Tuesday, August 2, 2016

What Ian Underwood said

by Skip August 2, 2016

which was (in part): But I urge the committee to consider a couple of deeper, less obvious consequences, not just of passing a bill like this, but of even bringing it up for consideration. The first is that a bill like this undermines respect for the very rule of law itself. After all, if the legislature […]

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Data Point – US Manufacturing

by Skip August 2, 2016

American factories and American workers are making a greater volume of stuff than ever — high-tech, high-value products that are competitive in markets around the world. In the last 20 years, which include enactment of the North American Free Trade Agreement and China’s entry into the World Trade Organization, real, inflation-adjusted U.S. manufacturing output has […]

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Data Point – this is “sustainable”?

by Skip August 2, 2016

Makers vs takers.  Producers vs moochers. Look, I’m fine with helping those that REALLY need it but too often (and I’ve been up close to them) able bodied people just milk the system.  But at what point does this break? And then ask – what happens to all those that have become very cozy in the […]

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Notable Quote – Milton Friedman

by Skip August 2, 2016

Fair’ is in the eye of the beholder; ‘free’ is the verdict of the market. The word ‘free’ is used three times in the Declaration of Independence and once in the First Amendment to the Constitution, along with ‘freedom.’ The word ‘fair’ is not used in either of our founding documents. -Milton Friedman, Ph.D, economist, […]

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Notable Quote – Prof. Walter Williams

by Skip August 2, 2016

On minimum wage laws: There are many real-world examples of compensating differences. Full-fledged doctors receive hourly pay that ranges between $80 and $157. A brand-new intern earns about $34 an hour. What do you think would happen to a hospital’s willingness to hire an intern if there were a minimum hourly wage for interns of, […]

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What do teachers and Planned Parenthood (and Maggie Hassan) have in common?

by Skip August 2, 2016

Behold – they all hate “involved” parents influence of their children: A spokeswoman for the Planned Parenthood affiliate in Alaska is criticizing the state’s new sex education restrictions that require the curriculum to be approved by local school districts and open to review by parents. Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii spokeswoman Jessica Cier said […]

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Post-show: How else do you think the Media has earned the moniker of “Democrats with bylines”?

by Skip August 2, 2016

That last phrase courtesy of Glenn Reynolds at Instapundit.  We talked briefly about this state of affairs of the so-called “Press” and their utter contempt towards Republicans and then, Conservatives and Libertarians (Do NOT confuse the latter two groups with the first – I posit that fewer and fewer Republicans are Conservatives (even as they all call […]

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Once again, “strings attached” strikes again; Government loves status quo

by Skip August 2, 2016

“The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works — whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified.” – President Obama, Inauguration (2009) And you wonder why Government can’t get anything done?  It […]

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It’s like Obama and the Dems wanna play chicken with Zika

by Skip August 2, 2016

“The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works — whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified.” – President Obama, Inauguration (2009) That there slush fund ain’t gonna fund itself, dontcha know: […]

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Settled science is oh so unsettling

by Skip August 2, 2016

“The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works — whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified.” – President Obama, Inauguration (2009) No, no about climate change this time.  No, it’s not […]

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“Complaining is the only thing I have left”

by Skip August 2, 2016

It’s getting to the point where I just don’t know which of these two unTrustworthy, self-assured incompetent, post-Constitutional potentates with delusions of grandeur is the least worse option, egomaniac-wise. For a long time, I would have said Hillary by a pant length but it seems Trump is hell-bent on beating her in the dismal swirl […]

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Nancy Steenson isn’t fit to be senator for New Hampshire’s 23rd district

by Kimberly Morin August 2, 2016

On Sunday the Rockingham County Republican Committee held a candidate forum in which candidates for office within Rockingham County came together to give stump speeches. There were candidates from across the county running for various political offices. One of the candidates was Nancy Steenson.

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Jim Kofalt – Upcoming “Issues Summit” for First Time Candidates

by Steve MacDonald August 2, 2016
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Jim Kofalt joins us to talk about his NH House race (Hills 38) and to provide details on the upcoming 603 Alliance Issues Briefing Summit for first-time candidates running for the New Hampshire legislature. We also talk briefly about 603’s recent candidate vetting, last Autumn’s caucus, and offer details as to why we need determined […]

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Petition: No Air Conditioning for the US Department of State

by Steve MacDonald August 2, 2016
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Remember when I told you that John Kerry was coming for your air conditioner because it was a bigger threat than ISIS? I Told Mr. Kerry that he needs to lead by example. Well, someone started a petition on that very point. WHEREAS, Secretary of State John F. Kerry has suggested that air conditioners are as […]

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The Clintons for Dummies

by Steve MacDonald August 2, 2016
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Hassan Sex Abuse Cover up

by Steve MacDonald August 2, 2016
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Gov. Maggie Hassan is running for US Senate and she’s got a problem. She had a known sexual predator involved in her gubernatorial campaign and a recent poll shows that voters who know this are less likely to vote for her in November. Download this segment | Get the entire podcast Catch up with this […]

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603 Alliance Hosts Issues Briefing Summit (Registration link added)

by Steve MacDonald August 2, 2016
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Press Release. 603 Alliance Hosts Issues Briefing Summit For Immediate Release Contact: Fran Wendelboe 603 Alliance www.603alliance.org 603alliance@gmail.com submitted by Di Lothrop Concord (August 1, 2016) – The 603 Alliance is hosting an Issues Briefing Summit on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Bektash Shrine Center Function Hall, 189 Pembroke Road, […]

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