regulations

GrokTALK! 10-5-2013 The video – Dr. Betsy McCaughey Question and Answers (4, 5, & 6)

by Skip October 6, 2013

And the questions did not stop coming! Question #4: Going back to the ACA when it first started: we were told by Pelosi that we would find out what was in it.  that should be clue enough to get angry because that is also taking away our Freedom just as much as what Madison said […]

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GrokTALK! June 8th, 2013 Guest Segment – Di Lothrop

by Steve MacDonald June 9, 2013

Di Lothrop from the Nashua Republican City Committee joins us to talk about the NRCC event coming up on Friday June 14th (evening) with guest speaker Dr. Betsy McCaughey. We also talk about the contradictions of ObamaCare, and more with Skip, Steve, Mike, and Ashley Pratte joins us as well. Listen Here Download this segment […]

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Carol Shea-Porter: The Federal Governments Representative To New Hampshire CD- 1

by Steve MacDonald May 17, 2013

I have long and often argued that Democrats, New Hampshire’s variety in particular, favor the top down model of governance.  The power and the resources (money) must descend from the point farthest from the person who is taxed for the privilege of being governed by progressives. A prime example or proof of this “theory” is […]

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Notable Quote – James Gwartney and Richard Stroup

by Skip February 27, 2013

Similarly, the record of government planning in the United States is fraught with internal inconsistencies. The federal government both subsidizes tobacco growers and propagandizes against smoking. It pays some farmers not to produce grain products and, at the same time, subsidizes others with irrigation projects so they can grow more of the very same grain […]

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One reason why investors are sitting on their money…

by Skip November 24, 2012

From Hot Air, this absolutely lovely piece of datum.  Amidst this current talk of raising taxes on Obama’s scapegoats (the rich) and the fiscal cliff, here is the Left hook: The Obama administration proposed at least 80 new regulations the day after Thanksgiving (go ahead and give ‘em a scroll-through for some good times), adding […]

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We need to get them relocated to NH……….

by Susan Olsen October 7, 2012

In his first Annual Message to Congress in 1790, George Washington said: ”A free people ought not only to be armed but disciplined; to which end a uniform and well digested plan is requisite: And their safety and interest require that they should promote such manufactories, as tend to render them independent on others, for […]

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How To Keep An Economy Down..

by Steve MacDonald August 15, 2012

It is hard to beat the annual burden of government regulation for keeping the economy down.  It’s also a great way to keep unemployment up.  If Businesses have to spend more money to comply with regulations there is less to invest in the business or more employees.  And what’s even better is that this…(see chart […]

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Regulations didn’t Stop MF Global or JPMorgan Losses

by Don May 15, 2012

JP Morgan earned a $5.4 billion profit in the first quarter of 2012.  It is on course for making a multibillion profit in 2Q2012 and a $20 plus  billion profit for the year despite its recent $2 billion loss.  Businesses  take risks, and some risks do not work out.  Businesses are at risk daily  as […]

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GrokTV Special Interview: Pam Tucker-RNC Committeewoman Candidate. Question 8 – Republicans have said that they have eliminated regulations; got that list?

by Skip March 31, 2012

In addition to seeking to be the next RNC Committeewoman, Pam Tucker has something that her opponent cannot claim to have: experience as the current Deputy Speaker of the NH House where she has been intimately involved with policy and the legislation.  One of the claims this session is that the Republicans have been concentrating […]

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CPAC: Myron Ebell of Competitive Enterprise Institute

by Mike February 11, 2012

Grokster Mike, and Pete DaTechGuy interview Myron Ebel of the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Their chief areas of focus are energy policy and regulatory overreach. On the regulatory side, that includes both EPA silliness, and the regulatory uncertainty which prevents new businesses from starting up in the USA. CEI has also been at the forefront of […]

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Data Point – Which is a bigger headache for small biz – taxes or regulations.

by Skip January 13, 2012

Well, look at the slope!  Which one is trending upward faster? That would be the GREEN line.  Oh look – what event happened in early 2009, I wonder…. (H/T: The Enterprise Blog)

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Two Dick’s & Obama’s Vitamin Police

by Steve MacDonald October 10, 2011

Long story short, if the regs went into place the vitamin shelf at the store would be emptied until supplement makers submitting test results to the FDA and the products were approved. And the added for battling the bureaucracy and testing regime? You’d be paying that when they products went back on the shelf, if they did.

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For Repeal of RGGI

by Don May 5, 2011

If energy efficiency is beneficial to people, governments, businesses, etc., then why do the rest of us have to subsidize their usage?
I believe the savings claims from energy efficiency are BOGUS.
CFLs contain mercury, a known poison, especially harmful to children. CFLs will put mercury into tens of millions of homes most of which will never know how to treat breakage safely causing untold negative consequences to people, our environment, and our water supply.
Governments around the world have been subsidizing the investigation into global warming to the tune of billions of dollars every year for many years. Yet, the global warming advocates can’t prove man-made global warming, the best they have done so far is to publish lies, and to try to prevent people who disagree from being heard.

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