Slide Fires and Slippery Slopes

by Rick Olson October 6, 2017

“Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests.”  -Andrew Johnson Slide Fires and Slippery Slopes. And, the slippery slope is  at our door once again. About 96 hours ago, yet another maniac shot up a public […]

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President Trump’s Remarks to the NRA Leadership Forum

by Steve MacDonald May 1, 2017
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Don’t Let Hillary Leave You Defenseless

by Steve MacDonald September 21, 2016
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The NRA has a new ad that will be running in 5 Swing States. It emphasizes how Grammy Wobbles would leave women with nothing but a phone to defend themselves. LI

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NRA ‘Gun Nut’ Stops Knife Wielding ‘Alleged’ Terrorist in Minnesota

by Steve MacDonald September 19, 2016
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Minnesota: Law enforcement has identified the terrorist who stabbed nine people in St. Cloud, Minnesota this weekend as a 22-year-old Somali-American who once worked as a security guard. Dahir Adan died when an off-duty policeman shot him repeatedly as Adan tried to keep stabbing, shouting “Allahu akbar!” and reportedly demanding to know the religion of his […]

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Politifact: The “Sheldon Cooper” of Main Stream Media

by Rick Olson May 22, 2016

A charlatan makes obscure what is clear; a thinker makes clear what is obscure.” — Hugh Kingsmill The Big Bang Theory is a television sitcom featuring an obnoxious self-centered, scientist with poor social skills, suggestive of an Asperger’s identity. Actor Jim Parsons does a masterful job portraying Dr. Cooper who demands all social constructs be […]

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Data Point: Don’t bet against the NRA

by Skip May 20, 2016

(H/T: The Truth About Guns)

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Words have meanings, else why have them?

by Skip January 24, 2016

US Constitution, Second Amendment: A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. NH Constitution, Article 2A: All persons have the right to keep and bear arms in defense of themselves, their families, their property and the state. […]

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Massive NRA Favorability Gap over Hill and O

by Scott Morales October 27, 2015

Or backup title based on these favorability numbers:  Hillary & Obama: Out of the Mainstream Gun Control Freaks I wrote about the NRA womping both Hillary and Obama in favorability ratings last weekend; I spotted this graphic today and definitely thought it’s worth putting up as a nice visual reminder.  Amazing that Hillary keeps shouting […]

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Data Point – NRA favorability

by Skip October 25, 2015


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Out of the Mainstream on Guns Freaks

by Scott Morales October 24, 2015

Hey you fringe, wacko, out of the mainstream on gun types, you better get with the program and take a stand for what is right.  Stand up to the powerful politicians who are beholden to special interests and lobbying groups and are against the American people.  Ask yourself if your stance on guns is really […]

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More Gun Control Laws Needed

by Rick Olson September 21, 2015

“Gun Control: In the debate over guns, both sides are angry. The pro-gunners are angry at the ignorance, lies, and distortions of the anti-gunners, and the anti-gunners are angry with the pro-gunners for presenting facts.” ? Dave Champion More Gun Control laws are needed.  We need universal background checks. We need responsible gun laws. We […]

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Moms Like Me

by Steve MacDonald September 12, 2015
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Great Ad – Watch it!

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GrokTALK! – Endorsing Violent Death?

by Steve MacDonald September 3, 2015
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Snowflake writes anti gun-rant. Rick Olson writes scathing take-down of snowflake. Snowflake has to take down his blog and make it by invitation only. We talk about the rant and Rick’s response, and Rick has a shout-out to the City of Concord that is not to be missed. Want the entire program? Get it here! GrokTALK! […]

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NRA Stickers and Hoplophobes

by Rick Olson August 28, 2015

“I think it would be very foolish not to take the irrational seriously.”—Jeanette Winterson NRA Stickers evoke an emotional reaction…Carter Gaddis is a newspaper reporter who has a blog called, DadScribe, a blog over-focusing on parental anxiety. Early this morning, as I sit with my German Shorthaired Pointers, Chloe and Gemma, a friend sent me […]

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Blogline of the Day – move or arm yourself

by Skip April 29, 2015

From Big Government: BALTIMORE IS NOTHING MORE THAN AN INFORMERCIAL FOR U-HAUL AND THE NRA If you can, move.  If not, get a gun to protect yourself as it is clear that under the present Baltimore Mayor, Progressive Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, is not going to allow the police to protect you or your property (bonus – […]

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Gabby Giffords? Results show the electorate vehemently disagree with your gun control efforts.

by Skip November 5, 2014

Again, what happened to Giffords (shot in the head by a mentally ill person) was awful, but it seems that her husband, Mark Kelly, is intent on waging a 1 man jihad on all gun owners; from an email I received, he took quite the credit of the actions (so little they were) of their […]

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Letter to Rep. Hoell regarding Scott Brown (aka Scott “Take Your Guns Away” Brown):

by JR Hoell August 25, 2014

PENNY S. DEAN Attorney and Counselor at Law My name is Penny Dean; I am an attorney who regularly practices before a variety of state and federal courts and administrative agencies.I am also an NRA certified instructor (Basic Pistol, Metallic Cartridge and Shotgun Shell Reloading) as well as an NRA Range Safety Officer. I teach […]

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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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