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Cost of Government Day

According to the Center for Fiscal Accountability, New Hampshire residents work 226.8 days to pay for the cost of government this year. So go ahead and celebrate. Everything you earn after August 14th is technically yours to keep.
Who would have thought they’d let you keep 138.2 days worth of income from a years worth of work? What a bargain.

Creative Options Wanted

The headline reads (Today’s Union Leader) "Panel Hears Creative Options For Closing Budget Hole." Someone call governor Lynch, the Nashua Telegraph,(Keene Sentinel, etc) and the NHDP–last I heard the democrats and their media friends were claiming we had a "surplus."  Of course the ‘surplus’ was never sold in its proper context–as in, "hey I just …

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New Hampshire Is Number 3!!!!

Number three of what?  How about number three for this.   Top 10 states ranked by local government public welfare employees per 100,000 residents New York                           256 Wisconsin                         249 New Hampshire              241 Ohio                                   228 Minnesota                        208 California                         189 Pennsylvania                  178 North Carolina                174 North Dakota                 164 New Jersey                     146     …

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The Anointing Ones

I continue to be amused by the Lefts obsession with the so-called GOP anointing of Kelly Ayotte.  Disregarding their anointing of Paul Hodes, we have Hodes anointing Ayotte with television buys to attack her.  We have Hodes paying for a push poll on Ayotte.  They can’t seem to stop talking about her or bringing up …

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What Was The Point Of This?

If you and your employer “Part ways,” you are entitled to file for unemployment compensation assuming the departure was not the product of gross misconduct.  That means you didn’t do something that forced the employer to fire you.  Sexual misconduct, irrational behavior, negligence, abuse, and theft are all possible examples, many subject to the possibility …

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Contested Primaries

If you happen to have a contested Republican House Primary in your district (or maybe you don’t know if you do), there’s a place on-line to get a quick view of who is running.  Over at a web site called New Hampshire Election Information, no affiliation with the state sites, they have a list of the contested …

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NH Unemloyment Not So Good?

Beginning in April 2010 the New Hampshire employment picture, the reported percentage at least, started to look a whole lot better. Having reached a high of 7.1% in February 2010, April’s 6.7% was a promising sign, a cool breeze on a hot day. Things continued to look better through May and the preliminary June numbers …

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