Demagoguery

The Sequestrians Are Coming!

by Rick Olson March 25, 2013

“For every credibility gap there is a gullibility gap.”  —Richard Cobden Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee in the 1700′s on discussing democracy opined, “A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent  form of government. A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover that they […]

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Not Castration, Sequestration.

by Steve MacDonald March 5, 2013

Castration? You would think so to hear the rhetoric and demagoguery, but no. (Did you happen to notice ‘Dem’ at the beginning of Demagoguery?)  Uh-huh, It’s true. Give back a few pennies on the dollar and the Left insists the world could end. Sounds like lousy management to me. Well, OK But why is the Federal Government […]

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CT State Officials: Only Handguns Were Used in Newtown

by Rick Olson January 24, 2013

“History is a set of lies agreed upon.” —Napoleon Bonaparte NO AR-15, WAS USED IN THE NEWTOWN MASSACRE,  CT Officials are now reporting. Adam Lanza weeks earlier attempted to purchase a rifle but was turned away, however in the background check.  Fact is, Lanza  did kill his Mother to steal her rifle. There were initial reports, […]

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House Bill 135: Hypocrisy Abounds

by Rick Olson January 23, 2013

“Because hypocrisy stinks in the nostrils one is likely to rate it as a more powerful agent for destruction than it is.”  —Rebecca West 

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HB 135: Legal Eagles Will Second Guess

by Rick Olson January 22, 2013

“It’s hard to know exactly how people develop the characters they do. There could be people from humble beginnings that turn into jerks. Some characteristics are just part of that special soul of that human being.”   —David Maraniss  House Bill 135 today in Concord. Ann M. Rice is the Deputy Attorney General for the State of […]

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Shrill

by Rick Olson December 23, 2012

   ”While Obama, the olive-branch poseur, has called for a restoration of ‘civility’ in Washington and liberal elites whine and whinny about the need for ‘no labels,’ class-warfare demagoguery has metastasized unchecked…”    —Michelle Malkin  Shrill. The word of this week. Instead of a movie theater or university campus, the Massacre was visited upon a […]

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Fraudulent Voting And Its’ Hardcore Advocacy

by Rick Olson April 16, 2012

“Those who cast the votes decide nothing.  Those who count the votes decide everything.”—Josef Stalin Pulling out all the stops, the anti-voter ID crowd showed up in Concord Tuesday to decry the passage of a law that would require citizens to prove they are who they say they are when showing up to vote. Same […]

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Gay Weddings Debated. Why?

by Rick Olson January 27, 2012

There’s nothing wrong with being gay. I have plenty of friends who are going to hell. —Stephen Colbert HB 1264, sponsored by Representatives Jerry Bergevin of Manchester and Frank Sapareto of Derry met with a firestorm of opposition from the Gay Community along with religious and civil rights groups mouthpieces. The Union Leader intriguingly, made this […]

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The Shrill Kathy on Political Weirdness

by Rick Olson January 5, 2012

“ The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct.” —Marcus Tullius Cicero The Union Leader has given Ink to the Shrill Kathy Sullivan for yet another inane senseless rant. I told my friend Steve Vaillancourt it might be a New Year’s Resolution to simply ignore her. But […]

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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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Be Pro-Choice: Vote For The Right To Abort The Union.

by Steve MacDonald November 29, 2011

If unions were abortions everyone would have the right to chose not to be party to it. Some liberal justice would have long ago ensconced that “right” into the US Constitution. And we would not be having this debate in New Hampshire. Workers could decide if they wanted to abort the union. But Democrats are hypocrites and choice shall not be permitted in the workplace. You will not, cannot be permitted to choose for yourself.

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Do Nothing Democrats

by Steve MacDonald November 27, 2011

It has been three years since the Democrat party produced a federal budget. The Democrat Senate has blocked repeated efforts by the Republican controlled House to ‘do something’ about that. President Obama, Senate leader Harry Reid, and the Democrat leaderships contribution (including their media homunculus) has been to demand compromise without giving any.

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Colleges and Guns

by Rick Olson November 16, 2011

“A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders.” —Larry Elder House Bill 334 will now go to the full floor for a vote. New Hampshire’s colleges currently set their own policies on possession of guns. Currently they all ban them. HB 334, sponsored by Mark Proulx, […]

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The Shrill Kathy Spins the Early Primary Notion

by Rick Olson October 19, 2011

“I think it’s your own choice if you turn from an angry young man to a bitter, old bastard.” —Billie Joe Armstrong In yet another Cacophonous rant from the “Shrill Kathy” The Union Leader gave her space and ink yesterday to tell readers “why” a December primary will benefit Democrats and hurt Republicans. But, the […]

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OCCUPY WALL STREET FOR DUMMIES

by Rick Olson October 18, 2011

“In hindsight it may even seem inevitable that a socialist society will starve when it runs out of capitalists.”  —Larry Niven How does one become an Occupy Wall Street Protestor? A quest for understanding in a somewhat complicated topic. Why? Because there are some who seem to demonstrate a modicum of intelligence and articulate usage […]

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SHORT BUS ECONOMICS

by Rick Olson October 17, 2011

“Imagine a political system so radical as to promise to move more of the poorest 20% of the population into the richest 20% than remain in the poorest bracket within the decade? You don’t need to imagine it. It’s called the United States of America.”  —Thomas Sowell The collective voice of “Occupy Wall Street” has […]

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

by Rick Olson October 9, 2011

        &nbsp  &nbsp “Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.” ~Barry Goldwater The RINO of the week is House Representative Richard B. Drisko, Hillsborough District 5. Rep. Drisko’s voting record contains a few of the typical rank and file RINO votes such as […]

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Democrats Continue to Obstruct Obama

by Steve MacDonald September 29, 2011

Harry Reid’s excuse for refusing to bring the Obama Tax away jobs bill to the Senate floor was a busy floor schedule. This is only important because Reid and the Narrative gang are busy blaming Republicans. But Dirty Harry Reid might as well have said he couldn’t do it because he had to wash his hair or arrange his sock drawer.

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JOHN LYNCH: A STEADY LEADER…WHEN?

by Rick Olson September 22, 2011

“Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.” —Bo Bennett  In a letter to French Scientist Jean-Baptiste Le Roy in November of 1789, Benjamin Franklin quipped those ever long-enduring and famous words, “[B]ut in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes … ” It would appear Franklin had not contemplated […]

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Londonderry Seeks to Ban Shooting on Public Land

by Rick Olson September 20, 2011

“A critic is someone who never actually goes to the battle, yet who afterwards comes out shooting the wounded.” —Tyne Daly  Londonderry Town Councilors drafted an amendment to an ordinance that already prohibits activities such as smoking on town-owned property to include a ban on target or skeet shooting, reports the Derry News. Councilors invited […]

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DEAR REPUBLICANS…

by Rick Olson September 10, 2011

“There is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one.” ~Alexis de Tocqueville The Senate has now voted to override the Governor’s veto of Senate Bill 88. The Bill next will come to the full house for concurrence, allowing “Stand your Ground” to become […]

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SUPPORTING ABORTION THROUGH ARBITRARY USE OF FEDERAL POWER

by Rick Olson September 8, 2011

“The most merciful thing that a family does to one of its infant members is to kill it.” ~Margaret Sanger, founder, Planned Parenthood How corrupt is a private organization that will literally stop at nothing to get its own way? Such is the case with Planned Parenthood of New England. When PPNNE failed to prevail on […]

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SENATE BILL 88: POST ANALYSIS

by Rick Olson September 8, 2011
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VETO OVERRIDDEN: SENATE BILL 88 NOW GOES TO THE HOUSE!

by Rick Olson September 7, 2011

“Self-defense is the clearest of all laws, and for this reason: lawyers didn’t make it” ~Douglas William Jerrold Despite the efforts of Governor Lynch, his Attorney General and a hand full of unelected Police Chiefs around the state, The New Hampshire Senate voted this afternoon to override the Governor’s veto on a vote of 17 […]

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Left Wing Hyporcisy Must Die!

by Steve MacDonald September 7, 2011

Closer to home we could have the New Hampshire Democrat Party Must Die. (I know for a fact they’ll never seriously object to the current game and as such the entire state party must be responsible for failing to do so until they all denounce it–their rules.) Terie Norelli, Sylvia Larsen, John Lynch, and Kathy Sullivan, all gore covered, relentless, brain eating, mindless …actually wait.

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SB88 Opposition: Same Crowd, Same Tired Untruths

by Rick Olson September 2, 2011

“Self-defense is the clearest of all laws, and for this reason: lawyers didn’t make it” ~Douglas William Jerrold Is the average citizen really not all that smart? Is the average citizen not capable of making competent decisions about self-defense? That is what seems to be conveyed in this latest political campaign of untruths from unelected […]

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The First Circuit Videotape Opinion and House BIll 145

by Rick Olson August 31, 2011

The fact that the officers were unhappy they were being recorded during an arrest . . . does not make a lawful exercise of a First Amendment right a crime

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Ray Buckley and his faux Mea Culpa

by Rick Olson August 31, 2011

“Hypocrisy is great fodder for comedy.” ~Mo Rocca  The New Hampshire Democratic Party agreed to pony up  a $5,000 fine upon a finding of the Attorney General that the Democrats violated state law regarding its delivery of pre-recorded political message to 394 homes, presumably Republican, in House Speaker Bill O’Brien’s district on the eve of […]

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THE SHRILL KATHY And Her Bill O’Brien Rant

by Rick Olson August 9, 2011

“Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.” ~Ronald Reagan When one reads the Shrill Kathy’s latest diatribe in the Union Leader, there is one theme that plays like a broken record: Tax, Tax, Tax…Spend, Spend, Spend.  The Shrill Kathy complains, “a 10-cent cut in the cigarette tax, did not change prices for smokers because […]

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545 People Are Responsible For The Mess, But They Unite In A Common Con

by Rick Olson August 3, 2011

Have you ever wondered, if both the Democrats and the Republicans are against deficits, WHY do we have deficits? Have you ever wondered, if all the politicians are against inflation and high taxes, WHY do we have inflation and high taxes?You and I don’t propose a federal budget. The President does.

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