Progressives

Alinsky Rule 6(a)

by Susan Olsen July 5, 2015

“One of Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals must support tactical lying, or lying on principle. Perhaps it is a variant of Alinsky Rule 6: “A good tactic is one your people enjoy.” I infer that the left loves it. Lying is one of their greatest hits. I will formulate Alinsky Rule 6(a): “Lie when you have […]

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Hillary – lots of “Freedom from want and Freedom from fear” – an Alynsky / socialist’s wet dream

by Skip June 26, 2015

Remember this political video of Hillary passing out presents?  From 2008 when she lost to King Obama; sitting there all pretty like and an attitude of “look at ALL the pretty things I will give you when you give me your votes”: It’s as if she knew then how rich she and Bill were going […]

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Progressives’ Papa

by Susan Olsen June 26, 2015

“Segregation is not humiliating but a benefit, and ought to be so regarded by you gentlemen,” he [Woodrow Wilson] told African-Americans.

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Hyenas

by Susan Olsen June 22, 2015

“…Why does the left see everything through the lens of identity politics? The simple (and correct) answer is Critical Theory. Critical Theory is the intellectual bible that guides the left, and it demands that people be broken up into smaller and smaller groups that are then pitted against each other and, more importantly, against the […]

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Notable Quote – Kathy Sullivan

by Susan Olsen June 21, 2015

She might want to speak with her pal Maggie Hassan.  By vetoing SB 116, Miz Hassan will prove the SHE does believe in state-sponsored racism. Or perhaps Miz Sullivan agrees that who’s “suitable” should be left to discretion.

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GrokTALK! What If You Don’t “Love The One You’re With?”

by Steve MacDonald June 8, 2015
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We explore the progressive habit of using immigration to supplant the uncooperative populations with those more inclined to vote for Democrats. This naturally leads to the question of property rights, as government needs to milk someone to finance it’s Welfare State Get-out-the vote immigration policies. Bill O’Brien Guest Hosts. Listen to the entire program here […]

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The Only Jobs The Left Creates or Saves

by Steve MacDonald June 6, 2015
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The professional left and their media homunculi bemoan the decline of America from its once proud manufacturing heritage.  “We don’t build things anymore,” they say, and “where have all the good paying manufacturing jobs gone?” The better question is, where are the hard working Americans’ who would work in manufacturing if the left stopped pushing […]

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“Or is that a banana” – Pistol Envy, Part Deux

by Susan Olsen June 4, 2015

“A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity” has been attributed to Sigmund Freud. Cited many places as the source of that statement is the ‘10th lecture of Freud’s “General Introduction to Psychoanalysis” (1952).’ William, who says he is an architect in Portsmouth and says his last name is “Tucker” […]

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“We Support Article 2 But……”

by Susan Olsen June 3, 2015
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Pistol Envy?

by Susan Olsen June 2, 2015

William Tucker, the purveyor of pontification at Miscellany Blue, seems to have his lingerie all in a knot over the Women’s Defense League Poll demonstrating 71% of NH voters support ending the near century-long, state-sanctioned discrimination that is embodied in NH’s current pistol “licensing” statute, RSA 159:6. Rather than address the discrimination issue at hand, […]

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Available Now!

by Susan Olsen May 31, 2015

H/T Powerline

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Progressivism is Managing Those Deemed Undesireable

by Steve MacDonald May 28, 2015
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Most gun laws and permitting requirements were not proposed for the general safety but to disarm portions of the population deemed undesirable or a threat to those in power. Minimum wage laws were created to exclude portions of the population from the work force deemed undesirable -something they have always done and continue to do, […]

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There is no ‘Justice’ in “Social Justice”

by Steve MacDonald May 26, 2015
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Social Justice is many things to many people.  It is whatever anyone wants it to be but violence is its foundation.   The progressive utopia can only be born out of the fire of change. It only comes from war, civil, cultural.  You are either part of the movement or its enemy; those who organize for […]

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Notable Quote – G.K. Chesterton

by Susan Olsen May 25, 2015

“A generation is now growing old, which never had anything to say for itself except that it was young. It was the first progressive generation – the first generation that believed in progress and nothing else…. [They believed] simply that the new thing is always better than the old thing; that the young man is […]

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Notable Quote – Kurt Schlichter

by Susan Olsen May 21, 2015

“No, members of the mainstream media are presumptively hacks, and the pain and misery they endure as their organizations convulse and die should inspire laughter and joy. Sure, there are honest reporters out there, but that’s only a fluke of statistics. There have to be some, if only because of the random vagaries of chance. […]

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Quote of the Day – Steven Hayward

by Susan Olsen May 19, 2015

‘Remember: when leftists say they want a “conversation about race,” they mean – you shut up and confess your white guilt. Oh, and raise taxes.‘  

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Available Soon

by Susan Olsen May 17, 2015

I applied to become a distributor…  

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Amtrak Crash Caused By Insufficent Offerings to The Relevant God of Government

by Steve MacDonald May 15, 2015
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The theodicy of federal government requires an explanation that defends the goodness of government control or subsidies into the given sphere. So just as some religious groups might blame a weather event on insufficient fealty to the relevant god, some progressives blame — before the National Transportation Safety Board has even shown up on site […]

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Notable Quote – Ace

by Susan Olsen May 14, 2015

“The most insidious thing about these leftist heuristics is that they are designed to be invisible to dumb people. Maybe I shouldn’t say dumb people — I should say people who do not think deeply or sharply about philosophy and society. Leftism is crafted specifically to appeal to such persons, who are not only a […]

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Notable Quote – Mark Steyn

by Susan Olsen April 6, 2015

“It is a small step from a citizenry that no longer knows how it should act to a citizenry that no longer knows whether or if it can act, and from there to a citizenry that can no longer act.” – Mark Steyn  

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Henniker Hate-mailer Says Howdy

by Ed Naile April 1, 2015

If you take the position that hate mailers might have a mental disorder then you probably pray the hate-mailer would seek professional help, right? I have a suggestion for a way that a person who sends hate mail can begin traveling the road to recovery. (I borrow from some addiction lingo I have heard from […]

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Notable Quote – Steve Mac Donald

by Skip March 16, 2015

Shot: from an email, back from 2013, on a report from a meeting where NH Senate plans on endorsing Obamacare were being discussed: I arrived just in time to hear an influential member of the board saying (I’m paraphrasing here) what a great plan it was and the only people who would not want to accept […]

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Notable Quote – Kevin Williamson

by Susan Olsen March 10, 2015

“The Clintons are creeps and liars and scoundrels and misfits, always have been, always will be. They are the penicillin-resistant syphilis of American politics.” –Kevin Williamson  

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‘Let’s Destroy Liberal Academia’

by Steve MacDonald March 5, 2015
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If you had not figured it out yet, the Government takeover of Student loans was both a sop and to control and protect the redistribution of billions nationally and annually.   To enrich an army of left-wing intellectual moon-bats, legitimize dopey progressive ideas with federal grants, and to recycle taxpayer backed dollars through the white tower […]

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Progressives – if they can’t beat you, they’ll just beat you

by Skip February 23, 2015

(H/T: Liberal Logic 101)

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Is Rudy Right? And Why is the Left Freaking Out Over It?

by Scott Morales February 22, 2015
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When you go around criticizing Sam incessantly, apologizing for Sam over and over again, publicly hound Sam on his past failings it should come as no surprise that the people who see this behavior would conclude: “This guy is really not a fan of Sam.” And that’s precisely what Rudy Guiliani did this past week. […]

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Hey, I’d get a coupla slurps back from that cuppa coffee Big Govt spenders keep wanting me to fork over!

by Skip February 19, 2015

The tasty part is at the bottom of this Concord Fishwrap piece: Under the bill, that money would be returned to ratepayers. It comes out to a savings of roughly 16 cents per month for the average ratepayer. So what is this about?  The Big Govt people are always telling us that the new program’s […]

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Gosh, these words could have been written by Michael Kitsch (Laconia Daily Sun reporter)

by Skip February 17, 2015

When I read this post about the Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis (a socialist, btw) in his demands that Europe send even more money to Greece (because GREECE!), all I could think of was a screaming match I had one night with Michael Kitsch over the fact that Irefused, as a Budget Committee member, to tax […]

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Liberals Love Violence

by Steve MacDonald February 11, 2015
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We’ve observed on these pages repeatedly that the left’s opposition to private gun ownership has nothing to do with violence as they describe it.   Opposition to private gun ownership creates more of the violence they say they wish to prevent. It is no secret that the liberal elites have no problem with guns.  They are […]

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If You Let Progressives Touch It They Will Kill It

by Steve MacDonald February 2, 2015
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I can’t imagine a better “template” for the relationship between progressives and everything else. Last year New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was allowed to handle a ground hog and it died as a result of internal injuries. This year Mayor Train-wreck was not be allowed to touch it.  The zoo secured the Groundhog […]

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