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Jess Edwards – Help us Honor Korean War Veterans

NH State Rep Jess Edwards (R-Rockingham District 4) did something a bit different. He is looking for some help with a charity softball game coming up) on October 6 where they are honoring our Korean War veterans. Here’s Jess throwing out his first pitch! (If you know of someone, let Jess know!)  

“It’s that when you give too many people help, they start to atrophy…. “

Atrophy – a weakening.   Either of muscle or of will. OK, I admit it – I set the timer on the bedroom TV and put on Fox News most nites.  Thus, I heard new (relatively, now) contributor to The Factor, Adam Carolla, when he first said this.  Being what I thought was a Hollywood Liv, …

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Mitt Romney and The 57.9%

Democrats want to tax you so that they can then engage in state managed, centrally planned, charity.   Conservatives, Libertarians, and some Republicans object to this for more reasons than I can enumerate here but here is one example worth considering… As the coercive power of the state will alone decide who is to have what, …

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Notable Quote: Adam Smith

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their own interest.  We address ourselves, not to their humanity, but to their self love, and never talk to them of our own necessities, but of their advantages.  Nobody but a beggar chooses to …

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Blogline of the Day – on Charity

Steve has the info on Romney’s tax returns – consistently outgiving, percentage-wise those that have been yammering for his returns to be made public.  From Instapundit, reflecting on the ReProgressive definition of Charitable giving: “If you really care, you don’t give money yourself. You get the government to force other people to give. That’s what …

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GrokTV Event: Ron Paul – Q11, Q12 & Q13: Policy on Israel, have to use a charity hospital, dealing with both parties in Congress

And the “Press Gaggle” ( aka “press availability” or it can be called “the time when reporters and MSM Press can ask silly questions to show their Editors they are actually doing something to earn their expense accounts / salaries”) – added after the jump! LAST OF THE QUESTIONS! Question 11: What is your policy …

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