Friday, January 25, 2013

We force you to wear a seatbelt because it will save your life.

by Skip January 25, 2013

As stupid an argument as can be said as in “since you OBVIOUSLY won’t take responsibility for yourself, we shall make you take responsibility for yourself”.  And if you do not, the force of Government will take away your money (via a fine) or take away your time (with jail time).  I am glad to […]

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“Why do you need to have that?” – never a question an Elected Official should ask of a Citizen

by Skip January 25, 2013

That question is reserved for parents talking to their children (either in a pique generated by the kids or in trying to teach them to think about the whys and wherefores) or to a boss questioning how a purchase is going to further the goals of that company (we’ll come back to both in a […]

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The Lesson From Phil Mickelson

by Steve MacDonald January 25, 2013

Phil Mickelson made some observations about his taxes.   He said they were getting kind of high for his tastes and he might move from California to another state. The media got in their freight train and ran Phil over. So what is the lesson for all the other ‘Phil Mickelsons’ who are successful but live […]

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Extinguishing Tobacco Revenue In Our Lifetimes

by Steve MacDonald January 25, 2013

I told them.  If you want people to quit smoking, you had best not get used to the revenue from tobacco taxes.   Don’t count on it for anything if you want to extinguish smoking in our lifetime.  You know, make it history?  But what did New Hampshire Democrats do when Republicans tried to back away […]

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Joe Biden: “If it only saves one life!” Gunny:”Somebody picked the wrong girl”

by Skip January 25, 2013

(Thanks Gunny!)

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The Push For More Taxes On Adult Beverages Continues…

by Steve MacDonald January 25, 2013

Tym Rourke, the person  most likely to coordinate the spending of the tax money, is advocating for more revenue, so that he might–we can only assume–help spend it. Rourke is the Chairman of the Governors Commission on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment in New Hampshire, and he insists that because New […]

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Watch And Guess Who It Is…

by Scott Morales January 25, 2013

Be sure to watch all the way to the end.  

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