Day: July 31, 2012

Grok Special Interview: Jane Cormier,Candidate for NH House – Questions 3 & 4: Too many uninvolved people? What are your values?

Having gone over the preliminaries questions of “have you done this before” and ‘why are you running” with Jane Cormier (running for the NH House in Belknap 8 – Alton, Barnstead, and Gilmanton), from her answers came the next two questions (heh!  It is ALWAYS better to ask questions from what people themselves have already …

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GrokTV Special Interview-NH State Senator Andy Sanborn (District 9) – Question 6 – Why hasn’t anyone already streamlined NH State Agencies?

In our last question, we were curious to see why Andy Sanborn thought about State Government and if the State Agencies in the Executive Branch were doing the right things and in the right ways.  Continuing on in that vein, we then extended that question to try to understand why no one else had yet …

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Notable Quote – Milton Friedman (on the occasion of the birth of this Nobel Prize winning economist)

What the market does is to reduce greatly the range of issues that must be decided through political means, and thereby to minimize the extent to which government need participate directly in the game.  The characteristic feature of action through political channels is that it tends to require or enforce substantial conformity.  The great advantage …

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Did Durham Outsource Cost of Obama Visit…to Other NH Taxpayers?

The town of Durham has reported that the costs of the Obama visit–which the Obama campaign refused to pay for–cost the town $19,851.00.  But it will only cost the anonymous donor around $13,000.00 because… c/o Gretyl MacAlaster -July 31st Union Leader “…town public safety officials were able to reduce local costs through careful distribution of …

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Doing Well by Doing Good: Chick-fil-A Rakes in the Ca$h!

I awoke this morning to a report in my mailbox which emphasizes the fact that good, moral, conservative, businesses not only make money, but often do stunningly well, frequently because of, rather than despite, those conservative principles. From PrivCo, whose full report can be seen by clicking the graphic above: July 31, 2012 1:45am EST – PrivCo …

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Notable Quotes: Frederic Bastiat

[There] “is this idea that mankind is merely inert matter, receiving life, organization, morality, and prosperity from the power of the state.  And even worse, it will be stated that mankind tends toward degeneration, and is stopped from this downward course only by the mysterious hand of the legislator. -Frédéric Bastiat For Barack ‘You Didn’t …

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Madame Michelle de Obama Graces New Hampshire With Her Presence…

From the Telegraph de Nashua First lady Michelle Obama is planning a series of campaign stops in New Hampshire this week. She’ll make a swing Thursday through Holderness, Laconia and Manchester. The events include an early afternoon fundraiser in Holderness. That will be followed by grassroots events designed to boost on-the-ground support in Laconia and …

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