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Tangerine Man

NH State Rep Mac Kittredge (R-Rochester) is also known as “The Rusty Poet” and submitted this for publication a while ago.  My apologies for being late with it!  

Rent Control Rhetoric vs. Reality

Last November, Ontario’s government scrapped rent controls for new rental properties. Activists called it class warfare against low-income renters and predicted huge rises in rents.

Op-ED: Using Tech effectively in New Hampshire schools

To screen or not to screen? That is the question facing parents and educators across the country. Digital technology has opened up new possibilities in teaching, as well as so many other areas of modern life. But new research finds that too much screen time can hinder a child’s educational development.

Cornerstone on conscience rights

Cornerstone on Budget Deal: Good News and Bad News For Abortion Funding

New Hampshire’s compromise budget contains good news and bad news for those defending the right to life and conscience rights. Cornerstone applauds the decision to block direct funding of abortion, and at the same time denounces the increase in funding to abortion providers masked as “family planning dollars.” Here’s the good news. Pro-life senators and …

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WPD - Fifteen Apps Parents should know about

Windham – A conversation parents need to have with their teenagers

If social media can influence an election, then maybe it’s time to realize that they can just as easily influence your teenage son or daughter’s behavior. As parents what we don’t often understand is the dark side of technology. Apps today are designed in a way not only subverts parents’ rights. They regularly violate personal …

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50 years after start of anti-Seabrook protests, a turn toward nuclear power

By Andrew Cline, Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy If San Francisco tech bro hipsters invented a carbon-free way to generate power 24/7, they would be hailed as saviors of the planet. Though they might yet come up with some use for a venti Matcha Green Tea Frappuccino, the energy technology in question predates them …

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Turn in your guns the government will take care of you

Response to Congressman Pappas and Robert Miller’s anti-gun screed

Here we go again. Another round of people displaying their ignorance about firearms while promoting restrictions on them. Robert Miller believes that mass shootings are uniquely American. Please research Norway, Australia, Kenya (2013 & 2015), and France. And, if you’ll allow arson as a valid form of mass murder, check out Kyoto and our own …

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Victoria Sullivan for Mayor of Manchester

Mayor Craig scrambles, deflects, and plagiarizes to fix the problems she has ignored

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 4, 2019 | Manchester, NH – With primary election day just 13 days away, Mayor Craig is in full panic mode. For months and months, she has been relying on incomplete crime data and talking points to claim that all is well in Manchester. She can’t hide from the facts any …

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