Friday, December 29, 2017

Data Point – Schools keep growing (by adding “overhead”)

by Skip December 29, 2017

If an average classroom size is about 25 students and we multiply that by the average spending, that gives us $275,000 per year per classroom. If you’re in a school with 40 classrooms that’s $11 million per year to run a school. “But Kira, not all that money is for the classroom. What about principals, staff, […]

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Quick Thought – don’t consider burglery as a profession when…

by Skip December 29, 2017

Tattoos gave away David Hamilton, 19, according to police. A city man has been charged with receiving stolen property in the burglary of a Hooksett gun shop last year. Tattoos gave away David Hamilton, 19, according to police. “Newly developed images from the burglary depicted a male with distinct tattoos holding one of the stolen firearms,” the […]

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The world economy explained with two cows – Part 8 French Capitalism

by Skip December 29, 2017

So, when do they actually work to EARN that new cow? Or is it always that someone else is on the hook to give it to you (three guess who THAT’s supposed to be!)? (H/T: Pinterest)

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Disqus Doodlings – Another Govt Rent-Seeker for Govt run PAID Family Leave – HB 628 – Dr. Oge Young – Part 2

by Skip December 29, 2017

Of course I can’t just leave this issue with just a post – I left a couple of comments where I hope Dr. Oge “Big Government” Young (seemingly both a rent-seeker and someone that believes that Government can and should solve all ills – sure thing, sport).  Sure, it was the primary bit for the […]

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Another Govt Rent-Seeker for Govt run PAID Family Leave – HB 628 – Dr. Oge Young – Part 1

by Skip December 29, 2017

HB 628: Paid family and medical leave SurPRISE!  Yet another Op-Ed in the Concord Monitor genuflecting at the Altar of Big Govt: “Pray, give us this “benefit” even as we could do it ourselves? Once again, supplication from one whose industry very well could be sucking at yet another teat of Government (you know, the […]

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Email Doodlings – “You will be made to care”

by Skip December 29, 2017

“There are two sides to bigotry. There are those who openly oppose it, and then those who foster it. People who stay silent in the face of this bigotry provide quiet support for it. I have no idea how I got put onto the “Cinema Libre Studio”‘s (that would be “Free Cinema” – will they […]

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The 2016 Election Explained One Day Before it Happened

by Ed Naile December 29, 2017

If you want an in-depth understanding of the 2016 election won by Donald Trump – and you are interested in one that was published one day BEFORE the Trump landslide, here it is. For more than two years the American people, in a great majority, from left to right, have been in revolt against the […]

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Why did NHPR Leave out the ‘Sex’?

by Steve MacDonald December 29, 2017

Todd Bookman, writing for New Hampshire Public Radio, left something out of his report on HB1319. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Ed Butler (D- Harts Location) modifies RSA 354: A to include a definition of transgender and adds the words “gender identity” in the statute in twenty-nine places. That’s how many times the law lists those things […]

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