Monday, April 17, 2017

US Senator Jeanne Shaheen – “Taxes should be simple”. That’s not what she means

by Skip April 17, 2017

Well, US Senator Jeanne Shaheen is a prime example of why they aren’t – she has always loved every new or expanded revenue source created.  Yet, like the GREAT Progressive politician she is (and I’m not using GREAT as a nice superlative). I’m on her mailing list and got the below.  Now, UNLIKE an engineer […]

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Blogline of the Day – Actually, a confirmation of my earlier Blogline of the Day

by Skip April 17, 2017

We’re seeing the obviousness of Western Society cultural suicide – and the fears are being realized. The Deconstruction of the West: The greatest threat to the liberal international order comes not from Russia, China, or jihadist terror but from the self-induced deconstruction of Western culture. The previous one SEEMS to be about the mass Muslim […]

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Data Point – Feds collect the most in income taxes EVAH!

by Skip April 17, 2017

“Through March, the federal government collected approximately $695,391,000,000 in individual income taxes. That is about $7,387,280,000 more than the $688,003,720,000 in individual income taxes (in constant 2017 dollars) that the federal government collected in the first six months of fiscal 2016.” And we’re still running a yearly deficit of almost $527 BILLION.  Most of the […]

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Blogline of the Day – Speaking Truth to Power about Sweden with snark

by Skip April 17, 2017

They live in a world defined by childlike assumptions of multiculturalism, but multiculturalism has worked for the West about as well as socialism worked for Venezuela. -Susan Stamper Brown (on Sweden’s societal suicide via mass immigration from incompatible cultures and the Leftist globalists that created it) Note: I almost used the line just before it […]

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And most of society thought that “prepping” was for eccentrics and wackos

by Skip April 17, 2017

Just thought I’d leave this here: 20+ YEARS OF FECKLESS NORTH KOREA POLICY, AND NOW: North Korea tensions have Hawaii pols revisiting emergency attack plans. “The plans were last revisited in the 1980s. But the Hawaii House Public Safety Committee on Thursday formally called for the state’s defense agency to repair their hundreds of Cold […]

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Whew – I thought I was already on the deep down slope!

by Skip April 17, 2017

JUST IN TIME!!! When I turned 40, a large contingent of friends from church threw me the obligatory “you’re over the hill” birthday party.  Who knew they were twenty years too early (emphasis mine, reformatted)? Middle age begins at 60, say researchers It was not so very long ago that hitting the milestone birthday of […]

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Governor Sununu Signs Parental Rights Measure

by Steve MacDonald April 17, 2017

Gov. Sununu signed HB103 today, a bill that allows parents to review and opt-out of sex-ed curriculum. More specifically, it is AN ACT relative to school district policies regarding objectionable course material. IX-c. Require school districts to adopt a policy allowing an exception to specific course material based on a parent’s or legal guardian’s determination that […]

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Trump’s Bargain

by Steve MacDonald April 17, 2017

Barack Obama released $1.7 Billion in cash to Iran. Billions more may have been delivered to the terror state under his watch. President Trump spent $59 million on the cruise missiles delivered to Syria and $170,000.00 for one MOAB delivered to ISIS. /heh.

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The Concord Monitor Reminds US What Taxation Means To Progressives

by Steve MacDonald April 17, 2017

The Progressive view care of the Concord Monitor. The state still doesn’t know the full impact of a recent cut in business tax rates, but the Legislature is already considering another reduction. A Republican-backed Senate bill would further lower the business profits and enterprise taxes in 2020, resulting in an estimated loss of $81 million in […]

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Churches, Small Towns, Going “Sanctuary” in New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald April 17, 2017

Did you know that, Three small Granite State towns — Harrisville, Dublin, and Lyme — voted at town meetings last month to declare themselves as “sanctuary towns.” However, bigger areas like Durham, home to the University of New Hampshire, and Portsmouth failed to pass similar measures. Students at Dartmouth College in Hanover passed around a […]

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