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CARES Act 2020

Notable Quote – So easily given up?

To repeat: This extraordinary menace may well require an extraordinary response. Yet a month ago, could anyone have imagined that we would see the complete cessation of all church and synagogue worship in the United States? Or a total halt to citizens’ First Amendment right “peaceably to assemble and to petition the government”? Or the …

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Coronavirus modeling – it isn’t just Ed complaining about how bad it is.

Grokster Ed has been doing yeoman’s work in applying the Charles Murray / IHME model that is being used to set governmental policy (yesterday’s, for example, is here). A number of people are noticing that, just like the climate models (including the favs of the UN’s IPCC), they are running “hot” in that they are …

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Surgical Scissors

So, the Proper Role of Government also includes a mandatory of the Big Snip for men over 50?

Or when a guy has just had their third child?  Only a Democrat would believe that Government has this kind of Power even if her bill is a purposeful political stunt (reformatted, emphasis mine): Alabama Dem Introduces Legislation Mandating Vasectomies for Men at Age 50 or After Third Child The bill, filed by State Rep. …

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Joyce Craig

Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig: A Victim of The Bloomberg Syndrome?

Reformatted, emphasis mine: In 2011, Victor Davis Hanson warned of “The Bloomberg Syndrome:” “Quite simply, the next time your elected local or state official holds a press conference about global warming, the Middle East, or the national political climate, expect to experience poor county law enforcement, bad municipal services, or regional insolvency.” Mayor Craig has made …

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Tales from the BudComm – righting a wrong on food truck licensure

“The people who pay taxes here.” Or better, Tales from the Selectmen as last night was a Public Hearing about Chapter 27 “An ordinance regulating outdoor vendors and transient sales” which covers licensing / permitting fees for food trucks working in Gilford. I originally wrote: Seriously, $2500 for a simple food truck – that struck …

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Transgenderism: “…so they can replace the rights of citizens with the rights of government.”

by Tom Ambrose |  I’ve been watching with both fascination and horror at the increase in news stories about letting men compete as women in women’s sports. Women fought for decades for the equal opportunity to have sports available and funded for their gender so they, too, could also compete in what was once a …

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US Senator Maggie Hassan (“The Red”): re-RE-defining our common language – “access”

Wordnik: noun The ability or right to approach, enter, exit, communicate with, or make use of. Traditionally, access to something means the ability to use it.  It doesn’t have to intimate cost, price, process, or anything else. It only means I can procure it.  Like buying groceries or a new car. I have access to a …

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