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Live from LFGC with James O’Keefe – It’s GrokTALK! for June 21st, 2014

by Steve MacDonald June 21, 2014
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Live from the Londonderry Fish and Game Club – It’s GrokTALK! for June 21st, 2014. With Skip Murphy, Mike Rogers, Rick Olson, Steve MacDonald, Tom Flaherty, along with other Grok contributors, club members, and special guest – James O’Keefe III Live broadcast by Ustream

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Who Said It?
“I’m pretty conservative on a lot of things”

by Mike June 11, 2014

Something I hadn’t expected to learn (but why not – not every rock musician is like Springsteen) is that Metallica’s James Hetfield is actually a kinda conservative guy, with credentials that we wish some of our politicians would emulate! For example, that “pretty conservative” quote came from a 1993 Rolling Stone Interview, entitled “Don’t Tread […]

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Mike Pence Looking Strong For 2016

by Mike April 27, 2014

I’ve written about Mike Pence before: About how I’ve admired his humility and his principled voting record, about his gravitas and speaking ability, and how he carries himself with the dignity becoming of a Presidential contender. In my prior article, I mentioned his stellar record with the Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF), and, it turns […]

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Kelly Ayotte: “I know from my experience as a prosecutor that it’s important to make sure we enforce the laws…”

by Skip April 27, 2014

This from US Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) at the 2014 NRA annual meeting, according to The Corner: “I know from my experience as a prosecutor that it’s important to make sure we enforce the laws on the books, and that we go after and prosecute the bad guys,” she said. She was the first speaker […]

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Leland Yee NRA Ad in California

by Steve MacDonald March 28, 2014
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Jared Marcum Will Not Be Charged

by Steve MacDonald July 1, 2013

The West Virgina Student, Jared Marcum, who was suspended for one day for wearing an NRA T-shirt to school and refusing to take it off or turn it inside out, who then wore it to school again after his suspension and was then charged with obstruction by a local prosecutor…will not be charged. So get […]

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Start Chewing

by Steve MacDonald May 30, 2013

The 7 year old (he is now 8) who got a two day suspension for chewing his Pop Tart® into the shape of a gun… When pressed by a CBS Baltimore reporter, though, (Joshua) Welch said, “When I was done, it turned out to be a gun, yeah.” …was awarded a lifetime membership to the […]

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Data Point – Growth of the NRA

by Skip May 5, 2013

“Keene then exulted in the fact that despite incredible money from leftists and a mainstream media that opposes gun rights, that nonetheless over 58,000 Americans joined the NRA in one day after Obama gave his initial gun-control speech. Amazingly, the NRA’s membership has grown by roughly one million—an astounding 25% increase—since the middle of last […]

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Tyranny? Proper Role of Govt for a Senator demanding Fox Sports to not to air NASCAR race because of NRA sponsorship?

by Skip April 12, 2013

“Nice network and race series you have there – shame if something happened to it (if the Feds were to start looking at them)” I wanted to start this post off with “Have guns become the new pornography that must be silenced?” but that would miss the nuance of the Progressive mind that ALL things […]

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Democrats and Racism

by Tim Condon March 18, 2013

Democrats love to call people names. One of their favorites is shouting “racist” at any person or policy they disagree with. Yet one of the main goals for Democrats is racist at its core. You see…

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“Gun Control has Racist Roots” … Wait. What?

by Scott Morales February 22, 2013

At risk of doing two gun related posts in a row, I have to post this because… well… I was shocked.  Yes.  I admit it.  Shocked.  Where were these folks in November…ahh, I’m distracting.  Check out the video.  Sit down first. And if you have a drink, put it on the coaster.  And if you […]

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Data Point – NRA Popularity

by Skip January 20, 2013

I point out that the approval rate of Congress is less than a colonoscopies at (31 – 58%).  The approval rate for Obama is 52% (H/T: Gallup)

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Notable Quotes: Wayne LaPierre

by Steve MacDonald January 17, 2013

  “There is not a national, one-size-fits-all solution to protecting our children,” he said. “But do know this – President [Obama] zeroed out school emergency planning grants in last year’s budget and scrapped “Secure Our Schools” policing grants in next year’s budget.” Washington Times Related: Washington Guardian

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So, putting armed personel in schools was a wacko idea?

by Skip January 16, 2013

So, NRA Executive VP Wayne LaPierre was crucified for his suggestion for adding more armed folks in schools (even as 1/3 of American schools already had such)?  Gee, what a different a month makes; at today’s Presidential Presser (you know, the one with kids as Progressive stage props?): 18. Provide incentives for schools to hire […]

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David Gregory Under Investigation By D.C. Police Now

by Rick Olson December 25, 2012

“Though there is no evil in righteousness, there is in self-righteousness,”—David Pietrusza Our Good Friend WARNER TODD-HOUSTON  over at Breitbart.com shares this little niblet:  

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Now if this was a Republican saying this…Part II

by Skip December 23, 2012

CNSNews: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) announced Wednesday that she is planning to introduce two bills to protect students at schools – the school safety enhancement act, which expands the existing COPS program (Community Oriented Policing Services), and SOS or Save Our Students, which would expand the National Guard program. SOS “would expand a successful National […]

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Another case of the “true agenda” media showing up? Example: NRA Presser

by Skip December 22, 2012

Certainly the extremely negative tweets of the “Media” that covered the NRA presser have been well covered by others but here’s a taste on video of the slant that the media has on guns when there’s a hot mic present and their attentions are not present: (H/T: Breitbart)

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The National Rifle Association Speaks

by Rick Olson December 22, 2012

Editorial note: This speech is the full text of the speech given on Friday By NRA Executive Vice-President Wayne LaPierre.  I am a member and Supporter of the NRA.   The National Rifle Association’s 4 million mothers, fathers, sons and daughters join the nation in horror, outrage, grief and earnest prayer for the families of […]

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Univ RI Professor Erik Loonis- Oops, Sorry, He Spells it Loomis

by Steve MacDonald December 18, 2012

There is so much hate and vulgarity spewing from the Twitter account of University or Rhode Island professor Erik Loomis that I am reluctant to post any of it here.  But I have no objection to you going here to see for yourself. Let me just prepare you.  University professor.  Anti second amendment.  Newtown.  Hate.  […]

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Blogline of the Day – blame game

by Skip December 16, 2012

“Wait. So Eric Holder isn’t to blame for Fast and Furious, but the NRA is to blame for school shootings? Got it.”

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Second Amendment friends aiming at the NH House in one week. Put them there!

by Skip October 30, 2012

Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.  – Pericles (430 B.C.) Doing the political blogging since 2005, I’ve had the opportunity to meet a lot of the folks that go to Concord that make decisions that affect you and your family.  In that […]

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GrokTV: NRA President David Keene at the Londonderry Fish & Game – Part 3

by Skip October 21, 2012

Once the stump speeches by Ovide Lamontagne, Frank Guinta, and Charlie Bass were over, David Keene, President of the NRA, again took up the mic to give his closing remarks to the membership.  Drew Beamer, NH NRA Field Campaign Representative, then closed out the brief program, asking the assembled NRA members to take action.  Given […]

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GrokTV: NRA President David Keene at the Londonderry Fish & Game

by Skip October 20, 2012

Last night, NRA President David Keene (formerly head of the American Conservative Union that puts on CPAC) spoke at the Londonderry Fish and Game Club last night.  An appropriate place, as all of the members of the LFGC are NRA members, that David Keene spoke of the NRA mission as well as to the recent remarks […]

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Have I got a political / gun invite for Kate Miller – an NRA event here in NH!

by Skip October 12, 2012

Previously I had chided Kate Miller, a Democrat from Meredith running for the NH House, for kvetching about Republicans and jobs all the while buying her campaign signs from a firm in Massachusetts.  At the very end of the post, I linked a comment she made at this post at Politico that plainly told us […]

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“Negros With Guns”

by Tim Condon April 22, 2012

Ann Coulter, despite her recent foolishness in attacking Newt Gingrich, is nearly always, ahem, “on target.” As with her recent column, “Negros with Guns,” which starts out like this: Liberals have leapt on the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida to push for the repeal of “stand your ground” laws and to demand tighter […]

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NRA – a very timid step, but are they finally getting the big picture??

by Skip February 13, 2012

As an former NRA member, I still get their NRA-ILA alerts and I am always figuring that this is the indication of what they are thinking concerning the “big” picture.  After all, a couple of years now when the Dems were pushing the DISCLOSE act that would have restricted Free Speech, the NRA was silent.  […]

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