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Sequester Madness – And Guv Maggie is complaining about the Feds??

by Skip February 28, 2013

Like I showed here, Obama and Pack of Progressive Pukes have been all agog about the parade of horribles in what the impending DEVASTATING cuts are going do to us all…oh wait, it’s only $44 Billion this year and in the chart in the post shows how small this 2.4% cut really is.  Finally, the […]

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Sustainable Development…The Movie

by Tom February 28, 2013

Last week, I posted a link to a pamphlet titled “Understanding Sustainable Development – Agenda 21 For The People and their Public Officials“. Today, I found a valuable companion video to it (see below) titled “False Choices”. This video provides a comprehensive overview and historical summary of the intrusive United Nations program, created by globalists […]

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Politichicks Decal: This Chick Is Packin’!

by Mike February 28, 2013
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Data Point – Federal Spending as a Percentage of State GDP

by Skip February 28, 2013

The Percentage at the Federal level is 2.4% of the budget – $85 Billion but only $44 Billion THIS year…we spend that in 72 hours. Financial exposure to NH?  3.1%. (H/T: Business Insider)

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Data Point – Household Indebtedness

by Skip February 28, 2013

“At $11.34 trillion in Q4 2012, total household debt is up from $11.31 trillion in Q3.  This suggests that the great consumer deleveraging story may be over.” (H/T: Business Insider)

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Some People Stay In Rhode Island And Vote Democrat – This Is Known As ‘Bad Luck’

by Mike February 28, 2013

Riffing off the Heinlein Quote about reviling success and accepting tyranny, we have this gem via American Spectator about Apathy and Fear in the Ocean State. In Rhode Island, The ‘State of Corruption'{TM}, government has become so expensive, and so oppressive, and has so many dependents (current and former government employees exceed 20% of the […]

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Gambling Study Says Not Big Money For State

by Steve MacDonald February 28, 2013

The Union Leader is reporting on a much anticipated study about the future of gambling Revenue for New Hampshire. The news is not good for proponents. According to the study done by the New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies (NHCPPS), because of the social costs of gambling, the state would not receive a net benefit if […]

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Is Ann Kuster Happy We Violated the US Constitution?

by Steve MacDonald February 28, 2013

Ann Kuster is excited that the House Republicans decided not to change the Senate version of the Violence Against Women’s act.    I’m not sure what the House had in mind but Tax dodger Ann Kuster is happy to assume it’s because they hate women. What a difference a day makes! On Wednesday, Speaker Boehner had […]

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NH Bill to Nullify Indefinite Detention Passes Committee Vote 16-0

by Steve MacDonald February 28, 2013

The Tenth Amendment Center Blog is reporting that Dan Itse’s HB 399 has come out of committee slightly amended–stricter than when it went in–and is heading to the House floor with a recommendation to pass. Rep. Dan Itse’s original bill provided for class A misdemeanor penalties on any state agent cooperating with indefinite detention. An amendment […]

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Cartoon Of The Day – Organizing For Access

by Mike February 28, 2013

First, there was the trouble Obama’s campaign staff were having with their rebranding effort, then there were the reports that the new incarnation of Obama For America/ Organizing For America/ Organizing For Action is in fact more like “Organizing For Access”, with $500k getting you quarterly meetings with his highness, and more. Add in the […]

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Bangor Maine Company Moving to New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald February 28, 2013

Bangor Daily News. Maine has a “far less than friendly business environment, and that’s clear, no matter what our friend Mr. LePage puts out there,” he said Wednesday morning. “On several levels, I regret leaving the Bangor area, but from a purely economic point of view it doesn’t make sense to stay here any longer.” -Lee Coyle, […]

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Smartest President Ever…Part….eh, I lost Count

by Steve MacDonald February 28, 2013

White House can give a fresh 60 million dollars to support freedom fighters in Syria but……Screw those kids getting “kicked out of Head Start” by the Obama’s sequester. So how ironic is it that the Obama super PAC was called Priorities USA?  

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Obama Says He’ll Make Sequester Cuts Really Hurt, But They Don’t Need To

by Don February 28, 2013

How does anyone understand the real impact of the “sequester”?  Let’s consider what the “sequester” would mean to your family budget. If President Obama were in charge of the “sequester” for your family budget, he might tell you that you will have to cut the following:  1 ½ meals a week, turn your thermostat down […]

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No Guns For Teachers

by Rick Olson February 28, 2013

“I do not wish to give up the power of personal arms and be defenseless against those who will ever and always keep and bear arms those in crime and those in government.”   —Robert W. Burke This past Sunday, the Union Leader opined that armed security was necessary in our schools,however, the arming of teachers with […]

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Where Ann “Onward” McKluster Pretends She’s Obama

by Steve MacDonald February 28, 2013

Ann Kuster wasn’t around to vote for the sequestration, or any continuing resolutions, nor was she there to watch as Democrats refused to send a budget to their Democrat president, but she already knows it’s not her fault. Here’s most of the turd of an email she left in my in-box (I took out all […]

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Datapoint: Jersey Doughboy Grabs His Slice Of The Pie; Loses Big

by Mike February 27, 2013

From cozying up to Obama, to taking the King’s Shilling of expanded Medicaid funding, to seeking pork-laden “Sandy Relief”, to being sympathetic toward gun control…. NJ Governor Chris Christie, considered a rising star as recently as the GOP convention in August, seems to have abandoned the conservative base who helped elect him and HAD once […]

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Email Doodlings – it’s the HB617 numbers that are fishy

by Skip February 27, 2013

Well, we’ve gone from full blown guns all the time to HB617 having a run.  Sure, each topic is important, but for us, each one brings up LOTS of secondary & tertiary items to be contemplated, and so it is with HB617.  However, aNOTHER reader sent in this analysis on the spreadsheet that David Campbell […]

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Email Doodlings – thoughts on Republicans & HB617 from a reader

by Skip February 27, 2013

All kinds of emails come into the Inbox – right now, it can run 300 to 500 per day and I can’t get to them all, or if I do, the sheer volume of stuff just gives me a case of induced ADD (and with TMEW, the Eldest, & the Youngest medically diagnosed with ADHD, […]

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Obama brings the Sequestor Armegeddon over a Federal 2.4% cut; Non-criminals, says Press Secretary Jay Carney

by Skip February 27, 2013

Presidential Press Secretary Jay Carney on “Special Report with Bret Baier”, 2/27: “As ICE made clear yesterday, the Agency release these low risk, non-criminal detainees under a less expensive form of monitoring to ensure that detention levels stay with ICE’s over all budget.” I dryly note that all of the illegal aliens being moved around […]

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A correction on the Republican vote on HB617 (the gas tax hike)

by Skip February 27, 2013

I was just sent this by a loyal reader (emphasis mine): Skip, you had a fact wrong in your blog about Jennifer and the stupid committee vote. You included the minority leader. Chandler did not vote; he had to be elsewhere. Two days earlier he had signed in opposition to the bill. Your larger point […]

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And Even More Sequestration Fun … with David Angelo

by Scott Morales February 27, 2013

In keeping with Steve’s theme, a very funny offering from comedian David Angelo. Enjoy. (H/T Richochet)

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Notable Quote – James Gwartney and Richard Stroup

by Skip February 27, 2013

Similarly, the record of government planning in the United States is fraught with internal inconsistencies. The federal government both subsidizes tobacco growers and propagandizes against smoking. It pays some farmers not to produce grain products and, at the same time, subsidizes others with irrigation projects so they can grow more of the very same grain […]

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Even Heros age – some better than others (or not).

by Skip February 27, 2013

(H/T: CHEEZburger)

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Don’t Mess With League City, Texas

by Susan Olsen February 27, 2013

Heidi Thiess, City Council Member in League City, Texas authored a resolution to to “protect and defend the constitutional right to keep and bear arms’.  It was introduced – and adopted – on February 12, 2013. In her public statement, she said “It is not about having a right to hunt or shoot skeet, it’s […]

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More Sequestration Fun…with Michael Ramirez

by Steve MacDonald February 27, 2013

A picture is worth 85 billion words

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A Letter sent to NH GOP Chair Jennifer Horn, based on her HB617 Press Release

by Skip February 27, 2013

I wondered what Jennifer Horn would do as I wrote this; now we know – the non-silent silent answer.  She did not “Choose Well”.  The Press Release, which went out this morning, is after the jump.  This is my Letter just sent: Dear Jennifer (NH GOP Chair), Right you are concerning the proposed gas – […]

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Smartest President Ever…Part 3

by Steve MacDonald February 27, 2013

King of executive orders, master of spending and debt, willing to by-pass congress if he has too….but no power to decide what spending increases get cut from his own Sequester bill.

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Smartest President Ever….part 2

by Steve MacDonald February 27, 2013

Throws billions at high risk bankrupt green energy companies year after year….slight decrease in increased spending (sequester) will mean firing air traffic controllers, TSA,  first responders, public safety personnel, border patrol, crumbling infrastructure…

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