Daily Archives: March 27, 2017

Street Harassment “Awareness” Too Offensive for UNH Students

I learned two things I didn’t know from this article. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and April 2-8 is International Anti-Street Harassment Week. That’s actually a thing. The Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP) installed a display on the … Continue reading

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1100 Acres in Charlestown NH Locked Up as Conservation Land

Making a donation of land for “conservation” sounds great until local residents discover the impact on the tax base. CHARLESTOWN, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire couple has donated 1,100 acres to the Upper Valley Land Trust for permanent conservation, … Continue reading

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WMUR Gives Life to Dem State Party Chair’s Non-Story

Failed Candidate for Chair of the National Democrat Party Ray Buckley gets back to doing the people’s work here in New Hampshire. “[NH Democrat Party Chair Ray]…Buckley has filed an ethics complaint claiming that by tweeting Waterville Valley has “the … Continue reading

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Manchester NH State Rep. Steve Vaillancourt dies

Ward 8 Manchester New Hampshire House Rep. Steve Vaillancourt has died. The cause of death was not included in the report. State Rep. Steve Vaillancourt, a colorful, dogged, and often contrarian politician from Manchester, died Monday.Vaillancourt, a Republican and former Manchester … Continue reading

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Why Not Full-Day Kindergarten? Here’s Why….

From Ann Marie Banfield over at the Girard at Large Oh My Blog!Say no to full day kindergarten. The political factions calling for full-day kindergarten are not being honest about the real potential problems for 5-year old children if their … Continue reading

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Prostitution and Human Trafficking in New Hampshire

Looks like New Hampshire chose an outspoken advocate of decriminalizing prostitution to lead its Human Trafficking Collaborative Task Force Advisory Committee. Can you say, disconnect? Decriminalizing pimping and the sex trade would tie the hands of investigators. The buyers and the … Continue reading

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Did the Cheshire County NH Sheriff Create a Sanctuary for Illegal Immigrants?

The short answer is no. The long answer is here. Sheriff Rivera has said his department will not go out of its way to identify or detain illegals (in the course of day-to-day interaction), which has undertones of “sanctuary” but he … Continue reading

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Liberal Judges And Their Sweeping Rejections Have Consequences

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Do Public Employees Make Too Much Money?

The Manchester Union Leader is posting public employee salaries again. “I am surprised by some of the salaries,” said Amanda Kanler, also of Manchester, as she waited for Sunday’s parade on Elm Street. “I’m not saying police and firefighters don’t … Continue reading

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