Carolyn McKinney, Author at Granite Grok

Carolyn McKinney

Notable Quote – Kevin Williamson

It is remarkable that people who are most keenly attuned to the self-interest of CEOs and shareholders and the ways in which that self-interest influences their decisions apparently believe that members of the House, senators, presidents, regulators, Cabinet secretaries, and agency chiefs somehow are liberated from self-interest when they take office through some kind of …

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Notable Quote – George Will

There is no sugarcoating today’s reality. Public-sector unions are conveyor belts that move a portion of government employees’ salaries — some of the amount paid in union dues — into political campaigns, almost always Democrats’, to elect the people with whom the unions “negotiate” for taxpayers’ money. Progressives who are theatrically distraught about there being …

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Notable Quote – Daniel Greenfield

(reformatted, emphasis mine): Bernie’s socialism was controversial in the ’16 primaries. In ’18, most of his ideas have been embraced by his prospective ’20 rivals. His people are rising within the DNC. Hillary Clinton didn’t just kill off her crooked political dynasty. Her defeat also killed triangulation. What’s the point of waiting around for decades, playing the …

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Notable Quote – Ace

“Senator Feinstein has an inflated sense of her own intelligence and importance, and most of all her ability to sway public opinion. When she spouts “facts” that upon close examination disprove her point, it exposes the conceit that our politicians are in any way intellectually impressive. On the contrary, most of them are mendacious, grasping, …

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Notable Quote – Samuel Adams

Jacqueline Blaszka Campbell falls into this failure: “A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy. While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but when once they lose their virtue then will be ready to surrender their liberties to …

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UPDATE: The GOOD thing is that because of all of you readers and contributors, we raised $3,000;   That struck out sentence is now wrong – it is now $4,000; a thousand dollars came in overnight!!!!  I can’t tell or express myself well enough to tell you how grateful this ordinary schlub from central NH is for all …

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