Monday, May 15, 2017

Let me see if I’ve got this straight: HOW is one not like the other?

by Skip May 15, 2017

Really, it only depends on whose ox is about to be gored, eh Democrats? (H/T: Powerline)

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HAHAHAHA! Fake Pirate gets kidnapped by real pirates. Disney is not amused

by Skip May 15, 2017

Hahahahaha!  Karma for replacing your IT staff with H1-B visa folks from India at lower costs?  The only thing that would make this better is if the WannaCry hackers say that they will give some of this ransom money to those who Bob Igor laid off workers to save money: Send Bitcoin Or The Mouse […]

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Data Point – Unions don’t always tell the truth…

by Skip May 15, 2017

SHOT: Unions decry “greed”… Last week, AFL-CIO, the largest trade union organization in the U.S., released the results from its annual Executive Paywatch report: CEOs at S&P 500 companies earned on average $13.1 million in 2016, and “this greed of corporate CEOs” has caused a “CEO-to-worker pay ratio of 347 to 1.” CHASER:  Not so […]

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Data Point – If you had only invested in Amazon…

by Skip May 15, 2017

“One thousand dollars invested at the closing price on Amazon’s IPO day would be worth over $491,000 on Monday, based on the stock’s price in early trading.” (H/T: Business Insider)

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The Cost of Electricity in NH – TAXES AND OVERHEAD

by Steve MacDonald May 15, 2017

By Bill Fortune Seabrook Station produces about 1/2 of NH’s electricity at the cost of about 2.5, cents/kWh, before taxes, per the Energy Information Agency. There are several small hydro plants that produce power at about 1.3 cents/kWh (approx. 100 MWs). Because of increased regulations, we are not certain the cost of electricity generated by […]

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Merrimack High School ‘Drug Sweep’

by Steve MacDonald May 15, 2017

I just received this voice mail from the Principal of Merrimack High School. “Good afternoon this is Ken Johnson principal of Merrimack High School. I’m calling to invite you to consult our school or district website for important information about plans for upcoming drug sweep of Merrimack High School. This week we’re involving a number […]

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Frost’s Chilling Effect

by Susan Olsen May 15, 2017

Anyone who is not a lobbyist but has used their own time and money – and taken the time out of their work day – to testify before a NH House or Senate committee knows how scary and intimidating it can be.   So you write your testimony, try to keep it concise, print it out […]

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