Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Good guy with a gun stops a robber in the act

by Skip April 25, 2017

The gun grabbers Constitution haters civilian disarmament movement (like Moms Demand Action and EveryTown – the Billionaire Bloomburg astroturf zombies) keep insisting that there is no such thing as a good guy with a gun – it’s only a myth.  Sure. Myth this (reformatted, emphasis mine): A concealed carrier in Memphis (TN) broke up a […]

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Statistics he NH legislature re: Shawn Jasper & his crew of so-called leadership

by Skip April 25, 2017

Why do you suppose these statistics are true? Rank and File Republicans: When a committee recommendation and the House Republican Alliance (HRA) recommendation differed, the rank and file (non leadership) Republicans followed the HRA on 87% of the votes. When the committee and the NH Liberty Alliance (NHLA) differed, rank and file (non leadership) Republicans […]

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Heh! One person’s response to the American Community Survey

by Skip April 25, 2017

Funny I was randomly selected last year to fill out the “American Community Survey” and I got something in the mail saying I was randomly selected again. They’re doing it online, you have to answer all the questions. So this year John Smith, a black african hispanic female, born in 1900 living in a boat with no running […]

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Who is going to pay for The Wall? Ted Cruz has a terrific idea: the drug lords themselves

by Skip April 25, 2017

Nobody can say that Ted Cruz isn’t clever with his new bill: Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order That would be EL CHAPO. I love a great turn of phrase: that would also be (formerly) one of the world’s largest drug dealers – El Chapo, from whom the US prosecutors are looking to […]

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Does Obama ever care about what he’s said before?

by Skip April 25, 2017

SHOT:   Obama: “I do think at a certain point you’ve made enough money“   CHASER: #BREAKING @BarackObama has agreed to speak at Cantor Fitzgerald’s health care conference for $400,000! I discuss NOW on @FoxNews! — Charles Gasparino (@CGasparino) April 24, 2017 If he was intellectually honest, he would have stopped at his book deal, worth about […]

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Data Point: Consumer Confidence

by Skip April 25, 2017

“The index came in at 120.3, lower than economists’ expectation of 122.5. It is also a decline from last month’s reading of 125.6. The index has seen a massive surge following the election of President Donald Trump, and March’s reading was the highest in 16 years for the index….”Looking ahead, consumers were somewhat less optimistic about the short-term […]

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We Can Defang the North Korean Threat

by Steve MacDonald April 25, 2017

Here are some thoughts on 21st-century Missile defense. (NRO) There are already American-built UAVs capable of carrying up to four interceptor missiles of this size, while conventional aircraft have successfully done BPI tests using missiles of this type. Putting those missiles on a rotating UAV patrol off the North Korean coastline would mean round-the-clock surveillance […]

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Data Point – 67% of poll respondents say Democrats are out of touch with their concerns

by Skip April 25, 2017

So much for the “Party of the People” when Trump beats them by a considerable margin? (H/T: ABCNews)

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Could Full Day Kindergarten in New Hampshire Cure Athlete’s Foot?

by Steve MacDonald April 25, 2017

The push to pass full-day kindergarten in New Hampshire might cure athlete’s foot. Toenail fungus? Why not? Advocates have come out suggesting it will help end the opioid crisis and solve the brain-drain problem–by keeping students from leaving the state after they graduate. Could it begin to heal the earth, stop the seas from rising? Is […]

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And I thought EMTALA, Obamacare, and Medicaid Expansion was supposed to “fix” this?

by Skip April 25, 2017

But as always, “mo’ money, mo’ money, mo’ money” is needed when two simple letters strung together would suffice (but that would require self-control and self-responsibility; two former ideals that were considered to be virtuous in our pre-Progressive past).  From an article titled “Amid gonorrhea outbreak, health officials urge for thorough STD screenings”, the Concord […]

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Data Point – Media Bias

by Skip April 25, 2017

A chart from SharylAttkisson.com seems to be pretty much on the mark: “Please note that outlets on left and right sometimes publish material that’s on the opposite side of the political spectrum, or that has no political leaning at all. The placement is based on perceived overall tone and audience. Position on the chart doesn’t […]

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