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A Good Day Part 2. Ding-Dong the Witch [NH public labor union buttkiss legislation] is Dead!

      . Strike a check in the win column for those in favor of taxation WITH representation. The NH House Wednesday correctly killed (well, at least tabled) Senate Bill 88. This nefarious piece of public-employee rump-swabbery should have never seen the light of day. As I noted in this previous posting on the subject, …

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Relegating the poor to more misery

Was reading this article over at Honolulu Advisor (why not, I lived in Honolulu for a few months years ago!).  The Kaua’i County Council yesterday passed the state’s first ban on "big-box" stores, with a prohibition on any retail or wholesale establishment bigger than 75,000 square feet. Council members said they oppose big-box stores for …

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Spend it like you’ve got it!

. What does New Hampshire want? Responsible fiscal policy. What did the New Hampshire House deliver? A record $10.4 Billion state budget. More information at: NHelection.info

A warning for NH…

Our friend BDP at AnkleBitingPundits weighs in with another great piece on failing public employee pension funds. This time it’s New Jersey: I know that many of your eyes glaze over when I talk about the coming financial disaster due to the bill coming due for public employee pensions. But the fact is that it’s …

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Failure to learn

I recently posted on Washington State trying to surpass the "San Fran values" in a big way.  Well, Betsy’s Page has another story about socialism…and its failure.  Once again, socialism that supposedly was started "the right way".  Once again, the inevitable failure of such, no matter how good the intentions. Why?  The lack of not …

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Hugo Chavez economics writ small

Venezuela’s economy is headed for a train wreck.  No matter what your politics are (and I certainly do NOT agree with Chavez AT ALL), every time government decides to stick its ham-fist into the marketplace, bad things happen. Especially when emotions get wrapped up into it all – in this case, Vermont family dairies. Farmers …

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A secret well kept: the good economy. Bush on the radio this week.

This week President Bush talks about the biggest untold story of the Bush II era: the robust economy. It’s a good thing he mentions it, because Lord knows the MainStreamMedia won’t. Why, that might reflect well on the Bush Administration, and we can’t have that now, can we… THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. . This week …

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