Free Speech

Glen Reynolds nails it – “Why Barack Obama should resign”

by Skip September 15, 2012

What do you say about a Government that care more about its image, more about its power, and more about re-election than doing what it is supposed to be doing?  I don’t often put up entire posts – but this one deserves to be read in it entirety – Glen Reynolds aka “Mr. Instapundit” aka […]

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Will Video Almost No One Has Seen (About Mohammad?) Be Used to Control Internet?

by Steve MacDonald September 14, 2012

Attacks on 9/11 we knew were coming, a video no one (inflamed) has or will ever see that inflaming Islamists, dead Americans on foreign soil, and repeated claims that in America, the government can’t control everything that goes up on the internet… Sounds like an excuse for Democrats to argue that the US government Should. […]

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The Promise of The Democrat Police State

by Steve MacDonald August 13, 2012

Democrats obstructing speech they object to continued… after yesterdays post, which produced some necessary followup.  Obama campaign officials obstructed a Pennsylvania reporter from speaking to Obama supporters waiting outside, in line for an Obama rally.  A Commenter, C. dog, responded with a link to this story from 2008, at the Democrat National Convention, in Denver. […]

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Ask A New Hampshire Democrat…About Silencing The Press

by Steve MacDonald August 12, 2012

New Hampshire Democrats have no problem silencing speech they object to or that contradicts their agenda so it will be interesting to get their take on this.  As de-facto supporters and defenders of Obama and the presidents re-election campaign, someone should ask them to explain why that campaign stopped a reporter from interviewing supporters, waiting […]

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New Hampshire Democrats Will Love This Idea

by Steve MacDonald July 27, 2012

Democrats love rich people, when they are Democrats.  They take their money and give them taxpayer subsidized loans to prop up their failed business ventures.  They love working people, when they are in unions…baling out UAW workers at Car companies when you know that were it non-union Toyota or Honda–plants in America with American workers, […]

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You’re Just Not Smart Enough For Free Speech

by Steve MacDonald July 2, 2012

All things being equal, the only reason Democrats might have to complain about the affect of FEC vs. Citizens United on paid political speech is if it somehow removed some pre-existing advantage they had.  Why else cause such a fuss?  The left clearly has just as much right to take advantage of the current state […]

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GrokWatch: Are the Moultonborough Library Trustees shafting the Lakes Region TEA Party?

by Skip June 14, 2012

Incoming and developing: the Moultonboro Library trustees decide they can’t stand the heat – but are throwing out the kitchen instead of themselves?  From Moultonboro Speaks: Moultonboro Public Library Trustees to continue ban on political campaigning in library. At today’s Moultonboro Library Board of Trustees meeting, and without a vote or any discussion among the […]

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“Carefully considered and narrowly tailored…?”

by Steve MacDonald June 13, 2012

New Hampshire Governor John Lynch Vetoed SB175 this week, a bill that would allow heirs to control the commercial use of a celebrities identity.  But I’m not all that interested in the Veto or the bill, I am more…amused…by the hypocrisy in his explanation for it. The Union Leader reports Governor Lynch as suggesting that […]

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An example: When Government oversteps it bounds via Boards and Commissions

by Skip June 2, 2012

“Can the government throw you in jail for offering advice on the Internet about what people should buy at the grocery store?…When does the government’s power to license occupations trump free speech?” Blogger becomes overly hefty Researches / picks a “Paleo” diet Works fabulously He blogs it Natural extension: answers questions about his diet North […]

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Protester Arrested at Clinton- Barrett Rally…Because they Didn’t Like What He had To Say?

by Steve MacDonald June 1, 2012

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barret has turned into the lefts sacrificial lamb in the Scott Walker recall.  With it smelling a lot like smoked chops in the ‘Forward’ state and the DNC pulling up it’s financial stakes, Party ambassador (perjurer and serial sex offender) President William Jefferson Clinton got the short straw and went in to […]

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HB 1704 – Republicans doing the dirty work by resurrecting HassanSpeech? Part 3

by Skip May 16, 2012

Heh! Update before posting:  If you go down 1/3rd of the post to where I discuss lines 25-26, 28-29 you can see that even if the IRS codes would not require Donors / Contributors information, this amendment will require it.  Now add this info: TUESDAY, MAY 15, UPDATE: CROSSROADS ON THE AIR. Crossroads GPS, a […]

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MSNBC witch suppresses speech she doesn’t approve of: “You’re in my house now!”

by Tim Condon May 14, 2012

This is why MSNBC sucks: The fascist-friendly network has a female talking head whose position is…only acceptable speech allowed! (And it’s important to note that leftists think it’s just great!) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYybSisR0x0

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HB 1704 – Republicans doing the dirty work by resurrecting HassanSpeech? Part 2

by Skip May 14, 2012

OK, Part 1 is here – which simply pulled out a couple of nuggets from the proposed HB 1704 as found at  NH.GOV. While there was enough uproar to have the NH Senate table it last week, it is supposedly coming back from the dead.  I have already made the pitch that the bill needs […]

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Please Keep Your Hands Off My Speech

by Steve MacDonald May 8, 2012

Political speech is a popular subject these past few days, and seeing as that is what we do here, it should be.  Any slight change about what is defined as paid speech could make what we do very difficult to define financially, and more cumbersome to execute.  Take for example the value of web space […]

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How about we amend HB 1704 to stifle some policial speech while we’re at it?

by Steve MacDonald May 7, 2012

I just shot off a quick email to my New Hampshire State Senator this morning.  I do not know his stance on this yet, but I have some questions about language added, via amendment, to HB 1704, regarding political speech.   I find the amendment language confusing. I am not certain of the purpose, or […]

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Free Speech Rights? Not if you disagree with Greenpeace USA!

by Skip April 19, 2012

On their site, they have a page of “FAQs” about why you can’t believe any who is a “climate change denier”, and this page is calling Exxon their personal bogeyman (I notice that no mention of ClimateGate and the MBs of emails and bad data is mentioned – and I just giggled when I read […]

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The Reality of Progressive Intimidation

by Steve MacDonald March 14, 2012

What you should take away from the Rush Limbaugh fracas, other than that aside from the choice of words, he was right. First, advertisers who initially abandoned Rush Limbaugh are afraid of the left.  They are afraid that the party of big government will come at them with all their resources to undermine whatever it […]

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Where the Heck is My Damn Lobbyist? (HB 1342)

by Steve MacDonald February 21, 2012

New Hampshire HB 1342 would prohibit towns and cities from using your tax dollars to hire a lobbyist to send to Concord.  This seems like a pretty good idea to me.   But not to the Committee which rejected it 12-2 sending it to the House floor as Inexpedient to Legislate. (It gets voted on tomorrow.) […]

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A Rant Worth Reading

by Steve MacDonald October 26, 2011

Liberals see success as a problem – if people are able to live their own lives without the guidance of aspiring liberal fascists, the entire premise of liberalism is fatally undercut. So success is the target, …

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What a Twit

by Steve MacDonald October 17, 2011

Why would the spokes-model for the New Hampshire Democrat Party be sending me a Direct Message on Twitter, linked to a dangerous web site, at 2:45 AM on a Sunday morning?

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NH Dem Narrative: Maggie Hassan Is A Moderate

by Steve MacDonald October 5, 2011

They are already trying to sell presumptive Democrat candidate for governor Maggie ‘The Red’ Hassan as a moderate. (If you believe that I have a shovel ready project for you.)

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Democrats Want Lobbyists In DC

by Steve MacDonald September 24, 2011

The end of the McCain-Feingold era of unconstitutional speech restrictions demonstrated one very important point. It was wholly a left wing agenda item, and critical enough to the Democrats as a party that they would make total fools of themselves over its end. Almost every left winger who has spoken on the matter is off the rails and Giridharadas’ remarks are no different; that public corporate speech and backroom corporate lobbyists are a reflection the same problem when in fact restriction of the first is what necessitates more of the second.

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A 63-YEAR OLD REMINDER OF FREEDOM

by Rick Olson September 6, 2011

CROSS-POSTED

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NH Democrats Still Want To Limit Free Speech

by Steve MacDonald September 3, 2011

Government can do nothing without first denying someone of their legally earned income, so this bill established that it was acceptable for 51% of those doing the taxing to define what constituted free speech. When that happens free speech is no longer a protected right, it is a legislated privilege regulated by a democratic mobocracy.

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Go Ahead Punk. Film that Police officer.

by Steve MacDonald August 31, 2011

a citizen’s right to film government officials, including law enforcement officers, in the discharge of their duties in a public place is a basic, vital, and well-established liberty safeguarded by the First Amendment.”

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Meet Bob “Bathroom Bill” Perry (Reprise)

by Steve MacDonald August 8, 2011

So if you’re interested in more unaccountable government, a debt spending state legislature, balloon bills, regulatory restrictions that scare off jobs, late night taxes passed without one single hearing, and an endless string …half-witted, poorly thought out mandates like the one that could have turned every ladies locker-room or public bathroom into a drive thru for every drunk guy, horny adolescent, or sex offender who has suddenly felt the need to get in touch with their feminine side (or your wives or daughters), then you want Bob Perry.

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Meet Bob “Bathroom Bill” Perry

by Steve MacDonald July 12, 2011

Bob supported all the taxes, the wacky accounting, the bad revenue estimates, the overspending, the nanny state nonsense, even job killing taxes and bloated government spending during a recession. A vote for Bob is a vote for more taxes, more fees, less money in your wallet every year, and more bureaucracy and state control everywhere else.

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Public Financed Campaigns in NH? No? And Granny D walked all those miles – for nothing.

by Skip June 29, 2011

The Supreme Court of the United States has just declared that public financed funding is kaput: The Supreme Court has ruled taxpayer-funded campaign systems in which state governments compensate outspent candidates with more government funding unconstitutional. CNN reports, “A conservative 5-4 majority of justices on Monday said the law violated free speech, concluding the state […]

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When Homeland Security Becomes Racist

by Rick Olson June 15, 2011

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Much Ado About Something

by Steve MacDonald April 25, 2011

“The White House cannot arbitrarily amend federal contractor requirements without a vote in Congress. This is an end-run around the constitutional process, with the Obama Administration once again attempting to implement administratively what it cannot achieve legislatively,” Wilson declared.

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