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DISQUS Doodlings: nothing says “Eco-Socialist” like taking away Property that isn’t yours

Yep, it’s TreeHugger time again – the place where environmentalism meets socialism. The thing there is that while they approach most everything from an enviro standpoint, the socialism part isn’t even scab deep – there’s hardly anything to yank to prove that these folks are Watermelons (a layer of green on the outside but LOTS …

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Warning: Debt Can Be Hazardous to Your Healthcare

Our economy is strong, but is the national debt likely to bring it down? Our current strong economic growth masks a dangerous hazard; one which can lead to America’s downfall. Left unchecked, debt threatens the prosperity of future generations. According to recent polling by Peter G. Peterson Foundation most Americans agree: “Future generations will be …

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Who Supports Small Business?

Small business is still the backbone of the U.S. economy. New Hampshire’s economy is dominated by small business. There are more than 30 million small businesses in America. They employ about 60 million workers. That’s half of the U.S. workforce. Small businesses account for 99.9% of all U.S. businesses. These days many are exporters. They …

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Less Money & More Educational Responsiveness

What ETC does do The Education Tax Credit saves local school districts money. The program does that while giving lower-income students a chance to find the educational program that best fits their needs. It is an inexpensive and cost-effective way to invest in educational opportunities for lower-income children whose families believe they are not best …

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UN Calls For Tax on Wealthy to Help Poor – Still Wont Work

The UN want’s more money.  They are after the global wealth tax again, a tax favored by Obama, and the social/environmental justice movements who benefit from it.  But we know that the money will never actually get to the poor, not enough of it.  Nor will it alleviate anything but the misery of some NGO …

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Where is Democrat Support for Obama’s Jobs Bill?

A real jobs plan would create an environment that encourages investment in America, but the President’s job plan doesn’t do this. The President’s plan empowers the administration to pick winners and losers, which government does poorly, and to dispense money to political supporters. The President apparently believes he can convince the gullible, the economically ignorant, the envious, and of course the beneficiaries that his plan, despite previous experience, would be beneficial.

Obama and Jobs

President Obama says he is focusing on jobs.  Is that good or bad?  In 2009 and 2010 he said he would “focus like a laser” on jobs.  Yet we suffer from the longest high unemployment since the great depression with no end in sight.