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We must defend our values and principles

We Must Defend Our Values and Principles

Like you, I am tired of arrogant socialists. These people, who have never even run a lemonade stand need to shut up, sit down and get out of the way. They should not be telling us how we should live in New Hampshire.

New York Goes Full San Fran. Never Go Full San Fran

Earlier this year, San Francisco banned the used of the word ‘felon’, among other terms in order to make “everyone” feel “better.”  Now, New York City is following suit, according to the New York Post. Not that long ago, New York City banned the term “illegal alien” and promised to fine violators up to $250,000.  They’re following …

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The consent of the governed

The Declaration of Independence asks and answers two fundamental questions about the nature of government, as understood by the people who founded America.  First, what is government for?  Second, from where does government derive its just powers?

Husbandry of the people, by the people, for the people

I once heard Penn Jillette (of Penn and Teller) say that he had learned from experience that if you enter into a contract with someone thinking that you’ll be able to use that contract to make him do something he doesn’t want to do, you’re setting yourself up for failure.

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Rights guaranteed by the Constitution (but not created by it)

By NH State Rep Mike Sylvia Recalling that our constitution provides, “All men have certain natural, essential, and inherent rights…” I’d like to expand on this concept of rights. I say concept because rights are an idea, as opposed to a real physical thing. Most would agree that our natural rights are part of being …

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New Bill of NON-Rights?

New preamble to the constitution . This has been attributed to Lewis Napper, a Jackson, Mississippi computer programmer. He didn’t expect his essay — a tart 10-point list of “rights” Americans don’t have — to become an Internet legend. ‘We the sensible people of the United States, in an attempt to  help everyone get along, restore some …

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