New Hampshire

Democrats for Governor on 2A: Increase gun control and ban firearms

by Kimberly Morin August 25, 2016

On Monday, WMUR released an interview segment with each Democrat running in the gubernatorial primary discussing gun control. As painful as it may seem to sit through interview after interview with any politicians, it’s important to understand what these men are saying and what they actually mean. All three Democrats for Governor – Colin Van Ostern, […]

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Maggie Hassan patronizes and demeans Granite State women

by Kimberly Morin August 24, 2016

Maggie Hassan sent a press release that attempts to highlight her “Priorities for Women and Families” before Women’s Equality Day on Friday. Hassan makes her usual false claims that she’s essentially been making year after year after year. She never does follow through and she continues to patronize women and demean them by treating them […]

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Medical Marijuana users in NH lose 2nd Amendment Rights

by Kimberly Morin August 15, 2016
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On Thursday the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced that it will not consider marijuana to be used for medicinal purposes at the federal level. Although there have beennumerous studies that show marijuana to be helpful for certain medical diseases and issues, the Federal Department of Agriculture has not agreed with these studies and therefore will […]

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‘Balsams Boondoggle’ balloons to $40 million in taxpayer-backed funding

by Kimberly Morin August 11, 2016

On Friday it was reported by New England Ski Industry that the amount of taxpayer-backed funding now being requested by Les Otten for the Balsams’ “renovation” is $40 million rather than the original $28 million. This on the heels of a report that Otten hasn’t even requested the proper permits to even begin working on […]

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Judge rules in favor of Mike Gill and Aaron Day: Denies ‘gag order’ request

by Kimberly Morin August 9, 2016

On Friday a Rockingham County Court Judge ruled in favor of Mike Gill and Aaron Day on a portion of the defamation lawsuit brought against them by businessmen Dick Anagnost, Andrew Crews and William Greiner. The suit was brought back in April due to signs placed on a Manchester billboard that accuse the men of […]

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The truth about Mayor Ted Gatsas and Common Core in Manchester

by Kimberly Morin August 4, 2016

On Sunday, Mayor Ted Gatsas gave a stump speech at the Rockingham County Republican Committee candidate forum. In his speech he once again made claims about his record on Common Core that aren’t true and what he claims he will do in the future.

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NH Republican Gubernatorial Debate in Digestible Bits

by Steve MacDonald July 31, 2016
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A few weeks back the Windham GOP held a debate. We posted their video here, and I promised to break up the audio from that recording into digestible bits for your casual consumption. Hour one broke down into five segments. I have edited (shortened) the audio down to the questions and answers. Applause volume has been reduced […]

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NH Getting 495 Refugees, Some from Iraq and Syria

by Steve MacDonald July 27, 2016
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From Ann Corcoran at Refugee Resettlement Watch. (Emphasis in original.) According to figures provided by Seebart, the predominant countries of origin for the projected new arrivals for both Ascentria Community Services (formerly Lutheran Social Services) and the International Institute of New Hampshire (IINH) are Bhutan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Iraq. […]

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Is NH’s Hands-Free Law Working?

by Steve MacDonald July 27, 2016
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A day before the one-year anniversary of the “Hands-Free Law” the NH Union Leader reported an increase in collisions and deaths on New Hampshire roads. Three days later the Nashua Telegraph posted a report titled “NH sees fewer road deaths since law took effect in 2015.” The Hands-Free law prohibits the handling of portable electronic devices by […]

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Don’t Like NH’s Property Taxes? Then Move to Maine

by Steve MacDonald July 20, 2016
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Source: WalletHub This is an Interactive map! Skip took some time to fisk a letter to the Concord Monitor in which someone named John Andrews complains about the high property taxes in New Hampshire. He notes that across the border in Maine, he’d be paying a lot less in property taxes. Skip does a great job […]

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Congressional Candidate Eric Estevez is becoming unhinged

by Kimberly Morin July 18, 2016

For a guy who wants to be the next congressman from New Hampshire’s 2nd district, you’d think he’d be smart enough to know when to stop hammering nails in his own campaign coffin. 

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A Corrupt Republican Supports Hillary Clinton: NH Democrats get all Excited

by Kimberly Morin July 18, 2016

This morning a letter to the editor was published by Republican Elizabeth Tamposi who claimed Hillary Clinton “is the only choice for Republicans.” Well, sure, if you like corruption like Clinton.

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Windham GOP Republican Gubernatorial Debate

by Steve MacDonald July 15, 2016
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If you missed it, here it is. The entire Windham GOP Committee Republican Debate.

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Voters Should Assume NH Dems Supporting Hillary are All Serial Liars Too

by Steve MacDonald July 14, 2016
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New Hampshire Democrats need to explain why anyone should trust anything they say, ever? Their presumptive nominee is a serial liar, and either a complete and utter incompetent or a calculating insider so committed to hiding her activity from public scrutiny that leaving national security secrets lying around the internet is a reasonable risk to ensure a […]

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UPDATED: DNC Vice Chair Ray Buckley Drives into Protester during Clinton Event

by Kimberly Morin July 13, 2016

Yesterday during the Hillary Clinton event in Portsmouth New Hampshire, protesters joined the mix to express their outrage over the ‘Clinton Crime Syndicate’ and the apparent abuse of the justice system if you happen to be a Clinton. NH1 News was live streaming the protest via Facebook when the DNC’s Vice Chair Ray Buckley, also […]

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Journal: Protesting the Clinton Crime Syndicate in Portsmouth

by Kimberly Morin July 12, 2016

Today in Portsmouth, Bernie Sanders jumped the shark and decided to endorse ‘Wall Street’ queen Hillary Clinton. Some Granite Staters decided to welcome Clinton back to New Hampshire after she was recently given a ‘free pass’ for being an ‘idiot’ when sharing classified information while Secretary of State. I thought I’d do something different and […]

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So, If Unemployment is 2.7% Why Does NH Gov. Maggie Hassan Need $8.3 Million for This?

by Steve MacDonald July 11, 2016
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New Hampshire’s unemployment rate is at 2.7%. We may well be at or approaching a circumstance where there are more jobs than people who want to work. So what the hell is this? In February, Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan announced a new $8.3 million initiative aimed at helping low-income people find good-paying jobs.

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Eric Estevez is a Sleazebag not fit for ANY Political Office

by Kimberly Morin July 10, 2016

Eric Estevez is a current New Hampshire State Representative running as a Republican in the Congressional District 2 primary. Some colorful and interesting and downright sleazy things have come to light about Estevez that are important for voters to be aware of.

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The 603 Alliance Announces Endorsements in NH State Level Races

by Steve MacDonald July 8, 2016
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The 603 Alliance has announced four endorsements in New Hampshire primary races for the US Senate, NH Congressional Districts 1 and 2, and for Governor of New Hampshire.  (Disclosure: As a member of the steering committee I did take part in this process.) From 603 Alliance.org In an ambitious undertaking, the 603 Alliance held private […]

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Cut Taxes – Increase Tax Revenue

by Steve MacDonald July 6, 2016
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Dave Solomon at the New Hampshire Union Leader is reporting that New Hampshire state revenues are $100 million over budget for the year. And guess what? Business taxes account for the largest share of the state’s revenue, and have brought in much more money than budget writers anticipated, …Receipts from business taxes are $74.5 million […]

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How About Honoring the UN on Independence Day?

by Steve MacDonald July 5, 2016
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The Democrat pictured above in the Amherst Independence Day Parade is (we are told) one Martin Goulet. “Martin Goulet of Amherst, NH,” really felt the Bern. He also writes informational content on the Amherst Democrat’s blog site and thinks that Independence Day is also UN Pride Day. (Go Free speech, right?)

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How About Alienating ‘Taxpayers’?

by Steve MacDonald June 30, 2016
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From Dan Tuohy, Union Leader, Wayne Lesperance, a political science professor from New England College, said Sununu’s position may be an attempt to distinguish himself from the other GOP candidates, though at risk of angering conservatives.

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Manchester Gun Shop Sends Senator Jeanne Shaheen a Message

by Kimberly Morin June 23, 2016

A few days ago during an interview, New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen made some pretty egregious and outrageous statements about her own constituents. Shaheen actually said that people who buy AR-15s are only doing so with bad intentions.

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Clinton Muppet Maggie Hassan

by Steve MacDonald June 15, 2016
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Maggie Hassan is a Clinton Muppet. When Bill or Hillary move their mouths Maggie moves hers. When they tell her to look this way and not that, she looks. Case in point? Women and gays. If Maggie is such a strong defender of women and the LGBT Bunch when can we expect a little outrage […]

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Suppressor Hunting Now Legal In New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald June 11, 2016
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Hassan signs HB 500. (ASA) The American Suppressor Association is proud to announce that after 3 years and a lot of teamwork, suppressor hunting is now legal in the Granite State! Earlier today, Gov. Maggie Hassan signed Rep. John Burt’s (R-Hillsborough) HB 500 into law, making New Hampshire the 40th state to legalize suppressor hunting. […]

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Damn Global Warming Nearly Kills Hikers in June

by Steve MacDonald June 10, 2016
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Strong winds and freezing June temperatures–caused no doubt by our obsession with cheap energy and first world pleasures–drove four Virginia hikers trekking through New Hampshire’s White Mountains to seek emergency assistance last night. FRANCONIA, N.H. (AP/WRIC) — Two hikers from Norfolk, Virginia were rescued Friday morning in the White Mountains in New Hampshire. The married couple, identified […]

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“Missing Maggie’s” 40 Days (so far…)

by Steve MacDonald June 10, 2016
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The NHGOP just did something right. They released the above video titled ’40 Days.’ I like it. It points out that our Governor has better things to do than run the state. From February 2nd to June 8th Democrat Maggie Hassan was out-of-state for 40 days campaigning for the job of “other representative” to New Hampshire […]

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NH GDP Equals… Syria’s

by Scott Morales June 9, 2016

The United States economy is huge.  How huge? YUUUGGE! Check out this map put together by AEI. From American Enterprise Institute: The map above (click to enlarge) was created (with assistance from AEI’s graphic design director Olivier Ballou) by matching the economic output (GDP) in each US state (and the District of Columbia) in 2015 […]

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Romancing Bureaucracies

by Steve MacDonald June 9, 2016
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As New Hampshire is busily building its own Opiate bureaucracy before our eyes… Every problem in contemporary society calls forth its equal and supposedly opposite bureaucracy. The ostensible purpose of this bureaucracy is to solve that problem. But the bureaucracy quickly develops a survival instinct and so no more wishes the problem to dissapear than […]

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State Supreme Court Draws a Crooked Line

by Steve MacDonald June 3, 2016
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NHRTL lost a decision on a Right to Know request at the New Hampshire State Supreme court but the language the court used to dismiss sounds a bit sketchy to me. The state Supreme Court ruled that Planned Parenthood was not subject to many of the right-to-know provisions in state law because there was insufficient […]

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