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Town of Durham Seeks to Inspect Rentals

“College is a refuge from hasty judgment.” —Robert Frost Owning rental property is a daunting endeavor. With ownership comes financial challenges, legal exposure, and responsibilities not traditionally endured with single family home ownership. Add to that facet renting to college students and the task becomes a head-snapping endeavor. Years ago, I found myself dealing with …

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UNH may have to Layoff More Staff

Instead of looking for the opportunity to do more with less they blame the legislature for asking them to do what every small business-every family in the state–has already done for years. Cut back, and find new ways to get the job done.

The Cost of Defining “Adequate” In Merrimack NH

I announced that if you took the total Merrimack School budget and divided it by the total student enrollment that it cost more than the sending your kid to UNH. This appears to have riled some people up. In fact someone sent me an nice itemized list of the “costs” of sending your kid to UNH for a year just to prove I was wrong, and to justify how Merrimack’s cost per child wasn’t as much.

What Would We Do Without Studies Like These?

Someone has discovered that oral sex is a gateway drug to intercourse among teenagers. A three year study determined that teens who have oral sex are more likley to have intercourse than teens who do not. And if you ask the Baptists they will tell you that intercourse leads to dancing, or was that the other way around?

Progressive Flatulence

So maybe the 700,000 taxpayer dollars given to UNH to advance the study of “organic farming” was not just a left wing exercise in global warming alarmist advocacy. Maybe, just maybe, it was not meant to study cow farts.

Meet Professor “Screw You”

On the front page of this mornings Union Leader reporter Clyntnon Mamuo covers negotiations between the University of New Hampshire, and some 630 professors over their new contract.  As is often the case with such things, there is some disparity between what the University feels is economically feasible and what the white-tower and it’s union …

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Money Not So Well Spent

Dr. Edward Larkin gave a pair of women at the Milford Market Basket More for their Dollar last November when he approached them in the Supermarket parking lot with his “franks and beans” exposed. It turned out to be an unadvertised special, but one that New Hampshire taxpayers continue to pay for. The UNH professor, placed on leave after the incident, is still on the University payroll, collecting $87,375 per year while we wait for the bureaucracy to remember how it is exactly that you fire a State university professor doing nothing on the taxpayer dole.