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Welcome to the Police States of America. It’s happening and it’s closer to home than you’d think…

.. Regular readers know that the rise of quasi-public "special operations groups" (SWAT teams or "SOG") 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 events involving overwhelmingly excessive force given the circumstances. One …

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Liberty & Demagogues. Oil & Water.

. What is a demagogue? According to the encyclopedia, a demagogue is a politician skilled in oratory, flattery, and invective, evasive in discussing vital issues, promising everything to everybody, appealing to the passions rather than the reason of the public, and arousing racial, religious, and class prejudices. History tells us that personal liberty is most …

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American Heart: “I’m American made. I got American parts. Got American faith In America’s heart…”

This is a rather interesting story about a new song making the rounds on the Internet. From Andrew Breitbart on the Big Hollywood blog: Jon David, our anonymous Hollywood player known for trolling for liberal starlets and reporting back to his conservative compatriots at Big Hollywood, was inspired to write, perform, finance and record “American …

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Death of only TRUE First Amendment rally in America? Is “Live Free or Die” DOA?

Got an email from Jean Coutu, organizer of the Live Free or Die Rally: The Town’s demands for a site plan review subject to all boards and abutters’ approvals drove in the death nail on the LFOD Rally. Today the ACLU refused to intervene due to firearms being at the rally. We have contacted hundreds …

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Waxman / Markey – lots of Government control, lots of new taxes, much loss of liberty

Congressmen Henry Waxman (D-CA) & Ed Markey (D-MA), under the guise of saving the planet, are about to unleash the most sweeping curtailing of our liberties and thinning out of our wallets by taxes ever seen in the history of the US.  Instituting these enviros-socialist’s version of a "cap and trade" (or TAX AND PAY, …

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What is “John Galt”

At a lot of Tea Parties, one saw this sign: Sign from the Manchester, NH Tea Party It comes from the main character of "Atlas Shrugged", a fictional work by Ayn Rand postulating what would happen when the productive citizens go on strike, one by one, due to a society that demands more and more …

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Who were those guys, anyway?

We don’t often engage in shameless self-promotion, except when circumstances warrant. Both Skip and I were honored to have been asked to address the Tea Party this past Wednesday in Manchester. All my life I’ve wanted to announce the start of a revolution in front of several thousand people. If only I had brandished my …

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This sums it up – Socialism and Progressivism are cannibalism

No, not in the true sense of the word of cannibalism – no actual flesh eating here.  However, in a philosophical sense, Carol over at American Thinker is right: that which is Socialism and Progressivism are cannibalism. When I work, I use up hours of my life… my limited, mortal, human, physical life. The money …

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