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What to Study and Where

What to Study and Where

What to study and where to study it. Those are the big questions for the college bound. Bankrate.com has just published its latest assessment of the financial attractiveness of 162 college majors.  What were the top majors? A majority of the top 10 had the word “engineering” in the description. The list is topped by …

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Wealth the Accumulation of the Results of Labor

Wealth is not some mystical entity which either government or birthright endows. It isn’t something that the “haves” enjoy by depriving the “have nots” of their fair share. Wealth represents the accumulation of the results of labor.

Are You Watching…? Planned Parenthood Is Out of Title X Family Planning

Planned Parenthood (PP) has recently announced it will withdraw from the Title X family planning program. The decision comes as a result of the administration’s regulation change. The regulation change requires PP to separate its abortion business from other health care services in order to keep federal funding. What does that tell us? Choosing abortion …

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Frank Edelblut

NH JLCAR objects to Learn Everywhere.

CONCORD- Following the vote of the Joint Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules to issue a preliminary objection to rules implementing the Learn Everywhere program, Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut gave the following statement: “Today’s action was disappointing, but not unexpected. Unfortunately, any attempt to change the status quo in our schools is met with resistance. Giving …

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Use of the Power of the State to Bully & Live at the Expense of Others

Henry Adams observed, “politics as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been a systematic organization of hatreds.” Maybe marshalling hatreds isn’t everything there is to politics but it is a part of the game. Distraction too seems to be a component part of politics. In that, politics is much like a magic show. Reality in …

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Quotes

Notable Quote – George Will

It is, however, an iron law: The more government does to influence the flow of money, the more money will be spent to influence elections. -George Will ( The Conservative Sensibility) (H/T: Cafe Hayek) I’ve been saying a similar thing for years – when the stakes of holding the levers of Power go up, more money …

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Quick Thought – and they STILL want more money from the State??

How about when you pay attention to your own details, first (emphasis mine, reformatted)? IRS hits Claremont schools with $320,000 in penalties Paperwork failures are again costing the school district that serves Claremont and Unity, this time with the Internal Revenue Service putting SAU 6 on notice for a $320,000 fine…LeClair said she became aware …

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Standard Fare – Democrat Hypocrisy

Yep, this just about says it all (reformatted, emphasis mine): VA DEMOCRATS ACCEPTED DONATIONS FROM NORTHAM’S PAC AFTER CALLING FOR HIS RESIGNATION Four Virginia Democrats disclosed that they received donations from Gov. Ralph Northam’s political action committee despite having called for his resignation earlier this year, according to campaign finance data from Virginia Public Access …

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FB Doodlings: Ed’s post supporting Steve Stepanek call to get to work is getting a bit of play

Right off the top, let me make it clear that 1) I’m an Independent, 2) I think Stepanek is right in demanding, in NE Patriot parlance, “do your job” from those that actively sought election to the NH GOP Committee (delegates and members both).  It has roundly been discussed and agreed upon that the NH …

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