Monday, June 3, 2013

Data Point – Where are the Entrepreneurs?

by Skip June 3, 2013

Let me say right off the bat that I am no economist and would never even try to fake being one here on the ‘Grok.  That said, I see this chart as being extremely troubling.  Our traditional economics here in America has depended people, drawn to America on the idea that they too could make […]

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Attention to Detail, students!

by Skip June 3, 2013

Perhaps Steve’s “sign maker” should have sat in this teacher’s class: (H/T: Izismile)

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Notable Quote and then some….

by Susan Olsen June 3, 2013

“In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself. A dependence on the people is, no doubt, the primary control on the government; but experience […]

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Lunch Break: Dilbert Mocks Paul Krugman

by Mike June 3, 2013

Of course, all characters are purely fictional, but the resemblance is hilarious! Copyright Scott Adams     H/T Twitchy.com

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Hassan-a-Saurous Bugetus Excalmitous Ignoramus Overexaggeratus

by Steve MacDonald June 3, 2013

Grant Bosse has a great piece over at NH Watchdog that addresses the hyperbole of New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan on the state budget and its priorities.  Hassan has decided to ignore the striking similarities between her budget, the House version, and the Senate version, and has instead chosen to release her talking points to […]

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Notable Quote – Dr. David Beito

by Skip June 3, 2013

The shift from mutual aid and self-help to the welfare state has involved more than a simple bookkeeping transfer of service provision from one set of institutions to another. As many of the leaders of fraternal societies had feared, much was lost in an exchange that transcended monetary calculations. The old relationships of voluntary reciprocity […]

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Curricululum

by Steve MacDonald June 3, 2013
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The Minimum Wage From Yet Another View

by Steve MacDonald June 3, 2013

The notion that New Hampshire needs to set a minimum wage higher than the current and equally arbitrary federal rate is as flawed a notion as the faux-benefit of a federal minimum wage in the first place.   But New Hampshire Democrats and some Democrats elected as Republicans, continue to make a case for it. […]

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Blaming CO2 – We’ll Roast… We’ll Drown… We’ll Starve… We’ll Sneeze???

by Mike June 3, 2013

There is a certain alarmist style of reporting where any series of unfortunate events will be blamed on Global Cooling, er, Global Warming, er, Climate Change, Oh, Heck – Let’s just blame CO2 directly! In that vein, we now have an amazing piece from USA Today blaming allergy season on CO2! They failed to convince […]

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GrokTALK! June 1st, 2013

by Steve MacDonald June 3, 2013

This week on Grok Talk!… Skip, Susan and Steve talk about the upcoming CNHT Picnic, the Obama Bus, Press scandals, SB11, Anti-globalists, Harrell Kirstein, Patrick Abrami, Granite State Futures and their listening sessions, Jerry Garcia, enabling legislation, and microphones that are not golden. JR Hoell, New Hampshire Republican House rep,  stops by to talk about […]

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