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Pine Tree Ramblings Vol 12

Since 1981, October has been declared Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Given that, I feel obligated to provide a public service by highlighting NH State Senator Jeff Woodburn’s recent Domestic Violence charges. In case you haven’t heard, Senator Woodburn has a bit of an anger management problem.  Sure, we all get angry, but we don’t “bite” or …

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Pine Tree Ramblings Vol 11

File under “Liberalism is a Mental Disorder” (although I should change this to “Leftism is a Mental Disorder” since “Liberal” just seems too nice and flowy). It’s time again for Ray Buckley’s appeal to New Hampshire Democrats to buy tickets to their annual fundraising dinner (nice GIF, Buckles). That’s not really a story worth telling – but the …

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Get out and vote – Our endorsements

As I have stated before, our endorsement lists the past few years have been short indeed and this cycle, quite short – just two.  Steve has already covered Steve Negron, our pick in NH’s Second Congressional District.  Here’s our other pick, Jane Cormier for NH’s Executive Councilor in District 4.  I’m putting this video back …

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In 2014 Rick Dowd was a Republican for Democrat Peggy Gilmour

Peggy Gilmour is a progressive Democrat. She’s very progressive. She worships at all the progressive totems. Speaks the language of the left. She likes more taxes, more regulation, and less local control. In 2014 Nashua Alderman Rick Dowd endorsed Democrat Peggy Gilmour. Dowd was a Republican for Peggy. He supported her instead of an actual Republican, …

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Dave Boutin Sides with Accused Heroin Trafficker To Attack Primary Opponent

In a recent mailer, which will take several posts to “depose” State Senate Candidate David Boutin came out smearing Republican Primary opponent Bill Kuch. Boutin claims (see above) that his primary opponent, Bill Kuch, is extreme for voting against Marsy’s law. Hello! Dave? The New Hampshire House voted 284 – 51 against CACR22 (Marsy’s Law). Dave Boutin thinks …

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There’s a reason why NH ranks much higher than Maine

Reformatted, emphasis mine: “…The compilation data is stunning. In many of the selected reports, Maine lagged far behind New Hampshire for competitiveness for new industry, tax burden, cost of doing business, workforce education, infrastructure, regulatory environment and labor supply. New Hampshire came in, nationally, as the 15th best state in terms of business climate and …

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J Bartlett: Janus Ruling Saves NH State Employees 1 Million A Year

New Hampshire’s Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy Reports that based on a Right to Know request the annual calculated savings for State Employees forced to pay agency fees (Post Janus) is over one million dollars. The state collected $37,913.60 per paycheck from these 2,161 non-union employees, diverting an annual total of $1,012,055.83 from their …

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Rockingham County GOP: NH CD1 Debate, By Question

From Pinkerton Academy, Derry, NH – Candidates: Eddie Edwards, Andy Sanborn, Bruce Crochetiere – 7pm on July 11th 2018. Presented question by question:   The opening statements, and just for fun, the lightning round: [youtube https://youtu.be/WcBKWPy4uX0&align=left&w=260] [youtube https://youtu.be/DWCLwK6kgqI&align=left&w=260]