Looney Liberals

Nashua Alderman Lori Wilshire Takes A Hypocritical Slap at Veterans

by Rick Olson June 9, 2013

“Hypocrisy: prejudice with a halo”  —Ambrose Bierce Nashua Alderman at large Lori Wilshire seeks an ordinance in Nashua that would ban new establishments from selling alcohol within 500 feet of a school. Wilshire openly admitted tot he Nashua Telegraph her  intent was to block the Nashua VFW Post 483 from placing its post in the  […]

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The Ever-So-Dysfunctional Timothy Horrigan

by Rick Olson February 1, 2013

“Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of (the Legislature); but I repeat myself. —Mark Twain  Timmy HAD TO KNOW when this UL Editorial hit, we here at the Grok would be all over it. This editorial…”Civility in question: Rep. Horrigan shamed again.” So we all have to ask…”what drew the ire of […]

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New England College Will Not Defend Their Data in Assault Weapons Ban Poll

by Rick Olson January 26, 2013

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” —Benjamin Disraeli  On Friday the Union Leader (John Distaso)reported  that New England Colleges’ Dr. Ben Tafoya conducted  a poll of 656 “registered voters”  showing that 72 percent of Granite Staters support an assault weapons ban and 88 percent favored “universal background checks”. According to the UL […]

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Just How Shrill Can You Be, Kathy Sullivan?

by Rick Olson January 24, 2013

“Never argue with a fool – people may not notice the difference.” —Mark Twain Kathy Sullivan may have topped Tuesday in the Union Leader where she writes, “The NRA stirs up fears by not telling the truth.” She starts off by calling the  NRA’s response to the Newtown Massacre, “ridiculous,” despite the fact that prior to […]

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Shrill Kathy Chronicles: “We Need To Take Away The Guns Now!”

by Rick Olson January 11, 2013

“One man with a gun can control 100 without one.”  —Vladimir Lenin  Kathy Sullivan wants gun control, indeed. “We need to take the guns away now!,” She declares. Sullivan says a, “majority of Americans believe that the time has come for action.” But the anecdotes, facts, and statistics belie her assertion. Facts are curious things. […]

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Petition of Redress? Nope. The Legislature Did Away With That Committee

by Rick Olson January 6, 2013

“An once of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.” —Michael Korda  Last Wednesday, the new leadership in Concord saw fit to forgo the Committee on Redress of Grievances. And they did.  Enter State Senator Martha Fuller-Clark. She found a “petition of Redress” from twenty black slaves in Portsmouth dating back to 1779. According to the […]

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The Armed Citizen And Lying Gun Grabbers

by Rick Olson December 30, 2012

”A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government.”—George Washington Tiresome are liberals lying and telling people that if they arm themselves, then the criminal […]

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Ted Nugent Schools Piers Morgan On The Second Amendment

by Rick Olson December 25, 2012

’nuff said

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What The Heck Is An “Assault Weapon?”

by Rick Olson December 24, 2012

“Hoplophobia is a mental disturbance characterized by irrational aversion to weapons, as opposed to justified apprehension about those who may wield them.”—Col. Jeff Cooper. Gun Grabbers are seeking an, “Assault weapons” ban in knee jerk response to the heinous and dreadful Newtown Massacre. There is little discussion about Adam Lanza or the victims from whom […]

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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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Its An Obama Eat Dog World Out There

by Rick Olson April 18, 2012

Its a ‘Eat dog’ world out there! Pass the sauce, Barry…” —Rick Olson, Granite Grok, just making stuff up for lack of a salient Quote. So the brouhaha all started over some years ago when Mittens strapped his dog Seamus’ kennel to the top of the family people transporter for a 12-hour drive. Okay…on the […]

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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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Leftists Say (Write) The Darnedest Things!

by Rick Olson January 12, 2012

“We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” —Benjamin Franklin On The Project Veritas Voter Fraud Project: Being curious, I went over to UnionLeader.com to see what the leftists had to say. One aspect about Leftists weighing in on a UL story is that they cannot help themselves. Sure enough, […]

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by Rick Olson December 18, 2011

“My door is always open-bring me your problems.” This is guaranteed to turn on every whiner, lackey and neurotic on the property.” —Robert F. Six   It’s rarely ever a good idea to solely devote any kind of a blog entry to a person who has responded to an entry written, where that respondent or his […]

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The Shrill Kathy On Religion, Fatties, Food Stamps, And Republicans

by Rick Olson December 16, 2011

“I have a great diet. You’re allowed to eat anything you want, but you must eat it with naked fat people.” —Ed Bluestone It’s a different kind of day when the Shrill Kathy graces the pages of the Union Leader with feigned pity for Republican candidates. And what can be said of the Shrill Kathy where […]

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Compromise: The New Hegelian Dialectic

by Rick Olson December 9, 2011

“I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.”—Barry Goldwater With the coming of the Holiday season, some conversations will invariably gravitate to politics. One particular assertion during one such conversation galvanized in my […]

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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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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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by Rick Olson October 25, 2011

“Ask anyone committed to Marxist analysis how many angels on the head of a pin, and you will be asked in return to never mind the angels, tell me who controls the production of pins.” ­—Joan Didion  Defeated Democratic state Senator Maggie Hassan made it official today that she will be running for governor in […]

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The Garbage Police

by Rick Olson October 25, 2011

“Law, without force, is impotent.”  —Blaise Pascal The City of Manchester, in its infinite wisdom, seeks to enact an anti-scavenging ordinance prohibiting the scavenging of recyclable items from curbside bins. Under the new measure, violators would be slapped with a fine.  If this ordinance is enacted, the homeless and ‘ner-do wells’ who scavenge cans bottles […]

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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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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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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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by Rick Olson September 16, 2011

“No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power … “ —Jacob Bronowski Solyndra is a California-based “green energy” company that sought more than $500 Million is loan guarantees from the Department of Energy and has now filed for bankruptcy protection. Solyndra first sought consideration for the loan guarantee program […]

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by Rick Olson September 6, 2011


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by Rick Olson September 5, 2011

 “Congress seems to want to cure every ill known to man except unconstitutional government and high taxes.” ~Charley Reese         Friday, August 19, The Federal Election Commission released two draft advisory opinions indicating that it might allow a naturalized, Guyana-born American citizen to file papers and raise funds for run a Presidential run in 2012. […]

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by Rick Olson August 13, 2011

“Oh I feel so delightfully white trash. Mommy, I want a mullet.” ~Stewie, on “The Family Guy” White Trash n. Offensive Slang       1. Used as a disparaging term for a poor white person or poor white people.       2. Used as a disparaging term for a white person or white […]

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Al Gore, Man-Bear-Pig And Global Warming

by Rick Olson August 9, 2011

“America, how can I write a holy litany in your silly mood?” ~Allen Ginsberg “They pay pseudo-scientists to pretend to be scientists to put out the message: ‘This climate thing, it’s nonsense. Man-made CO2 doesn’t trap heat. It may be volcanoes.’ Bullshit! ‘It may be sun spots.’ Bullshit! ‘It’s not getting warmer.’ Bullshit!” “When you […]

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Did Barney Frank Fart on National TV?

by Rick Olson August 9, 2011

” I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don’t let anybody tell you different.” ~Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Jeff Poor of the Daily Caller Live television has its drawbacks. A big one is that you never know when an accident might happen. Exhibit “A”: Monday night’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” on […]

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