Anti-Second Amendment

Senate Bill 116 Charlatanry

by Rick Olson February 12, 2015

“Charlatanry…No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand… Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing.”   —Anton Chekhov Senate Bill 116, An Act repealing the license requirement for carrying a concealed pistol or revolver, is being put through its usual cascade of lies. Yesterday, Deidre Reynolds took the the pages of […]

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Gun Permit In NY? Logon To Facebook For Police

by Rick Olson October 21, 2014

“A charlatan makes obscure what is clear; a thinker makes clear what is obscure.” — Hugh Kingsmill Watervliet, NY Police Chief Ron Boisvert asks applicants to logon to their facebook accounts, then peruses visited pages…  New York…The “Empire State.” Known to be one of the most restrictive and confusing places to own, possess firearms. A […]

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Scott Brown Lies

by Rick Olson August 8, 2014

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance. ~Edgar J. Mohn

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Scott Brown On The Second Amendment?

by Rick Olson May 15, 2014

“What happened in Newtown where those children were subject to that level of violence is beyond my comprehension…As a state legislator in Massa­chusetts, I supported an ­assault weapons ban thinking other states would follow suit. But ­unfortunately, they have not, and innocent people are being killed. As a result, I support a federal assault weapons […]

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Everytown USA Bloomberg Launch is Blowing Up In His Face

by Rick Olson April 18, 2014

“There is nothing more dangerous than a resourceful idiot”—Samuel Adams Michael Bloomberg launched his Everytown USA for Gun Safety site this week. Most understood this as a retooling of the anti-gun, anti-second Amendment advocacy and a retooling and remarketing the same old tired anti-gun message. Seizing an opportunity the Nation’s PRO-GUN, PRO-2ND contingent all over […]

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Everytown USA: Bloomberg’s Latest Sham

by Rick Olson April 17, 2014

“I do think there are certain times we should infringe on your freedom.” —NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg What do you call a 5-foot-eight manicured, billionaire with an ego as big as Montana and an agenda that blatantly ignores the U.S. Constitution? Michael Bloomberg. A few days ago, Bloomberg retooled his anti-gun efforts, huffing and puffing how […]

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Why So Many Are Not Supporting Senate Bill 244

by Rick Olson March 26, 2014

“Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is “timing” it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.” ? Fulton J. Sheen Senate Bill 244 began as a bill sponsored by Democratic Senator David Watters. The bill established all sorts of confusing […]

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This advice should ring true to ALL Republicans – not just to NH State Senator Jeanie Forrester

by Skip March 23, 2014

Permission granted to post (and follows along with the words I just wrote: Jeanie, I’ve heard that the NH Senate – and quite a few senators – are thinking of voting in favor of SB 244. I was wondering if you’ve made up your mind and if you’ve had any discussions with other senators about […]

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Gun Buying In Massachusetts

by Rick Olson February 20, 2014

Do not ever say that the desire to ‘do good’ by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.  —Ayn Rand Buying Guns in Massachusetts… H/T RealityAlwaysWins

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Behold! The Thirty-Round “Magazine Clip”

by Rick Olson February 18, 2014

“He had just about enough intelligence to open his mouth when he wanted to eat, but certainly no more.” —P.G. Wodehouse Left-Coast Kool-Aid-Slurping, anti-gun State Senator Kevin De Leon informed his constituents about the,  “.30 caliber magazine clip [sic]” being able to be fired in half a second! So, today at the Grok we feature […]

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Finger-Wagging Liberal Hartford Courant

by Rick Olson February 17, 2014

“If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies.”  —Karl Kraus The Hartford Courant’s Friday editorial takes up the liberal finger-wagging cause of calling for law and order, calling those who have not registered their, “assault weapons”[sic] scofflaws. In an editorial entitled, State Can’t Let Gun Scofflaws […]

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HB 1589: A Means To An End

by Rick Olson January 22, 2014

“There are three kinds of falsehoods: Lies, damned lies and statistics” —Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour Clearly, we have a problem when legislators continue to find ways to incrementally chip away at our second amendment rights. But this bill is just a bit more insidious than what folks saw here today. HB 1589 […]

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Why I Don’t Watch Football

by Rick Olson January 17, 2014

“Kids have what I call a built-in hypocrisy antenna that comes up and blocks out what you’re saying when you’re being a hypocrite.”  —Benjamin Carson

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Pistol Revolver Licenses: Hampton Police Make Their Own Rules

by Rick Olson January 5, 2014

“Sometimes it seems that those with the greatest disregard for our laws are the same people in charge of creating or enforcing them.”? Steve Maraboli Another Police Department has made its own extra-legal rules for issuance of the New Hampshire Pistol and Revolver License. As recently as December 27, 2013 a citizen submitted his (or […]

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He Will Pry Your Guns From Your Cold Dead Hands

by Rick Olson December 7, 2013

“We will pry your gun from your cold, dead, fingers. That is because I am willing to wait until you die, hopefully of natural causes. Guns, except for the three approved categories, cannot be inherited. When you die your weapons must be turned into the local police department, which will then destroy them.”—LTC Robert L. […]

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Doofus Redux: Mark Glaze Executive Director of Mayors Against Illegal Guns

by Rick Olson November 21, 2013

“Providence protects children and idiots. I know because I have tested it.” —Mark Twain You can’t make this stuff up, but first things first. Who is Mark Glaze? Glaze is the Executive Director for Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG). He is also a wind bag and a doofus. Back in August he was […]

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The Indoctrination Of Academia And Another Poignant Reminder

by Rick Olson November 16, 2013

“The very power of [textbook writers] depends on the fact that they are dealing with a boy: a boy who thinks he is ‘doing’ his ‘English prep’ and has no notion that ethics, theology, and politics are all at stake. It is not a theory they put into his mind, but an assumption, which ten […]

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Zoning: The New Anti-Gun Context

by Rick Olson November 13, 2013

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.  —Louis D. Brandeis The Londonderry Fish & Game Club is best described as, “the little club that could.” There was a time not so many years ago when access to club property was challenged and an expensive and costly lawsuit threatened […]

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New Hampshire’s Very Own Moonbat

by Rick Olson November 12, 2013

“Wow! You’re brighter than Las Vegas at Christmas time!” —Daffy Duck On October 6, our esteemed Grok Chief Skip informed the Grok audience of one Moonbat from Hampton Falls who had submitted LSR’s seeking to ban assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines, require registration for each firearm a person owns or possesses and requiring background […]

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An “Assault Weapons Ban In the Granite State

by Rick Olson November 12, 2013

“Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.” —Voltaire Last week, as I was reading Londonderry Patch, I came across Marc Fortier’s October 29 entry entitled, “Assault Weapons Ban, Higher Speed Limits and Gambling“. Fortin writes, “New Hampshire lawmakers will debate these and other controversial issues in the upcoming legislative session.” Fortier also […]

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Yesterday’s TV Commercials

by Rick Olson November 11, 2013

“Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.” —Bertrand Russell

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Gun Buy-Back Program In CO Foiled By Passage Of Recent Laws

by Rick Olson July 25, 2013

“Irony is the hygiene of the mind.”   —Elizabeth Bibesco “Together Colorado“, an anti-gun group in Colorado had planned to host a gun buy back program whereby gift cards or tickets to sporting events would be exchanged for guns. The scheme intended to have people come, hand over their guns and get the gift cards […]

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Gun Grabbers Tracking Gun Owners With New Android App

by Rick Olson July 11, 2013

“If you tell a joke in the forest, but nobody laughs, was it a joke?”   —Steven Wright As Reported on Fox News yesterday, A new Android app asks users to expose the home addresses of gun owners they deem “potentially unsafe” — and share that information with the world. The Gun Geo Marker app, […]

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Representative Mary Beth Walz Reading Names From The List

by Rick Olson July 1, 2013

“The know-your-audience philosophy can be a big step down the road to pandering to the audience.”  —Edward Tufte I was essentially the first to write about the naming of a terrorist as a victim of gun violence by the Bloomberg Bus Tour, No More Names.  I was at the front of it for a couple […]

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What Does a Home Invasion Look Like?

by Rick Olson June 25, 2013

“The subject of criminal rehabilitation was debated recently in City Hall. It’s an appropriate place for this kind of discussion because the city has always employed so many ex-cons and future cons.”   —Mike Royko What does a home invasion look like? This is what a home invasion looks like in New Jersey where the government […]

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More Names From, “NO MORE NAMES”…

by Rick Olson June 24, 2013

“Liberals are stalwart defenders of civil liberties – provided we’re only talking about criminals.”   —Ann Coulter Jamaal Moore, who had a considerable criminal history was shot after attempting to flee the scene of a robbery and a high speed chase through a residential neighborhood.  Five offenders, including Moore, “piled out” of the car, and attempted […]

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“No More Names” Bus Tour Featured Profile From The List

by Rick Olson June 23, 2013

“Arguments of convenience lack integrity and inevitably trip you up.”   —Donald Rumsfeld The Deceptively named, “Mayors Against Illegal Guns,” came rolling into Concord New Hampshire last week by proxy of the infamous, “No More Names” Bus Tour where local anti-gun zealots take turns reading from’s Gun Death Tally List. The front page banner in […]

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“No More Names” Bus Tour: What’s in a number?

by Rick Olson June 21, 2013

A half truth is a whole lie. —Yiddish Proverb “6,236 Americans have been ‘murdered’ with guns since Newtown,” reads the website of No More Names. What’s in a number?, I ask…This detestable bus with its detestable crowd came to Concord on Tuesday. Anti-second amendment State Reps showed up holding signs passed out by the hacks […]

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Look Who Else Is On The List

by Rick Olson June 20, 2013

“Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.”   —Thomas Hardy As Reported in today’s edition of the Union Leader, The gun control group (Bloomberg’s, “No More Names) put out a statement yesterday saying rally organizers relied on a list compiled by of people killed by guns since the Dec. 14 massacre at […]

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Tamerlan Tsarnaev?

by Rick Olson June 19, 2013

“Where the roots of private virtue are diseased, the fruit of public probity cannot but be corrupt.”   —Felix Adler Tamerlan Tsarnaev. We all know the name. He was a Terrorist on American soil. He killed three people and injured 264 others. He then got into a gunfight with Police and blew himself up with […]

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