Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Economic Power Of New Hampshire

I’m a strong supporter of Vermont’s sovereign right to hold the line on taxes, and for them to try because of New Hampshire–well, it doesn’t get much better than that. It is as if we are projecting economic power throughout the region. Continue reading

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Two Congressman And A Free Throw

The US House just finished it’s work on HR1, cleaning up after democrats who in 2010 abrogated yet another obligation when they found themselves incapable of writing the budget they really wanted right before an election. Continue reading

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Don’t Ban My Cell Phone – Ban Teenage Drivers Instead

HB 546 would ban cell phone use in your vehicle while driving. But is that the actual problem? Up until we had Ray LaHood the phone-o-phobe running the NHTSA from the department of Transportation most of the data indicated that … Continue reading

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This is a Test

Just testing email posting features.  I will probably publish a number of these “tests” over the next few days to determine how flexible each of the various blog editors is when submitting directly from an email. But just to make … Continue reading

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Democrats Prepare to Defend The NH Health Insurance Monopoly

The hearing for SB 150 is today at 9 AM. SB 150 is similar to a House bill (HB 241- also here) that would allow anyone to contract with any insurer outside the state with the exception that the Senate version allows the State Commissioner some rule making, documentation and dispute resolution powers. Continue reading

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Protecting your Vote

You can probably think of a list of things you need a photo ID for but if you live in New Hampshire voting is not one of them.  HB 356 would change that.  It will require a valid state issued … Continue reading

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Bay State Bathroom Bill Bi-Pass (Get it? Bi-pass!)

I’m here to tell you that there are 188 very happy current and former state legislators from New Hampshire today. That’s right, 184 democrats and 4 republicans must be beside themselves with envy after Deval Patrick executed an order that bi-passes the MA legislature and does for public employees in that state, almost exactly what HB 415 -2009 tried to do to the entire State of New Hampshire.. Continue reading

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HB 146 – Should NH Have Jury Nullification?

The New Hampshire House Judiciary Committee has come out against HB 146, a bill that would give the jury in any trial the power of nullification. Continue reading

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Merrimack Starts A TEA Party

Former Merrimack Town councilor Mike Malzone has decided he has had enough.  What tipped him over the edge?  An 11 pm town meeting decision to implement pay as you throw after just about everyone had gone home. I’ve met Mike.  … Continue reading

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I Guess The NH Democrat Party Is Now The “Monkey In The Window Party”

Being a New Hampshire democrat means never having to denounce anything. This only matters because the liberal-progressive whip holders who direct traffic leftward around the democrat’s rotary-of-hypocrisy like to tap the hair trigger on their own media Weapons of Mass Outrage (WMO) whenever they can manufacture the provocation. Continue reading

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