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Go Outside. Forget about COVID. Forget about Politics. Do Something Different.

Yesterday, I did something I hadn’t done in years – I went kayaking with my son. Actually, I used to go white-water rafting with him all the time and never actually kayaked with him so yesterday was a first. It was also the first time I had kayaked in a river that was a mix …

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United States of Anxiety

The Culture Wars Are Here in NH & the Union Leader Buys In!

The Culture Wars Are Here in NH! And the Union Leader Buys In. A recent post by this writer called attention to the ridiculous and insulting reports that the left-wing Democrat Governor of Wisconsin was planning to refer to the state’s Christmas Tree its “Holiday Tree.” So, we now see in today’s Union Leader (Nov. …

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Portsmouth Bans Styrofoam?

New Hampshire is a Dillon Rule State, not a Home Rule one.  This means, only the legislature can pass laws, unless they’ve passed a law the ‘enables’ municipalities to create their own.  These must be specific enabling statutes, such as the one that enables planning boards. RSA 673:1 –  “I. Any local legislative body may …

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Load of Crap! NHBR Piece Claims NH Seacoast Property Values Suffering from Sea Level Rise

The New Hampshire Business Review has an Op-Ed by Dan Weeks. Weeks is a co-owner and director at ReVision energy in Brentwood (Portland ME, Liberty ME, North Andover MA, etc.). They claim to be the number one rooftop solar installer in New England, which might make them the number one recipient of the federal money …

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Portsmouth Rep. David Meuse, Elitist A**, Proves his HYPOCRISY to the World, Again

Today, the Criminal Justice Committee in the New Hampshire House of Representatives held a hearing on House Bill 564 (HB 564), legislation to let psychopaths know that Granite State school children are easy prey  turn schools in the state into gun free zones. During the hearing, Portsmouth Representative David Meuse (Democrat) decided that playing on …

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Portsmouth Readies All Out Ban of Plastic Straws, Plastic Bags, and Foam Containers

With the New Hampshire Democrat-lead Legislature’s war on plastic well-underway, (straws here, bags here) the People Republic of Portsmouth is warming up their war on convenience. Plastic bag bans are a frequent flyer in Portsmouth but these were illegal efforts. With new permissions looming from State Democrats, Portsmouth is getting ready to ban plastic bags, straws, and foam …

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