Economy

Italy’s God Emperor Trump (If You Haven’t Seen It Yet, Check This Out!)

Say hello to God-Emperor Trump. A huge moving recreation of the meme. What meme? This one. Make sure you read the captioning. And check out the mighty Twitter Sword with words that, according to the designer mean “here are your f-ing tariffs.” A joke, he says, but then, it is his opinion that this is a weapon …

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Vermonter: NH Doesn’t Deserve the First in The Nation Primary

Jeff Danziger, in an opinion piece for the Fall River Herald News, says as a Vermonter, he knows New Hampshire doesn’t deserve the first in the nation primary. I’ve had plenty to say about the distinction. I’m not sure we deserve it either. The way it warps the party politics and puts an emphasis on …

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Will New Hampshire’s Democrat Majorities Repeat New York’s Mistakes?

With the exception of the Governor’s office, on most days, the Democrats have complete control of State government. We have a good idea of what they will do with that. Gun ban bills will nibble away at the public space. School choice will suffer. They will try to raise taxes on job creators. There will be …

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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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