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Susan Olsen

A coal miner's daughter who can't sing, lover of liberty, enemy of intellectual sloth, admirer of William Barrett Travis,Stonewall Jackson and Michael Valentine Smith, possessor of a Gonzales flag, a little old lady who is armed and wears assault pearls.

Its senator Cleggs fault

History is a bee-ache. Or something.

For 15 years, from 1987 until 2002, NH RSA 107-C  EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACT was on the books. Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, it was repealed and replaced in 2002.

Pointing the finger

Facts are stubborn things…….

So, Dave Wheeler and his acolytes seem to have convinced some NH folks that former Senator Bob Clegg, Wheeler’s opponent in the Executive Council 5 race, gave unilateral, dictatorial powers to whoever was sitting in the corner office when and if disaster struck when he sponsored HB 1461 following the 9-11 attacks on the United …

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John Belushi Food Fight

Scaer’s salacious charges

Beth Scaer of Nashua published a piece on GraniteGrok alleging that former Republican Senate Majority Leader Bob Clegg lobbied on behalf of persons who pay to rape children. The bill in question, HB 201, was introduced in December of 2018.  Retained by the Committee in February of 2019, over the following 12 months, it was …

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CDC Kung Flu

Math is hard.

I’m not a doctor. I’m not a biologist. I’m not a mathematician.  I don’t even PLAY any of those on social media. I am, however, well-read and an admitted, congenital skeptic.

Grammar is hard. It’s harder if you’re a hoplophobe.

  Letter: Gun sellers are profiting off the coronavirus panic – Posted Mar 20, 2020 at 5:56 PM March 18 — To the Editor: In our time of health crisis, much outrage has been directed towards the people in this country who stockpiled hand sanitizers, face masks, cleaning supplies and the like. The scorn they receive is well deserved, …

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