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What is Classical Liberalism?

Certainly, it is not those values that a Progressive / Liberal now holds (or, at least, they’d REALLY have to twist themselves into pretzels in order to justify their present rhetoric in these declarative definitions: However, if you DO do the research, one just might find out that my phrase, incremental socialism = progressivism, holds …

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Ramifications of a Positive Right – what real Rights does it violate?

One of my favorite economists, Don Boudreaux, easily demonstrates that when civil rights morph from the negative ones of the Constitution ("…Congress shall make no law…") to positive ones (e.g., FDR’s Second Bill of Rights), someone else’s Rights become violated.  In each and everyone of the cases that FDR posits, it is impossible to fulfill …

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2nd Amendment: Don’t mess with a Helicopter Pilot

  Retired Marine and former Pan Am/Delta Pilot John Lovell is top gun at Subway sandwich shop Plantation, Florida: Last week police were called to investigate an attempted armed robbery: The 71-year-old retired Marine who opened fire on two robbers at a Plantation, Florida, Subway shop late Wednesday, killing one and critically wounding the other, …

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Empty Holster protest, courtesy of Democrat FAIL

  Location:  State House (107 N Main Street, Concord, NH) Date:        January 6 Time:       9:00 – 11:00 am What:       Empty Holster Protest – NO firearms By:           The Honorable Dan Itse (R-Fremont) Background: US Consitutional 2nd Amendment: A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, …

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Evil in New Hampshire. TV shows about serial killer? No problem. Song derived from Christian roots in Gov’t Schools? BIG problem.

  More and more news is coming out regarding the monsters disguised as human beings responsible for the hideous murder and attempted murder of a mother and daughter in Mont Vernon, NH.  The Nashua Telegraph reports that one of the suspects, “Christopher Gribble updated his Facebook status: ‘had an awesome time with steve and autumn! …

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Conservative vs Liberal

"Live Free or Die; Death is not the worst of evils" – General John Star, Revolutionary War Hero "Peace is better than war because life is better than death" – Mario Cuomo, Democrat Gov. of NY The first makes a "line in the sand" philosophical stand for liberty. Yes, one may lose their life but …

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NH Dems: A good time to create death panels

  After attending a hearing with the Judiciary Committee this morning, one thing’s for sure, the Democrats are back at it again.  They are trying to push through MORE radical legislation this year.   The Judiciary Committee met today to hear proposed amendments to HB 304 which is a physician assisted suicide bill.   Yes, in the …

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Domestic AND foreign?

On Saturday during our MTNP radio interview (listen to podcast here) with Manchester Mayor Frank Guinta– a candidate for the Republican nomination for NH’s 1st Congressional District seat– I learned that part of the so-called "cars for clunkers" process required the computer user to agree to give the federal government full rights to the contents …

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