Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Quick Thought – Boy, have the Republicans screwed up “Repeal and Replace”

by Skip March 22, 2017

And they are voting on this Obama-lite tomorrow?  This is amending around the edges; there is little “repeal” other than what I’ve written about earlier.  While killing taxes is always good, they haven’t touched the stuff (regs and mandates) that have made Obamacare so toxic politically and financially.  So how is this “better”?  This isn’t […]

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As expected: “Chairman Devin Nunes: ‘Cannot’ Rule Out Senior Obama Officials in Intelligence Leaks”

by Skip March 22, 2017

Tag teaming on Steve’s post breaking the news on the ‘Grok that US Intelligence operatives in “incidental” (read that like “mis-spoke” is really outright lying) House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes did not rule out Senior Obama administration officials being involved in “incidental” communications of President Donald Trump’s transition team that were “widely disseminated.” When asked by […]

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Dear NH House Reps: Please Block the Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch

by Steve MacDonald March 22, 2017

Rumor has it that every New Hampshire State House Rep. was supposed to have received this message today. From: <withheld> Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:59 PM To: ~All Representatives Subject: Block mnomination Please block the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court Justice. He is unwilling to state his views on many important issues […]

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Notable Quote – Kevin Williamson

by Skip March 22, 2017

The people who have an explicit legal obligation to work not on our behalf but on behalf of their shareholders do a pretty good job of giving us what we want; the people who vow to work on our behalf do not. That is a paradox only if you do not think about it too […]

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Voter Fraud – it does occur on both sides of the aisle (occasionally on the Right)

by Skip March 22, 2017

And yes, this one is on the Republican side of said political aisle (reformatted, emphasis mine) and we’ll report it: Former Colorado GOP chairman charged with voter fraud, forgery GREELEY, Colo. — The former chairman of Colorado’s Republican Party has been charged with voter fraud and forgery. Steve Curtis, 57, is accused of filling out and mailing […]

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And Senator Ben Sasse wins a $5 bet with ……Neil Gorsuch’s nephew? BIGLY!

by Skip March 22, 2017

“That’s why John Hancock is now synonymous with his signature,” Gorsuch said. “No one remembers who John Hancock was but they know that’s his signature because he wrote his name so bigly — big and boldly.” …”He’s the one paying me the five bucks,” Sasse answered. (H/T: Washington Examiner)

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Guest Post by Peter Lemiska: How did America become so naïve?

by Skip March 22, 2017

How did America become so naïve? Considering America’s 240-year history, 16 years is not a long time.  But for some, it’s long enough to forget the outrage and fear all Americans felt after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Nineteen hate-filled Muslim extremists exploited our flawed immigration controls and came to our country for […]

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Politico Reporting: Donald Trump and Team Were Under Survellience

by Steve MacDonald March 22, 2017

Democrats are snapping like twigs all over the douchebag-o-sphere. (Politico) Members of the Donald Trump transition team, possibly including Trump himself, were under U.S. government surveillance following November’s presidential election, House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) told reporters Wednesday. It get’s worse for Democrats.

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NH State Senate Democrat Scott McGilvray Passed Away Tuesday Night

by Steve MacDonald March 22, 2017

The District 16 Senator was also President of the NH-NEA, the state’s largest teachers union. CONCORD — Democratic State Sen. Scott McGilvray, who represented the Hooksett and Candia area, died Tuesday night, Gov. Chris Sununu announced at the breakfast meeting of the Executive Council Wednesday morning. I’m quite certain he and I would disagree on […]

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Heh, Heh-heh. He Said Uranus. Heh.

by Steve MacDonald March 22, 2017

On October 19th, 2017 Uranus will be in opposition (tee hee). Blue-green? Too much Kale. Middle-school Bevis and Butthead bathroom humor aside, Jupiter is in opposition on April 7th which offers excellent viewing with just about any telescope or a decent set of binoculars. And Saturn is in opposition on Jun 15th – telescope essential for […]

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