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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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Solipsistic Moms Demand Action

by Rick Olson May 7, 2014

“The most fundamental tragedy of my life is that the ones who I see do not exist and the one who exists I do not see.” —Kedar Joshi sol·ip·sism- 1. The theory that the self is the only thing that can be known and verified. 2. The theory or view that the self is the […]

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Store Clerk Kills Robber; Robber’s Widow Sues Store Clerk

by Rick Olson January 3, 2014

“People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are very much in the way of civilization.”  —Agnes Repplier This is the story of a career criminal. He is…or was, rather, 29-year-old Ramon Sedillo of Albuquerque, New Mexico. In 2003, Sedillo and two of his pals snatched an 89-year-old woman’s purse outside a grocery store. Knocked to […]

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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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When Exaggeration Hurts Us

by Rick Olson June 29, 2013

“Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.”   —Khalil Gibran On May 27, 1999 a month after the Columbine Massacre, Father of student Rachel Joy Scott, lost to the Columbine Massacre,  Daryl Scott presented this statement to the House Judiciary Committees’ sub-committee on crime.  This statement is over fourteen years old. Remarkably though,  so […]

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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 Salon.com’s Gun Death Tally List. The front page banner in […]

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Look Who Else Is On The Slate.com 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 Slate.com of people killed by guns since the Dec. 14 massacre at […]

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House Bill 135: Representative Jan Schmidt Thinks People Don’t Understand

by Rick Olson April 9, 2013

“It takes a lot of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant.” —Don Herold On Wednesday, March 27 Representative Janice Schmidt (D) Hillsborough 27 – Nashua took to the Londonderry Patch with her local voices entry entitled, HB 135: I Don’t Think It Means What You Think […]

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Moran and Manchin Lie, Saying Gun Bill Supported By The NRA

by Rick Olson January 31, 2013

“The petty man is eager to make boasts, yet desires that others should believe in him. He enthusiastically engages in deception, yet wants others to have affection for him. He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants others to think well of him.”  —Xun Zi Congressman James Patrick Moran, Democrat, from Virginia’s Eighth Congressional District […]

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Misnomers

by Rick Olson January 30, 2013

“Life is tough, but it’s tougher when you’re stupid.”  —John Wayne  As·sault   /ê sôlt/ (Verb) To make a physical attack on.  ex. “She assaulted that child!” (Noun) A physical attack. ex. “His imprisonment for an assault on the film director”; A series of “sexual assaults”. Weap·on /´wepên/  (Noun) A thing designed or used for

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Just How Shrill Can You Be, Kathy Sullivan?

by Rick Olson January 24, 2013

“Never argue with a fool – people may not notice the difference.” —Mark Twain Kathy Sullivan may have topped Tuesday in the Union Leader where she writes, “The NRA stirs up fears by not telling the truth.” She starts off by calling the  NRA’s response to the Newtown Massacre, “ridiculous,” despite the fact that prior to […]

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Once There Was This “Republican…For Seven Years”

by Rick Olson January 20, 2013

“The road to truth is long, and lined the entire way with annoying bastards.” —Alexander Jablokov Once upon a time, There was this Filthy rich Democrat who aspired to public office. Not just any public office, but Mayor for the city of New York. So in 2001 this filthy rich Democrat changed his party affiliation to […]

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Dear UK: Please Keep Your Wankers Over There

by Rick Olson January 9, 2013

“We don’t devote enough scientific research to finding a cure for jerks.”  —Bill Watterson  Piers Morgan does not like guns. That is okay with me. A great many people in this country do not like guns.  Some people from here are particularly noisy about not liking guns. I suppose that is okay as well.  What […]

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The Nashua Telegraph Has An Integrity Deficit

by Rick Olson December 31, 2012

“There is hardly any mental misery worse than that of having our own serious phrases, our own rooted beliefs, caricatured by a charlatan or a hireling.” —George Eliot Two days ago, the Nashua Telegraph wrote an Editorial asking, “Why does the NRA fear truth about guns?” Upon carefully reading the article and researching the sources (or […]

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Anti-Hunting Sentiments Are Alive And Well In The Granite State

by Rick Olson December 6, 2012

“Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” —Genesis 1:26 (NIV) Yet another anti-hunting hit piece. The […]

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But You Are Still a “D”-Bag

by Rick Olson August 4, 2012

douche bag:  (noun) “An individual who has an over-inflated sense of self worth, compounded by a low level of intellegence, behaving ridiculously in front of colleagues with no sense of how moronic he appears.”  —Urban Dictionary

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Opportunism Knocks

by Rick Olson April 29, 2012

“Criminals obey “gun control” laws in the same manner politicians follow their oaths of office.” – Anonymous As we ramp up for the onset of the Political season, there are no shortage of the endless examples of those seeking public office working feverishly to define themselves to curry votes with core constituencies. This aspect is […]

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Its An Obama Eat Dog World Out There

by Rick Olson April 18, 2012

Its a ‘Eat dog’ world out there! Pass the sauce, Barry…” —Rick Olson, Granite Grok, just making stuff up for lack of a salient Quote. So the brouhaha all started over some years ago when Mittens strapped his dog Seamus’ kennel to the top of the family people transporter for a 12-hour drive. Okay…on the […]

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Syrup of Ipecac For Lee Quandt

by Rick Olson January 15, 2012

“A moment’s reflection shows that Liberalism is entirely negative. It is not a formative force, but always and only a disintegrating force.” —Francis Parker Yockey RINO (ry•/n oh)  noun. (acronym)             Republican in name only A person who runs for, or holds political office representing one’s self as a “Republican” but who adopts, votes for […]

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The Shrill Kathy And The Birthers

by Rick Olson November 29, 2011

“We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” —Benjamin Franklin Kathy Sullivan is not only dishonest, but she is also a rank charlatan. The Shrill Kathy is the epitome of moral bankruptcy when it comes to New Hampshire politics.  In the UL today she quips, Why does Speaker O’Brien not […]

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