veto

Quick Thought: Not so much “free market”, eh Tom, when you want others to pay for “weeding your garden”?

So, Tom Thomson (son of Gov. Thomson of “low spending yields low taxes” fame) who for years was the honorary chair of AFP-NH which argues for Free Markets, has decided to go the Full Monty and arguing that electric rate payers (that would be you and I) should pay for his timber to be cut …

Quick Thought: Not so much “free market”, eh Tom, when you want others to pay for “weeding your garden”? Read More »

Yes, Jim Rubens and I had a bit of a dust up over his calling for Corporate Welfare

Steve alluded to it here and I DID have the intention of putting up the thread but, well, with the start of putting in new technology, things rolled off my “table” as it were. It was all about Gov. Sununu doing the right thing and denying wood electrical generational plants a subsidy.  No, not one …

Yes, Jim Rubens and I had a bit of a dust up over his calling for Corporate Welfare Read More »

Sanctioning Government Plunder and Big Money in Politics

You probably didn’t know this but in an offline thread Skip and Jim Rubens traded debate ‘punches’ on Mr. Sununu’s veto of Biomass subsidies. We have opposed the plunder. Mr. Rubens considered the Biomass bailout to be worthwhile. In an email, via Jim Rubens.com, Jim gives a nod to that debate and perhaps others and then defends his …

Sanctioning Government Plunder and Big Money in Politics Read More »

Gov. Sununu Vetoes “Energy” Bills That Would Drive Up Electric Rates

Last week we shared a rumor that Governor Chris Sununu was prepared to veto SB 365 and SB 466. Both pieces of legislation were bipartisan sops to green energy that would drive up our already unreasonably high electric rates. That rumor is now a fact. In his veto statement on Tuesday, Sununu said the two …

Gov. Sununu Vetoes “Energy” Bills That Would Drive Up Electric Rates Read More »

Various and Sundry

We discuss Gov. Hassan’s veto of a bill to make the pistol revolver license optional; the demise of Rockingham Park, Trump’s on-again-off-again debate with Bernie Sanders; and a drunk driver who committed vehicular manslaughter claims that only the restaurant that served him is liable in a wrongful death suit.    

The Right to Opt Kids Out Of Assessments

We discuss the parental right to opt their children out of state-wide assessments. The NH Legislature meets on Wednesday to cast override votes on the Governors Vetoes, including a bill to secure those right.  

NH Gov. Plays DC Politics With State Budget

AFP New Hampshire state Director Greg Moore joins us to discuss the real numbers on the New Hampshire budget and whether Governor Maggie Hassan can actually veto the state budget and survive politically.

Hoplophobes To Oppose Three Gun Bills

”Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples’ liberty’s teeth.”—George Washington Governor Lynch and his hoplophobite cronies at the New Hampshire Police Chiefs Association are ramping up once again to put the kibosh on three Gun Bills slated to taken up this week by the legislature. House Bill 334, relative to …

Hoplophobes To Oppose Three Gun Bills Read More »

Right-to-Work Benefits Workers

New Hampshire’s Right-to-Work bill, HB 474, provides that personal liberty without affecting people who want to be in a union. Evidence shows that Right-to-Work states provide liberty, choice, and greater worker benefits. Right-to-Work is a win-win-win for workers.