Pro-Choice New Hampshire Governor Chooses Maine

by Steve MacDonald June 24, 2016
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It is not illegal in New Hampshire to use firecrackers. But if you want them you have to buy them outside the state because it is illegal to sell firecrackers in the state of New Hampshire. You have to drive to Maine or other states to get them. House Bill 1266 resolved that bizarre contradiction, or would […]

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Net Neutrality, Taxes, and Fireworks

by Steve MacDonald March 4, 2015
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I was at CPAC but Skip, Mike and then Max kept things rolling with a discussion on Net Neutrality, sales and income taxes, and then–why not–trying to ban fireworks  Listen to the entire podcast here Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker, TuneIn, or […]

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It’s July So Yes, Someone Wants To Ban Fireworks in NH

by Steve MacDonald July 14, 2014
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Every year hundreds of thousands of ’rounds’ of fireworks are discharged in New Hampshire–or elsewhere after having been purchased in New Hampshire–by regular folk hoping to make their celebration special.  You can hear them in your neighborhoods, sometimes well past 10 or 11 pm, all through July, and quite often throughout the year. Fireworks can […]

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Man Does Something Stupid – Suffers For It.

by Steve MacDonald July 8, 2013

Doubleyouemyouare News Nine in NH is reporting an incident in which a 48 year old Tilton, NH man had to be hospitalized after (unintentionally?) stopping a firework with his face.  While details are sketchy–was he sober, did he lose his balance, was he pushed, did a YouTube video make him place his face over the […]

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GrokTALK! June 1st Guest Segment – Rick Olson

by Steve MacDonald June 2, 2013

Rick Olson Jr., President of the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation and the current President of the Londonderry Fish & Game Club,  joins us to talk about the fireworks row in Londonderry, thin skinned selectman, dealing with state and local agencies, and more. Listen Here Download this segment here You can get links to other segments […]

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HB 336 – Screw the Budget and Jobs let’s Ban the Sale of Some Fireworks!

by Steve MacDonald January 28, 2013

The New Hampshire House “focus” on budgets and jobs continues tomorrow at 2:00 pm in LOB 204 as the Criminal Justice and Public Safety committee “suffers through” another hearing room full of citizens on the critically important issue of banning things while mandating other things that will increase the cost of doing business. HB 336 […]

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Paint and fireworks: what could go wrong (in Slo-Mo)?

by Skip January 14, 2013

We’ve been doing a LOT of talking about things that go boom – not just because they go boom but for the underlying reason we need them: protection against the real reason why the Second Amendment exists: tyrannical government.  But sometimes, stuff that goes boom is good, if for no other reason that its FUN! […]

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Pelham NH To Consider Ban on Driving?

by Steve MacDonald October 3, 2012

After years of watching citizens and tourists of all ages fail to properly operate motor vehicles–resulting in  millions of dollars in property damage, injury, and death, Pelham New Hampshire has opened a discussion about whether or not to ban driving in their town. “Some of these accidents have scarred people for life, others have died,” […]

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If You Listen Closely You Will Hear The Sound of Creeping Tyranny

by Steve MacDonald July 5, 2012

Any story like this has to begin with our hopes and prayers for all the injured.  A Fireworks accident at a private residence in Pelham New Hampshire resulted in 11 injuries, 5 of those being children, one as young as 8 month old–according to this morning’s Union Leader.  So please take a moment to offer […]

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