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Blaine Amendments Are Going on Trial

Blaine Amendments Are Going on Trial

The Blaine Amendments are going on trial. Get ready for one of the most important education-related Supreme Court cases in 50 years: Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue. The case is on the schedule for hearing by the nation’s highest court on January 22, 2020.

Mr. Governor Veto This Budget!

The Democratic legislature in Concord has a problem. Their budget is not balanced. The reason it is not balanced is that they have passed a retroactive tax increase. That’s unfair, unconstitutional and illegal. Mr. Governor veto this budget! What is in place… Last year, in a little noted move, the legislature changed the effective date …

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Andru Volinsky – trying to outdo Grimm’s fairy tales?

Recently, Executive Councilor Andu Volinsky suggested that gubernatorial vetoes should be subject to Executive Council approval. Fortunately, there is one thing that stands between Councilor Volinsky and vetoes: The Constitution of the State of New Hampshire. This isn’t the first time Councilor Volinsky has tried to end run the Constitution. Most of you may not …

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Structure Ruled Unconstitutional

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was party to a prosecution in the State of New York under the consumer financial protection act (CFPA). The Defendants contend that the CFPB is unconstitutionally structured and cannot bring the case against them. The US District Court in New York agrees and kicks… “the CFPB out of the …

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Boulder, CO, Outlaws AR15s And More

First the pioneers went west, then some of them went soft, then the Californians turned away from their ruined state looking for fresh challenges. First, the state of Colorado outlawed the products of Magpul, Inc, causing them to take their jobs and taxes out of state…. Now, the town council of the nouveau-liberal paradise of …

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Violence Against the Constitution Act (VAWA): Et Tu, Ayotte?

Earlier this evening, Steve pointed out the unintentional consequences of the “Violence Against Women Act” (VAWA), which included giving unconstitutional jurisdiction over non-tribal matters to tribal courts, and (could we call it the Menendez clause?) decriminalizing child prostitution! What I find more interesting, if Heritage thinks the law is a bad idea, and we think …

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Ask New Hampshire Democrats…Will You Let Obama Seize our Guns? (Fixed Link)

President Obama, who promised to pursue gun control under the radar, has fulfilled that promise. Obama has expanded civil-forfeiture rules making it permissible for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to seize weapons from citizens without the hassle of due process. This effectively gives Attorney General Eric Holder, of Fast and Furious fame, extended …

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NH Democrats Still Want To Limit Free Speech

Government can do nothing without first denying someone of their legally earned income, so this bill established that it was acceptable for 51% of those doing the taxing to define what constituted free speech. When that happens free speech is no longer a protected right, it is a legislated privilege regulated by a democratic mobocracy.

Boehner is not listening

The republican House leadership seems to too timid to actually do what they promised and defund Obamacare.  So, I sent a letter to the leadership telling them they are not doing job one.     The most leverage they will ever have to take away funding is by tieing it to the continuing resolution.  They are letting a rule they …

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