2013

“A word to the wise ain’t necessary – it’s the stupid ones that need the advice.” —Bill Cosby  That Wanker Piers Morgan is at it again. He berates Sheriff Clarke. Clearly, Piers again injects a disarmed UK paradigm on American Citizens…Is there nobody that can put this arse in his place? Knock him off that high horse. Sick of […]

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Misnomers

by Rick Olson January 30, 2013

“Life is tough, but it’s tougher when you’re stupid.”  —John Wayne  As·sault   /ê sôlt/ (Verb) To make a physical attack on.  ex. “She assaulted that child!” (Noun) A physical attack. ex. “His imprisonment for an assault on the film director”; A series of “sexual assaults”. Weap·on /´wepên/  (Noun) A thing designed or used for

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It’s all Greek to me….

by Susan Olsen January 30, 2013

H/T KT Ordinance In 480 BC, during the Greek-Persian war, Spartans under King Leonidas of Sparta held the pass in the Greek mountains at Thermopylae against a million-man Persion army by blocking the pass with 100 men abreast.

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Is it Time To Pull Out…of Chicagostan?

by Steve MacDonald January 30, 2013

WND is reporting that since the beginning of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan (2001 to present) 2,166 Americans have died there.  From 2003 to present, 4,797 people have been murdered in the city of Chicago. Chicagostan is more dangerous to the life expectancy of American’s than Afghanistan.  And in case you forgot, Afghanistan is a […]

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Corrupt Chicago vs. Red-White-&-Blue Texas

by Tim Condon January 30, 2013

Texas wins.

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Backward is the New Forward

by Steve MacDonald January 30, 2013

Not all that long ago I pointed out that “Forward” is the new backward.  As we progressed into 2013, everyone inherited a tax increase courtesy of the forward progress of the Obama Administration as it kept its promise not to rasie taxes on the “middle class.  Well it has only been two weeks since then […]

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A new meme! These are not “assault weapons.”

by Tim Condon January 30, 2013

 

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We all know the Preamble…

by Susan Olsen January 30, 2013

…but here’s the rest of the story: ‘…whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely […]

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Gun-control massacre of civilians

by Tom January 29, 2013

Militia opens fire on government forces… BOSTON – Police and National Guard units seeking to confiscate a cache of recently banned assault weapons were ambushed Sunday by elements of a para-military right wing extremist faction. Military and law enforcement sources estimate that 72 were killed and more than 200 injured before government forces were compelled […]

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Sums It All Up Doesn’t It.

by Scott Morales January 29, 2013

h/t Andrew Wilkow and David Webb (I heard about this bumper sticker on the radio last week, but I think it was David sitting in for Andrew, regardless, I’m including them both)

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33% Rise in NH Beer Tax Inexpedient To Legislate

by Steve MacDonald January 29, 2013

The beer tax is coming out of Ways and Means as ITL.   The committee vote was 14-2 against the bill, suggesting that the publicity factors had their desired affect (We helped a little).  The bill was immediately unpopular.  Everywhere it was brought up in the blogosphere and social media people were against it.  Local brewers […]

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Cartoon Of The Day: Boomstick Control

by Mike January 29, 2013

Knowledge never matters – Statists are always convinced that their ideas will work!

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