The “No Soros Money In New Hampshire” Fairy Tale

by Steve MacDonald March 29, 2014
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I can picture the ruling class progressives telling a bedtime story to their one, adopted, Eastern-European, designer-child about the evil Koch Brothers and how they used their ‘dark-money’ magic to battle the brave Obama and his Knights of the redistribution round table. Obama wanted to help the peasants create a workers paradise with wage equality […]

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Taxes? We don’t pay no stinkin’ taxes!

by Susan Olsen April 21, 2013

Peggy Gilmour and I were both graduated from college in 1973 (it only took me three years).  She went on for a graduate degree in nursing and I went o nto the family coal business and then some.  Though Ms. Gilmour dropped off the radar screen for a period of time – at least according […]

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This Week On GrokTALK! – the after edition

by Skip April 20, 2013

While creating today’s GrokTALK! podcast, we had Dean Dr. Julianne Cooper from Liberty Harbor Academy and Josh Youseff who ran for the NH State Senate this last cycle on to talk about education. We ended up talking on a number of issues concerning education and during that discussion, I remembered this post from 2009 about […]

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NH State Senator Peggy Gilmour – I demand who should control education dollars

by Susan Olsen April 19, 2013

And that would not be parents – From today’s Concord Patch: ‘Sen. Peggy Gilmour, D-Hollis, had urged her colleagues to overturn a committee recommendation and then pass the repeal bill. In a statement, she said, “The program has no accountability of public money. It allows private, non-profit corporations to determine where public education dollars are […]

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Yes, Dan, it’s for the children

by Susan Olsen March 8, 2013

The salient points of the Hillsboro-Deering Teachers’ Contract:

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To New Hampshire Democrat Aaron Gill – About That ‘Free From Out Of State Influence’ Thing…

by Steve MacDonald October 12, 2012

This makes an excellent followup to what Skip just wrote about the DLCC endorsing a local New Hampshire Democrat. Speaking about New Hampshire legislators that same Democrat candidate, Aaron Gill (Hillsborough 39) writes We expect their personal conduct to reflect the character of New Hampshire citizens, that the work of the people will be conducted […]

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Liberty & Freedom Folks – Take the AFT Survey!

by Steve MacDonald June 27, 2012

If you missed this post, read it first–Major Teachers Union Political survey includes no questions about the children or their education, just about things that matter to securing union power and their ability to charge dues. So one of our Grok Friends suggested we encourage our readers to take the survey themselves and send it […]

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American Federation of Teachers Candidate Survey – Hint: It’s Not About The Children

by Steve MacDonald June 26, 2012

I was forwarded a copy of the candidate survey sent out to New Hampshire Legislative Candidates from the American Federation of Teachers (AFT-NH).  It is twenty-five questions whose focus can be summed up in two words; Money and Power. The entire survey is dedicated to asking whether you will do anything to curb public union […]

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