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 (              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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I’ve thought this all along….

by Susan Olsen July 11, 2015

“Now a major portion of the left has stopped even pretending that they value work. Hence the growing support for a guaranteed minimum income, a lifetime handout large enough to provide everyone with a comfortable existence. The goal, according to one supporter of this idea, is precisely to allow people not to work. [But] the […]

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Universal Pre-K? The Progressive way of having YOUR kids taken over by Government

by Skip July 8, 2015

“I’ll be free of them four days a week!!” Yeah, that was the exclamation of one mother of young children when she heard that her two kids were going to be in school through the summer in Special Ed class. Not a word was said at that point in time about the help they “might” get […]

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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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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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