Wednesday, January 16, 2013

I was going to do this – but the Everlasting Phelps did a pretty good job…

by Skip January 16, 2013

The Everlasting Phelps is a new blog to me and had a bit of a commentary on Obama’s Executive Orders – all 23 of them.  I have some concerns about some of the Exec Orders  (as in, is there any authorization in real law to substantiate the claim to do this, or is this  simply […]

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Molon Labe…Mr. President

by Tom January 16, 2013

Can’t verify if this is real (sure looks it, but would this be possible?).  Either way, it is highly appropriate.  If you don’t know what Molon Labe means yet, read the definition.

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So, putting armed personel in schools was a wacko idea?

by Skip January 16, 2013

So, NRA Executive VP Wayne LaPierre was crucified for his suggestion for adding more armed folks in schools (even as 1/3 of American schools already had such)?  Gee, what a different a month makes; at today’s Presidential Presser (you know, the one with kids as Progressive stage props?): 18. Provide incentives for schools to hire […]

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Blogline of the Day – on the decline of nations

by Skip January 16, 2013

Especially the United States: We don’t build those anymore either. . . . We stopped looking to the stars and began staring at our feet. In 40 years.   Hmm, just after the New Left begun the Big Welfare State; go figure (H/T: The Corner)

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So, Obamacare hates babies?

by Skip January 16, 2013

From Fox News comes the news that rationing that many conservatives have feared and warned about won’t come via a direct Obama decree, or rationing coming by longer wait times for delivered healthcare services, but by seeing those service simply disappear because Obamacare has a dim view of actually paying for the cost of delivering […]

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Ignoble Quote – President Barack Hussein Obama

by Skip January 16, 2013

“What’s more important?” he asked. “Doing whatever it takes to get an A grade from the gun lobby that contributes to their campaign or giving parents some peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade?”  – President Barack Hussein Obama (1/16/13, on issuing 23 Executive Orders on Government gun control) Once […]

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Citizens! Obey your federal overlords!

by Susan Olsen January 16, 2013

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’…  

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Notable Quotes…Andrew Klavin

by Susan Olsen January 16, 2013

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]

by Steve MacDonald January 16, 2013

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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Sheriff’s and the Second Amendment

by Rick Olson January 16, 2013

“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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Politicians like Obama help Murderers at Schools like Newtown

by Don January 16, 2013

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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The Battle Of Athens…Tennesee

by Rick Olson January 16, 2013

“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

by Steve MacDonald January 16, 2013

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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We’re going down: Datapoint Baltimore, Maryland

by Tim Condon January 16, 2013

From CBS Baltimore, Channel 13: “Two six-year-old boys were suspended while playing cops and robbers during recess and using their fingers to make an imaginary gun. “This is…

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Scared Shurtleff Writ Large

by Susan Olsen January 16, 2013
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More Scared Shurtleff: “Guns for me but not for thee!’

by Susan Olsen January 16, 2013

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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Blogline of the Day – on the size of magazines

by Skip January 16, 2013

From Erick Erickson at Redstate: You may think a 30 round magazine is too big. Under the real purpose of the second amendment, a 30 round magazine might be too small. Why?  Well, we’ve answered that question multiple times and in multiple ways.  I’ll let Erick answer it this time: The amendment is not about […]

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BlogHeadline of the Day – yes, it involves the Constitution

by Skip January 16, 2013

From the Washington Times: Congress has a Constitution problem — many don’t understand document The article talks about how various CongressCritters quote the Constitution in “defending” the constitutionality of their bills (pretty much, the results are what you would think). Many don’t know the Constitution nor the philosophy that undergirds it.  Thus, when they write […]

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