Thursday, September 15, 2016

Blogline of the Day – well, under Obama, our Labor Participation Rate has plummeted, right?

by Skip September 15, 2016

As Obama campaigns for Hillary, Trump mocks, ‘Shouldn’t you be at work?.’ (H/T: Instapundit)

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Emotional Wellness? This is our Government at work? Watch the Law of Unintended Consequences at work

by Skip September 15, 2016

SHOT: Feds to Spend $4.6 Million to Give ‘Emotional Wellness’ to Refugees Funding announced just before Obama’s plan to increase number of refugees by 30 percent The Obama administration plans to spend $4.6 million next year on health promotion and “emotional wellness” for refugees as President Obama plans a 30 percent increase in the number of refugees admitted […]

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Notable Quote – James Madison

by Skip September 15, 2016

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. If men were angels, no government would be necessary. – James Madison Alas and alack, I fear that this admonishment has fallen on deaf ears, at least in our current times.  Thanks […]

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Data Point – Gun company sizes

by Skip September 15, 2016

(H/T: The Truth About Guns)

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It’s Time To Dump “Never Trump”

by Mike September 15, 2016

One of the biggest disappointments of this season has bee the loss of otherwise bright stars of conservative authorship over a demand for ideological purity which can never exist in a candidate. The Democrats know that Hillary is sick, crooked, and untrustworthy, but they support her as part of the grand master plan – she […]

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Warring with the Conservative Intellectuals

by Steve MacDonald September 15, 2016
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If you have not yet read this, please do. It is long but important. Then, read this (a follow up based on reaction to the first), from whence the pull quote below, was…um, pulled. Also important, in my opinion. The former referred to go-along, get-along conservative intellectuals, who could do with a double dose of thymos. […]

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Did Rochester, NH Taxpayers Pay for This Too?

by Steve MacDonald September 15, 2016
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On September 10th, Rochester, New Hampshire had a Gay Pride Parade. We shared a report thanks to Kathy Dunton that the Mayor had allocated city resources to swap American flags along the parade route with Gay Pride flags. According to sources, the city had no intention of trading them back for the 15th anniversary of 9/11 […]

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Jim Splaine and RSA 91-A – again. Portsmouth – We have a problem

by Ed Naile September 15, 2016

Assistant Mayor of Portsmouth, NH, Jim Splaine, is in a self-created Right to Know jam. As an advocate for openness in government for as long as New Hampshire has taken the issue seriously, he should know the ropes as well as anyone. Here goes my take on the situation. I have a few years of […]

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Edelblut Concedes: Presser And Interview

by Mike September 15, 2016

I received the alert at 1:07pm for Frank Edelblut’s concession press conference in Concord at 2pm, grabbed a snack, the obligatory mug of tea, and the gear, and ran for the exit! Sununu’s lead had been about 1000 votes overnight, and with the last few precincts trickling in, it never fell below 800. Frank Edelblut’s […]

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