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Mysterious Folder Conundrum

Suppose you fall in love with someone who is good looking, well groomed, and has lots of potential.  Let’s say you two lovebirds decide to get married.  Giddiness and joy all around…congratulations. One day, you are at the supermarket, casually buying grapes (so you can feed them to your love, like they do in the …

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Ask a New Hampshire Democrat…About Taxing ‘The Rich.’

I am willing to bet that almost every New Hampshire Democrat supports the national agenda on taxing corporations and “the rich.”  To paraphrase Kyle Reese from the original Terminator movie, in regard to Democrats raising taxes…  “That’s what they do.  That’s all they do.” The real problem is, of course, spending, which Democrats deny.  “It’s …

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NH TEA Party Republicans Better At Revenue & Spending Estimates Than Democrats…Again

I know… New Hampshire Democrats were losing sleep in hopes of some politically-beneficial revenue numbers, and guess what?  They were politically beneficial….To TEA Party Republicans. The Union Leader is reporting that New Hampshire state revenues were slightly above estimates in July, with solid performances that suggest we are budgeting wisely so that the working families …

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Regional Protectors or Watermelons?

NRPC Executive Committee Meeting 07-18-12 I, along with about 6 other people, attended the July, 2012 Executive Committee meeting of the Nashua Regional Planning Commission (NRPC), in an attempt to gain a better understanding of how this “advisory” Regional Planning entity operates. The 9 RPCs in New Hampshire were created as “political subdivisions” in approximately …

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GrokTV Special Interview – Rick Parent (candidate, Congress NHCD1) – Question 4: Vote yes on bills that would raise the national debt?

The fiscal maw of the US Federal debt crisis is staring us in the face – $16 Trillion dollars and not one peep of a credible plan to pay it back;  All we get is platitudes about winding down the annual deficit of $1 trillion-plus that is plaguing our nation’s future year after year with …

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GrokTV Event-Granite State Institute of Politics Republican Gov. Debate – Next Four Questions for the Candidates

Continuing on with the questions from the Granite State Institute of Politics Republican Debate featuring Ovide Lamontagne and Kevin Smith, here are the next four questions: Question 5: “Got my hair cut. Stylist complained about high gas costs. General thoughts on energy costs?” Previous Posts: Live Stream – GrokTV Event: The Granite State Institute of …

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GrokTV Event-Granite State Institute of Politics Republican Gov. Debate – Questions 9 – 12

And now for the third set of four questions (list of previous questions and their links after the jump) from the Granite State Institute of Politics Republican Gov. Debate that was hosted by John Burt, questions asked by Speaker Bill O’Brien and  Alex Talcott , and answered by the Candidates for the Republican nomination for …

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99-0

The smartest man in any room can’t seem to put his name on a budget anyone will vote for.  This years nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue is worse than the last–it even has the distinction of being discarded with more no votes than last years budget nighmare.  99-0. The Senate torpedoed his last budget 97-0 in May 2011, …

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