Progressives

Need a short, pithy definition of Conservativism? This is BRILLIANT!

by Skip January 30, 2016

From US Senator Ben Sasse who points out, for the Progressives that have lost their way (and their minds) that America is not great because of its Government but because of Civil Society.  That would be the interactions of individuals who our Founders knew were the sovereigns and not a Monarchy, a Royal class, or […]

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Taxpayer Funding for Planned Parenthood Rears Its Ugly Head – AGAIN!

by Jane Cormier January 29, 2016

Due to the votes of courageous Executive Councilors Wheeler, Kenney, and Sununu, taxpayer funding is no longer flowing to Planned Parenthood health centers here in NH. Under the continued scandals and propaganda, the Progressives in New Hampshire are working hard to put Planned Parenthood hands BACK into your pockets.  Quite amazing to be sure.  There […]

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Some Xenophobia Is More Acceptable Than Others – Debate That

by Ed Naile January 23, 2016

As the British Parliament debated letting an American enter their fine country because he is supposedly anti-Muslim there is an interesting un-debated issue I find interesting. Tomorrow I can book a flight from London to Kuwait on Kuwait Airlines. Kuwait Airlines motto is “Earning Your Trust.” Here is their web site for scheduling. Funny how […]

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Pretty much…

by Susan Olsen January 21, 2016

“I’ve also thought, for a long time, that the left is pretty coherent in goals, if not in philosophy. They do not have consistent philosophical reasons for their demands, but all of their demands are perfectly consistent in this sense: All of their demands boil down to using government power to take money or freedom […]

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It’s highly addictive……

by Susan Olsen January 17, 2016
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Notable Quote – Kevin Williamson

by Susan Olsen December 8, 2015

‘The Democratic party’s dramatic slide into naked authoritarianism – voting in the Senate to repeal the First Amendment, trying to lock up governors for vetoing legislation, and seeking to jail political opponents for holding unpopular views on global warming, etc. – has been both worrisome and dramatic. The Democrats even have a new position on […]

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Notable Quote – David French

by Susan Olsen December 3, 2015

” If angry political rhetoric bred violence, America would look something like Syria – awash in genocidal conflict. “    

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“Vicious liars and nonstop propagandists…”

by Susan Olsen November 30, 2015

“I believe, as you know, that the left is a cult, and is chiefly engaged in the mode of primitive, magical thinking.” Some things are best read in their entirety.

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Europe blaming the Jews again

by Skip November 12, 2015

From a post at Instapundit labeled “THE EU SLAPS DISCRIMINATORY LABELS ON ISRAELI PRODUCTS:” As Giulio Meotti wrote in Y-Net, as linked to by Roger Simon in a 2012 post ominously titled “A Jew-Free Europe,” “To quote psychiatrist Zvi Rex: ‘Europe will never forgive the Jews for Auschwitz.’ Europe doesn’t want to live under the psychological burden of Auschwitz […]

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And when taxes go over 50%….

by Skip November 11, 2015

(H/T: Liberal Logic 101) Who works for who in the “Land of the Free”? If I am working such that most of my money is going to the Government, am I a citizen or a serf? Emphasis mine: Thank the Democrats for dropping their mask in showing (and legislating) you that they truly believe your […]

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Notable Quote – Daniel Greenfield

by Susan Olsen November 4, 2015

“1984’s world was obsessively serious. Our 2015 social tyranny is absurdly trivial. It’s a world whose leaders is always looking for goofy photo ops while he violates the last remaining shreds of the law. Every crime is buried under a thousand shrieking viral headlines that alternate between fake empowerment and fake outrage.”

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Why is it bad in society but OK in government?

by Skip October 23, 2015

After all, man is man regardless if one is in society or in government – we all put our underwear on the same way.  Yet, Progressives seem to believe that once in government, people MUST undergo an instant IQ boost as they believe that those in Government can and must make decisions for those in […]

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Govt wants you to do “Austerity shuffle”; you do so after obliging…

by Skip October 23, 2015

 California begins to reward residents who cut water use with rate increase to make up for lower water use. …you get shafted for doing EXACTLY what they wanted.  Once again, we see Progressive Government proving that F.A. Hayek’s “The Fatal Conceit” true- that a single individual or committee canNOT ever know enough to be able […]

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Progressive is the new Socialist: What the hell happened to the Democrat Party?

by Kimberly Morin October 15, 2015

On Tuesday night the first Presidential primary debate for Democrats was held in Las Vegas. On the stage was Bernie Sanders, Lincoln Chaffee, Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley and Jim Webb. Each has held public office before while Sanders is a current sitting Senator from Vermont. The youngest candidate is Chafee at 52 while the oldest […]

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Minimum Wage – the economics version of Obamacare

by Skip October 12, 2015

Which is to say – the turning upside down of a system for not a lot of benefit for anyone and will result in higher costs (in more ways than a few) for everyone. The average family income of a minimum wage worker is more than $44,000 a year – far more than can be […]

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I think this observation is stunningly accurate about Progressives

by Skip September 24, 2015

From the Anti-Planner: Progressives believe that commonly owned resources are a good thing because they value the tragedy of the commons. Without the tragedy, there is no need for government intervention. Without a need for government intervention, the role of progressives is greatly diminished. And they continue to make more and more subject to “the […]

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“Why the Right is Right”

by Skip September 24, 2015

(H/T: Progressives Today)

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Party over principle…

by Susan Olsen September 16, 2015

Pistol licensing – it’s the next best thing to all out gun control!

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They don’t believe you have the Right to defend yourself…

by Skip August 27, 2015

I guess it is because they believe that Government should have a monopoly on Force… (H/T: Susan)

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So WHY are those “living wage” pizzas not doing well?

by Skip August 25, 2015

If he’s not careful, his workers are going to end up like those in Seattle – what happened when a town in California raised it’s minimum wage (reformatted, emphasis mine): Small businesses are already struggling to survive the spate of minimum wage increases to $15 per hour in parts of California. Last month, the small Bay […]

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Pretty much…

by Susan Olsen August 24, 2015

“The progressive philosophy that the Democratic Party has come to embrace now has its roots less in the values of life, liberty, and the pursuit of individual happiness and more in the tenets of race and class identity, equal outcomes, and an expanding welfare state.” – Scott Powell  

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Yes, illegal immigration is a driver of “Income Inequality”

by Skip August 19, 2015

When you have kids, when you have single moms with kids, when you have adult males with no education and only fit for low skilled work, and there are 42 million illegal immigrants that have poured over our borders (13% of our national population), you Libs think that is going to CLOSE the gap?  Naw, […]

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We know this much is true…

by Susan Olsen August 17, 2015

“Why is there so much support for government controls? What’s wrong with markets? In short: insufficient opportunities for graft.” – Glenn Reynolds

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Trophy Hunting?

by Susan Olsen August 8, 2015
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I call them “Republican Republicans for the sake of the Republican Party”

by Skip July 27, 2015

Conservative Review had a good piece on the 3 types of Republicans that are in that cattle herd called Prez Wannabees (reformatted, emphasis mine): Change Agents Reformers Progressives It was this last category that I read twice and went – yup, this is why we are in trouble.  The post gives a definition for each, […]

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Who Among You Is NOT a Product of Conception…

by Steve MacDonald July 19, 2015
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This ought to end the debate from the left on when life begins because, let’s face it–there is no 20 weeks, nor 40 weeks, nor 2,080 weeks, nor any weeks at all without conception. We are all a product of conception. With that…from today’s Union Leader… An outside spokesperson hired by Planned Parenthood said last […]

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Blogline of the Day – Derek Hunter

by Skip July 17, 2015

Conservatives are rudderless, but progressives are relentless. -Derek Hunter Go read the entire post where this line was lifted (Why Liberals Win).

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Where Colin Van Ostern tells me “Golf Foxtrot Yankee”

by Susan Olsen July 17, 2015

From: VanOstern, Colin (Colin.VanOstern@nh.gov)              9:34 pm (9 hours ago) To:     Susan Olsen Re:    Aborted baby parts Hi Susan – I appreciate your note, and your passion on this issue. I believe that preventative care like birth control and annual exams for low income New Hampshire women are in everyone’s best interests, and I’m grateful […]

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“Athens on the Lake”

by Susan Olsen July 17, 2015

“Pension payments to Chicago public union employees have become so high that today all the property taxes paid by the households of Chicago go exclusively to pensions. The operating expenses are paid by additional taxes on things from packs of cigarettes, to gasoline, sales tax, and cable TV bills. Given these facts about how Chicago’s […]

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Notable Quote – Tom Nichols

by Susan Olsen July 13, 2015

“Totalitarians want their rule, and their belief system, to be accepted and self-sustaining – even if it takes bludgeoning every last citizen who disagrees.“

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