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A tale of two citi(zens)…

Unless, of course, you’re one of THEM… So I’m reading the caselog report of the local (Laconia, NH) district court in last Saturday’s Citizen newspaper and I came across this: Christopher A Gibbs, 29 of Mudget Hill Road, Loudon, pleaded guilty to reckless conduct for allegedly driving in a sleep-deprived state, resulting in an accident on South Barnstead …

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Too bad ’bout yer doggies. Really. But it was, you know, “justified…”

Regular readers know that the rise of quasi-public "special operations groups" (SWAT teams) within the Granite State law enforcement community has caught our attention. In this prior post about a raid in Bristol, NH involving some 20 masked police officers, I mentioned two other recent events involving, what is in my opinion, an overwhelmingly excessive …

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Can you imagine? In Iran, they view access to the Internet by its people “as a direct threat to their existence…”

Here at the ‘Grok, like many Americans, we value this wonderful thing known as the Internet. Whether for work, play, or communication, its uninhibited use is something that all of us take for granted. Can you imagine being someplace where that wasn’t the case? Certainly many people got a small glimpse at Internet control during the Olympic …

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Live Free or Die? Lately, it seems NH’s cops are seeking to stamp out that first part and (sometimes) actually invoke the second notion…

Welcome to New Hampshire… the Live Free or Die Police State. Welcome! You’re guilty! Now, I’m all for gettin’ the bad guys, so don’t get me wrong as you read this post. What I’m NOT for is an ever expanding POLICE State, with growing powers of law enforcement creating an inverse shrinking of our freedom. …

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Freedom Never Cries

(H/T: Karen) My co-worker, part of the California based Women V.I.P., a conservative advocacy group, sent me this link to What Kind Of World Do You Want?t? You DO want to watch and listen: This is another – You need to go to that site.  My hat and heartfelt thanks to Five for FIGHTING for …

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