If Democrats Want it, Run Away From it. The More They Want it the Faster You Run

by Steve MacDonald March 6, 2017

When contemplating your vote for bills like HB478, or any Bill a Democrat sponsors, consider what I like to call my rule number one. If Democrats want it, you should probably run away from it. The more they want it, the faster you run. New Hampshire House Bill 478 is not about transgenders. It’s no […]

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Second Amendment – Rights, justifications, and operatives

by Skip March 1, 2017

Is Gun Ownership a Right? From Prager U, the justification that the Second Amendment is a Right accorded to We the People (and who makes up “the militia”): (H/T: Bearing Arms)

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She’s very confused, this one.

by Skip February 16, 2017

And I have a question for Anonymous (just the fact this person can’t leave their real name says something) that just left this comment at Kimberly’s post: Women’s March: I’m EMBARRASSED for my Gender Anonymous It’s just too bad that you don’t have respectable women reading your blog, because they would have already called you out […]

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No sense of awareness, these clueless ones have

by Skip February 10, 2017

(H/T: Karen)

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Blogline of the Day – Restating “the Proper Role of Government”

by Skip February 4, 2017

Great line from a post that RedState re-posted: These amendments would underscore that the federal government is one of limited and enumerated powers, and that those powers are islands in a sea of rights — rather than rights being islands in a sea of generalized federal power. We who are Liberty minded believe that it […]

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Are the Socialists in the US doing what the Romans did?

by Skip October 9, 2016

Those of us on the Right often see and talk about current events and then the parallels from past history and cultures – something that we NEVER see the Left do (outside their lens of oppression and race).  Why?  Because there’s nothing new under the sun – almost everything we see today someone or people have […]

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Another Leftist Moron believes has a claim on others because HUMAN RIGHT!

by Skip March 22, 2016

“The resolution does not expect students to pay for these services as I, and those who voted for it, believe that health is a right not a privilege,” A classic case of two wolves and a sheep voting on what’s for supper.  Sheesh, it just gets more and more impossible to believe that our educational […]

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Notable Quote – Walter Olsen

by Skip February 27, 2016

SHOT: …We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed […]

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Now if they’d only safeguard our Constitutional Free Speech Rights, too

by Skip January 1, 2016

“The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small,but whether it works — whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified.” – President Barack Obama, Inauguration, 1/20/09 “Taxpayers trust, and expect, that IRS employees, as a whole, […]

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Wrong About Rights?

by Steve MacDonald November 2, 2015
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Salvo | “…rather than look into the matter to determine whether some true injustice lies beneath a particular disparity (Was there theft? Is there ongoing oppression?), proponents of the new social justice pronounce the disparity itself to be the injustice. In a feat of monumentally poor thinking, reminiscent of the child who wails “No fair!” […]

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Notable Quote – Benjamin Franklin

by Skip October 11, 2015

This image was one I saw on a post talking about Obama’s community-organizer inspired frenzy to politicize the tragedy at Umpqua Community College (after all, inflaming and setting people against each other is what community organizers do to achieve ideological purposes; to wit, setting more fires than kumbaya): The proper quote is: Those who would give […]

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Left Wing Lunatics call for Repeal of 2nd Amendment

by Kimberly Morin October 2, 2015

Because you didn’t already think the left was filled with brain-dead pond algae, now you know.

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by Susan Olsen July 19, 2015

“…you have no right to feel safe.  You have no constitutional right. You have no moral right. You have no right at all.  You have a right not to be physically harmed, but your feelings, just like everyone else’s, are fair game for bruising.  No one says you have to suffer in silence. Don’t like […]

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KKK for Hassan 2016?

by Susan Olsen June 8, 2015
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BlogObservation of the Day – the intentions of Obama?

by Skip May 4, 2015

Emphasis mine: Elizabeth Price Foley wonders whether Obama is actually going to create his “national” police force in contravention of Congress and the Constitution. Then again, we already know Obama has no regard for the Constitution and never has. I figure if he succeeds in creating his own Geheim Staatz Polizei that the Obamajugend won’t […]

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603 Alliance Grassroot Summit – Dr. Betsy McCaughey and Jack Kimball

by Skip April 21, 2015

Phew!  I’m still not through processing the videos from Sunday’s 603 Alliance Grassroot Summit but I’ve done enough to start posting them up.  Pretty much all day, too, without running out!  The first speaker was nationally known (and ‘Grok fave) Dr. Betsy McCaughey, Constitutional scholar and Obamacare expert and was followed by Jack Kimball (former […]

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Joe Biden – Guns and Rights or Something

by Steve MacDonald March 17, 2015
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This is two years old but still relevant. The Low Information voter’s Ambassador to America, Joe Biden, has a few “facts” to share with us about guns, and rights, and gun owners, and constitutional rights, and stuff. (1m 9s) H/T Roland Six – c/o Facebook

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Headline is good – the reason is better.

by Skip February 27, 2015

Kansas Senate Votes to Eliminate Concealed Carry Licensing Requirement “Today we must vote, and when in doubt, I believe that if we err, we ought to do so on the side of freedom and the continued protection of our most basic constitutional rights,” – Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle Gosh, would it be that ALL politicians […]

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Whose Rights Are They?

by Steve MacDonald February 19, 2015
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Natural rights. What are they? How do you know what they are? Where do they come from? Whose rights are they and what is governments role with regard to them?    Listen to the entire Podcast here Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker, […]

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How Much Capitulation is Enough?

by Steve MacDonald January 7, 2015
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Social media runneth over with discussion on the matter of Democrat elected Speaker Jasper (R- Hudson) and yes, the importance of getting along to get ahead.  Getting things done.  The need to accept things as they are is more important than sticking to principle–if sticking to principles rocks the boat. Without burdening you with a […]

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P.J. O’Rourke on “Rights” and dependency

by Skip January 5, 2015

Speaking to my previous post is one of NH’s own – satirist P.J. O’Rourke: (H/T: Liberal Logic 101)

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Do you think Government telling kids their Rights come from Government is a problem?

by Skip November 26, 2014

In many countries, that would be true.  But we aren’t most countries (at least, not yet) – it is clear that our radical Founding Fathers determined that our Rights pre-exist the formation of Government (e.g., I didn’t happen to be safe from illegal search and seizure or posses the self-defense rights simply because the Constitution […]

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Her Radiance THINKS

by Susan Olsen October 19, 2014

Contrast and compare…. “I think people have a Second Amendment right to own weapons and defend themselves and understand that people enjoy the recreation of hunting, and so I think it’s really important as we respect that right to also think about ways consistent with the Second Amendment rights where we can make our communities […]

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Notable Quote – Jacob Hornberger

by Susan Olsen October 3, 2014

“Contrary to popular opinion, the Constitution was not – and is not – a grant of rights to the citizenry. Instead, the Constitution is a “barbed-wire entanglement” designed to interfere with, restrict, and impede government officials in the exercise of political power.”

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Jus’ sayin’

by Skip July 29, 2014

  My Constitutional Rights are not trumped by your perceived right to feel safe, or any other “social contract” faux right. (H/T: Liberal Logic 101)  

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Illegals Crossing Border Have More Rights Than College Students Accused of Rape

by Steve MacDonald July 18, 2014
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Instapundit Illegals Crossing Border Have More Rights Than College Students Accused of Rape WASHINGTON, D.C.: Tens of thousands of illegal immigrants, both children and adults, now streaming across the border, have more procedural protections – like the right to an impartial hearing, to require the production of documents, to present evidence, to cross examine those […]

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Notable Quote: Theodore Dalrymple – ‘Rights’

by Steve MacDonald July 7, 2014
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Hobby Lobby, Assisted Suicide, and Slippery Slopes… Rights to tangible goods and services tend to create corresponding duties upon someone to provide them. For example, if I have the right to assisted suicide, and if the right is not to become a dead letter, someone has to assist me. But who, if all the doctors […]

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Congress – the reason we can’t have nice things?

by Skip June 11, 2014

Do we know how they will impoverish us next?  Or by what amount?  Or what Rights they will try to diminish? (H/T: Liberal Logic 101)    

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Notable Quote – Prof. David Corbin & Matt Parks

by Skip April 15, 2014

From a longer piece at The Federalist (go read the whole thing, emphasis here is mine): …Americans, Madison argues, are natural republicans–republicans in their heads and in their hearts, determined to show the world that “self-government” is possible. The republican principle, as Madison defines it later in the essay, requires “a government which derives all its […]

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Guest Post: Brian Grisset on CACR 17 and NH State Senator Bette Lasky

by Skip April 7, 2014

To the Editor, On Wednesday I attended the NH House Judiciary Hearing on CACR 17, a proposed revision to our State Constitution adding “gender orientation” to the list of race, creed, color, sex or national origin for which discrimination is prohibited. During the prior Senate Hearings, except for the sponsors of the bill, no one […]

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