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SOME INCONVENIENT TRUTHS ABOUT EDUCATION FUNDING

It’s about time that some of the myths being ventilated about education funding get cleared up.  So let’s start with three that are particularly relevant to the current legislative effort to define an adequate education by the Court’s July 1, 2007 deadline: Myth #1:  “If the Legislature doesn’t define an adequate education, the Supreme Court …

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AN OPEN LETTER TO FERGUS CULLEN

You’re not “taking a position for or against the Lynch proposal at this time”?  You have got to be kidding!  If the New Hampshire GOP would actually consider supporting a constitutional amendment that writes the misbegotten Claremont decisions into the state constitution, that destroys local control of schools, and that greases the skids for an …

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Do you believe in relative or absolute morality?

Last week, we briefly discussed General Peter Pace’s comment that he believed that homosexuality was immoral.  Needless to say, conservative religious groups praised his statement; obviously homosexual rights groups decried it. It all comes down to your sense of morality, and where that sense of morality stems from.  Is it a case of religious training, …

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A DOG, AND A DOG WITH DIFFERENT FLEAS

              Governor Lynch’s proposed constitutional amendment is, to quote Gordon Gekko, a dog.  What it doesn’t do is bad enough; what it does do is even worse.             The Lynch amendment does nothing to get the courts out of education policy and funding. Unless the Governor is planning on handing out blank checks to …

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Does he wear a tinfoil hat to prevent “them” from reading his brain waves?

Is it any wonder that the devastated city of New Orleans is still a mess? Is it really George Bush’s fault, or might it be possible that the hapless city’s Mayor Ray Nagin is the cause? And when you consider that the city’s voters reelected him, should we have a whole lot of sympathy? Consider …

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Another entry in the “Some things are just too delicious to pass up” dept.

I know that I am but a layman when it comes to weather observations and the like, but I still do not believe for an instant that man contributes in a big way to any global warming that might be occuring. I know that the AlGore automatons will state with a straight face that a big, …

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