Progressives

Maybe 99.7% of Boston Anti-Free-Speech Protesters Were Not There for Peaceful Purposes

by Steve MacDonald August 21, 2017

This morning Chief Nick Willard asked me about the 99.9% (or 99.7%) of protesters whom the Boston Police commissioner claimed were in the city for a peaceful demonstration. I said (paraphrasing) he couldn’t possibly know that but if 40,000™ people showed up to a protest and a handful got violent (throwing rocks, urine, etc.) why aren’t […]

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Children Work Congo Cobalt Mine So Democrats Can Feel Good About Electric Cars

by Steve MacDonald August 8, 2017

Daily Mail and (Barbara Jones for The Mail on Sunday) His name is Dorsen and he is one of an army of children, some just four years old, working in the vast polluted mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where toxic red dust burns their eyes, and they run the risk of skin disease and […]

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Grabbit Staters

by Steve MacDonald July 21, 2017

People from New Hampshire are often referred to as Granite Staters. This is the Granite State, so that makes sense. People from New Hampshire in the constant pursuit of expanding government power and spending more and more of other peoples money–those would be Progressives in general, Democrats specifically, and the increasing number of radical leftists […]

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Notable Quote – Nobel Laureate James Buchanan

by Skip July 19, 2017

What I seek to rule out here, or at least for a sufficient number of interacting persons in the social order, is the ‘arrogance of ignorance’ as exercised through ill-advised collective actions. The perfectibility [of human understanding] threshold for the viability of classical liberalism requires that persons eschew romantic ideals about the potential perfectibility of […]

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The Progressive Inheritance: Snowflakes Triggering Snowflakes Triggering Snowflakes

by Steve MacDonald July 17, 2017

A professional snowflake admits to having to self-censor her own speech to avoid triggering other snowflakes, among other things. A circumstance ripe with opportunity.  I self-police what I say in activist spaces. I stopped commenting on social media with questions or pushback on leftist opinions for fear of being called out. I am always ready […]

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Progressives – even the Redcoats were in on it

by Skip July 17, 2017

Those that wish to grab power over others have been with us forever – and never stop.  They only change their spots and their language but the intent is the same. (H/T: Powerline)

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Henniker: “Progress” Comes to a Progressive Town in New Hampshire

by Ed Naile July 2, 2017

Henniker, “The Only Henniker On Earth,” is a liberal enclave funded by a small college and exists for the benefit of a few wealthy, connected locals. A small town that just went through an agonizing experience. In the face of overwhelming vocal opposition from liberal transplants a Dollar General store has anchored itself smack dab – […]

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Why SHOULD Society keep mitigating bad consequences from bad decisions?

by Skip July 2, 2017

I’ve been saying it for years – the goal of Progressives is to make sure that someone making bad decisions should not suffer the consequences for doing so.  Further, we’re all hateful heartless people because we complain about the socialization of those costs.  But that’s what the Nanny State demands: SHUT UP! First a dose […]

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Intelleftuals

by Steve MacDonald June 4, 2017

I was pondering the bubble of progressive thought–the things I do for you people. It’s a tiny bubble crowded with narrow-minded busybodies who need the force of government to get others to “believe” (this actually means forced compliance) what they believe. It occurred to me that we could use a word to define these pseudo-intellectual leftists that can […]

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What’s in YOUR bonnet?

by Susan Olsen June 2, 2017

“The other thing about people in cults is they join from self-loathing. They hate themselves and seek to swap their hated individual identity with that of the group. It’s why they will savagely defend their group like a mother defending their young. It’s self-defense. The group is them and they are the group. Therefore, any […]

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They say that Progressives refuse to learn from History – California is nothing if not Progressive

by Skip May 25, 2017

The States were to be labs of Democracy where others could learn from their mistakes.  Vermont, Colorado, Kentucky, Hawaii, Tennessee; all tried variations of the vaunted end-game of Progressives – universal healthcare – for if you control that, you control people.  Sorry, am not buying the argument that all they want to do is “help” […]

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Seriously, California? Oh yeah, that difference between Democrats & Socialist thing…

by Skip May 9, 2017

SHOT: California: Hey, maybe communism isn’t so bad after all EMphasis mine, reformatted: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Being a communist would no longer be a fireable offense for California government employees under a bill passed Monday by the state Assembly.  Lawmakers narrowly approved the bill to repeal part of a law enacted during the Red Scare […]

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Notable Quote – Sheldon Richman

by Skip May 8, 2017

The tricky thing about separating church and state is that the state is a kind of church. –Sheldon Richman For Progressives, The State IS their religion and their God.  Where else do you think the phrase “every dollar is sacred” when discussion comes up about cutting the budget?  For them, it’s like taking money out […]

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17 NH School Districts Have Embraced “Transgender” Movement. Who’s Next?

by Steve MacDonald May 4, 2017

On May 2nd, there was a House Party in Sandwich hosted by Freedom New Hampshire (not the town, the non-profit) “to grow support for statewide non-discrimination protections.” That’s a generic way of saying, advance the LGBT agenda through a so-called transgender rights movement. Two things you ought to know. First, transgenders already have non-discrimination protection under […]

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Jessica Chastain: you have to give us free stuff – it’s for our RIGHTS!

by Skip April 19, 2017

Ahem, may I point out that women have received “free stuff” for centuries?  May I also point out that “Rights” have nothing to do with material means unless you are of the Socialist persuasion and have no idea of the difference between an entitlement and a true Right? Actually, the title of the piece at […]

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But Trump is only doing what George Washington did? Do Progressives hate the Father of our country?

by Skip April 16, 2017

But of COURSE they do – down with the Patriarchy!  Besides, George “I can never tell a lie” Washington was nothing but an old white guy who owned slaves – we should wipe his name from every building, burn any book that holds him up as a shining example, and eliminate him because of his […]

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News is again full of stories about Liberal/Progressives gone mad

by Don April 14, 2017

Some interesting recent news: Teachers prevented mass casualties by suspending five-year-old Caitlin Miller for making shooting motions with a crooked stick and four-year-old pre-school student Hunter Crowe for having a “shotgun bullet” (aka a fired 22 bullet shell casing) he got from his police officer grandfather. Note that while children can’t be taught “The Ten […]

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And you still don’t think that Obama didn’t politically weaponize the IRS?

by Skip April 5, 2017

One line is all it takes: The IRS Scandal, Day 1427: 54 Applications For Tax-Exempt Status Were Rejected In 2016; One Conservative Group Has Been Waiting For An Answer Since 2009. I realize that the wheels of Government turn slowly, sometimes imperceptively slowly but seriously -7 years? We’ve seen over the years that the IRS […]

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Raising Prices and Lefty Intellectual Inconsistency

by Scott Morales April 1, 2017

Ran across this on the interweb today and thought it a pithy summary of a lefty characteristic. The only problem I have with it is that it’s not just inconsistency, it’s also dishonesty.  They are dishonest. The left does not have principles that apply universally.  The only principle or lodestar  is answering affirmatively to the […]

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Spoiled Pro-Socialist Liberals and Terrorized Venezuelans

by Scott Morales March 18, 2017

Watch spoiled, cosseted American liberals praise the joys of socialisms in the safe environs of the United States cities.  Continue to watch the people of Venezuela’s view of socialism and what it has wrought on their country from the hellish, brutish barrios.  Oh, and keep in mind that Venezuela adopted the so-called “Democratic Socialism”– the […]

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And now, more than a few Leftist embrace Marx that spawned Communism

by Skip March 12, 2017

REmember, not ONE  Progressive Democrat in DC that has been asked can tell what the difference is between a Democrat and a Socialist.  And Mars always posited that Socialism is just a stepping stone to Communism. (H/T: Powerline)

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This will get easier as the Left keeps taking their masks

by Skip February 21, 2017

Heh! Jeffrey Medford, a small-business owner in South Carolina, voted reluctantly for Donald Trump. As a conservative, he felt the need to choose the Republican. But some things are making him feel uncomfortable — parts of Mr. Trump’s travel ban, for example, and the recurring theme of his apparent affinity for Russia. Mr. Medford should […]

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Epitomizing Left-Wing Zombie Opposition

by Steve MacDonald February 1, 2017

That’s right. They handed out pre-printed signs to whoever answered the Craigslist ad and had them fill in the name of the person they had to #Stop once they found out who that was. It didn’t matter who. If that does not epitomize the brain-dead, left-wing zombie protester and quantify the value of their mindless […]

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The Crying Game

by Ed Naile February 1, 2017

The new pre-packaged chant the great temper-tantrum progressives are having is that President Trump “stole a Supreme Court Seat.” Nothing could be farther from the truth. In a landslide election, Hillary Rodham Clinton and George Soros – lost the seat. And probably two more, if we are lucky. I guess sour grapes are better than none.

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The Left creating more Trump supporters…again

by Skip January 26, 2017

“While walking to an inaugural ball, I heard shouts — and felt yolk run down my hair. I froze. Emily Post is silent on the proper way for a lady in a ball gown to respond to an aerial assault. I had to wing it. First, I yelled back. I had spent six years living here, […]

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Project Veritas – Left Wing Plans To Disrupt Trump Inauguration

by Steve MacDonald January 18, 2017

Project Veritas will likely be dropping video all week but for now, we’ve got the first two. #DisruptJ20 plan to disrupt a Thursday night event.

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Didn’t they learn from this past election?

by Skip December 24, 2016

“…only 9.9 people a day seeing the movie in any given theater” That the American people, especially those of us in flyover country (or of that outlook if not geographical location), have HAD it with their inferiors preaching to them from heights that they have not attained on all matter of subjects and issues? We’ve […]

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Oh those fun loving, tolerant, inclusive Progressives!

by Skip December 20, 2016

Emphasis mine: NY State Employee Demands Death For Trump Supporters, And His Bosses Seem Cool With That The Conservative Tribune reports that, New York State Employee Demands Death For Trump Supporters, Still Employed. “To all my friends that live in red voting states,” the screed began. “You have 2 months to move. After that, if […]

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“Hillary’s Final Disgrace”

by Skip December 6, 2016

The Left are horrible losers (you can take that in any direction you want) and after this election we see that they will not stop in doing anything to gain the only thing they really care about (all other words otherwise to be dismissed summarily) is Power. Simple.  Just Power. And if they can’t HAVE […]

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Hampshire College is Flying the American Flag Again (Begrudgingly)

by Steve MacDonald December 4, 2016

Hampshire College is flying the American flag again. Hampshire College, which had previously removed its American flag after President-elect Donald Trump’s victory on Election Day, has returned the flag to its usual position on campus. The flag went to half mast after Hillary lost, then was burned.  Rather than replace it and fly it properly the College […]

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