Monday, January 26, 2015

Blogline of the Day – Carly Fiorina already campaigning against Hillary Clinton?

by Skip January 26, 2015

“I, too, have traveled hundreds of thousands of miles around the globe. But, unlike her, I’ve actually accomplished something.” (H/T: Carly Fiorina at the Iowa Freedom Summit via National Review)

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Excellence vs …. something else

by Skip January 26, 2015

Shot: they will normalize you downward because you are excellent: Chaser: they will normalize you upward simply because…er, I’m just shaking my head: A Tennessee school district has voted to set the minimum failing grade in its high schools at 60 percent, making it easier for students to pass.

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Freedom Caucus: er, I see an absent name…..again. Guess who!

by Skip January 26, 2015

This won’t make House Speaker John Boehner’s life any easier. Nine of the most conservative House Republicans are forming a caucus to push policy further to the right, the group announced Monday.  The birth of the House Freedom Caucus reflects frustration among some that the Republican Study Committee, once the concentrated nerve center of the House […]

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“Inside many Liberals is a totalitarian…”

by Skip January 26, 2015

(H/T: Liberal Logic 101)

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And we wonder why they are spineless?

by Skip January 26, 2015

“Attention Congressman Gosar! You took an oath about protecting the Constitution. Remember? Amazing short video that reveals what Congress really thinks about the Constitution. He doesn’t get off the hook however without being informed in no uncertain terms why  Liberty must be supported.” The most telling part are the couple of interactions with Congressman Gosar […]

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Global Warming? Er, it might be the Big Chill if this happens

by Skip January 26, 2015

Big Chill indeed – no power during a major blizzard? “The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is putting out word that 17 nuclear power stations, with a total of 26 reactor units, could shut down if the historic blizzard smashing into the East Coast carries high winds, as expected.  “If wind speeds are in excess of specified […]

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Here in in the northeast, are you ready for your dose of Global Warming?

by Skip January 26, 2015

Yup, I guess our Global Warming decided to go south from the winter for the next coupla days; two feet of here in my hamlet by Wednesday AM.  Yup, it is hot, it’s Global Warming and if it’s cold and snowy, it is Global Warming! You know, if this keeps up, it’s gonna push duct […]

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January 24th Education Update

by Steve MacDonald January 26, 2015
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In this education update Jorge Mesa-Tejada helps taxpayers grasp their school budget by explaining what it is they need to look at and how to tell what it really means. Follow along with some reading material here.     You can listen to the entire podcast here. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter […]

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New Hampshire embracing anti-Obamacare policies amid its own health care failures

by Steve MacDonald January 26, 2015
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By Steve Mac Donald | Watchdog Arena New Hampshire has a long history of implementing Obamacare-style policies, but now the state may be looking to the free market for reform. The Granite State’s foray into health care reform started with United States Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), who burnished her progressive health-care pedigree long before she […]

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HB320 Followup – Relative to the Removal of Certain Campaign Materials From Polling Places

by Steve MacDonald January 26, 2015
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On January 22, I reported on h House Bill 320, an “Act Relative to the Removal of Certain Campaign Materials at the polling place.”   I’m happy to report that two of the Bills co-sponsers responded to my email. The motivation for the legislation was, as many speculated to me after the original report, the result […]

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