Thursday, May 23, 2013

Squestration – Obama’s “Organizing” rears its “Let’s Hurt Citizens” campaign for Big Government

by Skip May 23, 2013

Ah yes, the Sequestration that Obama’s White House came up with as a ploy during the debt ceiling / budget continuance back a bit now that was never supposed see the light of day – but it got voted in.  Well, when the Piper’s Bill came due, Obama decided that he was going make it […]

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Internet Doodlings – Transport NH doesn’t like me much

by Skip May 23, 2013

I wonder if they know TreeHugger?? TransportNH seems to be yet another one of the “Sustainable Community Initiative” type websites  as in “let’s complain how rural New Hampshire is so unlike urban dominated Big States”.  For YEARS, I have been commenting about the local version of “Public Transportation” here locally in Central New Hampshire – […]

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IRS As Political Hammer, Not the First Time, Nor the Last, Unless…

by Scott Morales May 23, 2013

Sometimes blogging is about creative commentary and piquing the other side while, hopefully, providing a different perspective. Other times, it’s just about spreading information. This is one of those times. I initially dressed this up with all sorts of semi-wittiness (heavy on the “semi”) reminiscent of a tired comic strip, but the length of the […]

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NH Senate Votes 19-5 to Table HB 135

by Steve MacDonald May 23, 2013

The NH Senate has tabled HB 135, the Deputy Dawg Shurtleff House passed bill that would have repealed stand your ground in New Hampshire and replaced it with Run Away or else go to court and have them tell you a year later…yeah, you should have run away. Bad bill. Tabling is not death, however. […]

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How Much Mileage Can We Get Out Of This? (Updated & Bumped)

by Steve MacDonald May 23, 2013

Update! – The Democrats claim they needed the Monday Caucus so that both sides could give their views on the Casino Bill, and that this was a legitimate purpose for which they could exact a mileage reimbursement on a Monday, but Wednesday morning of the same week, before the session and vote on the Casino Bill,  the […]

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“You Have To Ask Me Nicely”

by Susan Olsen May 23, 2013

Ms. Pillsbury, Please advise where I may obtain electronic or hard copies of each of the “handouts” detailed in Attachment 1 of the 2010 Interim Report of the Commission to Study Water Infrastructure Sustainability Funding, created by SB 60, Chapter 245:1, Law of 2009, as well as all commission meeting minutes and notes. For ease […]

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CALL TO ACTION: SB48 passed the House Ed Committee.

by Steve MacDonald May 23, 2013

From Ann Marie Banfield c/o Facebook CALL TO ACTION: SB48 passed the House Ed Committee.  The good news is that both the Democrats and Republicans had ISSUES with ASSESSING “Dispositions”. That word was removed with an amendment. Unfortunately schools will be labeled “Priority” and “Focus” schools based upon the standardized assessment results. This means that […]

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New Hampshire State Senate Nixes Medicaid Expansion in Budget

by Steve MacDonald May 23, 2013

By a vote of 4 – 2 Senate budget writes have ‘Just said No’ to the proposed Medicaid expansion option tied to the “Eliminate Any Hope Of Affordable Care Act,” frequently misrepresented as the ‘Affordable Care Act,’ or ObamaCare.  Speaking for the majority, State Senate Majority Leader Peter Bragdon, who happens to be State Senator, said something incredibly intelligent. […]

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14 Year Old Girl Nails ‘Eruption.’

by Steve MacDonald May 23, 2013

The song you perverts.

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“Easy Public Murder”: What happens when gun control activists succeed in disarming everyone

by Tim Condon May 23, 2013

Online media has been vibrating for the past 24 hours about the public murder of an off-duty soldier by two Muslim fanatics. Masses of midday witnesses could do nothing but watch in horror as the soldier was hacked to death and beheaded in full public view. You see, in Great Britain…

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Robin Hoods vs. Parking Enforcement Officers!

by Tim Condon May 23, 2013

Robin Hoods win. Heh: The Free State Project’s “Keeniacs” are at it again. It seems that a bunch of libertarians down in Keene have become modern-day Robin Hoods. They roam Keene searching for cars where parking meters are about to expire…and then pop in some more coins. Great fun! (And, not incidentally, less money for […]

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Notable Quote – H.L. Mencken

by Susan Olsen May 23, 2013
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Casino Bill was Defeated by Large Margin, 199-164 [Updated and Bumped]

by Steve MacDonald May 23, 2013

From Spec Bowers… Casino bill was defeated by large margin, 199-164. I thought it would be close. I thought it would be closer as well but gambling is one of those issues that has broad bi-partisan opposition.    There are factions on the left that are hard core progressive wellsprings that oppose gambling as if they […]

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