Day: July 17, 2012

GrokTV Event – Rumney home event for Ovide Lamontagne (Candidate, NH Governor) – Question 3 – Do any tort reforms in the State in order to help us?

The last question was on Obamacare and how to protect NH business owners from it; this question concerns the legal ramifications as well – tort reform.  It is almost obligatory to say that the Democrats are so beholden to the trial lawyers (along with Big Unions, Big Environmentalism, and Wall Street) that their legislation often …

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I’d Like to Know What New Hampshire Democrats Think About This?

I’d like to know what New Hampshire Democrats think about this? Under President Obama’s healthcare law, the HHS can levy $100 per employee, per day against institutions that won’t comply with the (contraceptive) mandate. Therefore, religious employers with hundreds of employees could be fined millions of dollars each year. A 50-employee institution, for example, would …

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Finally Some School Choice in NH

New Hampshire parents and children should annually celebrate June 27th.  On that day, the NH Legislature enacted SB 372 which helps the children of low and middle income families attend the schools of their choice rather than being trapped in failing and mediocre public schools.   On June 27th 251 Republicans and one Democrat overrode …

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On NH GOP Chairman Wayne MacDonald’s version of Political Courage…

Or “What ever happened to that pair we saw Wayne MacDonald with when he debated NH Dem Chair Ray Buckley on Close-up“? Or “Leadership by cowering“? Or “See no evil, hear no evil, speak pablum” Problem outlined and question posited here.  Well, I got my requested answer (credit for that, anyways) and Tory Mazolla, the …

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So, Ray Burton (NH Executive Councilor, District 1, Grafton County Commissioner) is pulling a Governor Peterson in endorsing….a Democrat??

This came over the transom: ‘Republican’ Ray Burton has endorsed Democrat County Commissioner Michael Cryans for reelection.  Burton has also refused to endorse Republican Omer Ahern for re-election as District 2 Grafton County Commissioner against Democrat Martha Richards. Omer has been a great advocate for reigning in Grafton County spending and keeping Grafton County property …

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I still can’t wrap my head around this: little scooter……Big Andy Sanborn. But it seems to be working…

We get Press Releases (“Pressers”) all the time and now it is becoming a torrent – this one announcing this position, another one attacking somebody else, or commenting on some current event That How They Feel Should Matter To Me.  Right….er, no.  Don’t get me wrong, keep sending them, but I’m going to be more …

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GrokTV Special Interview: Susan Olsen,NH House Candidate (Merrimack-7) – Question 6 – Too big, too small, or just right? Scale State agencies up or down?

After talking about if State Agencies are responsive to citizen requests or needs (and what could be done if they don’t), it made sense to move from ground zero to the 10,000 foot level and ask the next appropriate topic: Question 6: Proper Role of Government: Too big, too small, or just right?  Scale State …

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