Heritage Foundation

First Annual Strong NH Conference: Mike Rigas (Heritage) and Marilyn Musgrave (Susan B. Anthony List)

by Skip October 14, 2013

Yes, a lot of speakers were present at the First Annual NH Strong Conference – and they weren’t done yet!  Two more: Mike Rigas, Deputy Directer of Coalition Relations at the Heritage Foundation Hon. Marilyn Musgrave, former Congresswoman (R-CO) and Vice President of Government Affairs for the Susan B. Anthony List Mike Rigas: Hon. Marilyn […]

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How The Deal Went Down, And Some Charts From Heritage

by Mike January 2, 2013

Official photos can be funny – this was snapped shortly after the deal went down… My colleagues have already covered some of the numbers, but Heritage has a nice digest, and some charts showing the pain caused by Obamacare taxes starting today – Happy New Year! Unless you slept through the entire day, you probably […]

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Dispatch from Future of Journalism Summit / NetRoots Nation foray – Van Jones Book Signing Part 1

by Skip June 10, 2012

Heh! My role for this merry group of political adventurists was to be “the secondary tracker” (yeah, a meta-meta moment) for our group.  Dana Loesch of Brietbart is an outgoing spitfire as a blogger and a talk radio host and Jim Hoft of GatewayPundit are nationally known bloggers (and Jim being a big 6’4″ blonde […]

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Dispatch from Future of Journalism Summit / NetRoots Nation foray – Obligatory rag-tag Occupy Providence post.

by Skip June 10, 2012

OK, OK, I know – from the postings thus far, it may seem that I went down for one event but spent my time over at the other: NetRoots Nation.  Non, mon freres!  Frankly, given the drubbing that the Democrats, theLeft, the Unions, and the rest of the associated fellow travelers, that yearly collection of […]

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BE BREITBART – Heritage, Franklin to host Breitbart Awards

by Skip June 7, 2012

Politico (reformatted here, emphasis mine): The Heritage Foundation and Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity will host an awards dinner this Friday in honor of Andrew Breitbart, the conservative firebrand who passed away earlier this year.  The first annual Breibart Awards dinner, which will take place in Providence, R.I., is part of the two […]

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CPAC Dispatch – Part 2 New Directions Foundation

by Mike February 10, 2012

New Directions Foundation: A think tank defending conservatism in Europe.  Simple truths like hard work, opportunity, individual responsibility.  Reagan and Thatcher shared a belief in their nations and peoples, not governments.  Geoffrey Van Orden, president, was a Brigadier General in the UK, and notes that Thatcher is the patron of their organization. Noted that Thatcher […]

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Heritage Action Score Card – New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald January 18, 2012

The Heritage Foundation, a cool place Conservatives love, has a legislative scorecard that they update regularly.  So I figured I’d scoot over and take a look.  I admit I was disappointing by the results.   NH NH Sen. Kelly Ayotte R 80% NH 1 Rep. Frank Guinta R 73% NH 2 Rep. Charles Bass R […]

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