Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Datapoint: Jersey Doughboy Grabs His Slice Of The Pie; Loses Big

by Mike February 27, 2013

From cozying up to Obama, to taking the King’s Shilling of expanded Medicaid funding, to seeking pork-laden “Sandy Relief”, to being sympathetic toward gun control…. NJ Governor Chris Christie, considered a rising star as recently as the GOP convention in August, seems to have abandoned the conservative base who helped elect him and HAD once […]

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Email Doodlings – it’s the HB617 numbers that are fishy

by Skip February 27, 2013

Well, we’ve gone from full blown guns all the time to HB617 having a run.  Sure, each topic is important, but for us, each one brings up LOTS of secondary & tertiary items to be contemplated, and so it is with HB617.  However, aNOTHER reader sent in this analysis on the spreadsheet that David Campbell […]

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Email Doodlings – thoughts on Republicans & HB617 from a reader

by Skip February 27, 2013

All kinds of emails come into the Inbox – right now, it can run 300 to 500 per day and I can’t get to them all, or if I do, the sheer volume of stuff just gives me a case of induced ADD (and with TMEW, the Eldest, & the Youngest medically diagnosed with ADHD, […]

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Obama brings the Sequestor Armegeddon over a Federal 2.4% cut; Non-criminals, says Press Secretary Jay Carney

by Skip February 27, 2013

Presidential Press Secretary Jay Carney on “Special Report with Bret Baier”, 2/27: “As ICE made clear yesterday, the Agency release these low risk, non-criminal detainees under a less expensive form of monitoring to ensure that detention levels stay with ICE’s over all budget.” I dryly note that all of the illegal aliens being moved around […]

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A correction on the Republican vote on HB617 (the gas tax hike)

by Skip February 27, 2013

I was just sent this by a loyal reader (emphasis mine): Skip, you had a fact wrong in your blog about Jennifer and the stupid committee vote. You included the minority leader. Chandler did not vote; he had to be elsewhere. Two days earlier he had signed in opposition to the bill. Your larger point […]

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And Even More Sequestration Fun … with David Angelo

by Scott Morales February 27, 2013

In keeping with Steve’s theme, a very funny offering from comedian David Angelo. Enjoy. (H/T Richochet)

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Notable Quote – James Gwartney and Richard Stroup

by Skip February 27, 2013

Similarly, the record of government planning in the United States is fraught with internal inconsistencies. The federal government both subsidizes tobacco growers and propagandizes against smoking. It pays some farmers not to produce grain products and, at the same time, subsidizes others with irrigation projects so they can grow more of the very same grain […]

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Even Heros age – some better than others (or not).

by Skip February 27, 2013

(H/T: CHEEZburger)

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Don’t Mess With League City, Texas

by Susan Olsen February 27, 2013

Heidi Thiess, City Council Member in League City, Texas authored a resolution to to “protect and defend the constitutional right to keep and bear arms’.  It was introduced – and adopted – on February 12, 2013. In her public statement, she said “It is not about having a right to hunt or shoot skeet, it’s […]

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Guns can’t be banned in America…right?

by Tim Condon February 27, 2013
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A Letter sent to NH GOP Chair Jennifer Horn, based on her HB617 Press Release

by Skip February 27, 2013

I wondered what Jennifer Horn would do as I wrote this; now we know – the non-silent silent answer.  She did not “Choose Well”.  The Press Release, which went out this morning, is after the jump.  This is my Letter just sent: Dear Jennifer (NH GOP Chair), Right you are concerning the proposed gas – […]

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Smartest President Ever…Part 3

by Steve MacDonald February 27, 2013

King of executive orders, master of spending and debt, willing to by-pass congress if he has too….but no power to decide what spending increases get cut from his own Sequester bill.

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Smartest President Ever….part 2

by Steve MacDonald February 27, 2013

Throws billions at high risk bankrupt green energy companies year after year….slight decrease in increased spending (sequester) will mean firing air traffic controllers, TSA,  first responders, public safety personnel, border patrol, crumbling infrastructure…

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Smartest President Ever…[updated]

by Steve MacDonald February 27, 2013

Haven’t even cut a fraction of his massive 3.8 trillion dollar budget (cuts he passed into law)…only place to cut at DHS requires Barack Obama to let hundreds of criminals out of prison. What? Is this what DHS needed billions of rounds of ammunition for? [update] White House denies knowledge.  Theories that the release may […]

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Open Letter to Republican Members of the New Hampshire House

by Steve MacDonald February 27, 2013

Emailed to the entire caucus, Wednesday Morning, 2-27-2013 Honorable Republican Representatives, In the wake of the errant email in which NH Gas tax sponsor David Campbell (D-Nashua) reveals the true nature of his proposal, I wanted to take a moment to offer up some relevant observations. Mr. Campbell remarked that his gas tax will provide […]

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Open Letter to Congress on Gun Control

by Don February 27, 2013

There are things that can be done to reduce gun violence in our country.  Those things can be summed up as:  enforce the current laws, lock up violent criminals,  and stop doing stupid things and start doing thngs that work.  Unfortunately some people are evil and no gun laws will stop them from getting guns if they wish or doing what they […]

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Increase NH Gas Tax For Fish & Game….?

by Steve MacDonald February 27, 2013

Another busy morning, no time to blog yet…but I did manage to create this.

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What’s in your skill set?

by Susan Olsen February 27, 2013

“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook […]

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