Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The first real test for new NH GOP Chair, Jennifer Horn: Party over Principle, or Principle over Party. Choose well.

by Skip February 26, 2013

Dear NH GOP Chair Jennifer Horn, While it is true that we supported your opponent in the race to replace Wayne McDonald, we have watched you doing the right things as the new Chair.  We have needed someone to be on the attack instead of silent.  We have needed someone willing to get out of […]

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Stolen from Tim – Robert Heinlein Quote

by Mike February 26, 2013

Tim slipped this quote into his post this morning, and I thought it worthy of elevating to the level of its own post. After all, Robert Heinlein helped to name this blog, for are we not all “Strangers in a Strange Land”, and do we not seek to understand our situations “in fullness”? Throughout history, […]

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NH .223 Day of Resistance – Video Summary

by Skip February 26, 2013

‘Grok friend Ed Comeau runs GovernmentOversite – his specialty is taking his GINORMOUS video camera to various public meetings and just recording the meeting – especially at those meetings where public officials (elected and appointed) have never had a Very Bright Flashlight recording their actions and words in high definition (yes, he brings microphones and […]

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Notable Quote – George Washington on the importance of firearms

by Skip February 26, 2013

Firearms stand next in importance to the Constitution itself. They are the American people’s liberty teeth and keystone under independence … From the hour the Pilgrims landed, to the present day, events, occurrences, and tendencies prove that to insure peace, security and happiness, the rifle and pistol are equally indispensable . . . the very […]

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Gun Registration Laws Are Racist – Kenn Blanchard

by Mike February 26, 2013

Another video clip from Star Parker’s C.U.R.E, illustrating the long history of racism and the racist effects of strict gun registration. This Clip Features talk show host and gun enthusiast, Kenn Blanchard. Picture H/T Joe (The Plumber) Wurzelbacher, who wrote a piece on gun control, here. If the video does not display, see it on […]

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Organizing For Action Hijacked – Forgot To Register Domains!

by Mike February 26, 2013

Warner Todd Huston, of the Axis of Fedoras, reported today over at Breitbart’s Big Government, that the Obama team was getting sloppy in its old age. You see, when you change names as often as leftists have to do, it is essential to secure trademarks, copyrights, AND domain names for the new name BEFORE announcing […]

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Isn’t John Kerry’s Own Success Proof Of What He Says?

by Steve MacDonald February 26, 2013

Is this the pot calling the kettle black? “In America, you have a right to be stupid, if you want to be, and you have a right to be disconnected to somebody else if you want to be. And we tolerate that – we somehow make it through that.”  –John Kerry And were it not […]

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Action Alert: Preserve and Expand School Choice

by Carolyn February 26, 2013

ACTION ALERT! NH House Democrats Vote to Kill Education Scholarship Program HB 370, the bill to repeal the educational choice scholarship program instituted in the last session for low-income New Hampshire families, was passed by the NH House last week Wednesday. Apparently the hour and a half of testimony and the nearly 500 education scholarship […]

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Another Cruz Missile – ‘Republicans Failed To Stand For Principle’

by Mike February 26, 2013

Yes, he actually said this: “An Awful Lot of Republicans Failed To Stand For Principle And Contributed To Getting Us In This Mess” Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), a man who is not afraid to stick to his principles, and to call out those who do not. No wonder the Left is screaming about him being […]

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This is interesting: The history of smallpox vaccinations

by Tim Condon February 26, 2013

Did you know that during the Revolutionary War, General George Washington required all his troops to be inoculated for smallpox? I didn’t. The process was different from the vaccines all of us old people received in our youth; it was an inoculation that was referred to at the time as…

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Report Claims: Manchester NH one of Ten Least Taxed Cities in US

by Steve MacDonald February 26, 2013

There is a good deal of couched language in this article, but a few things stand out. According to Edward Wyatt, fiscal analyst for the Office of Revenue Analysis, while tax rates are certainly a factor in the tax burden on families, it is more the existence of certain kinds of taxes that determines whether […]

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Will Beretta Leave Maryland?

by Steve MacDonald February 26, 2013

Moving costs money but the owners of Beretta are thinking it might be time. Beretta is weighing whether the rifle line (which would now be illegal if proposed legislation becomes law), and perhaps the company itself, should stay in a place increasingly hostile toward its products. Its iconic 9mm pistol — carried by every U.S. […]

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Government rules by sheer naked force…

by Susan Olsen February 26, 2013

Glenn Reynolds, Tennesse law professor, father of Instapundit, interviewed Russ Roberts, an economics professor at George Mason University, recently.  It’s a fairly lengthy (but very interesting) podcast and the talk shifted to discussion of a NY Slimes piece from last year on why the Constitution was really of little value to today’s hipster progressives.  To whet your […]

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