Nashua Telegraph

If He Were A Priest Or A Republican

by Steve MacDonald December 26, 2014
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Thirty-six days ago we began a series of reports about a guy from Oregon named Terry Bean.  Mr. Bean is accused of sexually assaulting at least one minor.  Sadly, this is not a common story (public school teachers are accused of it all the time), but in this instance the “someone” arrested and accused sits […]

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“Independent Voice” Shaheen Drew Obama Support Red Line…at 99%

by Steve MacDonald October 27, 2014
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We’ve all been reminding voters that NH Senator  Jeanne Shaheen campaigned as a non-partisan choice for New Hampshire in 2008.  The observant among us saw that for the nonsense that it was, but she got elected anyway. Now, six years later, the not-so-partisan-Jeanne-Shaheen has a problem.  She drew her own red line.  The line at […]

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PolitiFact NH On Lambert Campaign Mailer – Pants on Fire

by Steve MacDonald August 15, 2014
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PolitiFact NH has just given the Lambert Campaign a ‘Pants on Fire’ for their recent mailer claim that Marilinda Garcia supports $150 Billion in new taxes.  (I took a stab at that claim here). You can read their analysis at the link, so I am going to use this space to point out that the […]

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Scott Brown – lying on the campaign trail now, sir?

by Skip June 5, 2014

 A Merrimack business group rescinded its invitation for a one-on-one meeting with Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown after concluding that Brown ducked showing up at a forum with his GOP primary rivals. Merrimack Business Association President David McCray said it’s clear to him Brown’s campaign was untruthful that he couldn’t make a June 18 forum […]

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Scott Brown: Even the Telegraph Agrees With Us – “Some Answers Tour”

by Skip June 4, 2014

Steve already had part of the Editorial up, speaking that Brown refuses to be on the hot seat – there’s always a scheduling conflict that is the ready answer.  This is the part that got my attention (emphasis mine): Back in April, Scott Brown, the former U.S. senator from Massachusetts, announced his “Obamacare Isn’t Working […]

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If the Legislature Added Ten Cents to the Cost of the Nashua Telegraph, Would That Be a Tax?

by Steve MacDonald May 2, 2014
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The Nashua Telegraph is behind a pay wall I wouldn’t waste ten cents to get past but I can still read the snippets, and this one was enough to make me laugh. CONCORD – A growing program to permit homeowners to empty their garages and basements of old paint fell victim to political branding in […]

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Where Is NH Media on A Gun Running Politician?

by Steve MacDonald April 3, 2014
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In case there is any doubt that there is a media preference for Democrats let’s just clear that up…Again. A quick search of three local Newspapers near me, provides some perspective. I Searched three items.  Leland Yee, the gun-running anti-gun Democrat State Senator from CA, Wendy Davis–a Democrat State senator from TX (and candidate for […]

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This Article Is About Ace Reporters – Not Candidates, Let’s Make That Clear

by Ed Naile March 29, 2014

Just as anticipated, the Nashua paper’s ace political reporter is doing a second story about a possible Republican candidate for governor. The last story the ace political reporter from Nashua did on this same candidate and issue was March 23. Today’s revelation is that the potential Republican candidate HAD A DRIVER’S LICENSE IN MARYLAND within […]

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Suddenly DOMICILE Means Something!

by Ed Naile March 23, 2014

Watch the issue of “domicile” have meaning to Democrats now that they have set their teeth into a possible Republican candidate for Governor. Our State Constitution requires a person to live in NH for seven consecutive years to be a legitimate candidate for several offices. That has never bothered the Democrats, especially the former party […]

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Have you Looked in the Mirror Lately?

by Steve MacDonald January 21, 2014
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Yesterday afternoon a NH House Rep. sent me a “heads up” that the Nashua Telegraph’s political doodler Kevin Landrigan had made note (on Facebook) of the frequency of articles at GraniteGrok regarding the DuckGate case of Nashua NH House Democrat David Campbell–a case with a number of unanswered questions that suggest a police commissioner helped […]

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A Two-fer: Kevin Landrigan and the NH GOP

by Skip January 5, 2014

From Kevin Landrigan (political writer at Nashua Telegraph, that daily of declining readership) (reformatted, emphasis mine): Boosting AFP The state chapter of Americans for Prosperity is staffing up with a local talent.  Ross Connolly will start as a field coordinator Wednesday after having a similar role with AFP in New Jersey.  He worked Hillsborough for […]

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Lame Duck?

by Susan Olsen December 30, 2013

“I hit some ducks,” Campbell said in an interview with The Telegraph. “Some people were feeding ducks on the driveway in front of the Crowne Plaza at 10 o’clock at night … and they didn’t move, and I hit some ducks.”  

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Nashua Paper Shills For Voter Fraud – Again

by Ed Naile October 14, 2013

Once again the Nashua paper fails to ask the questions that would expose voter fraud – they have been doing this since 2001 that I know of. Here is the scam: An out of state campaign worker steals a NH vote from the home of a NH resident, usually a liberal Democrat like State […]

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Nashua Telegraph – doing Ray Buckley’s dirty work on Martha’s Motel?

by Skip August 4, 2013

After all, a deflection from wrong doing by using the “well, everybody does it” sounds more like a tweener trying to get out of a bad spot with Mom & Dad rather than from a professional journalistic entity?  Or, is this simply yet another manifestation of how journalism is downgrading itself?  After all, after paying […]

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Merrimack Gun Store Calls Obama Salesman Of The Year

by Mike March 3, 2013
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It’s about twelve weeks since the Left took unholy advantage of the Newtown tragedy, with hyperbolic gun control rhetoric. It’s about 6 weeks since “

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About Merrimack’s Town Tax Rate

by Steve MacDonald February 17, 2013

More than a few folks in Merrimack probably had heart attacks when they saw the front page article “Council OKs 23.5 million budget” in the Merrimack Telegraph Journal.  In the second paragraph, right below the front page fold, it claimed this new budget would mean a  $5.25 increase per $1000.00 of assessed value. That would be an increase of approximately […]

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The Nashua Telegraph Has An Integrity Deficit

by Rick Olson December 31, 2012

“There is hardly any mental misery worse than that of having our own serious phrases, our own rooted beliefs, caricatured by a charlatan or a hireling.” —George Eliot Two days ago, the Nashua Telegraph wrote an Editorial asking, “Why does the NRA fear truth about guns?” Upon carefully reading the article and researching the sources (or […]

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Paging Bill Binnie – The Nashua Telegraph Is Up For Sale!

by Steve MacDonald December 29, 2012

Bill Binnie has been buying up media in New Hampshire.  WBIN-TV!  He just scooped up some radio stations.  And hey, wouldn’t a major Granite State newspaper be a great edition?  I think so, so how about the Nashua Telegraph? That’s right, the family that owns that liberal bird-cage liner (based out of Pennsylvania–say hi to […]

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Un-Un Breaking News: Stacie Laughton Resigns Again

by Steve MacDonald November 30, 2012

Convicted Felon and recently elected New Hampshire House Democrat Stacie Marie Laughton has ended the roller-coaster ride since her extensive criminal history was released by the Laconia Sun and resigned…in writing….to the Secretary of State.  (Story went public, she resigned, un-resigned–sort of, then resigned again.) So reports the Union leader. In the same piece (UL Editorial) […]

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Breaking News: Laughton Resigns

by Steve MacDonald November 28, 2012

The union leader is reporting this morning that newly elected Democrat House member Stacie ‘The Beloved‘ Laughton (Hills Dist 31/Nashua) has decided to resign. Laughton is disappointed, and states that no one asked her to resign, but that she was asked to consider all the things that have been presented. Call me cynical but if […]

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What Stacie Laughton Wants People to See is That She is Just Like Everyone Else.

by Steve MacDonald November 26, 2012

On June 8th 2012, the Nashua Telegraph did a community piece on then candidate for the New Hampshire House Stacie Laughton.  It opened like this. NASHUA – What Stacie Laughton wants people to see is that she is just like everyone else. This theme was repeated throughout the article, but nowhere in the Nashua Telegraph’s […]

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More Left-Leaning Newspapers Endorse Romney – Axel’s Mustache On The Line

by Mike October 31, 2012

Obama lead in Michigan falls within margin of error, Romney and surrogates buying ads in MN and PA, Obama campaign forced to buy ads in MI and PA….. Axeltramp bets his mustache, saying he’ll shave it off if Romney wins MN, MI, or PA – not to be outdone, Morning Joe says he’ll grow one […]

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Would You Rather Just Play Politics?

by Steve MacDonald January 29, 2011

Yesterday (New Hampshire Business Review) included GraniteGrok in its content. One of it’s staff writers or editors (there is no by-line) commented on how the GOP establishment was not the only one taking shots from their right. The Union leader, NH Journal, and Red Hampshire–which the author refers to as “those in the GOP media world”–are now in the sights of GraniteGrok and their sometimes paranoid always angry Groksters.

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Nashua Telegraph Snubs GOP Committee Meeting

by Steve MacDonald January 23, 2011

The Nashua Telegraph’s progressive tendencies are frequently on display but never more so than in this mornings Sunday print edition. There is not one mention of the Republican State Committee meeting that went on for five hours, nor the election of any officers including the new Chairman Jack Kimball.

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