New Hampshire

New Hampshire Should Support the Massachusetts Soda Tax

by Steve MacDonald May 18, 2017

The State of Massachusetts is considering a tax on sugary drinks.  OK. Go for it. Every jurisdiction that has imposed their progressive will in this manner has seen a drop in sales and jobs, which migrate just beyond the reach of said tax. I’m no geographer and I don’t play one on the internet, but […]

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The Cost of Electricity in NH – TAXES AND OVERHEAD

by Steve MacDonald May 15, 2017

By Bill Fortune Seabrook Station produces about 1/2 of NH’s electricity at the cost of about 2.5, cents/kWh, before taxes, per the Energy Information Agency. There are several small hydro plants that produce power at about 1.3 cents/kWh (approx. 100 MWs). Because of increased regulations, we are not certain the cost of electricity generated by […]

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Full Day Kindergarten Could Still Be Stopped!

by Steve MacDonald May 4, 2017

If you missed it, Full Day Kindergarten passed the NH House today. (Boo!) Bad news for taxpayers, but… There is still an opportunity to stop it. The Bill must go to the finance committee for a public hearing, where, in theory, it could be stonewalled. There is a Public Hearing: 05/09/2017 02:30 PM LOB 210-211 […]

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UNH Employees Cannot Appropriate University Resources to Express Partisan Political Views

by Steve MacDonald April 28, 2017

The New Hampshire, the UNH system student newspaper, is reporting on a dust-up over some posters displayed on a wall at the Memorial Union Building (MUB). The ‘We the people’ posters were placed by an employee without MUB management approval. While the article focuses on the various reactions to them going up and coming down, the unrecognized gem […]

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Full-Day Kindergarten: NH Republicans have lost their minds

by Kimberly Morin April 26, 2017

Yesterday, the House Education Committee passed a ridiculous full-day kindergarten bill that actually increased the amount Governor Sununu wanted to spend from $9 million per year to over $14 million per year. The amendment was brought forth by ‘Republican’ Terry Wolf and replaces Senate Bill 191 (SB 191) completely. The amendment is actually House Bill […]

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Could Full Day Kindergarten in New Hampshire Cure Athlete’s Foot?

by Steve MacDonald April 25, 2017

The push to pass full-day kindergarten in New Hampshire might cure athlete’s foot. Toenail fungus? Why not? Advocates have come out suggesting it will help end the opioid crisis and solve the brain-drain problem–by keeping students from leaving the state after they graduate. Could it begin to heal the earth, stop the seas from rising? Is […]

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Dumbest Tweets of the Week

by Kimberly Morin April 24, 2017

Dumbest tweets of the week and it’s only Monday Everyday babies are born addicted to opioids – investing in their future with #FullDayK will help change the direction of their future! https://t.co/uyR0AGgNMB — Mayor Ted Gatsas (@MayorTedGatsas) April 24, 2017 ICYMI: NH Police Chief advocates for #FullDayK to end opioid epidemic and prevent future crime […]

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Churches, Small Towns, Going “Sanctuary” in New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald April 17, 2017

Did you know that, Three small Granite State towns — Harrisville, Dublin, and Lyme — voted at town meetings last month to declare themselves as “sanctuary towns.” However, bigger areas like Durham, home to the University of New Hampshire, and Portsmouth failed to pass similar measures. Students at Dartmouth College in Hanover passed around a […]

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Whomever Approved This Title Knows Nothing About Being “Armed to the Teeth”

by Steve MacDonald April 6, 2017

If you hadn’t heard a man in Salem shot himself in the basement of a home that exploded. Searchers discovered some weapons, obviously. And while the media has reported on the explosion, the suicide, the man’s debts, a few booby traps, the opinions of neighbors, and other circumstances, the weapons are featured in most if […]

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Did New Hampshire’s Civil Engineers Just Ask for a Sales or Income Tax?

by Steve MacDonald April 5, 2017

New Hampshire’s local coven of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE-NH) gave the state a C- on ‘infrastructure.’ The grade was determined by a team of professional engineers from across New Hampshire who assessed 12 categories of infrastructure. And they found that much of the state’s infrastructure requires investment and upgrades to keep up with […]

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Out-Of State Group Behind Portsmouth Bag Ban Will Keep Pushing Their Agenda

by Steve MacDonald April 5, 2017

Monday we reported on an attempt by elements in the City of Portsmouth to advance another plastic bag ban. Yesterday, the Portsmouth City Council postponed a vote on the ban pending review by the City Manager. It is unclear what the city manager can do. There is no legislative support or enabling legislation. Correspondent Kimberly Haas from […]

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Fight over School Choice Heats Up

by Steve MacDonald April 5, 2017

Someone I know (a liberal Hillary supporter) who must remain anonymous was saying that SB193 would allow some home-schooling family with six kids to take six kids worth of money out of the school district when it wouldn’t cost them that much to home school them. My fist thought was, well, it’s not actually the […]

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Portsmouth Looking at Plastic Bag Ban Again- Council Meeting Tonight.

by Steve MacDonald April 3, 2017

The Portsmouth, New Hampshire City Council is meeting tonight for the second reading of a proposal to ban plastic bags in the city council chamber, City hall, starting at 7 pm. This is not the Council’s first dance with a proposed bag ban. Back in the spring of 2015 a Blue Ribbon Committee on Sustainable […]

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Smile Democrats: NH Has Performed 40% More Background Checks Since 2014

by Steve MacDonald April 3, 2017

At every opportunity, New Hampshire Democrats and the anti-gun lobby sell their corrupted wares under a banner that increasingly reads “New Hampshire blah blah blah support background checks.” This marketing strategy is meant to paint with a broad brush the idea that a lot of us agree on the need for background checks for firearm […]

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Let’s Get Real About New Hampshire Voter Fraud

by Ed Naile March 31, 2017

NH1 News seems to be the only statewide media, other than bloggers, interested in the possible loss of a US Senate seat to voter fraud. Finally, Secretary of State William Gardner is beginning to open the door to the possibility of voter fraud affecting statewide elections in NH. It is a breakthrough even though the […]

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Secretary of State Bill Gardner – Too Little – Too Late

by Ed Naile March 30, 2017

NH1 News has a nice scoop about voter fraud in NH’s 2016 election where thousands of-out-of state voters tipped a US Senate seat – but they drink some of the standard NH voter fraud Kool Aide in the story. Too bad. Still, they now have a lot of the issues out in the open regarding […]

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Why Did Kate D’Adamo Try to Gag New Hampshire’s Human Trafficking Task Force?

by Steve MacDonald March 30, 2017

Kate D’Adamo was picked to lead the New Hampshire Human Trafficking Collaborative Task Force. But as noted here, D’Adamo is a national advocate for legalizing prostitution, and the two are intimately connected. Decriminalizing pimping and the sex trade would tie the hands of investigators. The buyers and the sellers would be able to continue their devastating […]

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Support Trump/Free Jerry DeLemus Rally, Sat. April 29th, 2017

by Steve MacDonald March 29, 2017

On Saturday, April 29th, in front of the New Hampshire State House in Concord, there is a Support Trump Rally combined with a Free Jerry DeLemus Rally.  Jerry has been imprisoned without due process on manufactured charges (for over a year). Please show your support for freeing Jerry, and for President Trump, by attending this […]

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We’ve Got the Cost Per Pupil for Every School District In New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald March 29, 2017

The New Hampshire Department of Education has released a document listing the cost per pupil for public school education in New Hampshire. The report provides details for each district (or SAU) in the state based on these parameters. The Cost per Pupil represents, with certain adjustments, current expenditures from all funding sources (local, state and […]

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Why The Cheshire County Sheriff Did Not just Create a Sanctuary County in New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald March 27, 2017

Cheshire County New Hampshire Sheriff Eli Rivera announced this week that his office would not conduct raids for Federal immigration officials. So has Cheshire declared itself a sanctuary County? Hardly. In the context of the illegal immigration debate a sanctuary town, city, county, or state is a place that will not actively pursue illegal immigrants for deportation, […]

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The New Media Militia

by Steve MacDonald March 26, 2017

As of today, New Hampshire has a new aggregation site. The New Media Militia. The New Media Militia are the bloggers, podcasters, activists, and local radio hosts who are reporting on Local, State, and National issues. This site aggregates that content to provide local news and opinion in one place. Each post is a snippet of […]

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The “No Soros Money In New Hampshire” Fairy Tale – Revisited!

by Steve MacDonald March 18, 2017

Soros money has been a topic of interest here, with regard to vote-fraudsters in particular. It reminded me of a post I wrote about Soros money in New Hampshire that I thought worthy of revisiting that opened with this, Who in NH Gets Soros Money? Keep Reading   

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Windham Decides Between Local Control or Lobbyist Lap Dogs

by Steve MacDonald March 17, 2017

Tomorrow voters in Windham, New Hampshire will go to the polls, and one of the more important decisions they have to make is whether to allow their School Board to go forward or backward. Recent elections have moved the Windham school board away from its unaccountable past. Daniel Popovici-Muller, Tom Murray, and Ken Eyring have created […]

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NH House: The public decline of Democrat Sherry Frost’s sanity

by Kimberly Morin March 15, 2017

Yesterday, The Blaze posted another embarrassing moment in the New Hampshire Legislature thanks to Dover Democrat, Representative Sherry Frost. The woman is now becoming increasingly more insane in her rhetoric. Frost will attempt to claim it is only “hyperbole” but given her outrageous, inappropriate and unprofessional behavior since becoming a representative, that attempt should be […]

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Is Unwanted Cell Tower Near a Local Elementary School Secretly a Done Deal?

by Steve MacDonald March 13, 2017

(NH Political Buzz.org) To make a long story short (at least for the moment), former Bedford New Hampshire Town Manager Steve Daly entered into an agreement with Crown Castle Towers to lease public property for the placement of a cell tower. Daly never had permission from the Town Council. The zoning board refused to approve the deal. […]

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March Nor’Easter to Dump 10-20 Inches of Snow

by Steve MacDonald March 13, 2017

This is why, no matter how “warm” it gets outside, I never put my snowblower away until the end of April.

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Windham election: Al Letizio Jr. and Dennis Senibaldi bring ‘nasty’ back to the school board

by Kimberly Morin March 12, 2017

On Tuesday, towns across New Hampshire will be holding local elections, including Windham. While many elections can sometimes be petty, recent school board elections in Windham tend to be contentious. Certain people in the town like to have power and when they are on the cusp of losing it or when they have lost it […]

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Raymond Police Dept. blocks dissenting views on social media; ACLU of NH responds

by Kimberly Morin March 11, 2017

Yesterday, the Raymond Police Department received a letter from the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire (ACLU NH) regarding their recent behavior on social media. The police department is currently requesting that Raymond voters agree to spend $6.8 million on a new police station. The current police station was built in the early 1990s. […]

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Across New Hampshire Capitalism Defeats Marxist Women’s Protest

by Steve MacDonald March 9, 2017

“Bourgeois feminism and the movement of proletarian women,” Zetkin wrote, “are two fundamentally different social movements.” International women’s day is a Marxist staple that’s been around since 1909. (Or, if you prefer 1911.) But it was always a socialist movement. Yesterday, according to a staff report in the Manchester Union Leader, ‘women’ across New Hampshire, […]

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New Hampshire AG “Uncle” Joe Foster Resigns

by Steve MacDonald March 9, 2017

One of New Hampshire’s more partisan political Attorney Generals has resigned. Joe will probably take his show back to the private sector where he can continue to be a lawyer-lobbyist for the Progressives but with better pay; at least until someone taps him to be granny Shaheen’s replacement down in DC.

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