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Quick Shot: Killington Could Have Skiing Until June (again)

Got a call from someone (Skip) who shared a report from WBZ News (radio) out of Boston. They are rattling off ski resorts and those that are open. Killington could have skiing until June. June? Didn’t Jeanne Shaheen promise us that human impact on climate would impact snowfall and skiing?

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Vermont Legislature Wants Taxpayer Funded “Free” College Education

It is the sign of a weak mind to immediately assume that a problem, real or imagined, is due to inadequate government funding. It is also the sign of a socialist or a Democrat. And since we’re talking about that state to the left of New Hampshire, this begins to make whatever passes for sense in the People’s …

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Quick Shot: Vermont Bill – Abortion Up To Birth is a Right?

Vermont is proposing new legislation that would protect the ‘right’ to perform an abortion up to birth. The right to abortion bill, which has 91 co-sponsors, goes beyond the scope of Roe v. Wade, which protects a fetus that can survive outside the mother’s womb. In Vermont, an abortion could be performed up until the point of …

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Vermonter: NH Doesn’t Deserve the First in The Nation Primary

Jeff Danziger, in an opinion piece for the Fall River Herald News, says as a Vermonter, he knows New Hampshire doesn’t deserve the first in the nation primary. I’ve had plenty to say about the distinction. I’m not sure we deserve it either. The way it warps the party politics and puts an emphasis on …

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Marijuana

How About a 26% Tax on Marijuana Sales To Keep Prices “High”

Back in 2012 New Hampshire Governor-Elect Maggie Hassan said she was open to the idea of passing medical marijuana legislation. My first thought was why? What did Democrats have to gain by putting their foot on the path toward what is typically considered a liberty issue? My answer was money and power. If New Hampshire Democrats are really …

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