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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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Jealous of… Massachusetts?

Here in central NH, most residents are held "hostage" by a single cable company that offers TV and broadband services. While they try as hard as any monopoly would to provide good service at a good price, they sometimes fall short. Friends and co-workers living to the south in NH, while still serviced by a …

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NOW he targets “earmarks”

President Bush discussed the economy and the topic of so-called federal "earmarks" in this week’s radio address. THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. Christmas is fast approaching, and I know many of you are busy trying to finish up your holiday shopping. This week, we received good news about the economy that should brighten the season and …

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Is NH’s Public Employee Retirement System at the Brink of Failure?

There has been much talk about the looming crisis in the public employee retirement systems nationwide. Well- maybe saying that there is "much" talk is an overstatement- there has been precious little on the part of the governments involved. Most of what we hear on the subject is coming from lone "voices in the wilderness" …

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The scale dips one way, or the other

So often we hear from our Liberal elite leaders (politicos, academics, pundits) that we should be more like Europe, that we should be more "sophisticated and nuanced".  After all, they have it better over there with universal healthcare, better schooling, a better way of life, right? Leaving aside the fact that they have an undemocratic …

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What, me worry? For some Republicans, it’s business as usual.

As the dumbstruck Republicans continue their search for someone other than themselves to blame for their poor showing in the recent elections up and down the political food chain, evidence continues to mount that they might never figure it out. Call it "being unable to see the forest for the trees." Let’s review… . In …

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Wal Mart families respond to Democrat attacks

Yesterday I posted  about "mainstream" Democrats Barak Obama and Jonathan Edwards joining the unions in attacking one of America’s premier companies, Wal Mart. Not everyone agrees with their anti-free market actions and words. From the Working Families for Wal Mart website: WASHINGTON, DC — Catherine Smith, interim chairwoman of Working Families for Wal-Mart, issued the following …

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Dems join Wal Mart in kicking off the Christmas season.

The Democratic war against Wal Mart moves on. With the socialist-leaning party in power, one wonders if the assault on the premier American retailer/ logistics giant will intensify and begin to cause the company real damage. Now two of the "best and brightest" of the Democratic Party, up and coming "stars", are joining the fray. …

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