Want your city to be safer? Don’t be a Sanctuary City. That’s what Phoenix learned

by Skip July 2, 2017

All we’ve heard for years from Chiefs of Police in big urban areas (you know, Democrat strongholds that the Mayor appoints the Chief – go figure) that we shouldn’t go after illegal aliens for deportation as then they wouldn’t talk to the police about crime.  We have to treat them differently, we’re told over and […]

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Er, the Progressives haven’t ever shut up about this “conversation”

by Skip August 30, 2016

WGN reports that just last weekend 67 Chicagoans were shot, 11 died from their wounds. Apparently, a military-aged American is safer in uniform in Iraq, Libya or Afghanistan fighting ISIS than living in inner-city America. New York, Chicago and Los Angeles also have the strictest gun control in the country reinforcing the old saw that […]

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Democrat City at Night

by Scott Morales August 21, 2016

Check out a video taking place at night in a city run by Democrats for over a half a century.  This should enlighten the deniers, but it won’t. They’ll make more excuses and ignore the empirical. Driving through Detroit at night — hautedamn (@hautedamn) August 19, 2016 Detroit.  It’s what Democrats do!

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A Few Liberal ‘Reforms’ And Crime Unexpectedly Rises in Los Angeles

by Steve MacDonald July 16, 2015
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JACK DUNPHY | City Journal The rise in crime is easily explainable if you proceed from the assumption that police officers and criminals are rational actors who constantly evaluate the risk-reward ratio of any decisions they make. For the criminals of Los Angeles, a good deal of risk has been removed from their calculations, especially […]

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Misconceptions About California?

by Rick Olson July 8, 2015

“Fairy tales since the beginning of recorded time, and perhaps earlier, have been “a means to conquer the terrors of mankind through metaphor.” — Jack Zipes California wants your tourism dollars…California needs your tourism dollars…..because they are broke. So the California tourism board makes these catchy little “fairy tale” commercials to separate suckers from their […]

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They Let Criminals Out of Prison – Crime Rises

by Steve MacDonald April 6, 2015
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Crazy thing happened in Los Angeles when they let criminals out of prison… The law, known to its advocates by the Orwellian title “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act,” reclassified certain felony crimes as misdemeanors. Previously, offenses such as drug possession, writing bad checks, and theft of property worth less than $950 could, under certain circumstances, […]

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Berlin NH Cops Want a ‘Batmobile’ but This Isn’t Gotham City

by Steve MacDonald February 24, 2015
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Berlin, New Hampshire has approved the filing of a grant application for $277,534 ish dollars of someone else’s money.  The plunder is for a Bearcat armored assault vehicle. They have not approved the purchase yet but oh yeah, the ‘boys’ want their own Batmobile. But what will the tourists think? Remember when we had to […]

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Notable Quote – Justice Brandeis

by Steve MacDonald February 12, 2015
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Beneficiaries of Gun Herd-Immunity

by Steve MacDonald February 4, 2015
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From Paul Hsieh at PJ Media The concept of “herd immunity” applies to gun ownership and crime rates just as it does to vaccinations and infectious disease. Crime rates in Chicago dropped dramatically in 2014 after the state of Illinois allowed legal concealed carry. From the Washington Times: [T]he number of robberies that have led […]

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Fruitvale Man Arrested For Pointing a Banana At Officer Bunch

by Steve MacDonald November 30, 2014
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No, those are not stream-of-consciousness lyrics, that is a suitable headline  for this very real story. Nathan Rolf Channing, 27, (Fruitvale, Colorado) was arrested Sunday, according to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel. According to an arrest affidavit, Mesa County deputies Joshua Bunch and Donald Love said Channing pointed the fruit at them while crossing a […]

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GrokTALK! Guns, Crime, Morality, Oh My!

by Steve MacDonald November 21, 2014
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In this segment we talk California’s new court-ordered shall issue gun law, the Right to self defense, Crime, Morality, Leadership, Scott Walker – who is a template for Republican success that needs to be followed here in NH if not everywhere.  Then we  pivot to Bill O’Brien (who did get elected Speaker of the NH […]

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New Hampshire – Lowest Homicide Rate in US (Again!)

by Steve MacDonald October 9, 2014
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Year after year New Hampshire ranks as one of the best states to live in for quality of life.  We consistently rank in the top three for health, wellness, income, and other factors, including low crime, lowest poverty rate , and lowest homicides per capita.  This year, 2014, we are again number #1 for quality […]

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The Result of Relaxed Gun Laws in Illinois

by Steve MacDonald August 31, 2014
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The Daily Signal is reporting crime rates in Chicago after the state of Illinois ‘Relaxed” its gun control laws.  Illinois is issuing concealed carry permits to law-abiding citizens, even though all the Liberal ‘lights’ continue to resist. The data will  mean nothing to them because crime has nothing to do with liberal gun policy.  But […]

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Women Avoids Abduction With Loaded Handgun

by Steve MacDonald August 30, 2014
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In 2004 Ohio began issuing Concealed Carry permits.  In 2012 they issued 76,810 permits.  In 2013 that number rose to 145,342 (which includes renewals). Then there’s this story… An Ohio woman who is licensed to carry a gun but had only recently started carrying one for protection put it to good use earlier this week. […]

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Judge Overturns Chicago Ban on Retail Gun Shops In City

by Steve MacDonald January 7, 2014
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Trib A federal judge on Monday stripped away a key element of Chicago’s gun ordinance, ruling that it is unconstitutional to prohibit licensed gun stores from operating in the city. U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang found that the city failed to convince him that banning the sale of guns by licensed dealers was necessary to […]

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Just Because the State Claims it is Legal – Does Not Make it Anything Less than Criminal

by Steve MacDonald November 5, 2013

Tweeted a link to the post beneath this.  Got this in response. Are you @nhstevemacd accusing someone of a crime? @HarrellKirstein @NHKathySullivan @ChairmanBuckley @TerieNorelli — Kevin (@SolidGraniteNH) November 5, 2013 It sure sounds like a crime! Stealing votes by asking people who clearly have no intention of ever living here to vote here is […]

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What Anti-Self Defense Democrats Want For Your Town

by Steve MacDonald September 19, 2013
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Chicago has some of the strictest anti-gun laws in the nation because they can pass whatever laws they please with little or no opposition from anyone with even a lick of common sense.  It is a laboratory for their anti-gun policies.  And it is a ‘labratory’ with the the highest murder rate in the nation. […]

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Democrats Make Fun of A Recently Deceased Republican – Steve Makes Fun of Them

by Steve MacDonald September 10, 2013
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Former NH State House Rep. Robert Kingsbury passed away recently.  On the whole, his brief contribution to liberty was well regarded.  But like anyone who dares set foot in the game, there were instances where he presented some ideas that caught the eye of his liberal opponents. I didn’t know him, so I can’t comment […]

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Gabby Giffords Brought To New Hampshire By….Granite State Progress.

by Steve MacDonald July 5, 2013

The local New Hampshire franchise of the Minnesota based radical left wing group Progress Now is living up to its mission statement;  24/7/365 progressive activism.  First it’s Newtown victims, then it is the Bloomberg bus, and now they’ve dragged Gabby Giffords to the Granite State in the latest in their series of high-profile efforts to […]

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Democrats and their love affair with prisons….

by Tim Condon May 21, 2013

The Union Leader ran an article today about two felons who have apparently been doing random violent home invasions where the occupants are always beaten and sometimes raped and/or killed. So what is a Democrat’s solution in the comment section after the article? “This is what happens when your state government underfunds prisons….” Sheesh. I […]

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Black Market Bloomberg

by Steve MacDonald April 22, 2013

New York City Mayor Mike ‘Big Gulp’ Bloomberg has proposed raising the smoking age in New York City from 18 to 21 years of age.  A companion proposal would hike the price of a pack of cigarettes to more than ten dollars per pack, presumably to a) convince more people to quit and b) recover […]

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David Hart inspired my letter to Senator Ayotte

by Don April 17, 2013

Dear Senator Ayotte, My letter is inspired by David B. Hart’s letter to you in Friday‘s (April 12, 2013) The Citizen of Laconia. Apparently thinking you were unaware, Hart told you that the Senate will soon consider “common sense limitations on gun violence“, which he apparently thinks would have avoided the Newtown massacre. The Newtown […]

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Too good not to share: Call to 911 by home intruder: “I just broke into someone’s house….”

by Tim Condon April 17, 2013

Intruder to police on 911: “I’m taking a shower and the owner came home….” Homeowner to intruder (through door): “Why are you in my house taking a shower?” Intruder to police on 911: “I think they have guns…” Homeowner to intruder (through door): “I’m calling the police.” Intruder to homeowner (through door): “I already have. […]

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Troopers Admit – They Just Want the Money

by Steve MacDonald March 19, 2013

The New Hampshire Troopers Association and the New Hampshire Police Association agree. Legalizing casino gambling wouldn’t endanger public safety but would in fact be a boon to law enforcement budgets, New Hampshire state police and police officers argued Monday. No more crime than adding a large mall.  Troopers are stretched thinn.  There are even plea’s for concern […]

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America’s Incubators of Social Pathology

by Steve MacDonald February 14, 2013

How does this grab you? So first of all, can it be denied that the vast bulk of violent crime and murder occurs in large urban cities in states that are commonly referred to as Blue? Additionally, even in the so called Red States, the large population centers that exhibit inordinate amounts of crime trend […]

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Story About Leveling Reagan Chicago Apartment For Obama Library – “Utterly Inaccurate”

by Steve MacDonald January 31, 2013

Maybe you heard the tale?   A Washington Times Communities article (also reported by Newsmax) suggested that the University of Chicago, which owns the Chicago apartment property of former President Ronald Reagan, was planning to demolish it to make way for a parking lot for the Obama Library.  According to the people dedicated to preserving that […]

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Join the UAW! Smoke Dope, Drink Beer While You Work!

by Rick Olson December 12, 2012

 “Stupidity combined with arrogance and a huge ego will get you a long way.” —Chris Lowe You can’t make this stuff up! “Whistle Smoke Dope, Drink Beer While you work!” Thirteen UAW auto workers have been reinstated with back pay after being fired when they were caught drinking and smoking dope on break. In my own slice […]

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Notable Quotes: San Bernardino City Attorney James Penman

by Steve MacDonald December 5, 2012

“Go home, lock your doors, and load your guns.” … “We need to stop giving people false hope,” Penman said. “We have to start encouraging people to protect themselves. The situation is that bad in San Bernardino.” H/T Hot Air  

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Marko Kloos: Why The Gun Is Civilization

by Rick Olson July 28, 2012

Marko Kloos wrote this piece in March of 2007. It is worth sharing over and over. Please enjoy…. Human beings only have two ways to deal with one another: reason and force. If you want me to do something for you, you have a choice of either convincing me via argument, or force me to […]

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Crime victims: To shoot or not to shoot?

by Tim Condon April 10, 2012

This from today’s Union Leader: “MANCHESTER — A 76-year-old Korean War veteran was mugged Monday morning in a city alley, losing his wallet to an assailant who ripped it, literally, from his pants.” With the article is a picture of the victim, Chuck Wiggin, with a bandage on the side of his head. But the old […]

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