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Steve MacDonald

Steve is a long-time New Hampshire resident, blogger, taxpayer advocate, and a member of the Board of directors of The 603 Alliance. He is the Editor at Large and a co-owner of; a former board member of the Republican Liberty Caucus of New Hampshire; and a past contributor to the Franklin Center for Public Policy.

I Got Nothing (Except This)

It has been one of those days when I have been both very busy and completely uninspired by anything that is happening in the world  (even though I now appear inspired–at least–by my lack of inspiration). It is not exactly writer’s block–how could it be I am writing–but more like bloggers block.  When you blog to blog, no pay, no …

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Notable Quote – C.S.Lewis

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good …

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I,________, do solemnly swear, that I will bear faith and true allegiance to the ‘Guidelines?’

Has ignorance reared its ugly head again in the New Hampshire Legislature   Yeah, yeah, more times per day than we could count with all those people there.  Actually, I’m referring to Debra DeSimone, Rockingham 14 who seems to have a questionable view of her relationship to the constitution. According to Ms. De Simone, the constitution is really just a guideline …

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Jeff Dunham and Walter…in DC

… because that was the shore the Internet surf dumped me on.   And it’s Friday.  And it’s funny.  And anything named “Spark of Insanity” is suitable for a political blog… …and I’m done.  Here you go.  

“Green” Cleaner Responsible for Blaze

Thankfully no one was hurt but talk about an eye opener. Fire Lt. Kenneth Vincent said with the increase in people using “green” cleaning products, the number of chemical combustion fires is on the rise. Those are two words that should make any Birkenstock wearing, free-trade-latte-drinking-tree-hugging-Kashi-eating-granola junkie shudder – ‘chemical fire.’ That can’t be good for the …

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Stupid is as Stupid Does.

Who ever accepted the idea that al Qaida was just isolated cells with no connecting framework?  Not me.  But apparently there are people who bought into the Obama narrative who really should know better.  Or are they just committed to trying to sell that narrative for him? (AP-al Qaida tip sheet on avoiding drones found) “This new …

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