Thursday, February 21, 2013

HB617: Thanks to BOTH NH Democrats AND Republicans, filling up is going to cost us all $0.15 / gallon

by Skip February 21, 2013

Yup, that’s right.  The NH House’s Public Works and Highway Committee members decided that it was so durn important to fix roads and such, they couldn’t be bothered to really set a priority list and bump down others much less important (remember:  “Maggie the Marxist” – she choose diapers over students??  $2 million for adult diapers? […]

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Maybe the start of a Revolution? The number of firearms firms pushing back grows

by Skip February 21, 2013

Grokster Susan saw the ball starting to roll with LaRue Tactical; quickly Olympic Arms and York Arms followed suit in publicizing that they would no longer sell to any State entity within a State that makes it illegal for its citizens to own the same hardware that its law enforcement can purchase. The word, and […]

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Biden: “if it only saves one life!”

by Skip February 21, 2013

From The Blaze (emphasis mine): An armed elderly man in Dallas shot and killed a suspected burglar after finding him trying to break into his Dallas home this week. However, he was also forced to defend his actions after the would-be robber’s family showed up at his home. The homeowner, a repeat burglary victim, found […]

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Palate Cleanser – Pop goes the bubble (at 18,000 frames / second)

by Skip February 21, 2013

Go ahead – you know you like ultra slo mo. (H/T: Gizmodo)

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Notable Quote – John Stuart Mill (his Harm Principle)

by Skip February 21, 2013

The sole end for which mankind are warranted, individually or collectively, in interfering with the liberty of action of any of their number is self-protection … The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, […]

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Data Point – Do Americans want more taxes or want more spending cuts?

by Skip February 21, 2013

Obama is saying that a majority of Americans want his approach to cutting the deficit: balanced.  Problem is, he already got a boatload of new taxes and is already looking for more.  Balanced: just like his use of the word “investment” means “spending more tax money”, his use of the word “balanced” means “more money […]

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Is This A Coincidence?

by Steve MacDonald February 21, 2013

Just wondering.

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Notable Quote- Bob Woodward (And a helpful graph)

by Steve MacDonald February 21, 2013

“It was the White House. It was Obama and Jack Lew and Rob Nabors who went to the Democratic Leader in the Senate, Harry Reid, and said, ‘[the sequester] is the solution.’”  -Bob Woodward   Graph courtesy of Guy Benson  (Now go read the article)  

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Ann McLane Kuster Walks Out in the Midst of WBIN Interview

by Steve MacDonald February 21, 2013

Millionaire Democrat Annie ‘I’ll get your gun‘ McKluster  get’s out of the kitchen when the property tax questions roll in–walking out of her interview.  (Maybe to pay some overdue parking tickets?) WBIN – TV In case you missed it: U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster walked away from an interview with WBIN’s Martin Morenz and refused to answer questions about her […]

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“Squirrels!” Best Mind Your Nuts!

by Steve MacDonald February 21, 2013

Last week we observed that the more train-wrecked-liberal places like California were already preparing for doctor shortages.  Medical Doctors are leaving the profession because of growing government interference and the looming price and cost pressures of Obama-Care. The Progressive State’s solution?  Redefine what “Doctor” means until all your oars are manned.  (Perhaps a more apt metaphor would be having enough hands […]

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Bill Whittle schools our President in what should be said at SOTUS on Second Amendment

by Skip February 21, 2013

Getting down to brass tacks, this one.  Bill Whittle has outdone himself yet again.

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Well, for one thing you could have had an assault rifle with a high capacity magazine at hand….

by Tim Condon February 21, 2013

Less than three weeks ago an Islamic assassin attempted to murder Danish journalist and free speech advocate Lars Hedegaard. After missing at point-blank range, the would-be killer and Hedegaard scuffled, after which the guy with the gun ran away. The reaction of the Scandinavian mainstream media is interesting. It included denouncing Hedegaard and wishing the assassin […]

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Dem NH Majority Votes To Kill School Scholarship Program

by Steve MacDonald February 21, 2013

Children and poor families hit hardest So which Republicans’ voted against private scholarships for poor kids in New Hampshire? Ann Marie Banfield provided a list, with contact info, and reminds us (On Facebook), a vote against will actually cost taxpayers more.  (I talked about it here yesterday.) The HB370 (repeal) passed 188 to 155 and […]

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Businesses Big and Small Dump Part Time Benefits

by Mike February 21, 2013

Skip reported on the Obama Supporter in Ohio who was ‘first up against the wall when the revolution came‘ and bit her employer in the …..umm… wallet. Well, Businesses both small and large have been finding out that the benefits they had been providing, especially to part-time employees, are being priced out of reach by […]

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