Thursday, August 10, 2017

Even in a faux “marketplace”, people can still vote with their dollars

by Skip August 10, 2017

Given that I just came home from the Americans For Prosperity NH’s (AFP) Tax Reform meeting at Pittman’s Freight Room in Laconia, this is appropriate.  I’ve said for years now that a free marketplace is one where people make decisions that benefit their own self-interest; if something does not add value to their lives, they […]

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She’s wrong

by Skip August 10, 2017

LEGISLATOR TO ANDREW CUOMO: ““You look at me, Mr. Governor, but you don’t see me. You see my black skin and a woman.” No, he doesn’t see your black skin and that you are a woman.  After over a decade of watching politicians evaluating situations, you know what he sees? He sees you in terms of […]

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Notable Quote – Lt. Col Ralph Peters (ret.)

by Skip August 10, 2017

On a piece titled “Here’s how to take out North Korea’s nukes“, this caught my eye.  I believe it to be true (emphasis mine): …I fear we’ve forgotten what war means. That fear reached a peak a decade ago when American generals blithely repeated the indefensible claim that “counterinsurgency is warfare at the graduate-school level.” […]

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“Former NSA experts say it was an inside job by someone with access to the DNC’s system.”

by Steve MacDonald August 10, 2017

From The Nation, a little bait for the big fish to nibble on, with a huge hook in it. There was no hack of the Democratic National Committee’s system on July 5 last year—not by the Russians, not by anyone else. Hard science now demonstrates it was a leak—a download executed locally with a memory […]

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Dems Got Friends In Low Places…

by Mike August 10, 2017

…And they’re not big on social graces*… The old saying “can’t see the woods for the trees,” well, Mueller can’t see the swamp for all the corrupt Dems in it. Comey getting himself fired so his handlers could insist on appointing his even more corrupt friend, Mueller as Special Counsel was designed to keep “The […]

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Why Colin Kaepernick Doesn’t Have a Job

by Steve MacDonald August 10, 2017

New Hampshire Public radio has a lengthy “report” about why former Quarterback Colin Kaepernick doesn’t have a job. They quote players, experts, and none of them ever gets to the actual point of the problem. A situation that anyone who has every worn a uniform as part of their job ought to understand. You can’t just do […]

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Hiring Freeze Results in 9,000 Fewer Federal Employees in First 6-months

by Steve MacDonald August 10, 2017

The Washington Times is reporting that President Trumps’ hiring freeze has resulted in 9,000 fewer Federal employees in the first 6-months. Mr. Trump ordered the hiring freeze on his first day in office and embarked on the most ambitious agenda to shrink government since Ronald Reagan. His early success, although modest, is a testament to […]

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Mark Steyn on the Media’s Reaction to Trump vs. North Korea

by Steve MacDonald August 10, 2017

Mark Steyn on Tucker Carlson discussing the media’s priorities while a rogue nation threatens a nuclear strike on US territory.

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