Monday, June 24, 2013

More Names From, “NO MORE NAMES”…

by Rick Olson June 24, 2013

“Liberals are stalwart defenders of civil liberties – provided we’re only talking about criminals.”   —Ann Coulter Jamaal Moore, who had a considerable criminal history was shot after attempting to flee the scene of a robbery and a high speed chase through a residential neighborhood.  Five offenders, including Moore, “piled out” of the car, and attempted […]

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Quick thought – “de facto amnesty”

by Skip June 24, 2013

From Republican US Senator Bob Corker, friend of the Gang of 8: “Doing nothing leaves a bigger problem in place,” Corker said. “It’s not like this goes away if we don’t pass a bill. It’s still there. It’s de facto amnesty.” Not really.  I almost always blame Democrats for Perversions of the English Language of […]

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Warrant Served. Crime? “Uncut Grass”

by Rick Olson June 24, 2013

“They: The makers of the Constitution: conferred, as against the government, the right to be let alone — the most comprehensive of rights and the right most valued by civilized men.”  —Justice Louis D. Brandeis This is a video of local police serving a warrant for uncut grass….

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Oh Kelly?? About your NEXT upcoming Immigration vote – Part 3

by Skip June 24, 2013

Now that Grokster Susan has outlined that you have voted to limit debate on “new and devolved” Schumer Open-Border Immigration bill, it may be too late to note that this is turning into yet another “We have to pass the bill to see what is in it”.  With almost a total rewrite of the original […]

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Internet Doodlings – Inhabit thinks that Obama will “empower” us all tomorrow.

by Skip June 24, 2013

President Barack Obama vowed to tackle climate change during his second term as President of the United States – and now he has promised to unveil a national climate action plan at Georgetown University on Tuesday. In his upcoming address, President Obama will propose a new strategy to reduce carbon emissions, prepare for the impact […]

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Sí lo hizo!

by Susan Olsen June 24, 2013

Via Weasel Zippers: ‘[The] List of 15 Republicans who voted to invoke cloture on Hoeven-Corker amendment: Lamar Alexander Kelly Ayotte Jeffrey Chies Susan Collins Bob Corker Jeff Flake Lindsey Graham Orrin Hatch Dean Heller John Hoeven Mark Kirk John McCain Lisa Murkowski Marco Rubio Roger Wicker” HT: Mark Levi

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A Note on Emails

by Steve MacDonald June 24, 2013

I get a lot of email  I think all the Grokstes Do.  I try to read and respond to them all if I can but I am certain that I miss a lot.  If you have emailed me and I never responded, I missed it, for which I am very sorry.  Please resend it, and […]

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Palate Cleanser: slow motion AK-47 firing – underwater!

by Skip June 24, 2013

I love watching stuff in slow motion – without technology, we’d never get the chance to see some pretty surprising things and this clip is no different.  However, the host premises a hypothesis about firing rates… …and ends up with a counterintuitive result! (H/T: Gizmodo)

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Email Doodlings – “How did we get to this point?”

by Skip June 24, 2013

I get a lot of email.  A ton of email.  Sometimes, more than what I can deal with even after I’ve set up rules and folders for people, groups, and issues to make it easier to prioritize which gets read first (e.g., TMEW over the Groksters – a rather obvious choice, wouldn’t you agree?).  Even […]

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Email From A Reader On Background Checks.

by Steve MacDonald June 24, 2013

I got a great email from a reader who was a bit confused about my position, the NRA/Pro-gun position on background checks with a keen interest in where to learn more that might help them understand how I obtained or sustain my worldview.  They are from out of state and looking for perspective.  One point […]

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Immigration Reform Benefits Politicians, It Harms Most Americans

by Don June 24, 2013

Lets be frank, our politicians are trying to force Comprehensive Immigration Reform down our throats because it benefits the politicians themselves even though it hurts most Americans. With 20 million unemployed or underemployed Americans, we don’t need the low skilled, poorly educated immigrant workers who flood this labor pool driving down wages and taking jobs Americans desperately […]

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Featured: Airport Food Worth Dropping In For

by Mike June 24, 2013

You’re out for a country drive on Saturday, cruising along a main road, miles from anywhere, and you’re wondering “what’s for lunch?”. Yet the miles roll by, the villages are small, and no restaurants to be seen – even the SatNav doesn’t show any of those little knife and fork symbols. What to do?? Wait. […]

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Hey! GraniteState Progress! Don’t Forget to Honor This “Victim” of Gun Violence

by Steve MacDonald June 24, 2013

If you’re going to perpetrate a serial fraud to intimidate legislators to impose failed laws New Hampshire does not need, you’d best be thorough.  So having read the names of these folks you are going to have to add this guy as well. Patrons had been lining up all week — at least of them one […]

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NH AG Richard Head Coordinated with Holder’s DOJ in Pursuit of James O’Keefe

by Steve MacDonald June 24, 2013

J. Christian Adams has a revealing piece over at PJ media–hat tip to reader for sending me the link–in which he informs us that PJ Media has sued US Attorney General Eric Holder for failing to comply with a Freedom of Information Request.  What does that have to do with New Hampshire? After James O’Keefe’s […]

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