NH Democrats

Where Is the NH Democrat Party Outrage Over A Gun-Running State Senator? [Updated]

by Steve MacDonald April 3, 2014
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Democrats hate it when people not employed by the state have firearms.  New Hampshire Democrats are no different.  Every policy decision on guns leads toward the accumulation of force in the hands of bureaucrats and lawmakers at the expense of regular citizens.  (See also: peasants.)  So you’d think that a story about a state Senator, […]

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Minimum Wage Hike = Fewer Jobs, Higher Prices

by Steve MacDonald March 20, 2014
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We’ve talked about this.  Obama wants to kill jobs.  NH Democrats want to kill some jobs.  Make prices go up.  Reduce full-time opportunities.  Make it harder for new or unskilled people to find work.  Everyone knows what will happen, and still the Democrats persist.  They are willing to harm New Hampshire families to pad their […]

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Who Is, “Ben Ghazi” And What Did He Do?

by Rick Olson December 12, 2013

“We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.”   —Benjamin Franklin French author Victor Hugo once quipped, “An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.” But I disagree. So here I sit with my hat off to Representative Annie Kuster because she proved Victor Hugo wrong. (see the […]

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Escalation….

by Susan Olsen December 3, 2013
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This could actually end up to be QUITE amusing – GrokTALK! invites to Steve Duprey & Ray Buckley!

by Skip November 17, 2013

OK, sirs, I invite you BOTH to come on GrokTALK! to really talk about why you BOTH, Right & Left, disagree with TEA Party Principles.  A half hour, an hour, or our full two hours – you’ll get plenty of time to say your piece(s) and we’ll debate it.  We’ll record it – and live […]

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The Realities of DemocratCare…. or ‘They Don’t Call us “The Right!” For Nothing.’ Part XI

by Steve MacDonald November 1, 2013
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Charles Krauthammer Washington Post Beyond mendacity, there is liberal paternalism, of which these forced cancellations are a classic case. We canceled your plan,explained presidential spokesman Jay Carney, because it was substandard. We have a better idea. Translation: Sure, you freely chose the policy, paid for the policy, renewed the policy, liked the policy. But you’re […]

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The Shrill Kathy On Fame And Infamy

by Rick Olson March 19, 2013

“Let your family, staff, and friends know that you’re still the same person, despite all the publicity and notoriety that accompanies your position.” —Donald Rumsfeld  Kathy Sullivan, in an opposite editorial yesterday asked in the Union Leader, “Is Bill O’Brien really better known than Franklin Pierce? Naturally, this was yet another hit piece on Bill […]

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A message for all Anti-Freestater bigots…

by Tim Condon March 10, 2013

As we know, Rep. Cynthia Chase and others are known to periodically vent their spleens and their bigotry by raising awful alarms (!) about “the invasion of the Freestaters!” This supposedly monolithic anarchist horde is going to sweep through the state and end government as we know it (!). Well, three strikes and those idiots […]

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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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Raymond Buckley on ‘Assault Weapons’

by Rick Olson January 27, 2013

Making eye contact with adults while dressed as a clown is risky. —Doug Coupland  Awesome. You just cannot make this stuff up. A hat-tip goes to the Union Leader’s Tim Buckland for getting this quote from State Democratic Party Chairman Ray Buckley. When asked, “What is an assualt weapon, Ray said: “It’s generally a gun that’s more […]

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Trust and Safety in New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald December 26, 2012

Here are two pull quotes from the New Hampshire Union Leader that I wanted to share.  One is about trust, the other about safety.  I think you’ll find them…interesting. In an article on 2013 LSR H-0451 regarding a proposed change to the right to know law, New Hampshire House Democrat Majority Leader Steve Shurtleff, D-Penacook, […]

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NH GOP – a riff on the E-board angst reported by DiStaso – Part III

by Skip December 11, 2012

Oh, one other thing that Steve Duprey said to John DiStaso about NH GOP State Member fundraising: Duprey said that especially after a poor GOP showing on election day, “Anyone who thinks you don’t need adequate resources in what has become a purple state is dreaming.” Agreed that there is a need, but it is […]

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New Hampshire Democrats Stick With What Doesn’t Work

by Steve MacDonald November 17, 2012

The New Hampshire Democrat House Majority has chosen their previous Democrat House Sepaker Terie ‘Billion Dollar Deficit‘ Norelli as their new Speaker for the 2013-2014 session.  This is good for lots of reasons. Deficits, spending, taxes, accounting gimmicks, bathroom remodels, bathroom bills, and a dedication to back-benching and marginalizing anyone who does not pull the […]

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Obama Couldn’t Run A Lemonade Stand (Nor could a NH Democrat) And Here’s Why?

by Steve MacDonald October 9, 2012

When the economy got rough my employer had to cut back staffing.  By the time they were done we had dropped about 70% of our staff, down to the bare minimum needed to operate each department.   We kept the best people and asked them to do a lot more for the same money, and sometimes […]

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Ask New Hampshire Democrats About Fines For The Most Vulnerable

by Steve MacDonald October 7, 2012

Effective October 1st, 2012 (that means it started last week folks)… Hospitals who re-admit patients within 30 days after they were discharged will now have to, under an Obamacare provision, pay fines as of October 1, 2012, which could force hospitals to slash programs that help the elderly, the poor, and the chronically ill. According […]

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Reality Check: NH Democrat’s Nancy Pelosi Values are not New Hampshire Values

by Steve MacDonald October 2, 2012

Democrats have tried to lay claim to New Hampshire values but that’s not going to happen.  New Hampshire is about liberty, Live free or Die, local control, small government, and no broad based taxes, just like the TEA party.  Tea Party values are about defending the Constitution and rule of law, small and accountable government, […]

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NH Democrat Face Plant – The 800 Million Dollar Deficit

by Steve MacDonald September 17, 2012

Yes, this is going to keep coming up.  All the way to November. (excerpt on the jump)

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Ask A NH Democrat – About Free Speech

by Steve MacDonald September 17, 2012

A private citizen made a lousy YouTube video about six months ago.  A few days ago islamo-fascists used it as a vehicle to inflame Muslim uprisings.  Under the cover of same, Americans were killed, or in some cases executed.  The Obama Administration’s response to the killings was to send the police out in the dark […]

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On Not being California…

by Steve MacDonald August 19, 2012

New Hampshire is not California.  We are not California because with the exception of 2007-2010, we try to avoid letting Democrats run the entire state government.  (We’re also not Massachusetts for that same reason.)  And this is good, because while Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has now implemented “cost controls” for Healthcare providers in his state, […]

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Democrat Hypocrites And Union Hacks

by Rick Olson July 26, 2012

“Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.” —Francois de La Rochefoucauld It was an eventful week for city Democrats. This past Sunday, State rep Garrity plead not guilty to assault charges (D) Hillsborough District 14, alleging he assaulted his ex-wife and another at the East Manchester Fish & Game Club (which, I might add, is […]

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Nothing Like A “Veto Day” To Bring Out Liberal Concern For Overtaxation

by Rick Olson June 27, 2012

“The same undisciplined government spending and social engineering that has undermined our economy over the past 30 years has also been tearing at the social fabric of this land.”   —Stockwell Day The New Hampshire House and Senate will vote today  to override Governor John Lynch’s veto of two bills that sought to  allow Granite […]

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Moral Authority

by Steve MacDonald May 28, 2012

The New Hampshire Democrat party and their fellow travelers have nothing to run on so the travails of one man in the New Hampshire House, DJ Bettencourt, are all they’ve got.  Of course, he will no longer be in the NH House, a feature of his circumstances which we would never see from a New […]

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The ‘Lamb On The Dole’ Enters The District 2 Senate Race

by Rick Olson April 17, 2012

“Even though I’m a leftist. I think the left eats its own.” —Ted Rall “Liberal” Democrat Robert C. Lamb Jr. of Holderness has declared his candidacy for the Senate District 2 seat  now held by Jeannie Forester. Lamb skylined himself back in February when he argued in favor of keeping Holderness in District 2 with […]

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A song honoring the Democrat majority in NH from 2007 through 2010…

by Tim Condon March 29, 2012

Yes, this is the way the majority Democrats legislated—converted to an artistic, musical rendition—a veritable ode to what they did in New Hampshire from 2007 through 2010:

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Vote on medical marijuana in the State Senate today

by Tim Condon March 28, 2012

There’s an article about the Republican-sponsored bill to allow medicinal marijuana use with a doctor’s counseling and prescription in today’s UL HERE. So where does our 8-year Democrat Gov. John Lynch stand on the bill? He promises to veto the thing! Idiotic. Here’s my comment at the bottom of the Union Leader article: Democrat Gov. Lynch […]

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New Hampshire Democrats Hate Poor People

by Steve MacDonald March 22, 2012

Democrats are, as a party, against requiring an ID to vote.  Everyone knows that.  They argue that the poor, or minorities will be intimidated, or unable to engage in the electoral process if we expect them to have a photo ID. Not only do you need a picture ID to apply for Food Stamps in […]

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Favorite pastime in New Hampshire? VOTE FRAUD!

by Tim Condon February 26, 2012

This from former state representative and former Dover City Council member Dave Scott, a Harvard MBA and bilingual former CEO of a multi-national corporation: I am certain we have illegal registration in towns near the University of New Hampshire in Durham.  We identified over 100 that voted improperly in Dover three years ago. We sent […]

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The Shrill Kathy on Political Weirdness

by Rick Olson January 5, 2012

“ The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct.” —Marcus Tullius Cicero The Union Leader has given Ink to the Shrill Kathy Sullivan for yet another inane senseless rant. I told my friend Steve Vaillancourt it might be a New Year’s Resolution to simply ignore her. But […]

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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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