Accountability

Channeling Thomas Sowell

Discipline and accountability Some years ago Thomas Sowell wrote an article about the utility of discipline and accountability. Come, let’s try to channel a bit of Thomas Sowell. Giving black students in the 1960’s inflated grades when they were admitted with low academic qualifications avoided lots of time wasting hassles for the instructor. Those hassles …

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Quick Thought: One would think that all Republicans would be voting FOR more Individual Freedoms…use your vote against them

From the NH GOP Platform: Support legislation to allow workers to decide the allocation of the portion of their union dues used for political purposes We believe in free people, free markets and free enterprise To that latter point – if unions have the mindset that they can prevent competition and lock potential workers out …

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Disqus Doodlings – Treehugger is so upset we buy clothes for ourselves….Part 1

Sorry, but I’m no candidate for the “Naked and Afraid” reality show where guys and gals go gallivanting in the wilds buck naked and are expected to survive like our Stone Age ancestors. Thank you, but no thank you; I’ll keep my clothes on.  But it seems that Treehugger is PO’d, once again, that we …

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May 25th GrokTALK! Guest Segment – John Hikel

In this segment of GrokTALK! we are joined by John Hikel, NH House Rep, on when government doesn’t work, holding legislators accountable, who the real extremists are, Constitutions, oaths, and obligations and the road back to them if such a road exists. Listen Here http://granitegrok.com/GrokTalk/By-Snippets/05-25-13%20Full%20Podcast.mp3 Download this segment here You can get links to other …

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Crooked Attorney Theroux To Be Next State President of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary

“To sin by silence, when they should protest, makes cowards of men.”    —Ella Wheeler Wilcox On June 9, “Retired” attorney Linda Theroux will be installed as the State President of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Ladies Auxiliary.  Established 1914, The  Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW set out to serve the American veterans and communities in …

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Rand Paul points out the problem. Solution is Legislative Accountability with “Degree of Fecklessness” on vote scoring

“The Secretary shall” do this and “The Secretary shall” do that…a recipe to irrelevancy for our Legislators in the US Congress and Senate.  Senator Rand Paul gets it right (emphasis mine): I, for one, am for immigration reform. … That being said, I’m worried that the bill before us won’t pass. May pass the Senate, …

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Cop Troubles

“To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.”   —Albert Camus The Union Leader reports today that another Police officer is under arrest. Fired Manchester Police Detective Stephen Coco is charged with two felony counts of conduct after an accident …

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More GSA Hackarama

“Experience has shown, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.”   —Thomas Jefferson On April 3rd I detailed the happenings of the GSA and their corrupt spending practices in, GSA, Clowns, Mindreaders and Sushi. So, this morning at 5:50 AM …

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