Day: March 19, 2013

Pleased to meet you: Hope you guess my name

Separated at birth? Barry’s real father? Strange politics by the History Channel? We present, you decide……. H/T Mail OnLine Why does the devil in ‘The Bible’ look exactly like President Obama? Meanwhile, a familiar refrain comes to mind (Copyright- The Rolling Stones):

The Shrill Kathy On Fame And Infamy

“Let your family, staff, and friends know that you’re still the same person, despite all the publicity and notoriety that accompanies your position.” —Donald Rumsfeld  Kathy Sullivan, in an opposite editorial yesterday asked in the Union Leader, “Is Bill O’Brien really better known than Franklin Pierce? Naturally, this was yet another hit piece on Bill …

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What Problem Will HB 135 (The Repeal of Stand Your Ground) Address?

HB 135 would not address any problem, unless justifying the fear-mongering and misinformation campaign of the anti-gun crowd is the goal. To that end there is a great editorial about H135 and the fear mongering of the left, in the union leader.  here’s a snippet. Testifying against the “stand your ground” legislation in 2011, Associate …

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Calvin Coolidge—and Thomas Jefferson—come to Grafton, Part II

Well then…where was I? Oh yes, I was talking about the Grafton town election we had last week. Previous GraniteGrok postings explained what happened at the town deliberative meeting (see The Magnificent Small-Government Activists of Grafton, New Hampshire, and then Calvin Coolidge Comes to Grafton, Part One). And then I left off in Part I …

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Gun Grabbers and the Firearms Commerce Stream

“A charlatan makes obscure what is clear; a thinker makes clear what is obscure.” —Hugh Kingsmill (British writer and critic. 1889-1949) USA Today: February 13, 2013: “Gun Dealers Report Shortages of Ammunition” The Inquisitor: 2/18/2013: “The Great Ammo Shortage Of 2013 Continues.” CNN Money: 3/12/2013: “Gun shops face massive ammunition shortage” Huffington Post: 1/16/2013: “Ammo …

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The wretched unfairness of White Privilege…

…is being addressed by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, according to a short piece in the City Journal magazine entitled White Wristbands: Wisconsin Declares War on Caucasian Privilege. Interesting. Also interesting is that the Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction tries to explain the situation in an “Important Updated Message” on their website. In somewhat murky language, …

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LP Is Awesome! No, Not Liquid Propane, the Libertarian Party. Or is it?

I saw this humorous graphic on facebook this morning.  I actually laughed out loud it was so absurd.  Then I went to the LP facbook page (Washington DC) to ensure it came from them, which it did.  I guess we could call it LP propaganda?   It’s a graphic designed to show us all how …

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