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Hide and Go Seek

The editorial in this morning’s Union Leader visits two problems we’ve had in spades around here of late.  A public body unwilling to part with public information and School superintendents. What’s worse than a public body denying access to an investigator’s report that was paid for with taxpayer money? Hiring a lawyer to fight the …

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Yawn – Mainstream Media Reporter(s) lazily gets it wrong

Updated and bumped:  Well, another loyal reader caught another Union Leader reporter, Paul Feely, making the same lazy mistake (emphasis mine): The video shows what appears to be New Hampshire election officials handing ballots to unidentified men, who videotaped the exchanges with hidden cameras at polls in Manchester and Nashua. Plural: ballots, men.  I watched …

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God Bless Joe McQuaid and the Union Leader!

Says McQuaid in a Union Leader editorial today: “Banning a personal income tax in New Hampshire by means of a constitutional amendment makes all the sense in the world — unless, of course, you like the idea of such a powerful and corrosive government confiscation of your money. With Democratic gubernatorial candidates once again refusing to …

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House Bill 1339: Union Leader Editorial Doesn’t Get It

“As a man is said to have a right to his property, he may be equally said to have a property in his rights.” —James Madison On Tuesday a Union Leader editorial called House Bill 1339, “preposterous”.  In the UL Editorial entitled, “Contract Hunting,”  The UL aptly describes why the bill is problematic. HB 1339, …

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League of Women Voters Now Hissing at Project Veritas Video

“Perhaps that suspicion of fraud enhances the flavor.” —C. S. Forester The New Hampshire League of Women Voters call James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas video, “A Fraud.” The League has called for the prosecution of, “these out of state con-artists.” As Reported in today’s edition of the New Hampshire Union Leader.  Let the slash and burn begin, …

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ConservationNH And Their “Tree-huggin” Hippy Crap

“The college idealists who fill the ranks of the environmental movement seem willing to do absolutely anything to save the biosphere, except take science courses and learn something about it.” — P.J. O’Rourke The NH Union Leader’s Ted Seifert featured a story about ConservationNH.org and their inaugural release of the, “Dirty Dozen” list of bills currently …

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Hooksett Police Commission Flashback

The problems with the Hooksett New Hampshire Police Department have served as media fodder for years. A combative chief, a pointless middle management police commission unwilling to act, all culminating in a report that substantiates something I pointed out over two and one-half years ago.

Union Leader Announces Subscriber Wall

Following in the footsteps of the other papers in New Hampshire the Union Leader is invoking the “hey it’s our news you should pay for it” clause. They will be erecting a subscriber wall sometime soon. (Merry Christmas!)

Progressive Veterans Group Goes after NH House Rep

…why doesn’t Tom Fahey and the Union Leader clarify the groups left wing ties, it’s Democrat connections, and support for Democrat candidates. And why does Fahey, the paper’s State House Bureau Chief, only refer to Robinson as a “spokesman for the Group” and a “Carroll County Resident,” without ever letting his reader know that Robinson is also the Conway Town Democrat Party Chairman, and has an axe to grind?