New Hampshire is getting another $3.1 Million to combat the opioid crisis. US News is reporting that New Hampshire’s All Gurl Delegation, Democrat x four, says it is not enough.
New Hampshire’s delegation had urged President Donald Trump’s administration to revise the formula used to allocate funding so it prioritizes states like New Hampshire that are hardest hit by the crisis. But that didn’t happen.
This coming from a gaggle of progressive geese with no real interest in solving “the problem.”
First, why are our representatives begging the feds for money they should have done their darndest to keep in the state in the first place? They are Democrats. Democrats who believe with every fiber that the national government is the best regulator of spending priorities. How’s that working out for you?
Second, these are the same Democrats who opposed a tax cut that lets 90% of Granite Stater’s (including families and job creators) keep more of what they earn. Democrats who are not only opposed to leaving more money in our state they are running on repealing that reform (see also, here). A policy that assures that more money goes back to the same Washington DC that won’t give enough of it back (using a formula created by Barack Obama’s Administration), even when four Democrat women beg for it.
Third, the opioid crisis for which they are demanding more money from the federal government is directly connected to bad policy decisions by that government endorsed and supported by New Hampshire’s Democrat congressional delegation. Illegal immigration, bad immigration policy, open border and border security priorities, and sanctuary cities are responsible not just for the opioid crisis but the networks of gangs moving and distributing the drugs to street-level dealers, human trafficking, violent crime, and bad health care and entitlement policy.
Until we do something about any or all of those, which not one of these New Hampshire Delegation Democrats has any genuine interest in (and openly opposes), no amount of money will ever be enough, which is the point.
Democrats are more interested not letting a crisis go to waste. And what better way to grow the power and reach of the state, especially the big one down in D.C., than to demand more tax dollars for a problem you’ve no interesting whatsoever in solving.