Day: March 11, 2014

NH Democrat HCR 10 Calls For A Constitutional Convention To Limit Political Speech

With few exceptions, typically at the very (very) local level Politics is expensive.  That’s why incumbents have a natural advantage.   They already have name recognition.  They are able to use their connections to amass war-chests of cash with which to engage in campaigning.    And campaigning is nothing more than paid political speech.  So to complete …

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Jeanne Shaheen’s War On Women

The Independent Patient Advisory Board, brought into being by Jeanne Shaheen and Senate Democrats, through ObamaCare, is an unelected 15 member panel empowered to make law.  It is entirely partisan, appointed by the President, and inoculated from Congressional or public scrutiny for the purpose of cutting reimbursements paid by the government for health care. This …

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New Low – Democrats Protest 100 Million Dollar Private Donation to NY City Hospital

Democrats ignore the hundreds of millions the Koch brothers give to charity every year, to the arts, and large donations to non-political purposes, preferring to focus on their political giving as a locus around which to organize left-wing hate. That “locus” has dropped to new lows.  Unions, who spend a lot more than the Koch …

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Notable Quote – George Will

The idea that politicians should write laws restricting people critical of them is as perverse as the idea that the sprawling, opaque IRS bureaucracy should be assigned to construe and apply such laws. It is bad enough that there is the misbegotten Federal Election Commission to do what the First Amendment forbids — government regulation …

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Data Point: Inequality of wealth? How ’bout inequality of decisions?

For those that wail against “income inequality”, I point out: For hundreds (really, thousands) of years, there was little inequality – everyone was poor. Is that what you want again? The high achiever nations were those that went to more free-market economies. Is not having wealth a goodness? The continued WORST achieving nations were socialist …

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McConnell Declares War On The TEA Party:
He Says “We Will Crush Them”
I Say “Flame On; We Will Burn You!”

With Everyone from Ted Cruz, to Rand Paul, To Sarah Palin warning the “Old Guard in Washington” that they needed to stand for their principles or risk losing their grassroots, and with top rated pollster Pat Caddell telling them that that they ARE losing their base because they appear to have declared war on it, …

McConnell Declares War On The TEA Party:
He Says “We Will Crush Them”
I Say “Flame On; We Will Burn You!”
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It’s Worse Down South – A Letter From Connecticut

Legislators just ‘doing something’, hastily crafted laws that ban popular rifles, making lawful gun-owners into felons…… And those citizens determining to quietly ignore the faulty law and keep their guns. Cries of Molon Labe are being heard in bluest Connecticut, of all places. Police Chiefs are declining, for now, to attempt any weapon seizures. Talk …

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