Posts by Richard Olson Jr.

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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When Your Neighbors Become A Deliberate Nuisance

by Rick Olson May 3, 2016

“The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.” ? G.K. Chesterton Neighbors can sometimes be a pain in the arse. There are some that will do things that will deliberately and gratuitously aggravate their other neighbors. These crafty folks like to […]

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Smack Down of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

by Rick Olson March 25, 2016

“We must remember that we have to make judges out of men, and that by being made judges their prejudices are not diminished and their intelligence is not increased.” —Robert G. Ingersoll Smack Down! This past Monday, something took place that is extremely rare. The United States Supreme Court rebuked the Supreme Judicial Court of […]

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European Gun Control Laws?

by Rick Olson February 7, 2016

“The Nation that makes a great distinction between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools.” – Thucydides Don’t you always love how anti-gun politicians point to the European Union as examples of how gun laws in these United States should be? “Well, in Europe…” […]

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Chosen Lies Gun-Grabbing Charlatans

by Rick Olson February 5, 2016

“A charlatan makes obscure what is clear; a thinker makes clear what is obscure.” — Hugh Kingsmill Charlatans who advocate for Gun Control have inoculated themselves against the truth. The lies persist. The confusion abounds that perpetuates the lie. Anti-gun liberal charlatans willingly buy into the false narratives. They embrace the ignorance like an addict […]

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Laws For Thee, Not For Me

by Rick Olson January 31, 2016

“He wears a mask, and his face grows to fit it.”? George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant “Laws for thee, but not for me…”Meet Representative David W. Hess, State Representative for Merrimack County residing in Hooksett NH. It would appear that Representative Hess cares little for our laws governing handicapped parking. So many people do, you […]

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The Political System Is Rigged

by Rick Olson January 22, 2016

“Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation of power first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence.” –Thomas Jefferson “The system is rigged!”  Personally, I have heard that a dozen times over the last twenty years —said by a […]

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The Donald Factor

by Rick Olson January 2, 2016

“Every city has a Donald Trump; ours is just the Trumpiest.” –Padma Lakshmi Donald Trump is the present front runner in the crowded Republican field. Now, just the very notion that I write that statement is going to drive many, including some of my fellow Groskters…Bananas. To hell with the reasons why because nobody cares—nobody, […]

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The Lost Focus Of Terrorism

by Rick Olson December 9, 2015

“I am politically incorrect, that’s true. Political correctness to me is just intellectual terrorism. I find that really scary, and I won’t be intimidated into changing my mind. Everyone isn’t going to love you all the time.”   –Mel Gibson Candidate Donald J. Trump declared that he wants to stop all Muslims from entering the […]

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Irony From Liberals Concerning Active Shooters

by Rick Olson December 4, 2015

“The great thing about irony is that it splits things apart, gets up above them so we can see the flaws and hypocrisies and duplicates.”  -David Foster Wallace Run. Hide. Fight. That is the name of a new video being promoted by Law Enforcement all around the country in the wake of active shooter attacks. […]

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Fergus Cullen, Republican Backstabber Like No Other

by Rick Olson November 29, 2015

“Fergus Cullen…Obtuse…Myopic…Capitulant…If ever a progressive-leftist platform were to be authored, Cullen’s name would be all over it. He is an epic fail, A Backstabber,  rescued by none other than John Sununu.” -Rick Olson, Tuesday, October 6, 2009 (to UL City Hall Reporter, Scott Brooks) The above was said by me at some “shin-dig” to which […]

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Lawless Police in Methuen Massachusetts

by Rick Olson November 10, 2015

“There is respect for law, and then there is complicity in lawlessness.”  –Rebecca MacKinnon The Bay State sometimes lives up to their anti-second amendment reputation, “institutionally.” The laws in the Bay State for guns are restrictive. But, after many hoops jumped through, Bay State Subjects can still own, possess and carry guns in the Bay […]

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How To Stab A Jew

by Rick Olson October 19, 2015

“The official Hamas charter calls for the murder of Jews and destruction of the Jewish state.” –Aaron Klein Ambassador Danny Dannon stands before the UN Security Council displaying a sign which reads, “How to stab a jew,” in the aftermath of a Palestinian marking himself as a member of the press and attacking an Israeli […]

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Gun Grabber Stupidity

by Rick Olson October 15, 2015

“Irony is wasted on the stupid” – Oscar Wilde I came across this Tumblr post on Mike’s Corner. “Beelavender” writes…. “In line to get coffee, Manhattan. There are definitely some thing I miss about England, like, oh never wondering if my morning caffeine run will end in a gun battle. Side note for those who […]

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Gun Control Liars Lie

by Rick Olson October 7, 2015

“Liars begins with making falsehoods appear like truths, and end with making truths itself appear like falsehoods.” —William Shenstone April 17, 2015: 11:50 p.m. Everardo Custodio,22 began firing into a crowd of people in Chicago’s Logan Square.  A parked Uber driver exited his vehicle and returned fire with his own gun, stopping Custodio. The Uber […]

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Charlatan Anti-Second Amendment Groups Narratives

by Rick Olson October 6, 2015

“A charlatan makes obscure what is clear; a thinker makes clear what is obscure.” — Hugh Kingsmill A Charlatan is defined as, “A person falsely claiming to have special knowledge or skill; a fraud.” The Nation is a 150-year old leftist publication, dedicated to the progressive left wing narrative and they are skilled at manipulating […]

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Another Mass Shooting

by Rick Olson October 4, 2015

“I don’t believe gun owners have rights.” — Sarah Brady All the liberal radio talk shows (the few that I could locate) are awash with discussion regarding the most recent mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. 26-year-old Chris Harper Mercer killed ten people at the college.  Calls for Gun Control came right out […]

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Muslim Jihad In Maine?

by Rick Olson September 22, 2015

“To fight against the infidels is Jihad; but to fight against your evil self is greater Jihad.” -Abu Bakr Portland Maine. 49-year-old Freddie Akoa was found murdered in his Cumberland Avenue apartment on August 11 after family members requested police to conduct a well-being check. Police found Akoa’s lifeless body with 22 rib fractures, many […]

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The Stupid Are Coming out for Gun Control

by Rick Olson September 21, 2015

“If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?” —Scott Adams “I’m crazy, I’m nuts. Just the way my brain works. I’m not normal. I think differently.” Justin Beiber, in an interview with Clique, confesses that if she were […]

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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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Target Shooting Ban Of Another Color

by Rick Olson September 15, 2015

“Despite the enormous role that local government plays in our daily lives, the constitution makes not one mention of it.”  —Anthony Albanese Hunting has been spared…or has it? Last night, the Londonderry Town Council voted 4-0, to restrict “target shooting” in the 1,000-Acre Musquash Conservation Land in Londonderry, NH.  Non-Hunting target shooters are effectively banned. […]

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Welfare

by Rick Olson September 10, 2015

“It is one thing to have free immigration to jobs. It is another thing to have free immigration to welfare. And you cannot have both…We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes non-work.”  —Milton Friedman Welfare. The word used to be a pejorative. Having grown up in an upper middle class family, some […]

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NRA Is The Problem?

by Rick Olson September 5, 2015

“Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.” —P. J. O’Rourke H/T “Michael Bloomberg Sucks” FB Page

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Chris Christie’s Gun Control Challenge

by Rick Olson September 2, 2015

“As for gun control advocates, I have no hope whatever that any facts whatever will make the slightest dent in their thinking – or lack of thinking.”   —Thomas Sowell Gun Control. Few of the GOP Presidential Candidates are meaningfully addressing the forward push by progressives to implement gun control. We hear snippets that might […]

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Senator Ayotte Avoidance?

by Rick Olson September 1, 2015

“A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.” —Theodore Roosevelt    Avoidance. Where is Senator Ayotte? In the past couple years I’ve attended numerous events. The events vary in scope and content. The entire congressional delegation is always invited. I’ve seen Senator Shaheen, Representative Guinta, Representative Kuster. […]

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Gun Control By All Other Means

by Rick Olson August 31, 2015

“Do countries with strong gun control laws have lower murder rates? Only if you cherry-pick the data.”  —Thomas Sowell New York Anti-gun liberal Democratic Representative Carolyn Maloney is leading the charge on HR 2546, a measure if enacted, forces gun owners to buy liability insurance or face a $10,000 fine. The Firearm Risk Protection Act […]

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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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In Zimbabwe, They Do Not Cry For Lions

by Rick Olson August 6, 2015

“If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?” —Scott Adams Rare is the occasion that I post an entire writing from another, but this is a perspective I simply cannot paraphrase. Literally, this writing must come from the […]

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A Society Where Idiots Have A Collective Voice

by Rick Olson August 1, 2015

“Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.” —Charlie Chaplin Idiots. When presented with facts, idiots are those who stick with their own viewpoints, opinions and paradigms in the face of those hard cold brutish facts. Emotion rules the […]

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Rednecks and Recruiting Stations

by Rick Olson July 31, 2015

“The mainstream media has its own agenda. They do not want to print the facts. They have an agenda, they have a slant, they have a bias. It is outrageous to me.”  —Curt Weldon “Rednecks and Recruiting Stations,” is yet another theme in the liberal Screed. Espoused by the Lamestream media, the purpose remains to […]

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