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Friday, 7 October 2016

Random Shots for Friday, 7 October 2016

Filed under: Random Shots — mikewb1971 @ 11:59 PM (23:59)

Today in history

Comments I’ve posted

  1. Posted to Facebook

    The Republicans aren’t even any good when it comes to fiscal conservatism. It was Susana’s embracing of Obamacare that created this fiscal sinkhole in the first place. What has the Republican majority in the State House done to defund that monstrosity? What have they done to defund the film subsidies, the oil and gas subsidies, LEDA, among other things?

  2. Posted to Diaspora*, Facebook here, here, here, here, here, here, and here, Google+, Tea Party Community

    https://facebook.com/redlightrobinhood/posts/1318800984827484

  3. Posted to Facebook

    “Trump is the greatest gift 3rd parties could have ever asked for.”

    Hillzabeast isn’t a slouch in that regard by any means.

Listening / Reading / Watching

  1. The Truth About GunsKimber Gun Rights Bulletin: Libertarians for Gun Control? by John Boch
  2. Cato Policy Report from the Cato Institute – Gun Control: Grounds for Compromise? by Robert A. Levy
  3. Proud PatriotsBREAKING: Russian Hackers Reveal PROOF Megyn Kelly Is Working For Hillary, You’ll Vomit
  4. Defense NewsArmy Chief: Soldiers Must Be Ready To Fight in ‘Megacities’ by Michelle Tan
  5. PrntlySource: Clinton furious with Kaine after disastrous debate, screams at Bill over Obamacare flap by Sheby Carella
  6. againstcronycapitalism.org – Han Solo (Harrison Ford) announces his presidential endorsement*
  7. Snap out of it, America!The Terrible Truth About Abraham Lincoln and the Confederate War
  8. nmpolitics.net – For some GOP lawmakers, team topped conscience on death penalty by Steve Terrell and Andrew Oxford
  9. BBC America – Star Trek
  10. Liberty Point by Brian Irving – Libertarian ‘wisdom’ vs. ‘real’ politics
  11. Ammoland Shooting Sports News

         ‘World without Guns’ Not Idyllic Place Student Film Imagines by David Codrea

         School Orders Student Who Made Anti-‘Gun Control’ Video to Get Psych Exam by David Codrea

  12. Guns MagazineRights Watch: Monoploy Can Be a Deadly Game by David Codrea
  13. nj.com – Watch video of anti-gun project that got student suspended by Dave Hutchinson
  14. Quinn Holmes – The World I Want To Live In
  15. RT America – Is the media ignoring Bill Weld because he is so sharp? – FishTank

Wish List

  1. Merchant Education Cards from the Firearms Coalition

Notes from Life, Etc.

  1. Maybe I should have chosen carpentry as a career field . . . ?
  2. Had a meeting of the LPNM’s Constitution and Bylaws Subcommittee this afternoon at the Flying Star on Rio Grande. Got some good work done.

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Vote NO on the UNMH Mill Levy

Filed under: Politics, Principles — Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , — mikewb1971 @ 1:15 AM (01:15)

Vote NO on this mill levy.

Tell UNM to get that 95 million from the legislators’ pensions, the film subsidies, the Local Economic Devlopment Authority, oil and gas subsidies, NMHIX, the Obamacare Medicaid expansion, among other places.

The politicians love to load up the bond issues and mill levies with the popular stuff – buildings, infrastructure and “services” that “must” done by government, because “no one in the private sector can or will do them” – police, libraries, senior centers, community centers, sewers, storm drains, flood control, and so forth.

We all know that’s hogwash, to put it delicately.

Once the politicians load up the bonds and levies with the popular stuff, that frees them to use more from the general budget for their pet projects, their legalized vote-buying schemes (each City Councilor in Albuquerque is allocated ∅1-2 million annually for “needed improvements in their district), making sure that someone in the inside loop gets the contract for the next “necessary” project.

And when was the last time that taxes in Bernalillo County actually went down? Between the City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County, we’re paying some of the highest gross receipt taxes in the state – currently at 7.3125 percent.

Now they expect us to pay even more?!

Tell the politicians that for every new tax they want to impose upon us, at the very least, get rid of an equivalent tax, so that the overall burden doesn’t increase.

Or – and I know this will be taken as pure insanity by the Political Classholes – they could actually CUT taxes a bit. (AND cut some spending, too? Would that really be too much to ask?)


NOTES

  1. Approximate reading level – 12.5
  2. Reposted –
    1. Personal blogs and micro-blogs – Diaspora* / Facebook [page / profile] / Liberty.Me] / seen.life / Tea Party Community / Twitter / WordPress.com
    2. The Weekly SeditionFacebook / Twitter / WordPress.com
    3. Libertarian Party –
      1. New MexicoBlog / FB page / FB group
      2. Bernalillo County, New MexicoBlog / FB page / FB group
    4. Duke City Fix

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