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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.

Black On Happy Meals

Lewis Black offers some welcome perspective on the San Francisco Hally Meal Ban. "So let me get this straight. "The town that gives away clean syringes to heroin addicts won’t let your kid have a Buzz Lightyear with his Happy Meal because it sends the wrong message?" That more or less covers the priorities of …

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Congressman-Elect Frank Guinta’s statement on the Republican’s Caucus Vote on Earmark Moratorium

November 18th, 2010 Washington D.C. – Congressman-elect Frank Guinta (R-NH) issued the following statement on his support of the Republican Caucus’ vote to implement an earmark moratorium for two years. Guinta made cutting spending and government transparency hallmarks of his campaign and will work tirelessly to see these principles implemented in Congress. “The earmark process …

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Sullivan’s Mea Culpa

Yesterday some of us were treated to the palate cleansing of former NHDP chair Kathy ‘Lawsuit’ Sullivan. She took the opportunity to fill her allotted Union Leader real estate with a “reform agenda for democrats.” If you get tired of shoving broken glass in your eye check it out.

Picking Up The Gauntlet

The morning after I had taken my first casual whack at eliminating the deficit–The New York Times has a nifty interactive form you can use (here) to check off items it chose from the debt commission report to see if and how you might solve the problem–I wake up to a Google Alert that’s practically …

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It’s Another “Can’t We All Just Get Along Coalition”

NoLabels is NoDifferent than the Live Free or Die Alliance, The Coffee Party, or any number of other would-be, sing a song and grab a Coke, dream a little dream utopian chat fest that pretends there is a middle to exploit the politically weak. They are all formed or founded by liberals, with liberal money, in an effort to drag Republican’s or conservatives to the left, forming a bloc of confused voters, operating on a platform with no core principles, to dilute right wing efforts to shrink government and remove its excessive overreach on our lives. (More or less)

Guantanamo Blues

Twenty-two months after announcing that the Guantanamo Bay detention facility would be closed in twelve months, the Obama administration has announced that they will now be holding Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at that facility, indefinitely, without any trial at all.

Frank Guinta In DC

Speaking at the AFP event, Congressman-elect Frank Guinta says a few words guaranteed to piss of Manchester democrats…which to be honest, is why I posted it.