Monday, January 15, 2018

Almost 200 Years of Fighting the Swamp

by Mike January 15, 2018

Triggering Statists, from Jackson to Trump

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Hawaii Freak-O: Anatomy Of A Nuclear Panic

by Mike January 15, 2018

How one man, making one wrong click at shift handover, triggered statewide panic You’ve all seen the images of panicked state citizens running around like headless chickens, kids being stuffed into storm drains to be out of the blast, the embarrassed Governor, the even more embarrassed head of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (H-EMA), all […]

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Blogline of the Day – did it generate any empathy for those that have suffered from it for decades?

by Skip January 15, 2018

For 38 Terrifying Minutes, Hawaii Experienced Israeli Life under Rocket Threat (H/T: Brietbart)

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Notable Quote – Sarah Hoyt

by Skip January 15, 2018

Imagine my shock when I found out that the pussy-hat brigade was planning yet another “woman’s march” to protest the anniversary of the inauguration of our lawfully elected president. No, seriously, you could have knocked me down with a feather [sarcasm], I was that surprised. I mean, after all, a movement that started off protesting […]

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Quick Thought – Obama assessment

by Skip January 15, 2018

No, not my words but I do think they fit: Yet, I’ve always suspected that Obama has a gear in reserve, one he’s never been called on to display given the desire of so many to anoint him on sight (I assume his Harvard law professors called on him to display his full intellect, but […]

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DISQUS Doodlings – There’s always one in the bunch!

by Skip January 15, 2018

Of course this is from TreeHugger on a post labeled Efficiency is important, but it is time to get serious about sufficiency where the theme on the post how to decrease overall energy use and just not make things more efficient in their use of energy (because we keep making more and more things that use energy).  […]

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Here’s a reason why Trump wants NFL players to STAND

by Skip January 15, 2018

So beautiful….Show this picture to the NFL players who still kneel! https://t.co/tJLM1tvbvb — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 4, 2018 Frankly, this is about the best reason of all: honor and respect (H/T: Daily Caller)

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Legislation will Criminalize Female Genital Mutilation in New Hampshire

by Kimberly Morin January 15, 2018

On Wednesday, the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will hear testimony on House Bill 1739 (HB 1739), AN ACT prohibiting female genital mutilation. The legislation is aimed at ending the horrific practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) on girls under 18 years of age. FGM is “recognized internationally as a violation of the […]

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A sad farewell to RightWingNews

by Skip January 15, 2018

When Doug and I first started the ‘Grok in May, 2006, we just wanted a place to put our opinions and figured that we might, at BEST, get 4 or 5 people to read our musings.  Now almost 12 years later, we’ve had millions of visits, more than our share of Instalaunches and posts that went […]

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