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Local Media Reports a Majority of “NH Residents Support Gas Tax Increase” When They Don’t

by Steve MacDonald November 14, 2017

In two separate reports feeding off the same research, Fosters.com and the New Hampshire Business Review lead with headlines declaring support for a gas tax increase in New Hampshire. “UNH research: NH residents support gas tax hike.” But do they? Nope. In fact, according to the cited report, a majority oppose them. The NHBR article […]

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Is Saying “N-Word” a Micro-Aggression?

by Steve MacDonald September 21, 2017

A University of NH sorority is being investigated for using the N-word in a video posted online because if Kanye West can say it, you can’t sing it. DURHAM — A University of New Hampshire sorority is under investigation after a video was posted on Facebook Tuesday showing Alpha Phi members singing the rap song “Gold […]

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UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE NOTARIZED RESIDENCY STATEMENT FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE RESIDENTS

by Ed Naile September 20, 2017

c/o UNH

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A Banned American Flag and UNH Doubles Down on Diversity

by Steve MacDonald September 18, 2017

Here’s my segment with Rich Girard, as promised. Rich and I begin (very) briefly with bake sales as a constitutional question then move on to the Londonderry High School Flag ban incident. John Lyscars calls in with an update before we continue with UNH’s all-in commitment to the Diversity Cult with their Sept. 8th report, “Developing […]

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Monday: Check out the New Media Militia on Girard at Large

by Steve MacDonald September 18, 2017

It’s the beginning of a new week, and that means the New Media Militia Segment on Girard at Large. We’ll (probably) talk about the decline and fall of Free Speech at UNH after the recent release of their report on campus climate. The document commits the state university system to put the diversity cult at […]

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Time to Ask Your Legislators to Protect Free Speech in the UNH System

by Steve MacDonald September 17, 2017

The recently released UNH Interim Report Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate is not about the weather, but it does involve snowflakes. Let me drop one on your tongue so you can get a taste. “UNH must develop a sustainable inclusive campus climate and make diversity and inclusion integral to a 21st-century education where we […]

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New Hampshire’s Out-of-State-Tuition Paying Matriculating Morons

by Steve MacDonald September 13, 2017

One of the imagined hardships of being a voting age progressive social justice warrior marooned on a New Hampshire college campus is that your rights are continually being suppressed. Every election season out-of-state-tuition paying matriculators are told by New Hampshire Democrats that they can vote in New Hampshire, while Republicans in the Granite State think […]

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Durham New Hampshire named safest college town in nation- How is That Even Possible?

by Steve MacDonald August 26, 2017

According to SafeWise, an independent review and comparison website Durham, New Hampshire –the home of the UNH Main Campus — is the safest college town in America. I’m not sure how this is even possible. I was told that the passage of constitutional carry in New Hampshire would lead to blood in the streets. There […]

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Sex at UNH: Consent and Bystander Intervention

by Steve MacDonald August 13, 2017

Did you know that New Hampshire law forbids initiating sex with someone under the influence of drugs and alcohol? That’s what it says on the “About Alcohol” header of the UNH “Consent and Bystander Intervention” page, which reads, Alcohol or drugs are often used as a tool for sexual assault.  UNH policy and New Hampshire law forbid […]

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Poll: Gov. Chris Sununu Has New Hampshire Pointed in the Right Direction

by Steve MacDonald August 11, 2017

The University of New Hampshire Survey Center’s most recent Granite State Poll shows Governor Chris Sununu with high approval ratings after his first seven months in office. And,  “Nearly three in four Granite Staters feel the state is headed in the right direction, the highest percentage in a decade.” …

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Million Dollar National Science Foundation Grant Funds New Anti-Bias Guide from UNH

by Steve MacDonald July 27, 2017

Two years ago, in July of 2015, the University of New Hampshire made national news over a Bais-Free Language guide which suggested, among other things, that the word ‘American’ is problematic. The media firestorm produced a clarification from UNH President Mark Huddleston and a defense of free speech, a retraction of the guide from university servers, and […]

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Is Free Speech Doomed at UNH?

by Steve MacDonald May 17, 2017

UNH, like most universities, is weighted down by diversity curricula and all the anti-free-speech BS that goes with it. This handicap culminated in the very public unmasking of the  UNH Bias-Free Language guide that, among other things, suggested the word American might be problematic. National attention motivated UNH President Mark Huddleston to release a statement claiming […]

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Local Groups Admit They are in League with Communism

by Steve MacDonald April 29, 2017

If Tea Party activists marched with Klan members that would suggest an affinity or affiliation as damning as any. And so it should be with groups that March in celebration of May Day. A number of local groups are sponsoring or participating in May Day marches in New Hampshire. That should associate them ideologically with the […]

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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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What Happened to the UNH Enrichment Legislation?

by Steve MacDonald April 11, 2017

Senator Dan Innis (R-UNH) sponsored SB41 to recruit STEM candidates to New Hampshire Schools. As originally written it would have given $5,000.00 in taxpayer debt forgiveness to STEM students for showing up but not graduating or sticking around to thank taxpayers; by putting that knowledge to use in the Granite State. This prompted me to […]

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So, there’s no such thing as out-of-state student Voter Fraud? Think again – here’s proof

by Ed Naile March 9, 2017

Hung by their own petards: Eleven out-of-state UNH students were arrested Wednesday 02/23/2017 on criminal mischief charges during the Patriots over-celebration. I checked the Durham voter checklist today for coincidences and had six coincidences pop up. Garrett Colantino, 22, of Reading, Mass. – A Garrett John Colantino is NH voter #300469904 Elizabeth Connolly, 19, of Dorchester, Mass. […]

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SURVEY: Majority in NH support Right to Work, including union members

by Kimberly Morin February 15, 2017

Yesterday, the University of New Hampshire Survey Center released a survey in which they ask Granite Staters about some hot topics that are happening in the state. One of the biggest pieces of legislation that is going to be voted on by the house this week is “Right to Work” legislation. It is a bill […]

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Is SB 41 UNH Enrichment Legislation?

by Steve MacDonald February 14, 2017

New Hampshire Senate Bill 41 would pour $4 million dollars into a 2-year program that funds “scholarships” to students pursuing STEM degrees. From the Union Leader, Senate Bill 41 would allot a total of $4 million to the skilled technology worker recruiting fund to pay for scholarships for fiscal years ending in 2018 and 2019. With […]

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NH Should Follow UNH Non-Resident Tuition Rules – for Voting Purposes

by Steve MacDonald January 13, 2017

The new Legislature is looking at election law again so now is as good a time as any to revisit something I’ve suggested before when it comes to figuring out who can and can’t or should or should not be voting in New Hampshire. Here it is, plain and simple. To qualify for In-State tuition status […]

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The University Diversity Scam

by Steve MacDonald December 8, 2016

The University of New Hampshire is always begging for taxpayers to backstop its budget. We can’t promise we’ll keep tuition down, UNH insists, without your help. This from the ‘culture’ that pays $17,570.00 for a cafeteria table. UNH is also ranked number one for students with loan debt after graduation, mostly because the cheap loan […]

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UNH Women’s Studies Faculty Members Seek Student Expulsion

by Steve MacDonald November 23, 2016

Kimberly Haas writing for the NH Union Leader reported yesterday that UNH wouldn’t take action against counter-protestors or professors calling for their expulsion. The gist of it is this. UNH students protested the election of Donald Trump. Two “counter-protesters” showed up, one in a Richard Nixon mask, the other in a gorilla suit (assumed to […]

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Planned Parenthood Clarifies Postion on “Access to Birth Control”

by Steve MacDonald October 4, 2016

Kelly Ayotte’s campaign gave away free condoms at UNH. I joked on Twitter that, Not sure I'd trust #KellyCondoms if they are as reliable as her voting record. https://t.co/PLcd9SGZG0 — Steve Mac Donald (@nhstevemacd) October 3, 2016 Planned Parenthood’s PAC has since called her a hypocrite, claiming she consistently obstructs access to birth control. They actually […]

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UNH President Makes About Half a Million – Look at What We Get!

by Steve MacDonald July 23, 2016
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New Hampshire taxpayers should take a few moments to measure the value of their ‘investment” in leadership at the University of New Hampshire (UNH). UNH President Mark Huddleston is the second highest paid Public University President in New England. Huddleston’s compensation package – which increased 2.7 percent compared to the previous year – consisted of a base […]

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UNH Announces – $17,570.00 Table ‘Was a Bad Idea’

by Steve MacDonald April 28, 2016
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University of New Hampshire Media Relations Director Erica Mantz told the New Hampshire Union Leader that the $17,570.00 table purchased for the Holloway Commons, “…was a mistake, and it won’t happen again.” You think? “We believe the concept of what they wanted to do with the table was great, but we believe that it could […]

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University of New Hampshire Spends $17,570 Dollars on One Table

by Steve MacDonald April 23, 2016
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The University of New Hampshire has a reputation…they constantly beg for more taxpayer money while blowing vast sums of cash on trivial crap. Case in point, the $17,570.00 custom table they just added to the Holloway Commons. This architectural wonder is the newest addition to a $10.5-million-dollar renovation of a single dining hall on their Durham, New Hampshire campus. […]

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Nice title, UNH

by Skip February 14, 2016

Ayup, our tax dollars in use – parents, you should be SO proud – OUTSTANDING! The Daily Beast combed available statistics to figure out which campuses have both environments that may be permissive of drug use as well as a student body that partakes in illegal drug use. To rank the colleges and universities, we […]

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UNH Awarded “Most Microaggressed Campus of the Year”

by Steve MacDonald January 4, 2016
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Campus Reform has declared UNH the most microaggressed campus of the year. 6. UNH: gender roles and sexist jokes cause migraines, heart disease among women The University of New Hampshire released a pamphlet on gender microaggressions that claimed such aggressions have a “detrimental impact” on women by promoting “unequal wages” and causing “higher levels of poverty.” Microaggressions, according to the […]

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Has UNH Been Misrepresenting Academic Credit-Hours for Decades?

by Steve MacDonald December 28, 2015
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Every Legislator in New Hampshire should or shall receive the letter below alleging  an ongoing misrepresentation of credit-hours by the University of New Hampshire. The letter and report assert that UNH gives extra credit hours compared to the actual amount of instruction and course work. Credit hours affect full-time status, completion of degree programs, grants and aid, […]

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NH High Court Upholds UNH Termination

by Steve MacDonald December 24, 2015
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At least we know what a UNH professor has to do to get fired.  “Last December I had what I can only say was an emotional breakdown and I did a terrible thing,” (Marco) Dorfsman said in an email sent to colleagues on April 19, 2013. “I lost my judgment and in a moment of […]

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A Shoestring And A Prayer –
The Underappreciated Gov. Jim Gilmore

by Mike November 18, 2015

In this very interesting primary season, where the GOP field grew and grew to 17 candidates, before starting to shrink as some of the early entrants ran out of money, there is one man who deserves closer scrutiny. Governor Jim Gilmore (Virginia 1998-2002) was one of the later entrants, and has been largely ignored, especially […]

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