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Cornerstone on Budget Deal: Good News and Bad News For Abortion Funding

New Hampshire’s compromise budget contains good news and bad news for those defending the right to life and conscience rights. Cornerstone applauds the decision to block direct funding of abortion, and at the same time denounces the increase in funding to abortion providers masked as “family planning dollars.” Here’s the good news. Pro-life senators and …

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Sate Budget Bills

So kids, what did we learn from Thursday’s House Session (06/27/19)?

We learned that even when the House and Senate sit down together in Committees of Conference to settle their disagreements on really bad legislation that the resulting legislation can still be really bad legislation, especially when it comes to our State’s Budget.  Proof that sometimes more than 2 heads are not better than one. We …

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So, is NH GOP Platform Chair Jennifer Horn going to take the Platform towards being Democrat-lite?

The present NH GOP Platform is a rather conservative document.  When it comes to spending (something that Government does rather too well unless brakes are applied to it), it works fairly well as a philosophical foundation.  Well, the NH GOP Platorm Committee is now meeting to review the Platform and to make changes to it.  …

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Revenue Prediction

No, I’m not going to guess how New Hampshire will fare on tax revenue. I am going to predict how democrats will respond to the news of a surplus and business tax revenues over estimate.

UNH may have to Layoff More Staff

Instead of looking for the opportunity to do more with less they blame the legislature for asking them to do what every small business-every family in the state–has already done for years. Cut back, and find new ways to get the job done.

A Typical Day In Mr. Buckley’s Neighborhood

These folks have all insisted, in one way or another, that things like unemployment, food stamps, even destruction of public and private property, are good for the economy. So using their metrics, these are things Democrats should not complain about unless they are actually bad for the economy.

THE SHRILL KATHY And Her Bill O’Brien Rant

“Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.” ~Ronald Reagan When one reads the Shrill Kathy’s latest diatribe in the Union Leader, there is one theme that plays like a broken record: Tax, Tax, Tax…Spend, Spend, Spend.  The Shrill Kathy complains, “a 10-cent cut in the cigarette tax, did not change prices for smokers because …

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How Much Is Enough? (And Other Problems With Left Wing Policy)

Taxation is a legalized theft with no limit; Ask Mark Fernald, the current titular class-warfare mouthpiece of the left in New Hampshire, how much property he needs the state to confiscate to end the class warfare he wages? What are the terms of peace Mark, or are they terms of surrender? Every month you go on and on with your class warfare but tell us, how long and how much? At what point is government large enough to solve all the problems you imagine it must confront?