Let’s remind people why we split from King George and beat the Redcoats

by Skip August 1, 2018

Only $15 (down from $22.95) – isn’t competition and Capitalism grand? No, this is not an ad by Libertarian COuntry on the ‘Grok.  Rather, it’s a reminder of how far stalwart Liberty loving Americans (as opposed to the Berni-bros and Ocasio-Cortez’ers slouching to Socialism) were willing to stand up to abusers and oppressors.  Taxation for a limited […]

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Notable Quote – Tom Palmer

by Skip July 29, 2018

“As you go through life, chances are almost 100 percent that you act like a libertarian. You might ask what it means to “act like a libertarian.” It’s not that complicated. You don’t hit other people when their behavior displeases you. You don’t take their stuff. You don’t lie to them to trick them into […]

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Quick Thought: These headlines now beg the question:

by Skip May 27, 2018

“Beyond the Stigma: Residential recovery centers offer refuge to NH moms struggling with addiction” and “NH gets federal approval to fund syringe services programs“ And we’ve all seen the stories about “Free the Nipple” and lately that Trump has come under fire, by Progressives, for calling MS-13 gang members “animals”.  Hollywood sensationalizes bed hopping, our […]

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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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Blogline of the Day – the hypocrisy of the NH Democrats is unbelievable

by Skip March 6, 2018

From Kimberly’s post: It’s ironic that the same New Hampshire Democrats who don’t want 18-year old adults to protect or save their own lives are the same Democrats who believe 14-year old children can end the lives of their unborn babies without even notifying their parents. That’s because they aren’t your children – they belong […]

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Well what did you EXPECT was going to happen??

by Skip February 23, 2018

(H/T: Lucianne)

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The 20-Year Anniversary Of the Lewinsky Scandal

by Steve MacDonald January 23, 2018

While we were all focused on the #SchumerShutdown Mark Steyn reminded us about a twenty year anniversary. The vast right-wing conspiracy. What the meaning of “is” is. Bill Clinton cheating on his cuckquean co-president Hillary (again) this time with a White House intern named Monica Lewinsky.

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Death Tax – Juan Williams REALLY showcases what Progressives believe whose money your’s is.

by Skip October 15, 2017

I was just in shock (ok, perhaps not really) but to see it so front and center was rather different. Juan Williams on “The Five” (glad to see it’s back on at 5pm again, fwiw) made it clear that the Government has every right to take money from you when you die after it has already […]

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Did Al Sharpton REALLY go out there and say this?

by Skip August 30, 2017

SHOT: Sharpton Leads ‘Ministers’ March’ to Protest Trump: ‘This Nation Is in Moral Trouble’ …The march was spearheaded by Sharpton, who also made political remarks that addressed what he called “immoral” actions happening in the United States. “We wanted 1,000 rabbis, Sikhs, imams, Christian ministers of all denominations because we wanted to say this nation is in moral […]

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Liberal Hypocrisy – Women

by Skip August 27, 2017

The UL has a piece on the Islamic Society of NH; I figured I’d just borrow the image (Steve’s post on this here). SHOT: CHASER: Liberals upset that VP Mike Pense refuses to Vice President Mike Pence has been catching some flack for the revelation that, as detailed in a Washington Post profile, he allegedly refuses to dine […]

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Prager U: Was America founded to be secular?

by Skip July 6, 2017

Nope The Founding Fathers believed that a secular government is key to preserving liberty. But they also believed that without a religious society, liberty would devolve into tyranny. (H/T: Liberty Unyielding)

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Notable Quote – Hugh Hewitt

by Skip April 23, 2017

“My analysis is that most faith based systems depend upon an absolute moral order. The declaration of things as absolutely evil or absolutely good, as sin or virtue, puts liberalism into a horrible position because it’s founded on no judgment on anything. As a result, any faith that is seriously practiced or understood is a […]

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Notable Quote – Prof. Don Boudreaux

by Skip April 19, 2017

On self-reliance instead of the public dole: Progressives like to remind us there’s more to life than dollars and cents — that people do not simply crave ever more consumption but instead want lives filled with meaning, dignity, beauty and love. In this matter, progressives are right (though wrong to presume free-market advocates do not […]

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Notable Quote – Marcus Tulius Cicero

by Skip April 15, 2017

“There exists a law, not written down anywhere, but inborn in our hearts; a law which comes to us not by training or custom or reading; a law which has come to us not from theory but from practice, not by instruction but by natural intuition. I refer to the law which lays it down […]

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The coarsening and devaluing of a formerly moral people – an observation

by Skip October 19, 2016

I maintain that the Progressives, with their “anything goes” pushing of a libertine life style and denigration of our Judeo-Christian type morality (for a null set of ever changing secular “There is no Higher Power to be accountable to” outlook on life).  But this low? “In 2011, just 30 percent of them believed that “an elected […]

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Are the Socialists in the US doing what the Romans did?

by Skip October 9, 2016

Those of us on the Right often see and talk about current events and then the parallels from past history and cultures – something that we NEVER see the Left do (outside their lens of oppression and race).  Why?  Because there’s nothing new under the sun – almost everything we see today someone or people have […]

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Really, should ANYONE be surprised? Thoughts on the Trump October surprise

by Skip October 8, 2016

Over at, I “gabbed” this (not tweeted – I’m no longer using Twitter): It seems that lots of stories (the Oct surprises?) are coming out about Trump sexually harrassing women. So he is vilified by the Dems now while Bill Clinton is still revered as a rock store by Dems (well, at least as […]

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Republicans acting like hedonistic Democrats – again?

by Skip October 3, 2016

Sigh….and oy vay. No, Rudy, not EVERYONE does – not at all (reformatted, emphasis mine): Rudy Giuliani answered the charge that he faces accusations of infidelity on Sunday by saying it’s not just him. “Everybody does,” the former New York City mayor and Donald Trump supporter said. Giuliani was attacking Hillary Clinton in an interview with NBC’s […]

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What do teachers and Planned Parenthood (and Maggie Hassan) have in common?

by Skip August 2, 2016

Behold – they all hate “involved” parents influence of their children: A spokeswoman for the Planned Parenthood affiliate in Alaska is criticizing the state’s new sex education restrictions that require the curriculum to be approved by local school districts and open to review by parents. Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii spokeswoman Jessica Cier said […]

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Men are Qualified for Civil Liberties in Exact Proportion to their Disposition to put Moral Chains Upon their Appetites”

by Steve MacDonald May 26, 2016
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“Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains upon their appetites: in proportion as their love of justice is above their rapacity…Society cannot exist, unless a controlling power upon will and appetite be placed somewhere; and the less of it there is within, the more there must […]

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The purpose of the Left is to destroy traditional Morality

by Skip April 25, 2016

How many of us have looked around and said that I don’t recognize our country anymore?  Actions, behaviors, and words that would never have been carried out, brazenly done, and dirtily spoken are seemingly the norm nowadays.  Things that were “bad” are now glorified, that were done in secret because they were shameful now get […]

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The Obama transformation of social mores and traditional morality to absolute anarchy

by Skip April 13, 2016

And then telling us we are the ones that are wrong.  (H/T: Lucianne)

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Comment Doodlings – Should not local control mean local financing (because RESPONSIBILITY)?

by Skip April 5, 2016

I guess Mr. Chase doesn’t believe in local control in education. Which also means that with local control, it means local responsibility for funding the decisions that come from local control if a town decides it wants full time kindergarten. That was my comment left at Tom Chase’s LtE in the Concord Monitor (after the […]

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She lied to the Benghazi families…..she lied to the nation about top secret emails

by Skip January 20, 2016

We all know that almost all politicians “fudge” at times.  However, Hillary’s lies are now several orders of magnitude above “fudge”.  When will Democrats accept that, act on it, and toss her?  Certainly we at the ‘Grok have NO problem in tossing and then constantly mocking Republican  officials (great example: NH State Senator Jeb Bradley […]

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Are the Democrats [Socialists, really] all about redistribution?

by Skip December 19, 2015

That’s what Steve and I yakked about during the GrokTALK! preshow this morning about this: BREAKING. The DNC Goes To War Against Bernie Sanders And Vice Versa Hillary Clinton disturbed to find information on an unsecured server can be stolen Well, well – just like the hypocrites they are – it doesn’t matter if it […]

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Wrong About Rights?

by Steve MacDonald November 2, 2015
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Salvo | “…rather than look into the matter to determine whether some true injustice lies beneath a particular disparity (Was there theft? Is there ongoing oppression?), proponents of the new social justice pronounce the disparity itself to be the injustice. In a feat of monumentally poor thinking, reminiscent of the child who wails “No fair!” […]

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If A Moral Objection is Enough to Override the Contraceptive Mandate, What Else..?

by Steve MacDonald September 1, 2015
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Hot Air | Moral Objection Enough to override Contraceptive Mandate: In a stunning decision, a federal judge permanently barred the Department of Health and Human Services from enforcing the contraception mandate under ObamaCare against an employer for moral rather than explicitly religious grounds. Permanently, until another court reverses it. But the premise is something of a right-back-at-you to […]

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From this morning’s GrokTALK! – cheating in an Ethics class?

by Skip January 10, 2015

Yes, I caught this right at the beginning of the show – you just can’t make this stuff up and just another anecdote that shows we’ve been pulling out too many bricks out of “the Civil Society wall”, leading to its tottering.  What would you expect when the Secularists and the Left had changed the […]

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Concord Monitor bias in abortion reporting? No mention of the Federal Government’s Ambassador to NH Jeanne Shaheen?

by Skip January 1, 2015

Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow; Praise Him, all creatures here below; Praise Him above, ye heavenly host; Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. (Thom­as Ken, 1674)     You betcha – the Concord Monitor (aka “Pravda on the Merrimack” for its support of just about all things Leftist and little on the Right) ran a […]

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GrokTALK! Guns, Crime, Morality, Oh My!

by Steve MacDonald November 21, 2014
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In this segment we talk California’s new court-ordered shall issue gun law, the Right to self defense, Crime, Morality, Leadership, Scott Walker – who is a template for Republican success that needs to be followed here in NH if not everywhere.  Then we  pivot to Bill O’Brien (who did get elected Speaker of the NH […]

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