Day: July 9, 2012

Manchester School District – Is this an Anti-School Choice Move?

Despite earlier promises the Manchester School district may now be refusing to bus charter school kids based on the argument that it will cost $82,000.00 in transportation costs to do so.  From what I’ve been told so far, the original plan was to have them ride on the existing Catholic school bus routes, which would …

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The Embrace of Administrative Despotism – A Notable Quote

Our contemporaries are constantly excited by two conflicting passions; they want to be led, and they wish to remain free.  As they can not destroy either the one or the other of these contrary propensities, they strive to satisfy them both at once.  They devise a sole, tutelary, and all powerful from of government, but …

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NH Senator Gordon Humphrey Endorses Ovide Lamontagne for Governor

Manchester, NH – Two-term U.S. Sen. Gordon Humphrey today announced his support of Ovide Lamontagne for Governor. Sen. Humphrey represented New Hampshire in the U.S. Senate from 1979 to 1990.  He declined to run for reelection in 1990, fulfilling a campaign promise to limit himself to two terms.  He voted against the federal budget all …

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Bring Out The Dead Vote

  Paul Westcott of WGIR and 90.7 The Wave has this excellent Kodak moment (below) posted at WGIR-AM.com. Yes, it’s a get out the dead voter drive.  You may recall that we’ve covered this kind of thing here in the past.  The New Hampshire Dead People Party (and here -NHDP), and here, and here, and …

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Healthcare Mandate Ruling: IS The Dust Settling?

“Who needs enemies when you’ve got Republican Surrenderists for Obamacare waiting in the wings?” —Michelle Malkin Eleven days have passed since the Supreme Court Healthcare mandate ruling. And with breakneck lightening speed pundits on both sides took to the airwaves, spinning, expounding, pontificating, analyzing and finger-wagging. What was shocking to many in the pregnant pause of …

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GrokTV Event – CNHT in review – The “NH Senate” edition!

Well, you DIDN’T think that we’d leave the NH Senate out, didja?  And yes, there were a number of candidates and incumbents running for the NH Senate.  Once again, in order of the speaking order at the CNHT Annual   Dave Boutin                                                              Ken Hawkins Cindy Howard District 5 Previous Posts: Intro Ceremony by Ed Naile, …

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GrokTV Event – CNHT in review – The “NH House” edition!

Even with all of other events going on, there were enough folks running for the NH House of Representatives to take quite some time as well!  In order of speaking appearance at the CNHT Picnic:    Bill Walker, Plainfield                                       Susan Olsen, Warner / Webster More after the jump. Intro Ceremony by Ed Naile, Chair of …

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Manchester Democrat Peter Sullivan Admits He Is a Socialist

This has to be one of my favorite screen caps this year.  It is a facebook comment by Manchester Democrat Peter Sullivan.  In it, he is simultaneously suggesting that an admitted atheist has more doctrinally in common with the Catholic Church than “Anything you will see from those homophobic nuts at GraniteGrok.” That is so …

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