Day: February 9, 2018

Steve Negron Has Decisive Victory in Hopkinton GOP Straw Poll

The Negron campaign just sent out a press release regarding Republican Congressional Candidate Steve Negron’s Straw poll victory last night in Hopkinton, New Hampshire. A new or newly reorganized Republican town committee in Hopkinton had “GOP” candidates or their representatives by (for the Republican Primary to challenge Ann Kuster in NH CD-2) to address the attendees …

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Just thought I’d throw this out there: Gay marriage is no longer in Bermuda

The British territory of Bermuda has become the first jurisdiction to roll back same-sex marriage, less than one year after the unions were legalized by the socially conservative island’s supreme court. Governor John Rankin signed the Domestic Partnership Act into law Wednesday reversing the rights of same-sex partners to wed. The legislation allows any couple to enter into …

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Tales from the BudComm, sorta sideways, – Government Worker Pension plan

This snippet from the UL caught my eye as we on the BudComm saw (and heard) that retirement costs are skyrocketing from almost every department head lamenting its impact on their budgets, especially as the State broke its “promise” to help local towns and cities pay the costs that go into the State wide pension …

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The “Uber” pay gap? The feminists aren’t going to like the answer

From a study “The Gender Earnings Gap in the Gig Economy: Evidence From Over a Million Rideshare Drivers.”, the folks at Freakonomics Radio did an interview with the authors (RE: “…The paper was written by five economists — two who are employed by Uber; two Stanford professors; and one researcher who’s been on Freakonomics Radio …

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These 21 New Hampshire House Republicans Don’t Just Want an Income Tax, They Saved It.

The Commerce Committee report on HB 628 was inexpedient to Legislate. Kill the bill, they said. We don’t want to add dozens of bureaucrats and a mechanism to tax income in New Hampshire. But the 21 Republicans pictured above voted against the committee report. They saved the Income-tax built into the legislation. Without their “support” this …

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Climate Change, Climate Change, Climate Change – is there nothing we can’t blame it on?

There is a water crisis going on in Cape Town, South Africa right now – they are expecting to run out of potable water in this city of 4 million people rather soon (a few months) and the Concord Monitor is both wringing its hands and bunching up its panties over it.  Given the headline …

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Donna Green Resigns From Timberlane School Board…

PRESS RELEASE February 8, 2018, 11 pm  Sandown, NH GREEN RESIGNS FROM TIMBERLANE BOARD OVER DOBSON NO TRESPASS For immediate release: The following is Donna Green’s statement following her resignation from the Timberlane Regional School Board on Thursday night, Feb. 8. after a meeting in which the board failed to rescind the no trespass order …

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Obama Admin Blocked Efforts to Dismantle Drug Operations Funding Terrorism

Hezbollah (apparently) gets a lot of money from drug running operations run by Lebanese Hezbollah outfits in Latin America. But that’s not the most surprising thing in this report. The latest announcement comes on the heels of President Donald Trump’s decision to pass tough sanctions against Hezbollah. The sanctions are aimed at businesses in Sierra Leone, Ghana, and Liberia, which the …

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