And we fought a War of Independence because of a government that used to do this?

by Skip July 3, 2016

Hey, Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen, this is what you want our American Government  (and let’s add Frank Guinta and Annie Kuster to this as well as Speaker Ryan is bringing this to the House after it getting voted down in the Senate) to be like?  Yay, it’s just about Independence Day? No, no planes […]

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Good question – go ahead gun grabbers, what’s your answer?

by Skip December 20, 2015

If advocates of stricter gun-control regulations are correct that easier access to hand guns necessarily leads to more violence committed with guns, why do we never hear of mass shootings (of people) at firing ranges? Yes, there was the killing of Chris Kyle at a gun range.  That admitted, this question speaks to the normal operations […]

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Study: New Hampshire is one of the ‘safest places on planet earth’

by Kimberly Morin December 17, 2015

On Tuesday, The Mises Institute reported on a study from Pew Research that looked at the homicide rate in the United States. Ironically this report comes out the day after out-of-state gun control lobbyist Mark Kelly was in New Hampshire pushing for more gun control laws. The study looked at the homicide rate in the […]

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Yes, there is a piece of advice in there that should be self-evident

by Skip May 14, 2015

From Bearing Arms, there was a line in here that made me laugh out loud (reformatted, emphasis mine): A Hamilton Township, Ohio couple didn’t exactly rise to the occasion Saturday night as they attempted to deal with an attempted home invasion. Witnesses said a naked male was acting irrationally and attempted to break into two […]

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Do More “Cops” Mean More “Safety” ?

by Steve MacDonald February 2, 2015
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Sometimes low hanging fruit yields interesting follow ups: Saturday I posted a tweet from @GraniteGrandma (Mary Gagnon).  She says that only the police should have guns.  I said Stalin would agree with her.  She responded to that with this. @nhstevemacd @Conservativeind @NHDems Private citizens have no business carrying handguns… It's a safety issue… — Mary […]

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EPA Regulation Supporters – never thinking of the ramifications on others

by Skip August 8, 2014

The new CO2 emissions regulations now being put forth by the EPA is going to have a huge impact on the American economy and people.  Here, Dan Joseph of MRC TV went to interview (yeah, in DC he gets to do interviews with all kinds of folks) some folks that were demonstrating FOR the EPA to […]

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Firearms Records Bureau v. Simkin

by Steve MacDonald September 11, 2013
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Update: Fixed Link to case In early August a firearms/right to carry case was settled in the Supreme Judicial Court in Massachusetts that has some significant ramifications but that has been grossly under-reported, if it has been reported at all. Nashua, New Hampshire resident and Federally Licensed Firearms dealer Jay E. Simkin (Attorney Penny Dean), […]

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TreeHugger has decided to ban me – I guess I ask embarrasing questions

by Skip May 6, 2013

Good thing I have the ‘Grok’ to report on – I’d feel so bad over being banned.  Or, at least I think I’ve been banned – dunno why as I never use four letter words or sexual innuendos when leaving comments there (see, I’m consistent: I follow Rule#1 there just like I enforce it here).  […]

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Response to Nancy Parsons Questions about Objections to Obama’s Gun Control Policies

by Don January 23, 2013

Perhaps other people wonder about the questions in Nancy Parson’s letter of January 18, 2013 in the Laconia Daily Sun.  (See: ) My beliefs are based on the following: True safety requires consideration of reality not wishes. If anyone is hurt during a crime, it should be the criminal not the intended victim.  Criminals will ignore […]

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Settled science…

by Susan Olsen December 26, 2012

‘Nuff said?

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The New Up and Coming Scourge of Our Nations Youth: The Bouncy House?

by Steve MacDonald November 26, 2012

The number of U.S. children hurt while using inflatable bouncers, such as bounce houses and moonwalks, is 15 times higher than in 1995, according to a new study. That’s the lead from Reuters. I didn’t look past the dead link at the bottom of the article but I’d love to know who the ‘researchers’ are […]

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