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Steve MacDonald

Steve is a long-time New Hampshire resident, blogger, taxpayer advocate, and a member of the Board of directors of The 603 Alliance. He is the Editor at Large and a co-owner of; a former board member of the Republican Liberty Caucus of New Hampshire; and a past contributor to the Franklin Center for Public Policy.

Less Than Useless

Remember how Shaheen didn’t have the sense to use her own parties partisan influence buying combine to turn her rubber-stamp vote for Trotsky care into a complete 12 lane rebuild of I-93 from Salem all the way to Hudson bay?  Well there is subterfuge afoot again in the White House and as usual New Hampshire’s left …

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   Paul Hodes is a dope.  A big dope.  And as proof we have this recent quote from this morning’s Union leader. "The promise of reform – bringing costs down for New Hampshire families, enabling small businesses to create jobs, increasing access to the doctor of your choice, and breaking insurance companies’ ability to discriminate …

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Bass Ackwards

Mr. Bass, now candidate Bass, has more to answer for than his Blue Dog Republican record.  He needs to explain why his species of Bass only swims upstream when irresistible political opportunities present themselves.  He needs to justify why the alluring siren song of the open congressional seat that used to lovingly cradle his backside is …

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NEA-NH loves the ARRA

NEA New Hampshire is a-gush over the anniversary of the Stimu-less bill and they are not afraid to show it.  According to NEA-NH Insider the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)… …represents a huge win for education thanks to unprecedented funding increases targeted to local districts.  ARRA also included increases for Title I, stabilization funding, …

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Who Do You Trust?

CACR 26 would have allowed you to vote on whether to amend the NH Constitution.  The change would have prohibited the legislature from passing laws to creat broadbased sales or income taxes, or taxes on capital gains. The bill came out of committee as inexpedient to legislate, and the House voted to ITL it by …

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Constitutional Gut Check

This Wednesday the New Hampshire House may get the opportunity to vote on HB 1343, AN ACT establishing a joint committee on the constitutionality of acts, orders, laws, statutes, regulations, and rules of the government of the United States of America in order to protect state sovereignty. This is presumably something of a follow up to HCR 6 …

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