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A Union Can Engage in Activity an Individual Cannot.

A Union Can Engage in Activity an Individual Cannot

A union can engage in activity an individual union official cannot, as a federal employee. Any federal employee with involvement in political activity will want to do some research. The suggestion is: do it before moving out and pursuing a political passion.

State Sovereignty National Union

State Sovereignty National Union  

State Sovereignty National Union is the state motto of Illinois. Didn’t know that did you. Neither did I. The statistics in this post come from OpenTheBooks.com and their article in RealClear Politics.

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Nashua School District Staff Should Not be a Protected Class

On Friday, March 13th the Nashua Board of Education voted to provide full compensation to all district personnel for five days from March 16th to 23rd while shutting down the schools. There was no discussion of the cost to taxpayers as these funds were already in this year’s budget.

Abortion funding comes to NH State House

Abortion Funding in State Budget: Reason Enough to Reject HB 2

The budget to be voted on by the New Hampshire House and Senate on Thursday, June 27, specifically HB 2, would coerce every New Hampshire taxpayer into paying for abortions directly. Any claim to the contrary comes from people who either haven’t read HB 2 or are deliberately lying about it. Two people have forwarded …

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Bernie’s Student Debt Forgiveness: it’s Not a “Freedom From” But a $1.6 Trillion Obligation for Others to pay

Sanders called the plan “truly a revolutionary proposal.” Really?  How is it “revolutionary” for a politician to force others to pay for stuff, especially debt they didn’t incur? After all, Obama beat him to the punch when he floated the idea of paying for underwater mortgages (where people kept refinancing and spending the money on …

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Education Funding? You’re all concentrating on the wrong thing (Parts 1 & 2)

“Taxpayers should be funding public benefits and not private enrichment. At the Northwood Community Center, Ian Underwood gave a presentation on educational funding that basically told the audience that we were thinking about the wrong thing. Much of the debate in NH (and elsewhere) always has money at the forefront – instead, we ought to …

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Six Things Other Governments Provide for which Americans Still Have to Pay…

I was just minding my own business when this headline scrolled its way before my eyes. “6 things other governments provide that Americans still have to pay for.” I think it should read “Six things other governments provide for which Americans still have to pay,” but I can write in cursive and also believe that there …

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Sen. Avard Commends Senate Passage of Constitutional Amendment Restoring Taxpayer Standing

Press Release For Immediate Release: May 3, 2018 Media Contact: Kate Spiner (603) 271-3043 Kate.Spiner@leg.state.nh.us<mailto:Kate.Spiner@leg.state.nh.us> Avard commends Senate passage of constitutional amendment restoring taxpayer standing Concord- NH — Senator Kevin Avard (R-Nashua) issued a statement following passage of CACR 15 Wednesday which would give taxpayers standing to bring actions against the government.