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Six Things Other Governments Provide for which Americans Still Have to Pay…

by Steve MacDonald September 24, 2018

I was just minding my own business when this headline scrolled its way before my eyes. “6 things other governments provide that Americans still have to pay for.” I think it should read “Six things other governments provide for which Americans still have to pay,” but I can write in cursive and also believe that there […]

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Democratic David Coursin’s 12-Step Recovery Plan…well, his plan for recovering YOUR gun

by Susan Olsen September 24, 2018

H/T Northwood NH Conservative… **Attention All Law Abiding Gun Owners** Do you want to register your firearms with the government ? Do you want NH Constitutional Carry repealed? Do you want a waiting period on all firearms purchases? Do you want to stop all reciprocity carry agreements between states? Do you want credit card companies […]

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There is More than One Price to Pay for Letting Democrats back into Power

by Steve MacDonald September 24, 2018

Democrats have made no secret of their plans to raise taxes. Left-wing leaders at both the Federal and State level are running on erasing tax reform. Here in New Hampshire, candidates for Governor and State Senator as well as other state elected offices are looking to roll back tax cuts on job creators even though […]

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Cleaning up my stack of stuff: Why is it always the Socialists that decry “we are the wealthiest nation in history”?

by Skip September 23, 2018

Forgot I had transcribed this from WMUR’s CLOSE UP show (Aug 12, 2018) where Levi Sanders, running to be the Democrat candidate in NH’s Second Congressional District even as he lived in CD-1, said the magic words: On Tuesday or Wednesday, there will be one of the most important votes in the modern history of […]

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I feel real sorry for financial advisor Molly Kelly’s (running for NH Governor) clients…

by Skip September 23, 2018

One of the ads Molly Kelly was running during the primary was this gem of Cognitive Dissonance / Political double dealing (emphasis mine) We’re getting slammed by ever higher electric bills. Eversource is making huge profits. The Governor?  He collected more than $50K from Eversource and vetoed two renewable energy bills. I’m Molly Kelly and […]

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From my stack of stuff – Chuckie Schumer is wrong about the Presidency

by Skip September 23, 2018

“The job of the President is to make Americans’ lives better.” Note: this was supposed to be a Quick Thought.  Once again, it didn’t turn out that way. Really?  That’s the main purpose of being President? That line, by the way, was from US Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on  ” This week with Georgie Steaphanopoulos” […]

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Data Point: So the next time Democrats (especially NH ones) say we need policies like Europe

by Skip September 23, 2018

Decisions have consequences. So do policies.  And while Democrats all over keep insisting that “we’re the only industrialized nation that doesn’t <insert their latest policy complaint here>”, they aren’t all that willing to talk about the consequences of their policies. Like Venezuela (but the right people haven’t done Socialism right – WE CAN DO IT! […]

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“Modes by Which Tyrants Accomplish Their Purposes Without Resistance”

by Steve MacDonald September 23, 2018

“One of the ordinary modes by which tyrants accomplish their purposes without resistance is by disarming the people and making it an offense to keep arms… The friends of a free government cannot be too watchful to overcome the dangerous tendency of the public mind to sacrifice for the sake of mere private convenience this powerful check […]

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After Action Report: ‘Grok MeetUp at the Londonderry Fish and Game Club yesterday

by Skip September 23, 2018

“…and the whole screen goes blue…the tannerite was so hot it shifted the colors..everything else was that cool in comparison…” Well, the skies were clear, a nip of autumn was in the air (but still short sleeve weather for most), the smell of hot dogs (DANG – I forgot to bring my chili!) and hamburgers […]

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The Left Means to Rule us at Our Own Expense

by Steve MacDonald September 23, 2018

David Bernstein, writing at the Volokh Conspiracy, has some excellent thoughts on human nature and the compulsion for oppression. Reading it I am reminded of its application to current events. The public rise of Antifa. The open advocacy of the use of force to silence political opponents. The abuses of the bureaucracy in pursuit of […]

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DISQUS Doodlings – This isn’t how ANY of this works, Bruce!

by Skip September 23, 2018

Well, Peter’s post “Republicans must not cower in the face of Democratic treachery” is getting a bunch of traction in the comments section and as I do from time to time, I mix it up in the comments instead of just putting my thoughts here on the front page.  This time, I just couldn’t help […]

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Negron 10K Money Bomb Update – Help Bring Ann Kuster Home

by Steve MacDonald September 22, 2018

Your Individual Right to Self Defense  DONATE $10.00 TO PROTECT THE FIRST TEN AMENDMENTS Writing for the majority in District of Columbia v. Heller, Justice Antonin Scalia observed that, “Nowhere else in the Constitution does a “right’ attributed to ‘the people’ refer to anything other than an individual right.” The Second Amendment right to keep […]

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Liz Warren’s Constituents Don’t Want Her to be Their President

by Steve MacDonald September 22, 2018

Liz Warren says she isn’t running for President but seeing as she has a reputation for stretching the truth this might prove useful if, in fact, she is building a ground game for a run in 2020. A new poll has only 32% of Warren’s constituents thinking she should run for president and a whopping […]

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Presumption of Guilt – Another Reason to Oppose The Left

by Steve MacDonald September 22, 2018

Differing on matters of policy is one thing but the New Left’s presumption of guilt, at least as it applies to presumed political opponents, is despotic. It must be opposed as should be any member of the Democrat Party who condones it. From the Wall Street Journal c/o Instapundit. As Ms. Hill and Sen. Hirono […]

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Republicans must not cower in the face of Democratic treachery

by Peter Lemiska September 21, 2018

From the very beginning, Democratic lawmakers made it clear they intended to oppose Judge Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court. Deeply enmeshed in the resistance movement and anti-Trump hysteria, the rationale for their opposition is clear. Kavanaugh is a conservative judge, nominated by a president they revile. Their desperation to derail his nomination was made […]

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UN Environment Chief’s Oversized Carbon Footprint

by Steve MacDonald September 21, 2018

If you’re going to educate the world about the dangers of carbon dioxide you’re going to have to emit some carbon dioxide, right? And that’s not just from talking. A draft internal audit, obtained by the Guardian and seen by the BBC, says that Erik Solheim’s actions risked the reputation of UN Environment. The report […]

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A commentary on Liberals and Kavanaugh by Kurt Schlichter

by Skip September 21, 2018

I can’t always pull quotes or adequately summarize his Townhall columns but they are really amusing and will become part of my contributions to Grok 3.0 “Around the Web” (or as Steve calls it: “Stuff we’d like to blog about but haven’t had the time,” which I think is a more descriptive title).  So here […]

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The Danger That Can Come To Your Children Attending a Public School in NH

by ambanfield September 21, 2018

Many people have never heard the name Glenn Cordelli, but if you are a parent, you should get to know him.  Glenn Cordelli is a state representative in New Hampshire serving in Moultonborough, Sandwich, and Tuftonboro.  He finished up his third term, and will hopefully be elected for a fourth term in November. Representative Glenn Cordelli […]

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Just a little bit on commentary on Democrat logos

by Skip September 21, 2018

(H/T: Susan)

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Everytown Endorses Anti-Gunners in NH Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties

by Skip September 21, 2018

[Art.] 2-a. [The Bearing of Arms.] All persons have the right to keep and bear arms in defense of themselves, their families, their property and the state. December 1, 1982 “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not […]

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Some Documents “Climate” Colluders Don’t Want Released

by Steve MacDonald September 21, 2018

If there are documents available that make your case on your view of things you’d want the people to see them, yes? No! While Congressional Democrats wrestle with their own sudden disinterest in transparency, some “climate” scientists are bemoaning a court order forcing the publicly funded university for whom they work to release emails in response to a 7-year […]

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Congressional Democrats Suddenly Don’t Want “Collusion” Documents Declassified

by Steve MacDonald September 21, 2018

Democrats have been demanding transparency. When the recent FISA application was released with redactions at least a few of them are said to have claimed that there were more damning details under those redactions. I guess that’s true. When Mr. Trump approved the declassification of some of those documents last week, Congressional Democrats lined up to […]

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Dartmouth’s Ideological Free Speech Divide: Why Democrats Need to Lose Again in 2018

by Steve MacDonald September 20, 2018

Reposted: Originally Published May 30, 2018 A few days ago, we reported on a survey of Dartmouth student’s that questions their tolerance and diversity when it comes to dating, befriending, or just interacting with someone who has opposing political beliefs. There were no surprises. Democrats shunned the idea while Republicans were much more accepting. Further down […]

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Chris Matthews reveals Democrats “End Game”

by Op-Ed September 20, 2018

by Jim Johnson The “Puke” Chris Matthews reveals Democrats end game for Brett Kavanaugh, which amounts to nothing more than blackmail. An orchestrated conspiracy hell bent on defaming a successful white male from achieving his full potential. Time to investigate the Democrats unholy alliance with the mainstream media and their in-your-face sustained attacks, and outright […]

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Is that Jesus or Just More Fake News from “tropical storm” Florence?

by Steve MacDonald September 20, 2018

It’s not every day you get to see Jesus. How else do you explain walking on water (twice) just behind this reporter who is up to his knees in the stuff?   H/T RCSB

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Team Negron Money Bomb Give $10 to Protect “Ten”

by Steve MacDonald September 20, 2018

Steve Negron has released his first general election campaign money bomb and we invite you to participate. In an email released moments ago, Team Negron reminds us that, Congressional Candidate Steve Negron has served our country; he has already sworn an oath to protect and defend the constitution. He’s on the record stating that when […]

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Speaking of going to “the next level”, the next tranche of gear has arrived

by Skip September 20, 2018

And it solves three problems for us We have anti-noise headsets – really light on good microphones We keep getting asked to bring a PA system with us – didn’t have one You’ve seen me schlepping bags, and boxes, and more bags, and cases to events. And it took upwards of an hour for set […]

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Grok 3.0 – so where is it?

by Skip September 20, 2018

Well, it is taking a bit more time than we thought but a lot of progress has been made over the last two weeks.  There’s some “under the hood” work still left to be done but the general outline is pretty much set (albeit with test data from a while ago).  A lot of our […]

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Renewable Green Energy Mandates – Families and Job Creators Hit Hardest

by Steve MacDonald September 20, 2018

New Hampshire has a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). The Democrat majority state government pushed it through back when John Lynch was governor. It requires electricity providers to buy a percentage of the power you pay for from more expensive sources. Those costs are then passed on to consumers. If the state didn’t make them they wouldn’t […]

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“Millennial elitist dorks are all about screwing up burgers.”

by Steve MacDonald September 20, 2018

Kurt Schlichter mourns the demise of the Ultimate ‘normal’ American food. Millennial elitist dorks are all about screwing up burgers. “Gourmet” burgers, they call them. But they are a sad simulacrum of true burgers, and a crime against nature. The menus of those precious gastropubs that spring up in the gentrified blue coastal urban centers are […]

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