Day: February 3, 2018

‘Gender Identity’ Bill Turns NH Women into Second Class Citizens

As early as next week, the “Gender Identity” bill, also known as the “Trans Bill” or “Bathroom Bill,” could be voted on by the Judiciary Committee in the New Hampshire House of Representatives. House Bill 1319 (HB 1319), AN ACT prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity, is based on the lie that trans people don’t …

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AG: NH School Gun Bans Unlawful

This is a curious debate to me. The issue is whether local officials and more specifically local school officials can establish rules (in this case prohibiting firearms on school grounds) where the State Law does not grant them such authority. The obvious answer should be no.

Data Point – More good news – Jobs report

Private payrolls grow by 234,000 in January, vs 185,000 expected: ADP/Moody’s Analytics Private companies hired 234,000 jobs in January, well above expectations for 185,000, according to ADP and Moody’s Analytics. Service-related industries led with 212,000 new jobs; manufacturing added 12,000 and construction 9,000. The report often differs significantly from the government’s more closely watched nonfarm …

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Data Point – Federal Reserve (Atlanta) predicting a 5.4% rise in Q1 2018

While the 2017’s last quarter came in short of expectations at 2.6% (many expect the revised number to be over 3%), I am rather astonished at this news: Latest forecast: 5.4 percent — February 1, 2018 The GDPNow model forecast for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the first quarter of 2018 is …

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Tales from the BudComm – Fred, please remember you were part of the problem you are bellyaching about

OK, Fred Butler has another LtE in the local paper and, of course, he is off-point.  Not only off-point in the way that our own inimitable commenter Timothy (factual but of no real relevance in his own special Progressive way) but blames the BudComm for not cutting budgets.  To which I point out, he was …

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