Thursday, August 1, 2013

AFP/NH’s “Wrong for NH” event (Obamacare)

by Skip August 1, 2013

Today at noon, the NH chapter of Americans for Prosperity held picnic and rally at the State House in Concord, NH.  While we Groksters would have loved to have been there, well, we all have day jobs doing stuff that keeps the roofs over our heads, food on the table, and paying the ‘Grok server […]

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Palate Cleanser: yeah, I admit it – I’ve done the same thing. No, although the Jerk thought I was the jerk…

by Skip August 1, 2013

Some guys at an office decided that the Jerk with the new expense sports car needed a comeuppance of a “you’re a Jerk” message.  I’m betting that this is at a place where part of the pecking order involves “parking near the door” and this guy was constantly doing what we all hate: parking sideways […]

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Martin-Zimmerman Episode Reveals Corruption in our Society

by Don August 1, 2013

The Zimmerman-Martin incident and aftermath is sad on many levels.   Martin is dead.  Facing death threats, Zimmerman lives in hiding.  Both families are devastated.  People “getting justice for Trayvon” create other victims.  The media demonstrated its corruption.  Political pressure forced an indictment when one may not have been warranted, raising questions whether any of us […]

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Cloudy, With A Chance Of Surveillance!

by Mike August 1, 2013

Here, satirical artist WilliamBanzai7 makes a mockery of the public’s current love affair with Cloud storage, especially the kind where the cloud provider has your credentials! Ben Franklin said: “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” With yet more news recently of the government […]

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What Has She Done to Deserve This?

by Ed Naile August 1, 2013

It is so popular to call a Democrat “popular” that pollsters, who somehow forgot to poll our non-resident voters, are doing new popularity polls on Maggie Hassan: the Concord Monitor has just reported onone now.   Imagine that, she is “popular” and it’s a UNH poll! Here we go again! If another 99,000 people register […]

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Another American traditional value repudiated by Progressives

by Skip August 1, 2013

Progressives put no stock at all in phrase “I learn more from my mistakes than from my successes”.  Instead, Progressives are working hard to free anyone from any bad consequences, given that they are not responsible for the bad decisions leading up to that bad consequence.  Re: one of the biggest bugaboos of Progressives is […]

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Observation: an example of Progressive repudiation of an American virtue: self-responsibility

by Skip August 1, 2013

And the continued push for acceptance and assimilation of the Progressive value that is a 180: eternal victimhood.  From George Will comes the example (in talking about Detroit, emphasis mine): Steven Rattner, who administered the bailout of part of the Detroit-based portion of America’s automobile industry, says, “Apart from voting in elections, the 700,000 remaining […]

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Dennis Prager – The American Trinity

by Steve MacDonald August 1, 2013

The United States is a built on a foundation of three unique values. Nationally syndicated talk show host and best-selling author, Dennis Prager, explains what they are in a new edition of the five minute course that launched Prager University. Prager University

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