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Extend worker freedom to all of New Hampshire

by Op-Ed July 27, 2018

AFTER THE landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on worker freedom, Janus v. AFSCME, New Hampshire now has the opportunity to become the first state in the Northeast to pass right-to-work legislation and expand freedom for thousands of workers. The court found that because collective bargaining with the government affects public policy issues like pension liabilities, […]

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Pine Tree Ramblings – Special “Pine Tree Riot” Edition 2018

by Tom April 13, 2018

246 years ago today, Hillsborough County royal Sheriff Benjamin Whiting and Deputy John Quigley rode up to South Weare, NH from Hollis, to issue a warrant for the arrest of Ebenezer Mudgett and others, for the crime of cutting trees greater than 12 inches diameter on their own property. They stayed the night at a […]

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Windham School Board – That Transgender Bathroom policy really isn’t official? Part 4

by Skip March 8, 2018

The machinations of the Windham School Board concerning their Transgender Policy JBAB, for whatever reason, still bugs the heck out me. I really think that a lot of it is summed up in this part of the policy which does two dastardly actions: Demands, by the Government board, coerced speech on the part of students […]

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But Chris, if it’s THAT important…

by Skip June 15, 2017

Emphasis mine, reformatted: Sununu presses Trump officials for continued funding of NH programs In a series of meetings with top Trump administration officials on Monday, Gov. Chris Sununu pressed for continued funding of environmental and education programs that are targeted for cuts in the President’s budget, but considered essential for New Hampshire. “ Essential, eh? absolutely […]

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Live Casino Free or Die

by Steve MacDonald May 7, 2017

Senator Lou ‘Millennial Gaming’ D’Allesandro rolled the dice again on “legalized casino gambling” in New Hampshire and got crap(s). is spinning this as proof that we’re not living up to our state motto. The repeated failures of Millennial Gaming Lou have come from split legislatures, Democrat majority legislatures, Republican majority legislatures, Republican Legislatures with both Republican […]

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Pine Tree Ramblings (Vol 1)

by Tom March 15, 2017

For a few years, I was a regular, rabid contributor to this blog.  Over the past year or so, for a number of lame reasons, I haven’t been able to make the time to write more than once every few months.  My issue is that I try to make every posting a masterpiece of sociopolitical […]

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Concord Monitor – we DEMAND Govt take more of your money away!

by Skip January 15, 2017

Really!  Because you are successful, the Concord Monitor judges you to be EEEVVVIIIILLL simply because INCOME INEQUALITY!  Yep, just go that Marxist route of just because your ability is there, it must go to someone else because of their need (reformatted, emphasis mine). Editorial: Tax reform must target inequality Sunday, January 15, 2017 First, they […]

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Andru Volinsky – certainly not my values nor of traditional NH ones

by Skip August 14, 2016

Andru Volinsky has an Op-Ed (full piece after the jump) that is about “shared values”.  Unfortunately, he’s not honest enough to say “these are Progressive values” and instead tries to hide them as “commonsense New Hampshire values” trying to make readers think “well, how COULD you argue with these?” as they cock their heads to […]

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Chris Sununu’s words are, IMHO, a bit strange

by Skip March 27, 2016

Now that the NH FITN Prez Wannabe Beauty Contest is now long gone, we can start turning our attentions to what matters: NH (e.g., “screw DC, save NH”).  That certainly means it’s time to start watching and evaluating NH specific races which certainly includes the Governor one.  Ann Marie Banfield has an extensive email list […]

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Let’s continue with the Lefty Cognitive Dissonance Condensed: Allison Gilbert

by Skip August 11, 2015

Yep, that’s what it is, Scott.  This time, it is Allison Gilbert whining out of both sides of her mouth in the Concord Monitor about the NH Executive Council’s vote on Planned Parenthood contract denial (reformatted, emphasis mine): My Turn: Executive councilors have questions to answer I am outraged and disgusted by the New Hampshire […]

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Andrew Hemingway 2A Rally – Interview with new shooters

by Skip August 21, 2014

During last Saturday’s Andrew Hemingway 2A Rally, a group of new (and one “returning”) shooters decided to attend – just a group of guys that wanted to do something that they had never done before (or a long, long time ago).  Grokster Susan had done some safety / coaching with them at the Londonderry Fish & […]

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Hemingway 2A Rally – what’s a 2nd Amendment rally w/out some machine gun shooting!

by Skip August 21, 2014

Being really under the weather on Sat means I didn’t get as much video as I should have – and certainly not enough of the automatic firearms. Two of the popular ones were the “Ma Deuce” (.50 cal. heavy machine gun – the Youngest’s favorite weapon while deployed to Afghanistan) and the 1919 (.30 cal machi1ne […]

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Hemingway 2A Rally – Andrew Hemingway addresses the crowd with a Life Free msg

by Skip August 19, 2014

Last Saturday, the Hemingway for [NH] Governor campaign held a Second Amendment rally at the Londonderry Fish & Game Club.  It was a time for first time shooters (video coming soon),  guys vs gal competition, general shooting as well as a “machine gun shoot” with various fully automatic firearms like a Ma Deuce (.50 caliber machinegun), […]

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Is The ‘Live Free or Die’ Gimmick The Worst Thing To Happen To New Hampshire?

by Steve MacDonald June 6, 2014
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Speaking of Gimmicks that are bad for New Hampshire, how about ‘Change We can Believe in,’ or ‘if you like your plan you can keep you plan,”  hmmm-Kay?  I would have even gone with a long list of Democrats first, including Jeanne Shaheen; but uber-lefty Sharon Chabot (@nhdogmom) seems to think that the more well […]

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Audio – Andrew Hemingway Announces Run for Governor of New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald January 31, 2014

If you missed the live stream last night we will have full video of the entire event posted sometime later this evening.  For now, here is the audio of Andrew Hemingway’s entire speech and his announcement that he is running for governor of New Hampshire.  

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When the State cannot protect you – an object lesson from…..Mexico??

by Skip September 13, 2013

An audacious band of citizen militias battling a brutal drug cartel in the hills of central Mexico is becoming increasingly well-armed and coordinated in an attempt to end years of violence, extortion and humiliation. What began as a few scattered self-defense groups has spread in recent months to dozens of towns across Michoacan, a volatile […]

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“Diversity” under Swedish socialism: It’s great! (And could this happen in New Hampshire?)

by Tim Condon May 25, 2013

After five straight nights of rioting and arson in Stockholm, Sweden—the rioters always being described as “disaffected youths”—someone says “In Sweden you’ve got welfare, access to [picture follows!]…

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Sequester Madness – And Guv Maggie is complaining about the Feds??

by Skip February 28, 2013

Like I showed here, Obama and Pack of Progressive Pukes have been all agog about the parade of horribles in what the impending DEVASTATING cuts are going do to us all…oh wait, it’s only $44 Billion this year and in the chart in the post shows how small this 2.4% cut really is.  Finally, the […]

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Heh! Just remember, NY residents – we have no income or sales taxes here. We still like guns, too

by Skip January 10, 2013

“the MinuteMen would have make “the swishing sound heard ’round the world” with the swords they would have been left with in NY” Well, at least while we can still beat off the attacks of the transplanted Progressives now here in NH who hate people keeping their own money (that’s cheating Government, dontcha know!) and […]

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Chris Pappas – Spoken like a true Collectivist! He’s not grooving to “Live Free or Die”

by Skip October 15, 2012

Got a tip from a loyal reader of an article that appeared on FaceBook – one that shows that one Democrat Progressive Chris Pappas would be self-righteously fine with New Hampshire getting rid of our State Motto, “Live Free or Die”.  He said so himself in a Hippo Press article back in Dec 15, 2005.  […]

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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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Perfect timing, NH Rep David Campbell – you prove my point

by Skip October 1, 2012

I just put up this post up and it ends like this: Our single reason why is this: he [Obama]is the single worst threat to TEA Party ideals: Free Markets (he wants Government directed markets), Constitutionally bound and limited Government, and fiscal responsibility in that Government.  These are complete opposite of the current crop of […]

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Cain’s Revolution: Inspirational Comments and a Song!

by Mike April 16, 2012

After talking about reaching out to students with campus speeches, and how they get it, Herman burst into inspirational song for his audience, before concluding the evening session with thanks, some motivational thoughts, and a shout out for his favorite state Motto, Live Free or Die! (Wonder if the presence of Groksters in the front […]

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