Wednesday, January 9, 2013

I am not your subject…I am not your servant…I am not your peasant.

by Skip January 9, 2013

Boston’s letter, titled “No ma’am,” was first posted on CNN’s iReport on Dec. 27 and quickly made the rounds on social media as he responded to all of the items that are known about US Senator Diane Feinstein’s gun grabbing legislation (for nothing says ‘gun grabber’ like legislation that requires fingerprints, a humungous new Federal […]

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“I am not your subject” – Senator Blumenthal’s ammo bill is moving to change that sentence.

by Skip January 9, 2013

“There is no rational reason why a person can walk into a store, fill their shopping cart with hundreds of rounds of ammo, pay up, and walk out without so much as giving their name.” The Hill is reporting on [US] Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) introduced legislation on Tuesday that would require background checks for […]

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Dear UK: Please Keep Your Wankers Over There

by Rick Olson January 9, 2013

“We don’t devote enough scientific research to finding a cure for jerks.”  —Bill Watterson  Piers Morgan does not like guns. That is okay with me. A great many people in this country do not like guns.  Some people from here are particularly noisy about not liking guns. I suppose that is okay as well.  What […]

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Gun Control In Australia: Watch What Happens When Guns Are Banned

by Rick Olson January 9, 2013

   “If you talk to any of my Democratic colleagues who lost that year, they would tell that gun control was one of the major contributory factors in the loss of their seats…”   —U.S. House Rep. John Dingell, (D) Michigan 12th District

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We must ban guns to stop the violence!

by Tim Condon January 9, 2013

I just received this list, ostensibly from the World Health Organization, involving the latest murder statistics for various countries in the world. I haven’t cross-checked the statistics and information, but the list would seem to logical and only common sense….

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NH School Tax Credit Challenged

by Steve MacDonald January 9, 2013

I don’t have time to fisk the particulars yet but the ACLU and Barry Lynn of American’s United for the Separation of Church and State have filed a suit declaring the recently passed new Hampshire School Scholarship tax credit unconstitutional because it would (could) divert tax dollars to be spent at Religious schools. Actually. .. […]

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I have a question for Republican politicians in the NH and DC Houses and Senates:

by Skip January 9, 2013

With the Democrats falling all over themselves in paroxysms of one-upmanship to see who submit laws to nullify a law-abiding Citizen’s exercise of the Second Amendment the most or the fastest (or, in the case of Diane Feinstein and others – simply take them, and in the case of a few others – threats to […]

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Blogline of the Day – Megan McArdle

by Skip January 9, 2013

“An ADHD day trader with a cocaine habit and six months to live has considerably more long-term planning skills than our current congress.”   (H/T: Instapundit) Having married someone with ADHD and raised two sons with ADHD, I can agree – Congress can plan no further out, it seems, than the next sound bite. Or […]

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ObamaCare provision Prevents Government from Collecting Information on Gun Owners

by Steve MacDonald January 9, 2013

CNN reports that Harry Reid slipped a mickey into the Patient Affordable Care Act to keep the NRA on the sidelines. Senate amendment 3276, Sec 2716, part c “Protection of Second Amendment Rights” Government cannot collect: “…any information relating to…(A) The lawful ownership or possession of a firearm or ammunition” Lucky for Nancy Pelosi and […]

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Forward is the New Backward

by Steve MacDonald January 9, 2013

Reality thy name is payroll tax cut, or more to the point the absence of same.  That’s right, the federal government will no longer be subsidizing your lifestyle.  The “holiday” is over.  They are taking back that which is theirs.  And all of our paychecks are going down as a result. Effective January 1st the payroll […]

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Notable Quote – Mark Jones

by Skip January 9, 2013

I’ve been hearing cries for “compromise” from the usual gun control proponents. Funny, but in a real compromise, both sides give something up. What CURRENT gun control laws are they prepared to repeal in return any new laws they’d like to enact? None, of course. Which is why the call for compromise is a cynical […]

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What Are The Amherst New Hampshire Selectman Hiding?

by Steve MacDonald January 9, 2013

The Amherst New Hampshire Town Selectman are trying to use the state’s Right to Know Law to hide something.  Town Administrator Jim O’Mara has been put on administrative leave and the selectman are refusing to answer any questions. Calling it a personnel issue, selectmen refuse to comment on O’Mara’s status as a town employee. Bruce […]

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And Now for something completely different…

by Scott Morales January 9, 2013

I must depart from my recent, and not so recent, pattern of offering a kind of digital Quaalude for the Grok peruser and briefly touch on a truly remarkable event: “The World Series of Beer Pong… VIII”!

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“What we can do is to make the environment here so unwelcoming…”

by Steve MacDonald January 9, 2013

WMUR has a story about a radio poll gone wild.  The Girard at Large program held an on-line poll seeking votes for Manchester New Hampshire person of the year; it attracted more than 44,000 responses complete with comments they thought were a bit over the top. …on social media, the unofficial race turned ugly, with […]

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Of Hand Wringing Hoplophobes, and Hollow Points

by Rick Olson January 9, 2013

“Freedom isn’t for wimps.” —Neal Boortz On Sunday, January 6, The Nashua Telegraph featured a, Letter to the Editor from Andrew Mazer of Hollis. Ordinarily, letters like Mazer’s are piss-poor subject matter for any edifying blog. But painfully, the nation is rife with Middle-aged sensitive new-aged progressive guys like Andy Mazer. We use to call them, “Whiners,” […]

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