taxpayers

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

Flushing-Money-down-the-toilet

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 …

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

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.

Does Government Exist for the Politicians or for Citizens?

The Belknap County Convention demonstrated the clash of two different interests, both committed to fulfilling our County’s obligations.  One group considered the burden on property owners, renters, and others who pay the County’s bills.  The other group represents government employees, unions, and other special interests which benefit from the money taken from taxpayers. This year, …

Does Government Exist for the Politicians or for Citizens? Read More »

Only Taxpayers are supposed to Tighten their Belts

The Republican majority in the Belknap County Convention is fighting County tax increases. These Republicans seem to be the only people in any level of government showing concern for the bill-payers (taxpayers) most of whom are already struggling in today’s poor economy. In January, President Obama raised working people’s taxes and everyone’s cost of living. …

Only Taxpayers are supposed to Tighten their Belts Read More »

Upcoming Obama Portsmouth Visit Angers Parents -Schools Will Have To Close [Updated]

Portsmouth has announced that it will cancel school on Friday to accommodate President Obama’s visit.  The presence of dear leader will clog up traffic, block roads, and result in building closures so the district has thrown in the towel.  They will have to make the day up In May. This is not a decision in …

Upcoming Obama Portsmouth Visit Angers Parents -Schools Will Have To Close [Updated] Read More »

Gilford, NH Town Administrator Scott Dunn has a response to my email – and Selectman Kevin Hayes

Well, it seems that the saga of officials from the Town of Gilford slagging a private citizen simply because she is holding them account and she has done well financially due to hard work, good ideas, and good decisions.  From this post, let me remind of this from Town Administrator Scott Dunn (writing in his …

Gilford, NH Town Administrator Scott Dunn has a response to my email – and Selectman Kevin Hayes Read More »