May 2013

When police violate our rights…

by Tim Condon May 31, 2013

…do they become the enemy? In Medford, Oregon recently, police arrested a man and confiscated his weapon for firing a warning shot to stop violent felon (wanted by the law) who was breaking into his home. No one, including the criminal, was hit by a bullet. Read on….

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You Think?

by Steve MacDonald May 31, 2013

One satisfied customer am I.  The peanuts I bought today…have peanuts in them.  So any of you peanut allergy people who were thinking you might find some peanuts without peanuts in them.  These are not the peanut-less-peanuts you are looking for.

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UK Citizens Overwhelmingly Want A Repeal Of Handgun Ban

by Rick Olson May 31, 2013

“We don’t let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns?”   —Joseph Stalin UK Mail Online’s James Slack reported on the soaring gun violence sweeping the country.  Slack wrote in his article entitled, “Culture of violence: Gun crime goes up by 89% in a decade,” “Gun crime has almost doubled since Labour came […]

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Coming Up On The Next Edition of GrokTALK!

by Steve MacDonald May 31, 2013

This week when we assemble in Concord, New Hampshire to record the next edition of GrokTALK! out guests will be… JR Hoell is a prominent Republican in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, and is currently the engineering lead for Segway.  You can learn more about JR at jrhoell.com Richard Olson Jr.  is  is the […]

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Not So Easy

by Steve MacDonald May 31, 2013

Staples, the Office Supply chain, has denied a local gun store its application to participate in a contest for small businesses.  Yes, I know.  A Town of about 9 square miles with the population of Merrimack New Hampshire (Fremont Nebraska), happens to have (a least one) gun store in it run by two Army veterans; […]

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Tolerance?

by Rick Olson May 30, 2013

“Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.”   —Gilbert K. Chesterton

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More thoughts on Republicans passing SB11

by Skip May 30, 2013

Grokster Susan has the list with the title of “All your water are belong to them….“; it is still GraniteGrok’s belief that the finger has been removed from the dike with respect to the right to private property concerning the water underneath one’s land and that this may well give the Taxaholics yet another revenue […]

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Speaking of Moral Ambiguity – yes, there is a War on Religion if it is not Secular Humanism

by Skip May 30, 2013

Adding on from “Moral Ambiguous” is this snippet from Imprimis (emphasis mine, I urge you to go read the whole thing – GRTWT) explains it well: The idea seems to be that moral views historically supported by religion—which of course means all moral views other than modern secular ones—are constitutionally suspect. Even as our Constitution […]

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“Morally Ambiguous” – And Secularists everywhere go “Amen!”

by Skip May 30, 2013

That used to be “Morally Straight” – kinda hard to be (or teach) as our society becomes more and more Secular – which is already leading to “situation ethics” or “relative morality”.  This will result in a time there will be no absolute right and wrong – so how to hold people accountable for something […]

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Blogline of the Day – Tim Stanley

by Scott Morales May 30, 2013

(Posters note: this is usually Skip’s territory, hopefully I’m not squatting… I’ll find out soon enough :0)  [Well, more of a Notable Quote than a BlogLine, but I’m good! – Skip (hey – he asked!] ) What the mainstream media has yet to do is to connect the authoritarianism of the administration’s personnel with the […]

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Start Chewing

by Steve MacDonald May 30, 2013

The 7 year old (he is now 8) who got a two day suspension for chewing his Pop Tart® into the shape of a gun… When pressed by a CBS Baltimore reporter, though, (Joshua) Welch said, “When I was done, it turned out to be a gun, yeah.” …was awarded a lifetime membership to the […]

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You Really Have Nothing Better To Do?

by Steve MacDonald May 30, 2013

The Washington DC Whiners are at it again, trying to get the NFL’s Washington Redskins to change their name.  The Owner of the team is on the record claiming he’ll never do it, but the Capitol City PC Police just wont let up. But not everyone agrees. Speaking on Sirius XM NFL Radio’s “The Morning […]

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Yes

by Steve MacDonald May 30, 2013

Here’s something you probably have not seen yet.

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Sequester Jester, Furlough Schmurlough – BigGov Is Hiring!

by Scott Morales May 30, 2013

Turns out the administration and Democrat news peddling about the sequestration leveling utter destruction on our country is apocryphal nonsense, though its not because they didn’t try.  And it’s actually a little disappointing. Here I was ready to witness the collapse of a functioning society because government would have to spend a little less.   Ready […]

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Now That SB11 Has Passed…

by Steve MacDonald May 30, 2013

SB 11 was widely embraced by the New Hampshire House, which means there will be plenty of blame to go around.  While we wait, let us reminisce about an effort back in 2010 to do one of the things we suggested that SB11’s broad language might empowers new intermunicipal water districts to do. From CNHT.org […]

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The Real Agents of Change

by Steve MacDonald May 30, 2013

Democrats like to promote themselves as change agents.  Agents of change.  And this makes them hip.  Modern.  Progressive.  But nothing could be further from the truth. Democrats promote the politicization of everything and by extension the bureaucratization of everything.  To them government is the best arbiter of progress.  But the process of making government the […]

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All your water are belong to them….

by Susan Olsen May 29, 2013

SB11 passed the NH House by a vote of 254 to 74…… Here are the Republicans who, along with all but two Dems, succumbed to the siren call of ‘enabling legislation’…..

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It’s Probably Not A Scheme To Pass An Income Tax

by Steve MacDonald May 29, 2013

Starting with the downfall of the Casino bill in the New Hampshire House, voices started peeping about how this was really some progressive  plot to pass an income tax.  I guess the two were being connected somehow?  The Democrats voted the Casino bill down so they could use its death as an excuse to summon […]

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Missouri Nullification Bill Set to Become Law

by Steve MacDonald May 29, 2013

Missouri House Bill 436, the Second Amendment Preservation Act, has arrived at the desk of governor Jay Nixon, who by all accounts,intends to let it become law without any action on his part. When asked about Governor Nixon’s intention, a source inside his office told The New American that in an effort to avoid multiplying the several […]

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Tracker From Honor Your Oath Spotted Again

by Steve MacDonald May 29, 2013

Back on April 14th Mike Rogers reported on a guy who looked to be a Democrat tracker of some sort. As Susan stated, we mistakenly labelled this photographer as an SEIU lobbyist/troll yesterday, so we quickly corrected the error, and removed the original post. Nonetheless, commentators and a tipster are certain that the gentleman is at […]

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America’s Democrat Anti-Gun Mayors Enhance Crime

by Rick Olson May 29, 2013

“Crime when it succeeds is called virtue.”   —Lucius Annaeus Seneca On February 7, 2012, I wrote, “America’s Democrat Mayors Ruining The Country For Decades. The entry followed Kurt Badenhausen’s article in Forbes detailing America’s ten most miserable cities. Badenhausen examined America’s largest metropolitan areas with a  minimum population of 256,000 people and  ranked each area […]

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Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Ben Ghazi on a 9/11 Conference Call…

by Steve MacDonald May 29, 2013

The scandal that wont go away keeps getting better.  It looks like we can now speculate as to what Obama was doing while his Libyan Ambassador was under assault.  Plotting his political out. Via Gateway Pundit: I think there is a bigger story here that will in time come out. The biggest scandal of all, […]

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Green

by Susan Olsen May 29, 2013

Is this why they keep RGGI around? “The Senate committee’s budget also draws $16.1 million from the state’s renewable energy fund to balance the budget in fiscal 2014…”

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Taxpayers 1, Unions 0

by Susan Olsen May 29, 2013

From this mornings Concord fish wrap: Bow police disband collective bargaining unit

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I wonder if Senator Shaheen got hers?

by Susan Olsen May 29, 2013

I thought Dems and Progressives opposed proselytizing: Via Weasel Zippers.

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Riffing Off Skip – The Final Push To Break Us

by Mike May 28, 2013

Skip sees accelerating tyranny, and an effort to break American culture and society. I am worried, our readers are getting worried, about a full-blown transformation of this great nation. Skip listed Amendments which the progressives have trashed – add the Seventeenth which stole another chink from the armor of the states. The word for Progressives’ […]

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BlogHeadline of the Day – courtesy of the Gang of Eight Immigration Bill

by Skip May 28, 2013

Now clocked at over 1,000 pages (detailed down to the exact wages to be paid to some classes of immigrants).  This headline courtesy of Powerline: Marco Rubio is “our Republican,” says Chuck Schumer — and with good reason For someone that rumor has him paying attention to the next Prez election, this is not good.  […]

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“Reward our friends and punish our enemies” – are we now in the final push in “breaking us” to Fundamentally Transform” us?

by Skip May 28, 2013

I have been scared for a while now – for our Constitutional Republic built on our Constitution and its Classical Western Liberal values (not to be confused by the very illiberal Liberals who absconded with yet another word, placing their own definition on it (like gay)).  It has been under assault for decades but from […]

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Notable Quote – Don Boudreaux

by Skip May 28, 2013

The fundamental question raised by the IRS scandal isn’t whether Obama ordered, or even knew of, the apparent misuse of the taxing power to punish political opponents. Rather, the fundamental question asks about the wisdom of creating in the first place government agencies that can so easily abuse their power in order to play political […]

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The lies at the heart of Leftism….

by Tim Condon May 28, 2013

The political Left—founded as it is upon statism—is based upon so many falsehoods…. It promises peace, but brings conflict and war. It promises safety and security, but brings unease, fear, and danger. It promises plenty, but brings poverty, scarcity, and want. It promises brotherhood, but brings strife and division.  It promises equality, but brings discrimination […]

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