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Notable Quote – George Will, Prof. Don Boudreaux

Can a federal government that acknowledges no limits to its scope, and that responds promiscuously to the multiplying appetites of proliferating factions, make choices that serve the society’s long-term interests? The answer, based on the avalanche of evidence from current governance, is an emphatic “no.” The evidence is in the rise of the administrative state …

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Dismantling the Leviathan and Restoring the American Dream.

Dismantling the Leviathan and Restoring the American Dream

There is a struggle going on because Trump is dismantling the Leviathan and restoring the American dream.   It often doesn’t seem that way listening to the media. Our media, academia and many in politics serially violate traditional, classic liberal standards. They have an obsession over Trump’s blunt personality, lack of verbal sophistication and “nuance.”  …

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Quotes

Libertarianism is the widely reviled idea that we should use reason and persuasion to accomplish our distributive aims.

Libertarianism is the widely reviled idea that we should use reason and persuasion to accomplish our distributive aims. Only reason and persuasion. According to the libertarian, it is wrong to utilize threats of violence in the form of state-sponsored coercion, however sublimated by bureaucratic routine, in order to redistribute property that we have an antecedent claim to. …

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Yoda Taxation if Theft

Yes, Taxation IS Theft…

You may have been seeing or hearing this phrase around town lately – and for good reason. It’s been catching on as Democrats run their clown cars further and further off the rails every week. (NH Budget, Family Leave, and Taxation is Slavery, etc. etc.). So, is taxation really theft? Leftists argue that taxes are …

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Eco-Socialism

DISQUS Doodlings Part 2: “If we want to make better decisions or do things in our society’s self-interest, we need to be tricked into doing them”

“If we want to make better decisions or do things in our society’s self-interest, we need to be tricked into doing them,” explained Steve Valk from the Citizens Climate Lobby. Yeah, these folks think just SO highly of their fellow citizens.  Yet another Jonathan Gruber type; just outright lie to folks in order to fulfill your political …

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Government now controls 50% of all our goods & services

When our nation was founded, we the people allowed the government, all forms of government combined; municipal, county, state and federal, to control about 10 percent of all of the goods and services produced in the American economy, our economy. That status remained true, more or less, for about 150 years. During that period America …

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Keith Erf – candidate for NH State House, Hillsborough County 2 (Weare/Deering)

I’m Keith Erf, candidate for state representative in Weare and Deering. I’m running for State representative to champion limited government. I’ve lived in Weare for 37 years. My wife, Louisa, and I raised four children here where they attended Weare schools. I started my business, KyTek, in 1991 developing automated systems for the publishing industry. As …

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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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