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A Union Can Engage in Activity an Individual Cannot.

A Union Can Engage in Activity an Individual Cannot

A union can engage in activity an individual union official cannot, as a federal employee. Any federal employee with involvement in political activity will want to do some research. The suggestion is: do it before moving out and pursuing a political passion.

Corona travel ban to US

Data Point – COVID-19 Mortality cost vs Economy cost

The cumulative costs through May 16, 2020 were $9,826 per household ($1.2 trillion in aggregate). 16 percent of these are mortality costs (valued at $4.3 million VSL; over the past seven days, the percentage was 16). The rest are the market and nonmarket costs of shutting down the economy, for the categories documented by Mulligan (2020). The costs above do not necessarily …

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Small Business Lockdown

How to Help Your Small Business Survive Lockdown

For many across the United States, the lockdown has been a challenge – emotionally, socially, and commercially. With so few people heading into stores, and fewer trading with your small business online, you’re finding that you’re unable to support your workers and your business interests, and you’re quickly losing profits and slipping into debt. In …

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To the editor:

To the Editor

Today, a letter to the editor came to my inbox. I am not the editor nor do I play one on TV. Probably the correct move is to send this to the editor but it seems pretty straight forward so I’m going out on a limb to do this here.  My belief is the content …

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“…costs Gilford $95 per ton for trash removal and $235 per ton for “recyclables”

I’m writing this follow up letter on the eve of the new Gilford Solid Waste Center’s opening. After my last letter, Town Administrator Scott Dunn found my email address and sent me a sheaf of material on the subject. Unfortunately, I feel that I understand the situation even less now. Mr. Dunn confirmed my statement …

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LRGH

Why We Need a Sensible Approach to Healthcare

Healthcare in the United States Is Struggling, but We Need a Sensible Solution The political discourse surrounding healthcare in the United States is downright embarrassing. Conservative politicians on the right seem reluctant to consider even the most basic progressive changes to healthcare, fearing they’ll give more power to the government or waste taxpayers’ money. Liberal …

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GrokTV Event: Ovide Lamontagne House Event Q&A-Q5: How to make healthcare costs more consumer friendly?

It seemed that healthcare was on the mind of the voters that gathered at the home of NH State Senator Jeanne Forrester who hosted an event for Ovide Lamontagne ( who is running to be the NH GOP nominee to be the next NH Governor).  This one, for a change, from ‘Grok friend Henry, asked …

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