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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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The Hypocrisy and Lies of Misogynist and Portsmouth Democrat, David Meuse

Representative David Meuse (Portsmouth – D) is a far left-wing zealot who seems to think very highly of himself. Meuse wrote an OP-ED for Seacoastonline today that shows just how badly this man reeks of HYPOCRISY. From the OP-ED: “For members of the public, testifying for or against any bill is stressful enough. Legislators shouldn’t …

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Property Rich Portsmouth Doesn’t Want to Pay Its “Fair Share”

Portsmouth is loaded with progressives. The mayor and town council are frequently invoked on our pages over the latest left-wing knee-jerk policy or some perceived outrage against humankind or the planet. Portsmouth is powered by Democrat rhetoric. So, are you surprised that property-rich Portsmouth doesn’t want to pay its fair share in statewide taxes?

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Concerns About The 10-Year Mental Health Plan For New Hampshire

Last night I attended a meeting in Portsmouth with the New Hampshire Commissioner of Health and Human Services on the state’s 10-Year Mental Health Plan.  It was clear from the comments at the end of the presentation, from parents and other attendees dealing with serious mental health issues, that this issue is raising concerns throughout New Hampshire. …

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Arctic Ice Death Spiral Looks a lot like the Sea Level Rise Death Spiral – Not Much to See

We haven’t tweaked the Climate Cult nearly enough of late so here’s some ice to chew on. It’s the NOAA passive microwave dataset. This method of measurement shows the approximate annual Arctic sea-ice extent at the top of the world. As you can see predictions of an abrupt and unstoppable ice-free Arctic appear exaggerated compared …

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The Climate “Theocracy” Consensus in Portsmouth, NH

The sort of folks who rant about the coming right-wing theocracy break ideological bread with the fundamentalist-environmental movement which gets us right to the point. The Portsmouth City Council is aflutter over a “climate conference” at which, to their surprise, Bjorn Lomborg would be a participant. Lomborg believes in Global warming, the man-made sort, but not …

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