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Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig: A Victim of The Bloomberg Syndrome?

Reformatted, emphasis mine: In 2011, Victor Davis Hanson warned of “The Bloomberg Syndrome:” “Quite simply, the next time your elected local or state official holds a press conference about global warming, the Middle East, or the national political climate, expect to experience poor county law enforcement, bad municipal services, or regional insolvency.” Mayor Craig has made …

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Tales from the BudComm – righting a wrong on food truck licensure

“The people who pay taxes here.” Or better, Tales from the Selectmen as last night was a Public Hearing about Chapter 27 “An ordinance regulating outdoor vendors and transient sales” which covers licensing / permitting fees for food trucks working in Gilford. I originally wrote: Seriously, $2500 for a simple food truck – that struck …

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Transgenderism: “…so they can replace the rights of citizens with the rights of government.”

by Tom Ambrose |  I’ve been watching with both fascination and horror at the increase in news stories about letting men compete as women in women’s sports. Women fought for decades for the equal opportunity to have sports available and funded for their gender so they, too, could also compete in what was once a …

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US Senator Maggie Hassan (“The Red”): re-RE-defining our common language – “access”

Wordnik: noun The ability or right to approach, enter, exit, communicate with, or make use of. Traditionally, access to something means the ability to use it.  It doesn’t have to intimate cost, price, process, or anything else. It only means I can procure it.  Like buying groceries or a new car. I have access to a …

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Quotes

Notable Quote – Gerrit Wormhoudt

If we open our minds, we cannot but realize that, for the most part, the elaborate barriers designed to minimize the role of government force in our lives have over time been increasingly ignored. Those very few powers granted to the federal government have been so broadly construed as to become meaningless. -Gerrit Wormhoudt (Opting …

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Notable Quote – Dan Moller

Just so, when it comes to political philosophy and what the state should be doing, the issue shouldn’t be our substantive concerns, but rather what kinds of things we should be using threats and violence to compel those around us to do. -Dan Moller (Governing Least) Unfortunately, Moller is right.  While it may sound to …

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Has NH CD-2 Candidate Dr. Stewart Levenson read the Constitution, Declaration, and contemplated on “The Proper Role of Govt”?

Dr. Levenson on WMUR News on 8/13 at 6pm, shows us a rather parochial and patriarchal view citizens in his own words: The top issue is our approach to government; it’s broken.  We have to get rid of the career politicians. I blew the whistle on the corruption and inept care at the VA and …

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