Economy

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NPR Sells the Theory That Cheap Oil is Bad for GDP and America’s Economy (Hint: it’s Not!)

Did you hear? Cheap oil may now be bad for the economy. That’s the question “explored” in a piece at NPR titled, “Oil Prices Hit A New Low. Here’s Why That Might Be A Bad Thing.” Did you notice the application of “might?” Well, it might, but it might not with an emphasis on not. Related: …

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Data Point – Income Inequality?

..I mean, are Americans really no better off than they were during the late 1970s? I hear that stated quite frequently. But this chart of real income growth tells a different story. Please note that all the lines have been headed higher. Also note the 79 percent gain for the bottom 20 percent in post-transfer/tax …

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Brookstone Bankruptcy a Done Deal – Still not New Hampshire’s Fault

Lost in the election noise was a report from NHBR last week that Brookstone’s bankruptcy was “official.” The chain, headquartered in Merrimack, New Hampshire, had fallen on hard times, attracting our attention when a reader tried to argue that the Granite State’s tax system was to blame for companies like Brookstone going out of business. …

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Nashua Telegraph Disses Dem. Molly Kelly, Endorses Chris Sununu for Governor

I have to admit, I am surprised to see the Nashua Telegraph, a reliable left-leaning newspaper, abandon Democrat candidate Molly Kelly for Republican Governor Sununu. But according to this email I just got, they did. Telegraph Endorses Sununu New Hampshire is better off than it was two years ago. Some may even say the Granite …

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Protect New Hampshire’s Booming Economy – Vote Republican on Tue. Nov. 6th

In case you forgot to share this great news with friends and neighbors. As of July, the average hourly wage for private employment in New Hampshire was $26.22, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data compiled by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. New Hampshire’s real per capita personal income is up more than $4,000 since …

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NARAL says Restricting Abortion Access “Harms Children”

I don’t know where you land on the spectrum of life before birth. Perhaps you agree that life begins at conception, or maybe you think it starts at some point that could never have been arrived at without conception. It’s your logic, not mine. But that’s not the argument I’m here to debate. Wherever you are in …

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Obama Spotted at Subaru Dealer Trying to Buy a ‘Legacy’

Desperate for relevance, Mr. Obama continues to claim credit for an economic recovery that isn’t supposed to exist. Such is the conundrum, some would say hypocrisy, of the left. The economy’s not that good if you ask a Democrat. Of course, it’s a good deal better than the left’s post-Trump election promised total economic collapse (viewed …

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New Hampshire Hits New High for Jobs Created

The excellent employment news continues for Granite Staters. Yesterday’s update from the New Hampshire Office of Employment Security (NHES) reports 741,480 held jobs last month an increase of 1,430. Just a few months ago we reported record-breaking employment numbers, but that was no fluke. Tax cuts for job creators continue to generate incomes for individuals and …

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Why Do NH Democrats Want to Kill Job Growth and the Economy?

I so enjoyed writing this post that it needed a video to go with it. New Hampshire is experiencing some significant benefit from Republican tax and economic policy. Democrats are promising to take those benefits away. Please do what you can to educate them about the consequences of allowing that to happen and what they need …

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