Day: January 16, 2013

Citizens! Obey your federal overlords!

Professor Glenn Reynolds calls it correctly: “Gun control is a way of rubbing Middle America’s face in the fact that it doesn’t run things. That’s the actual appeal” Mark Levin does as well calling Obama’s executive orders “un-American,” “fascistic’…  

Notable Quotes…Andrew Klavin

What We Talk About When We Talk About Guns. ‘As with the death penalty, the argument of the progressives is that times and people have changed. Our democratic institutions and traditions are now engraved upon our hearts, they say, and no longer require the elaborate constitutional safeguards the founders provided for us. Civilized by the …

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Show Your Opposition To A New Hampshire Beer Tax Increase [Updated – Gov Hassan Would Veto Beer Tax Increase]

Two days ago I weighed in on HB 168 which would make New Hampshire’s beer tax the highest in New England. Today, I was surfing social media and I discovered a petition to stop the beer tax. Stop the Beer Tax – The Petition Site » The petition has been sponsored by our friend Pam Tucker and …

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Politicians like Obama help Murderers at Schools like Newtown

Why are killers at public schools like Newtown able to kill so many people?  They didn’t use military grade assault or automatic weapons.  Few or none used large capacity magazines.  They killed so many people because they had lots of time to shoot lots of bullets. They had so much time because politicians made schools …

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Sheriff’s and the Second Amendment

“Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.”  —Thomas Jefferson  Quotes and musing from some of America’s Sheriff’s… “My office will not comply with any federal action which violates the United States Constitution or the Kentucky Constitution which I swore to uphold. Let them pull that stuff in other places if …

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The Battle Of Athens…Tennesee

“The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy”  —Charles de Montesquieu [Art.] 10. [Right of Revolution.] Government being instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security, of the whole community, and not for the private interest or emolument of …

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Lung Association Says Hike Cigarette Tax $1.00/Pack…for the Children

The American Lung Association would like New Hampshire legislators to increase the state’s tobacco tax by $1.00/pack.   It is their opinion that this will reduce youth smoking and…they’d be more inclined to give us better grades. The Lung Association gave the Granite State some of the lowest rankings in the Northeast in categories dealing with …

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More Scared Shurtleff: “Guns for me but not for thee!’

In response to one of my Scared Shurtleff posts, a reader sent me an email.  In it, he writes “Recently Rep. Stephen Shurtleff, D, Merrick District 11, introduced  HB 113’.  He goes on to say “I find no comfort from Rep. Stephen Shurtleff’s self-centered approach to gun control, because he is exempt from his own …

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