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Urgent Versus Important

Will reality have any real effect on political debate?

The conservative/liberal debate is interesting because both terms are undefined. It’s healthy to have this debate. But what exactly is the debate today? The terms have any meaning anyone wants to assign them, any time they feel like using them. Which is to say, they are utterly useless except as pejoratives.

Bernie Goes for National Rent Control and More Federal Housing

Conservative Vs. Progressive… Where Do You Fit?

Conservatives and progressives have different views. We think about individuals and communities from fundamentally different places. Let’s look at an example. A conservative will ask: “What can I do for myself, my family, my community, and my fellow citizens?” A progressive asks: “What is unfair?” “I am owed what?” “What has offended me?” “My country …

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Being Outed As A Conservative

What causing political change? In America today the political landscape is shifting. That is the natural result of polarization. The underlying truth is that over the last few decades a billion people worldwide have lifted themselves out of poverty. This happened because capitalism was deployed with globalization of markets. The greatest benefits accrued in China …

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Hyphenated and Tone Deaf

Here we have a photo of Democrat candidate for NH State Senate (District 8), Jenn Alford-Teaster dancing on the graves of veterans in Hillsborough, NH. She tweeted this photo after some campaigning there last week.  How tone-deaf do you have to be to NOT grasp the significance of the sacred spot you are standing, not …

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Pine Tree Ramblings – Vol 9

I often find myself tweeting the hashtag #LiberalismIsAMentalDisorder And I really do mean it. I’ve seen Liberals tweet, post and blog and I’ve heard them speak.  Many, many times, I ask myself, “is this person crazy, stupid or just malicious?”  There is hardly an example in all of my interactions with Liberals where I haven’t …

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A Font Deserves More Faith than The Party Platform (among other things)

Jennifer Horn started out as a Tea Party Conservative. Defend the Constitution. Fight the Establishment Ruling Class. No Government Health Care, blah blah blah. That very quickly went by the wayside. Way (way way way way) by the wayside. She’s still faithful to Times Roman 12pt, though. Feel free to take that wherever you like.  

GrokTALK! Show #152

Skip and Mike join me as we sift through the NH Gubernatorial Debate, Terrorism in Nice, The Notorious RBG, Trump’s choice of VP (and reaction to it), the failed coup in Turkey, the Ray Buckley School of Driving, Estevez for the Resetevus, ObamaCare implosion and expansion, and other local and national news from the past …

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