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603 Summit: Dan Mitchell

Dan Mitchell is an economist and is widely read and commented on across the Conservative blogosphere; I have quoted his work a lot over the years.  Well studied, clear writings, and often, good infographics. If you ever get the chance, search out his articles (there are MANY!) and settle in for a great read. He …

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Jonathan Mackie – candidate for NH State House, Belknap 2 (Gilford/Meredith)

I am Jonathan Mackie, a Republican seeking to represent Meredith and Gilford in Belknap District 2. I am a lifelong resident of New Hampshire and have lived in Meredith since 1984. My wife Sue and I own and operate Clearwater Campground and Meredith Woods Four Season Camping Area in Meredith. Although I have not previously …

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Are Liberals really THIS dependent upon Government that…

…they can’t even give their wealth away without outsourcing it to Daddy Warbucks Government?  Not exactly my favorite person, “comedian” Bill Maher: There was a story recently about a Georgia man whose home was in foreclosure, savings running out. So he called 911, and when the responders arrived, he took them hostage. His demands? Getting …

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Cause and Effect

If exposure to violence in movies or video games is a catalyst for youth violence, is exposure to welfare and other government handouts a catalyst to generational dependency? The answer to the former is that exposure to the latter is more likely to result in youth violence as they look for the only ways left …

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Noted Dem pundit Kirsten Powers – you can’t have it both ways, dear, on Govt as Husband

More on “dear” after the jump.  In keeping with the screams of “War on Women”, Fox News contributor Kirsten Powers tried to have it both ways to Sunday in her post about the Conservatives being wrong as to the reason for the female voting gap but also proving the Conservative allegations about Democrats transforming Government …

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The End of the Beginning of the End

When not caused by war, nations decay slowly and gradually (e.g., modern day France, Italy, Spain, Greece etc.). Alas, now, it seems ours is no different. Its exceptionalism is dissolving into the ordinary. It’s a choice made by the people. They fore-go liberty and self subjugate themselves under ruling political and administrative classes of which …

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“Pew Research Center survey finds declining support for government safety nets” – Well, yes!

This article is kinda / mostly straight up and down…OK, it’s not if you think about it hard.  It tries hard to present an objective view but when I look at the examples given, the veil falls.  In fact, the examples that are inserted to try to arouse a sympathetic aire concerning the safety net …

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Plainly spoken concerning the War on Women – “You’re kidding me; go get a job!”

We previously had “Mythology 101: Imaginary War on Women” by Sue DeLemus and Jane Cormier.  Now, US Congressman Joe Walsh sums up and answers this overgrown “forever” student with a riff on “hey, try being self-reliant for a change”:  I think that it is hilarious that CREDO SuperPAC has put this video out there – …

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